| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Dwight Howard remains confronted by a nemesis his long arms and massive hands can’t do anything about: Lakers fans.
Many remain bitter over his departure for the Houston Rockets after just one season wearing purple and gold, something Howard has...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Although the 2013-14 NBA regular season started just three and a half weeks ago, almost every team already has played one-eighth of its schedule.
So, it’s not too early to identify trends, triumphs and trouble spots around the league.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The Magic host the woeful Boston Celtics on Friday night at Amway Center. Larry Bird and Kevin McHale are not walking through that door, and neither are Shaquille O'Neal and Dwight Howard.
Something's changed, though: Magic vs. Celtics no longer has the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:17 AM
It wasn't much of a surprise when Dwight Howard left the Lakers in July to join the Houston Rockets.
Howard never seemed truly happy as a Laker, and the Rockets were a natural destination.
According to Howard, his former Orlando Magic coach, Stan...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:07 PM
Monday night at Staples Center, many fans came to harass the contrarian to that ever popular Randy Newman song. They wanted to see Dwight Howard fail because he didn't love L.A.
Actually, it was just the Lakers portion of the metropolis that the star...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Jeremy Lin may no longer be an NBA starter. At least not all the time.
Or, to use the terminology of Houston Coach Kevin McHale, Lin is now one of "two starting point guards" for the Rockets, along with second-year player Patrick Beverley.
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Where is that old Gators arrogance and cockiness that used to be on display whenever the University of Florida played a huge football game? I've talked to a lot of Gators fans this week and the general vibe I'm...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Former Magic coach Stan Van Gundy was one of the key advisors who helped Dwight Howard decide to sign with the Houston Rockets.
That's what Dwight Howard told reporters in Houston what Stan confirmed to Open Mike.
From Dwight, courtesy of the Houston...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:53 PM
Anger. Betrayal. Confusion.
That trio of emotions seemed to be shared by most Lakers fans in the Staples Center area Friday evening — because they didn't expect center Dwight Howard to jump ship for the Houston Rockets.
"He's not going to get...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Dwight Howard is feeling the California Love.
Dallas, too. Houston and Atlanta, you in the house?
Mr. Howard is entertaining all four suitors starting July 1 when the free-agency period begins. It's the NBA's version of match.com for a guy with...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Even after the great wave of bittersweet sentiment over what Doc Rivers and the Big Three brought to Boston and how they left subsides to a more even tide of long-term expectations, the one word remains inescapable.
We all knew the day...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Two down, six to go!
Miami's Big Three aren't even a third of the way to fulfilling the championship pledge LeBron James made on that sorry summer day in 2010 when he sat on a stage inside AmericanAirlines Arena and said, "Not two, not three, not four,...