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Dwight Howard’s Last Chance “Spark Plug” Role In Los Angeles

Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard’s days as a National Basketball Association superstar are over. Done, dead, and gone forever. Despite being gifted with incredible height, length, and athleticism, the Atlanta, Georgia native’s story is one well documented with highs and lows that range from a myriad of injuries to personality clashes with coaches, executives, 

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Mamba Mentality: Kobe Was The Last Of An Extinct Breed, Not Found In Modern NBA

“He was a guy who was competitive, a shark who was seeking blood in the water. His arrogance coming into the game was almost rude. I remember watching him in his first All-Star Game, and I thought he was disrespectful in how he approached the game. But he was always challenging, always trying to go

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LAL 120 MEM 91: AD Dominant As “Showtime” Reloaded Heats Up [Watch]

Full Game Highlights LeBron’s Halfcourt Alley-Oop To AD AD Postgame Interview LeBron: “I don’t think Anthony Davis scratched the surface yet” CLICK HERE to LIKE The 5 O’Clock Shadow on Facebook for More Highlights, Cartoons, Memes, and Analysis

Clips Edge Lakers In Battle For Los Angeles: Kawhi Outshines “Rusty” LeBron

The NBA kicked off its new season on Tuesday night, with a back-to-back slate of games airing on TNT. There were two things happening during the matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, and they were glaringly obvious. The first being the depth of the Clippers’ roster, which is exceptional and far

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Lakers Blow Out Curry-less Warriors 126-92

After subjecting himself to wide-spread criticism, LeBron James laid the media focal point to rest and made it clear he will no longer discuss the NBA/China controversy. With the distraction in James’ rear-view mirror, the Los Angeles Lakers returned to the court for a preseason tilt against the Golden State Warriors. The new-look team came

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LeBron On Rockets GM: “Misinformed And Not Educated” On China; Twitter Goes Crazy

Prior to Monday’s preseason game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors, forward LeBron James spoke with members of the media regarding the NBA’s recent controversy related to Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s tweet supporting anti-communist protesters in Hong Kong. James went to Twitter late Monday night to clarify his stance, and as

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Is the NBA’s “Big 3” Era Dead? LeBron, Kuzma and Lakers Don’t Seem To Think So

In 2008, the Boston Celtics changed the landscape of the National Basketball Association forever. By pairing Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen together on one team, they ushered in the modern “Big 3” era by winning an NBA championship. With their victory, the Boston trio cemented their legacy by putting the rest of the

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Breaking News: Howard Expected To Join Lakers

On Thursday, Dwight Howard worked out for the Los Angeles Lakers in an attempt to become the next in a long-line of dominant centers for one of the NBA’s most decorated franchises. As recently as this afternoon, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that according to league sources, Howard and his agents have reached an agreement for

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