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Dwight moving closer and closer out of LA?

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Dwight moving closer and closer out of LA?

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nba-ball-dont-lie/dwight-howard-displeased...

Dwight Howard, reportedly, is not happy with is coach. This is not a recycled column, though most of Howard’s complaints are.
The free agent center was granted an extended, private discussion with Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak following the typical, season-ending interviews with both Kupchak, and Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni. According to the quite trust-o-ble Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles, the former Orlando Magic big man expressed frustration with D’Antoni’s coaching style, putting some doubt into Howard’s expected return to Los Angeles during this offseason.
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According to sources with knowledge of the situation, part of the discussion between Howard and Kupchak centered around Howard's frustration with D'Antoni -- particularly how the center felt marginalized as the coach looked to Bryant and Steve Nash for leadership and suggestions and discounted Howard's voice.
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"We had to just sell out to whatever he wanted, whether we liked it or not," Howard said of D'Antoni following his exit interview. "We had to do what was going to benefit the team, and being one of the leaders on the team, I had to make sure I kept the guys in line to what the coach wanted us to do."
A source said Howard was very careful with his public comments about D'Antoni after the season, wary of attracting a "coach killer reputation" after how things ended in Orlando with Stan Van Gundy losing his job. Despite the frustration Howard had with D'Antoni last season, there is nothing to suggest the partnership is irreparable. "It's not a, 'It's me or Mike,' situation for Dwight," said a source.

Dwight is as good as gone. Unless they fire D'Antoni.


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Good. after that fraudulent

Good.

after that fraudulent act in 2010, there's not enough bad things that can happen to the Lakers or David Stern.

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Dwights camp is probably

Dwights camp is probably leaking false information to gain leverage with LA. Back injuries are no joke and I do not see Howard turning down 30 million in guaranteed money.

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Not a fan of Dwight and his

Not a fan of Dwight and his crying..BUT he does have a point, that offense was horrible! They should of hired Phil.

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Dwight is, indeed, a coach

Dwight is, indeed, a coach killer! lol If he stays, D'Antoni's gotta go. That's what coach killers do. Just sayin'.

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D'Antoni leaned on Nash and

D'Antoni leaned on Nash and Kobe for leadership and advice and not Howard? What a surprise? Howard is a moron, why would anyone seek out his advice?

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Exactly. This is the same guy

Exactly. This is the same guy doing fart jokes and Kobe impersonations when they were still below .500. There is nothing wrong with having fun. The Miami Heat did the "Harlem Shake" video but those guys had the best record in the East too. There is a time and place for everything.

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