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Ice Cube Tells LA Crowd “We Don’t Give a F—k About Dwight ‘Cowa…

Ice Cube Tells LA Crowd “We Don’t Give a F—k About Dwight ‘Coward’”

dimemag.com Updated Jul 8, 2013
The Dwightmare sweepstakes finally ended last Friday night when Dwight Howard informed us he was leaving money on the table in Los Angeles to sign with the Houston Rockets. But one of L.A.’s hip-hop titans, and a man that should not be trifled with when…
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  • Lakers land C Kaman with one-year, $3.2M deal

    Lakers land C Kaman with one-year, $3.2M deal

    CNNSI.com Jul 8, 2013
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chris Kaman is headed back to Los Angeles, this time with the Lakers.
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  • Free-agent roundup: Nets fill out the bench, Bucks bring back D…

    Free-agent roundup: Nets fill out the bench, Bucks bring back Delfino, Garcia stays in Houston, etc.

    yahoo.com Jul 8, 2013
    There's been plenty of free-agent activity since Dwight Howard made his decision late Friday to join the Houston Rockets, with point guard Jose Calderon heading south to Dallas, Chris Kaman leaving Texas in favor of sunny SoCal and a slew of other agree…
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  • Video - Asik Wants Trade, Rockets Say No 01:04

    Asik Wants Trade, Rockets Say No

    Jul 8
    Marc Stein discusses Rockets C Omer Asik's trade request and the Rockets' refusal to grant that wish in the wake of landing Dwight Howard
  • Video - Rockets' Rank In Western Conference? 07:59

    Rockets' Rank In Western Conference?

    Jul 8
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss where the Houston Rockets rank in the Western Conference following the acquisition of Dwight Howard.
  • Video - First Week Winners In Free Agency 01:19

    First Week Winners In Free Agency

    Jul 8
    Israel Gutierrez says the Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers had the best week in free agency.
  • Video - What's Next For The Lakers? 04:31

    What's Next For The Lakers?

    Jul 8
    Ramona Shelburne discusses the Lakers' reaction to Dwight Howard's departure.

Sports Columnists

  • Marreese Speights agrees to deal with Golden State Warriors, sources say

    Jul 8
    The Golden State Warriors have agreed to terms on a new deal with Marreese Speights, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
  • Chris Kaman, Los Angeles Lakers, agree to one-year deal, sources say

    Jul 8
    The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to terms with free agent center Chris Kaman on a one-year deal, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
  • Ian Thomsen: For stars such as Dwight Howard, Andre Iguodala, less is more

    Jul 8
    Dwight Howard, LeBron James, Andre Iguodala and Tim Duncan all share in a trend that is thriving, even as it shrinks the players' bank accounts. All four are among the growing list of stars who could have cashed in for larger salaries as free agents -- …