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No more Dwight Howard means Kobe Bryant loses his best chance a…

No more Dwight Howard means Kobe Bryant loses his best chance at a final NBA Championship with Lakers

As infuriating as Dwight Howard was to Kobe Bryant, he was also Black Mamba's last best chance to get his sixth ring and tie Michael Jordan before he retires in another two to three years.
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  • Video - Shaq: Houston 'Safe Move' For Dwight 00:45

    Shaq: Houston 'Safe Move' For Dwight

    Jul 6
    Shaquille O'Neal gives his take on Dwight Howard's decision to sign with the Rockets over the Lakers.
  • Video - Howard Decision Alters Both Franchises 02:32

    Howard Decision Alters Both Franchises

    Jul 6
    Israel Gutierrez discusses the future for the Rockets and the Lakers now that Dwight Howard is Houston-bound.

Sports Columnists

  • Sources -- Zaza Pachulia, Milwaukee Bucks reach three-year deal

    Jul 6
    Veteran center Zaza Pachulia is following coach Larry Drew to the Milwaukee Bucks.
  • Sources: Collison reaches deal with Clippers

    Jul 6
    Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com on Saturday night that free-agent point guard Darren Collison has verbally agreed to join the Clippers on a two-year deal with a player option entering the final year.
  • Sources -- Dallas Mavericks bring back Devin Harris on three-year deal

    Jul 6
    The Dallas Mavericks and guard Devin Harris are close to finalizing a three-year deal worth in excess of $9 million, sources told ESPN.com's Marc Stein.
  • Source: Nets agree with backup Livingston

    Jul 6
    The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to terms with backup point guard Shaun Livingston, a source told ESPNNewYork.com.