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When Will He Get It? Dwight Howard Says He’s Upset Tobias Harris Took His Number In Orlando Updated Oct 16, 2013
The saga surrounding new Rockets center Dwight Howard just won’t die, and Howard doesn’t really have anyone to blame but himself. In a new piece by the Orlando Sentinel‘s Josh Robbins, Howard talks about his trade from the Magic to the Lakers and his de…
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  • Video - Kobe Bryant 25 05:47

    Kobe Bryant 25

    Oct 16
    #NBArank calls Kobe Bryant the NBA's 25th best player. J.A. Adande says that's not going to sit well with Kobe.
  • Video - Kobe Bryant Ranked No. 25 03:00

    Kobe Bryant Ranked No. 25

    Oct 16
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless react to's NBA rankings, which have Kobe Bryant as the 25th-ranked player in the NBA entering the 2013-14 season.
  • Video - Howard 'Upset' Magic's No. 12 In Use 03:49

    Howard 'Upset' Magic's No. 12 In Use

    Oct 16
    Orlando Sentinel Magic beat writer Josh Robbins discusses his conversation with Dwight Howard where the former Magic star expressed his disappointment that the team has allowed his uniform number to be worn by another player.
  • Video - Has Kobe Lost It? 03:24

    Has Kobe Lost It?

    Oct 16
    Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley wonder if it's absurd to rank Kobe Bryant as the 25th best player in the NBA.

Sports Columnists

  • Lee Jenkins: Tomorrowland: Gonzalez helps keep Dodgers alive in NLCS

    Oct 16
    LOS ANGELES -- On commencement day at Eastlake High School in 2000, Adrian Gonzalez spent a sliver of his anticipated signing bonus from the Florida Marlins to purchase some aerial advertising. Gonzalez's girlfriend, Betsy Perez, was graduating the same…
  • Greg Oden of Miami Heat held out of practice with swelling in knee

    Oct 16
    Greg Oden, trying to make it back after a career-threatening knee injury, endured a slight setback Wednesday as he was held out of practice with swelling in his left knee.
  • Lee Jenkins: Kobe Bryant: Reflections on a cold-blooded career

    Oct 16
    This story appears in the Oct. 21, 2013, issue of Sports Illustrated. You can subscribe to the magazine here and purchase the digital edition here.
  • 5-on-5: Golden State Warriors 2013-14 preview

    Oct 16
    What's ahead for the Golden State Warriors? Our 5-on-5 panel previews the 2013-14 season.