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Kobe Bryant reacts to Dwight Howard’s decision on Instagram (Ph…

Kobe Bryant reacts to Dwight Howard’s decision on Instagram (Photo)

Minutes after it became official that Dwight Howard had agreed to sign with the Houston Rockets on Friday evening, Los Angeles Lakers All-Star Kobe Bryant reacted by posting this photo on his Instagram account: The hashtags? "#vamos #juntos #lakerc…
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  • Video - Howard Houston Bound 06:39

    Howard Houston Bound

    Jul 5
    Jeff Van Gundy breaks down Dwight Howard's decision to play for the Rockets.
  • Video - Reports: Howard Has Chosen To Join Rockets 06:55

    Reports: Howard Has Chosen To Join Rockets

    Jul 5
    Stephen A. Smith with the latest on Dwight Howard's decision to join the Houston Rockets.
  • Video - Reports: Howard Headed To Houston 03:03

    Reports: Howard Headed To Houston

    Jul 5
    Marc Stein on the reports that Dwight Howard has decided to join the Houston Rockets.
  • Video - USA Today: Howard Has Chosen To Join Rockets 05:15

    USA Today: Howard Has Chosen To Join Rockets

    Jul 5
    USA Today reports that Dwight Howard has chosen to join the Rockets.

Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: Rockets better with Howard, but still have a long way to go

    Jul 5
    The Rockets are the big winners of this summer. But will they be the NBA's biggest winners next spring? Or in the years to come?
  • Paul Millsap agrees to two-year deal with Atlanta Hawks, according to sour…

    Jul 5
    The Atlanta Hawks have reached an agreement on a two-year, $19 million contract with free-agent forward Paul Millsap, sources told ESPN.com.
  • Jose Calderon agrees to four-year, $29 million deal with Dallas Mavericks,…

    Jul 5
    Hours after missing out on Dwight Howard, the Dallas Mavericks agreed to a deal with point guard Jose Calderon, agent Mark Bartlestein told ESPN.com. The contract is worth $29 million over four years, sources said.
  • Source: Asik doesn't want to play with Howard

    Jul 5
    Omer Asik, the Houston Rockets resident starting center, may want out with Dwight Howard reportedly choosing to join the team in free agency.