via USA Today:
It is hard to know what Dwight Howard is thinking but it is looking more and more like he will be one and done in LA.
Per USA Today:
The so-called Super Team Lakers are 25-29, 3½ games out of the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, and just had salt poured directly in their basketball wounds by losing to the crosstown Clippers for the third time in as many tries on Thursday night by 24 points. And that says nothing of the endless telenovela that has unfolded inside the locker room between Howard, Bryant and the rest.
“There’s no need to talk about (free agency),” he had said during the un-fun scrum. “I want to have fun. I want to enjoy myself and not talk about free agency or what I’m going to do at the end of the season.”
And this: “I’ve got to do what makes me happy. That’s it.”
And what makes you happy?
“Having fun on the court,” Howard said. “That makes me happy.”
Are you having fun now?
“Not at the present time, no,” he said. “Hopefully it gets better.”
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For what it’s worth, it should be noted that Howard used his favorite word while describing the up-and-coming Rockets team that could be instant contenders if they signed him this summer.
“I like their team,” he said when asked about the Rockets. “They’re a great team. They’re young. They play hard. They’re scrappy. They play together. Everything they do has been great. It’s fun to watch them.”