Los Angeles Lakers: 4 lessons from LeBron James, Dwight Howard destroying Cleveland Cavaliers

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Dwight Howard is the unofficial 3-point leader in the NBA! We are not kidding!

Dwight Howard does practice 3-point shots. The only thing is, it’s starting to transcend into game action.

With this 3-pointer here, Howard has nailed 3-of-5 shots from the land of the extra point. Granted by the time he took this shot, the game was over.


Now let’s talk about how Dwight Howard put the Los Angeles Lakers in position so he could take this shot.

Howard destroyed the Cleveland Cavaliers with his defense and unwavering energy. In 25 minutes, Dwight had a double-double, scoring 21 points and grabbing a game-high 15 rebounds (five offensive!). He shot 8-of-11 from the field and most of them were some of the most vicious dunks you would imagine.

Howard was the only other player besides LeBron to break 20 points with Anthony Davis smartly sidelined recovering from his fall last week. If the bench keeps playing this well led by Howard, there’s no real rush. The Lakers bench contributed an absurd 60 points and 25 rebounds.

With Rajon Rondo out after an MRI found a fracture in his finger (It’s funny that he always gets injured after great games!), some players showed the Lakers Nation that things will be just fine.