Lakers Beat Spurs, Dwight Howard Comes Up Clutch

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November 4, 2019

Los Angeles v San Antonio Spurs
Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images

As an engaged Spurs fan dutifully riding the waves through the early parts of this season, a game like this offers you two options at its conclusion. One the one hand, you can be encouraged that the team was able to scratch and claw it’s way back from being 19 points down in the 2nd half against a top contender, taking heart in the fact that the season is still incredibly young and that we have a long, long way to go. On the other hand, you are more than welcome to stare off into the distance and begin reckoning with a couple of harsh realities that looked to be on full display tonight. The choice is yours. (READ) by

Los Angeles v San Antonio Spurs
Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images

If the season was to end right now, well, it would suck because this is a really fun Los Angeles Lakers team and I want to enjoy a full season of this. But if it was to end, there would be few players with better cases for sixth man of the year than Dwight Howard.

In 2019. What a time to be alive.

After his latest game-changing effort, this time helping the Lakers top the Spurs in San Antonio, Howard was asked about the role he appears to have welcomed with open, hilariously chiseled arms. He told Dave McMenamin of ESPN his calling is more than just a simple “role”: (READ) by  

Despite a fourth-quarter surge, the San Antonio Spurs fell 103-96 to the Los Angeles Lakers (5-1) at the AT&T Center on Sunday night.

The loss is the first at home for San Antonio, who suffered their second loss in their last three games. The Spurs trailed by as many as 19 points in the third quarter before a furious fourth-quarter rally saw them tie the game. (READ) by Stephen Anderson | Project Spurs

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