Mar 15, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) and center Dwight Howard (12) watch from the bench during a game against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Indiana Pacers 99-93. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Kobe Bryant's Pitch to Dwight Howard Won't Help Lakers

Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers apparently had some strong words for NBA free agent Dwight Howard in an effort to get him to stick with the Lakers.

Reports say the words from Bryant will do more harm that good.

First, what actually went down between Bryant and Howard, per Matt Moore of CBS:

“You need to learn how it’s done first, and I can teach you here,” Bryant told Howard during the Lakers’ presentation, witnesses in the room described to Yahoo! Sports.

“You have to learn how it’s done,” Bryant told Howard, witnesses described. “I know how to do it and I’ve learned from the best – players who have won multiple times over and over.”

“Instead of trying to do things your way, just listen and learn and tweak it, so it fits you,” Bryant told him.

“You have to learn how it’s done,” Bryant told Dwight Howard on the way out of the Lakers, or maybe the way back into them.

ESPN’s Chris Broussard says sources tell him that’s going to have a bad imapct on the Lakers’ chances:



Oh boy. Did Kobe Bryant just kill any chance of Dwight Howard coming back to the Lakers?


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