Dwight Howard is known for his lovable and gregarious personality throughout his nine-year NBA career. That is likely coming to an end with Howard's arrival to Los Angeles, writes Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! in this interesting report. One of the more interesting nuggets in the article relays a common Kevin Garnett antic whenever he plays Howard.
Via Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo! Sports
Howard comes without leverage in the locker room and doesn't have the latitude to revert back to his old class-clown self.
"I think that changes just by the pressure that he's under now," Bryant told Yahoo! Sports late Friday night "That pressure is on us all. We have to win championships. The focus will be higher, the intensity will be higher."
During games, players used to hear Kevin Garnett screaming at Howard: "Paint your face, clown!" up and down the floor.