Dwight Howard Trade Makes Lakers Championship Contenders but Miami Heat Remain Favorites (Podcast)

Dwight Howard Trade Makes Lakers Championship Contenders but Miami Heat Remain Favorites (Podcast)Let’s not go handing the next NBA championship to the Lakers just yet.

Even with Dwight Howard in the fold along with Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, Steve Nash and Metta World Peace, there are plenty of question marks surrounding the Lake Show that would prevent the Forum Blue and Gold from raising another banner at the end of next season.

Besides, LeBron James is still the best player in the world and the Miami Heat don’t appear to be ready to relinquish their grasp on the Larry O’Brien Trophy just yet.

NESN.com’s Ben Watanabe joined the podcast to talk with NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette about the winners and losers of the Howard trade, where the Lakers now fit into the championship picture, how future teams can avoid the drama of a star player’s departure and more.

Listen in the player below, or subscribe on iTunes to download it there.

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