Many people wonder why Dwight Howard wants to leave Orlando and the answer is really simple he wants to win a NBA Championship. He will never do that in Orlando as the cast around him could care less. Last night was another prime example of it. After blowing a 20 plus lead to the Celtics the night before Orlando gets blown out by a New Orleans team that had been struggling. Dwight Howard lit into his teammates just as he should.
Here is what Dwight had to say about his teammates:
“It hurts to get out there and you play your hardest and you expect everybody to play the same way, and I’m not calling anybody out by no means because we all have to get better … but if you don’t want to be out there, don’t dress up,” Howard said. “If you don’t want to play, stay home. People work too hard. I want to win a championship. I work too hard every night for anybody to not want to go out there and play hard. …
Now Dwight Howard 28 points and 16 rebounds, but was the only player in double figures in any statistic for the Magic. This is why Dwight Howard wants out of Orlando and it has been this way for a number of years now. He is frustrated and wants to play with guys who want to show up every night. You really cannot blame Dwight Howard anymore for wanting out!