Watch Dwight Howard Do His Best Kobe Bryant Impression At A Lakers News Conference (Video)
We here at TotalProSports realize that the Olympics have kind of been monopolizing the sports world recently, and that you may not be on top of the big news like you normally would be. So in case you haven’t heard, there was a blockbuster trade in the NBA on Friday that will fundamentally alter the balance of power in the league for the next several years.
I’m talking, of course, of about the trade that sent Dwight Howard out of Orlando—finally—and off to L.A. to join the Lakers.
That’s right. This season you’re going to see Dwight “Superman” Howard playing along side Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, and Pau Gasol…Did you just hear that? That was the sound of the Oklahoma City bandwagon blowing a tire.
The Lakers held a press conference the next day to introduce their newest superstar. And when a reporter asked Howard if he’d talked to Kobe (who was over in London winning a gold medal), he said that he had…and then he reenacted the convo, doing his very best Kobe impression.
So does Dwight do a good Kobe? Well, for comparison, here’s a press conference Bryant did back in May after Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals against Oklahoma City:
Yeah, I’d say that’s not bad.