Kareem Criticizes Dwight Howard

Lakers_Kareem_Abdul_Jabaar_1This is an interesting and strong criticism, which points out an important issue in how we assess players.

As a baseline: Let us all agree Kareem is right. Dwight Howard has flaws that are fairly easy to spot. That’s the simple part.

The much more interesting part, however, is that Howard is among the NBA’s most effective players despite these flaws. Riddle me that!

As Abdul-Jabbar’s, or any other critics’, arguments become more convincing, the mystery of Howard’s wonderful results on the court becomes more exciting:

Source: Henry Abbott, ESPN.com

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