Dwight Howard and the Los Angeles Lakers have been searching for a sustainable rhythm in the pick and roll game. With Howard's health being a complete hamstring on the Lakers on both ends of the floor, it's been difficult for the purple and gold to get into a groove. When specifically look at the pick and roll game, considering Howard isn't rolling to the rim with the gusto he did prior to the back injury, it's been especially challenging. While he constantly slipped screens prior to the All-Star break he would leave ball-handlers on an island to fend off two defenders while Howard himself was unable to swim to the rim properly.
Dwight Howard is setting strong screens and it's paying off
Silver Screen And Roll | Feb 28