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Update: 12PT Peter Vecsey reports that Dwight has indeed made a decision, and will announce it on twitter, corroborating Carr's earlier (retracted) report. https://twitter.com/PeterVecsey1/status/353225313859284992 It could...

On the morning of July 5th, the day Dwight Howard was planning to probably, maybe, make his decision, there are as many questions about the big fella’s plans as answers.

In the Lakers pitch meeting to Dwight Howard yesterday, Kobe did not seek to placate Howard. He challenged him.

The Lakers met with Dwight Howard on Tuesday at 2pm for just under two hours. Dwight currently has no more meetings scheduled. The Lakers, and his other suitors, are presumably waiting on a decision from Howard.

Today, Dwight will meet with the Dallas Mavericks before closing the day and his slate of meetings, with the Lakers. Here’s a quick roundup of what went on so far since Midnight ET on July 1st:

On the day the Lakers make their pitch to free agent Dwight Howard, here comes the rumor Laker fans have been waiting for. According to Sportige.com, the Lakers are willing to cut ties with D’Antoni in order to keep Dwight Howard.

Photo Credit: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, free agents  Chris Paul and Dwight Howard have discussed becoming teammates,...

Source: Getty Images Phil Jackson spoke with former Laker champion John Salley and took questions from an audience of around 1000 at Glendale’s Alex...

The 2012-13 Lakers have experienced extreme highs and extreme lows, and somehow they are still fighting on the final day of the season, their fate uncertain, but entirely within their control.

In the closing minutes of the Lakers 118-116 victory over the Golden State Warriors, Kobe injured his Achilles tendon. He got up and made two free throws, but now it appears that he has a "partial tear" of his Achilles tendon.

With the Lakers set to retire Shaq’s Number 34 tonight, let’s look back in time and celebrate 8 great moments of the Big Aristotle’s Laker career - one for each year Wilt Chaimberneezy spent in Purple and Gold.

In the midst of the Miami Heat’s 25 (and counting) win streak, ESPN’s Ramona Shelbourne caught up with Laker great Jerry West to discuss Miami's shot at the Lakers 33 game record.

While the night began with a moment of silence to honor Dr. Buss, it ended with the ultimate tribute - the Lakers beating the Celtics in front of a sold out Staples Center.

While Jordan/Kobe comparisons can get overdone, Kobe’s suffocating defense on LeBron James in the closing minutes of the all-star game, including 24’s block on the King’s jumpshot, were explicitly Jordanesque.

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