The Lakers have stumbled into the All-Star break at 25-29, good for 10th in the West. The acquisition of Dwight Howard, to go along with Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash, was supposed to make the Lakers championship contenders. So far, Howard hasn’t shown that he’s up for the task. Does he deserve all the criticism he’s been getting from fans and the media?

Our own David Brickley and Jason Riley discuss on the latest edition of Voice of the Nation: Fastbreak.