Originally Posted by LosLakers
Malone was injured.
Shut it Cuban- you tried just as hard for Howard.
Exactly. Not to mention Payton had a big issue with Phil and the offense. Derek Fisher played in every fourth quarter in the second half of the season and Payton barely played in the finals.
Cuban still does have a chance to get howard this off-season if Howard decides maybe LA isn't the place for him. Sources are the mavs are his next team. Winning solves all problems.