I disagree, I mean i dislike Howard but we all know what he did for Orlando and to deny that is just angry hatred. He will demand a double team every time he gets in the low post. Kobe is taking way too many contested shots and not letting everyone touch the ball. Sure Kobe is great and there is no denying that but he needs to play a different role at his age.
Did you watch the Bulls game? Kobe was forcing the ball to Dwight every time down the court. Kobe does take contested shots, but it isn't his fault Dwight isn't getting shots. Kobe is really trying to get Dwight shots every chance he can.
I think I've seen enough Dwight to know he's a below average post scorer. For all his size and leaping ability, he's either incapable, or hasn't worked hard enough on his post game to warrant frequent and consistent touches there. In Orlando, he's an offensive rebounding machine, putbacks and alley oops. With his athleticism, you can get your 15-20ppg off of those alone, but it doesn't make you a dangerous offensive threat in the post.
He wants the ball in the post? EARN IT. Show the guys charged with giving you the ball there that you're gonna make more than you miss. In all his years, he has never come back from an offseason where he's developed an up and under, a hook, a fade, or a face up move to the bucket.
I would 1st try to trade Gasol for something to get shooters and more athletic, but if that doesn't work we have to explore a Howard trade. I would call someone like Houston and see if we can steal their young talent and picks because if we give up on this year that means Nash, Kobe, and Gasol are 1 year older and closer to retiring or Free Agency. I am not turning on Gasol either with wanting to trade him 1st, but he can't play with Dwight and Dwight is younger. Also, I would love Dwight to resign, but it is not a definite.
He pretty much just directly took Shaq, Chuck, and Kenny's advice and implemented it. They kept saying how if they were given the ball as little as he was, they would be ripping their teammates in the locker room, demanding the ball. This is just Dwight going about that in his expected non-confrontational way.