"Are you worried Howard might leave, jeopardizing a chance to win another ring, if he's not a fan of Mike D'Antoni's coaching?"
"Yeah, a little bit," Kobe says.
What about Howard and Bryant?
"I've been through much worse," Kobe says. "Shaq and I honestly didn't like each other. At least Dwight and I do like each other."
I suggest to Kobe that he probably thinks Howard is a clown, and Kobe says, "Yeah, but let me explain.
"Dwight is jovial. But by me being who I am, it balances out."