Dwight Howard replied on Instagram to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s interview.
Howard commented Ryan Ward’s post on Instagram said that he did want work out with the Hall of Fame while he was playing for the Lakers but the team did not want Kareem at the practice facility.
Per Sportingnews, "Dude, don't lie to these people about me not wanting to work with him. Before you make a story, get all your facts straight before lying to people. Why wouldn't I wanna work with dude. He's one of the best all time. Dude know the truth. The team didn't even want him in the practice facility."
Ward responded by saying the comments were from Abdul-Jabbar and not him. Howard reacted back.
"I know it's his words. But you could have checked both sources before reporting it. I understand your [sic] doing your job. Dude don't have to lie tho. As soon as I was traded to Lakers [the] first person I sat with was dude. Wanting to work out. Go look back at my post. I posted a pic with him and myself at a hotel. But if a team says stay away I did what [I] was asked."