Dwight Howard on the Lakers: “Everybody is ready to go and we have a championship caliber team”

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Dwight Howard posted a season-high 21 points (9/11 FG, 1/1 3PT, 2/3 FT), grabbed (also a season-high) 15 rebounds and handed out two assists off the bench in the Anthony Davis-less Los Angeles Lakers’ 128-99 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers at Staples Center on Monday night. The Lakers, who have won nine straight games, improved to 33-7, whereas the Cavaliers dropped to 12-28. LA had six players in double-digit. After the game, Howard, who leads the NBA in 3P% this season, talked on the Lakers mindset: