If Lakers can't motivate Howard, then what will?

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Dwight Howard had 15 points and 14 rebounds and shot 5-of-16 at the foul line against the Lakers.

Dwight Howard had 15 points and 14 rebounds and shot 5-of-16 at the foul line against the Lakers.

Russell Westbrook has showed some rust, but was plenty aggressive in his first two games back.

Russell Westbrook has showed some rust, but was plenty aggressive in his first two games back.

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Amir Johnson is coming off his best season, with averages of 10 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.4 blocks.

Amir Johnson is coming off his best season, with averages of 10 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.4 blocks.

Once traded by the Celtics, team president Danny Ainge is now the executive pulling the stringers.

Once traded by the Celtics, team president Danny Ainge is now the executive pulling the stringers.

G: Al Attles (1): Played in two NBA Finals during his 11-year career.