Tiger Fight, September 27. In the fifth game of the Western Conference Finals that ended today, the Lakers defeated the Nuggets 117-107, and the series scored 4-1 to advance to the finals. After the game, Lakers player Dwight Howard was interviewed by the media.
When asked what it means for him to reach the finals again, Howard said: "It means everything. To be honest, I didn't think it would happen before. I am very grateful for this opportunity. I am grateful and I will do my best. Go and seize this opportunity."
Speaking of the feelings since the quarter-finals, Howard said: "Isolating the quarter-finals is really crazy, incredible, we work together to become stronger, we spend more time together, for us, being able to stay together is really crazy. A kind of fortune, we know what we are fighting for. This is incredible, we are all grateful, we know that the work is not done yet, but being able to get such an opportunity means everything."
In this game, Howard played 35 minutes, made 3 of 4 shots, scored 9 points, 9 rebounds and 2 blocks.