I don't remember it being this bad with Shaq. Howard isn't help them at all on defense either so maybe it's best to just put him on the bench once they start hacking him. Bring him back when it's under two minutes.
ESPN.com also confirmed that there are no trades currently in the works, but GM Mitch Kupchak has told Gasol's representatives that "if Gasol is unable to adjust to D'Antoni's system, the team will have no choice but to search for possible trade scenarios."
Kobe is doing the ball-handling, and has done a good job. But at this point, Dwight's free throw shooting is negating whatever they want to do, should have been a sure win tonight and he chucked it away at the line.