Dwight Howard battled an addiction so bad it started affecting his game in 2013, but the NBA star’s vice was not what you’d expect. “He used to have boxes on boxes of candy in the locker room,” a source confirms to PEOPLE. The Lakers’ nutritionist, Dr. Cate Shanahan, who detailed his notorious sweet tooth for ESPN The Magazine, says the now Atlanta Hawks player would eat anything from Skittles, Starbursts, Rolos, Snickers, Mars bars, Twizzlers, Almond Joys, Kit Kats and his favorite: Reese’s Pieces.
How/where are you celebrating your birthday and with whom? “Since I’m a long-time Washington Wizards season ticket holder and a fan, I’ve invited my Situation Room team to the Wizards-Hawks game tonight. We’re looking forward to a win.” How did you get your start in journalism? “After getting a master’s in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies here in Washington, I got an entry-level job with the Reuters News Agency, and it was a life-changing experience. I will always be grateful to Reuters for the opportunity to learn about journalism. Even as a kid growing up in Buffalo, New York, I was always a news junkie and I still am. I feel blessed that
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James told LaVar Ball to keep his family's name out of his mouth on Tuesday and, as you would expect, it didn't take long for the father of UCLA star Lonzo Ball to respond to the four-time league MVP's remarks. During an appearance on Fox Sports Radio, Ball was asked to respond to LeBron's comments and the he didn't back down from his initial claims about the likelihood that James' sons enjoy the same type of success that his three boys have to this point in their respective careers. "I have no problem with LeBron," Ball replied, according to USA Today Sports. "They asked me a question about if I thought superstar players’ kids were good. My opinion is I’ve