When a team meeting fails to clear the air, it's a strong hint that team chemistry is an issue. That's what the Lakers are facing, as Dwight Howard reportedly declined to respond when Kobe Bryant asked if he was bothered about playing with him. That's not the end of it: Howard aggravated a shoulder injury in Wednesday's loss to Memphis, and might miss more time. Is this team doomed to be less than the sum of its parts?

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