5 Reasons Dwight Howard Trade Does Not Guarantee Another Lakers Title

While a title in any sport is never guaranteed (save Joe Namath's Jets), some expectations for a championship are just a little higher than others.

The newest team to join the serious title chase is the Los Angeles Lakers, new home of some guy named Dwight Howard.

While the Lakers are always expected to win, many think adding Howard, Steve Nash, Antawn Jamison and others almost guarantees LA a title in the next few years.

This just simply isn't true.

Sure, L.A. could win one or even more, but there are too many factors working against them to talk about a promise of a title.

Here are some obstacles that the Lakers will face.

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