Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard was once one of the most beloved players in the NBA, but somewhere along the line he became a phony. Or, should we say, that became the public perception of Superman.
Howard has battled critics all season long in LA. Most of them are the same critics who have been riding him since he was a member of an Orlando Magic team that was heading in the wrong direction. Rather than letting his situation work itself out and remaining quiet, Howard opened his mouth on several different instances and came off as selfish and arrogant.
Howard recently sat down for an exclusive interview with KCAL9′s Kristine Leahy in an attempt to do some damage control, but he may have screwed up once again. He discussed how much passion he has for the game and how much it bothers him when people say he fakes injuries and doesn’t care about winning, but he also threw in a regrettable comment about his days with the Magic.
“I always tell people, hey, our team in Orlando was...