Found November 29, 2012 on Sports-Glory:
Los Angeles Lakers center was challenged by Los Angeles Kings mascot "Bailey" to a free throw and three-point shooting contest. Bailey won both challenges. "Sometimes you have to lose to win," joked Howard afterwards. Howard's free throw average this season is 47.8 percent while his three-point average is 0.00 percent as it should be.  
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