We are a week away from the bloodbath that will be Dwight Howard's first game back in Orlando. There is not a game Magic fans have anticipated more than any other this season.
He did not need to throw any fuel onto the fire to get Magic fans' ire up.
He may have done that anyway.
In an interview with Kristine Leahy of CBS2, Howard opened up about his transition to the Lakers and the criticisms he has received this season with the Lakers, and dating back to last year's back-and-forth with Orlando. In it, Howard tries to justify his approach to the game and his demeanor on the court. He says he "doesn't have a bad bone in his body" -- something you have to believe is true considering his vast charity work and the good he did in Orlando for so long ignroing the naivete of his final year.
Then he said something interesting about the pressure of playing for the Lakers.
Howard told Leahy that in Orlando, he was playing with a bunch of players ...