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Dwight Howard will likely never interrupt one of his coach’s press conferences again before he understands the situation. Earlier this year, he learned that lesson the hard way. In what was one of the most hilariously awkward moments of the 2011-2012 NBA season, Howard barged in on a Stan Van Gundy interview and acted all buddy-buddy with him, all the while having no idea that Van Gundy just told reporters Howard had asked the Magic front office to fire him. Superman now admits he learned a valuable lesson after the embarrassing ordeal.
“It was very awkward,” Howard said in a recent interview with ESPN the Magazine. “But you live and you learn. I don’t think I would ever do that again. I don’t know where what Stan heard came from. We talked about it a couple of times. Then we talked about how we both felt, and it was one of the best talks we ever had. We’ve forgiven each other. We’re ready to move on.”
It’s interesting — but not surprising — that Howard says the two have “forgiven
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