Originally written on 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE  |  Last updated 11/19/14

Orlando center Dwight Howard leaves the court after the Magic's 99-86 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Amway Arena in Orlando, Florida, Sunday, June 14, 2009. The Lakers won the Finals with the victory. (Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/MCT) Photo via Newscom

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Dwight Howard just tweeted a picture of him and legendary Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.  In Dwight’s tweet, he said,

Me and @kaj33 together. For many years to come.

Shortly after, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar tweeted a response to the picture and said,

#DwightHoward Great meeting you today – Laker Nation is in great hands for years to come. Now lets WIN a championship.

Dwight Howard now has the duties of a big man to become a Lakers great.  With Kareem potentially coaching Dwight, this would definitely develop the young center’s offensive skills.  Perhaps the league will see Dwight with a modified “Sky Hook”, which is a patented move by Kareem himself.

Hopefully Dwight Howard utilizes this opportunity with Kareem much better than when Andrew Bynum was on the team.  This big man partnership is just an appetizer recipe for a championship.

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