Found February 17, 2013 on Next Level Sports Network:
    When Dwight Howard is not happy, the rumors fly like bodies at a bullfight.   What we can do is prepare to consistently breakdown the difference between reality and the wishful thinking among those that live for dream scenarios.   Like all fans of basketball, Players View is ready for Howard to land [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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