NEWARK, N.J. Remind me again why Dwight Howard wants to come here.
No, really. After watching his Orlando Magic team dismantle the hapless New Jersey Nets in a 108-91 rout Wednesday night at the Prudential Center, why in the name of Jay-Z would Howard want to come back and be part of this mess?
Sure, the Nets are moving to a shiny new facility in Brooklyn next year, there are beaucoup bucks to be made in the biggest market in the country, and the cries for Howard to be the Nets' savior were all over the Prudential Center on Wednesday night.
There was the sign behind the Nets bench that read, "C'mon Dwight, we need you in Brooklyn!" There was the group in the first couple rows of Section 22 with Howard heads on sticks chanting "We want Dwight" throughout the course of the game. There were giant cutouts of Howard's head sprinkled throughout the crowd.
Heck, even the Nets themselves got in on the action, placing a row of five easels precariously clo...