Dwight Howard did LeBron James a favor.
LeBron was the NBA's most hated player when he made his "Decision" in the summer of 2010.
But now Howard has taken over that role.
He first began to irritate fans during his troubles with the Orlando Magic. Then, after spending one season with the Los Angeles Lakers, he decided to make another sudden move and join the Houston Rockets.
"Last year, I felt like I was the villain," Howard told Yahoo Sports. "Now, I feel like I'm an even bigger villain."
Many were happy to see LeBron fail to win a championship in his first season with the Miami Heat, but after winning back-to-back titles, he's shut up the critics.
Howard is hoping to do the same in his career.
"I was really, really happy when LeBron finally won," told Yahoo Sports. "I was unhappy that it wasn't me up there, but I was glad to see him get through that whole thing."
Despite being hated by many, Howard says he has always just tried to do the right thing.
"I didn't want to...