Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 8/20/12
Howard
Now that Dwight Howard has been traded and solved the summers biggest riddle, theres really only one question left:Hows the back, big fella?That seems to be something most fans and media would prefer to ignore. If not ignore, at least talk about a lot less than the fact Howard is now a member of the Lakers joining forces with Kobe Byrant, Steve Nash and Pau Gasol to form the NBAs latest (and possibly greatest) super team. With Howard, the Lakers are to basketball what The Avengers are to saving the universe. Or so it seems.But this superhero could have a kryptonite, and its called back surgery. Its what ended Howards season as a member of the Orlando Magic in late April, a herniated disc causing too much pain to carry on.Since then, Howard has received treatment and continued to rehabilitate the injury, and is said to be coming along quite well. At 26 years old, it certainly shouldnt be too much to overcome in the long-term. But no one is sure how it might impact the here and now.A...
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