Originally written on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 5/30/13
The enigma that is Dwight Howard just suffered through one of the most draining and personally difficult seasons he’s ever had to deal with. A lot of Howard’s struggles were due in part to him being sensitive and unable to mesh with Kobe Bryant.  Those struggles have caused many a pundit and so-called expert to question if Howard is still the premiere big man in the NBA. Many in the basketball world believe Pacers center Roy Hibbert has caught up to Dwight or even passed him in terms of overall talent. There is one person who still believes Howard is a dominant force, and you’d be surprised who he is. Former Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy was on the Open Mike radio show, and even though Howard is responsible for him losing his job, Van Gundy had no interest in buying the Hibbert is better than Howard hype. In fact, Van Gundy said that “every GM in the league would take Howard over Hibbert,” and that “Hibbert can’t hold a candle to Dwight Howard.” “Come on...
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