Found May 15, 2012 on HoopStuff:
The Hoopstuff LVP Awards The Ten Least Valuable Players of the Year The Winners Dwight Howard- Orlando Magic (Gold) - How can a top MVP candidate become the league’s least valuable player? Well actually it is quite simple in this case, as Howard completely sold out his team, questioned his teammates and wanted to fire the coach, all while holding the team hostage with trade demands and a seemingly daily back and forth on whether he wanted to stay in Orlando. It is absolutely inconceivable that an NBA superstar and a team’s franchise player would cause so many problems to a team that has done everything to help you become a better basketball player and human being, since drafting you as an 18 year old. I did not think it was possible, but Howard may have stolen the crown of most hated NBA superstar away from Lebron James. Shameful. Rashard Lewis: Washington Wizards (Silver) - Rashard Lewis is on this list for one very simply reason, he was the league’s second highest paid player this...

Top 25 Toughest Players to Guard in the NBA: 10-6

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Van Gundy's future tied to Dwight's

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Coach K: 'We're not deep'

With one Team USA finalist after another being felled by injuries -- Dwight Howard, Derrick Rose and now perhaps Chris Bosh -- here's a sign of just how desperate the United States is: It is looking for help from Lamar Odom, who couldn't find it in his heart to try for the Dallas Mavericks, and Anthony Davis, who would become the first collegian in 20 years to make the Olympic...

US select team announced

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