Howard Will Always Take Backseat to Guards

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Dwight Howard? You're a center. Seriously, friend; you're a center.

You're a great one. The most dominant in this league despite clearly taking way more possessions off this year than you have over the last few years. You are marketable, you are amiable. You have a clear presence as the goofball that can also work tactfully under media pressure while changing games on one end and harming opponents on the other. And, to your credit, you have taken the high road again and again in the face of needless potshots from former Orlando Magic center Shaquille O'Neal.

You're also a center, for better or worse. And though you play the NBA's most important position, this is a quicker league than was in place decades ago. Even the best and most dominant (like that Shaq guy ...

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