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Dwight Howard: Not an Elite Player Yet

Published by on June 15, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

Last night in Orlando, the Los Angles Lakers finished off the Magic in five, which led Jon Barry on ABC's post-game show to say you can't win a championship being a jump shooting team.

He is right. The Magic are a jump shooting team and I think I have the answer as to why: Dwight Howard.

He has one post move. One. Dribble, spin right, baby hook.

Yes, he did show some flashes of other moves in Game Five, but he is not constant with any of them. He has amazing upper body strength but no lower body. He is a bench press warrior.

Maybe he should become a squat warrior. I am not going to go and label him soft like Lamar Odom and Pau Gasol were last year. I think Howard is a strong guy. He just is...

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