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With Bullseye on His Chest (and Mouth), Superman Saves The Series for Orlando

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

Dwight Howard knew what he had to do.

After publicly calling out his coach after a frustrating game five loss, the center called Superman understood that all the pressure would be on him in game six.

In true superhero fashion, Howard stepped up when his team needed him the most. He had his fifth career 20-20 game in the playoffs with 23 points, 22 rebounds and, most importantly, he helped forced a game seven.

As soon as he blasted Stan Van Gundy's coaching decisions in that interview, Howard should have recognized that the spotlight was going to be on him in game six. Whether he was justified in saying what he said or not was inconsequential. He said what he said and it was too late to take it back. All h...

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