Dwight Howard: World needs centers

Updated: January 25, 2014, 9:45 AM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Dwight Howard is rekindling his crusade to save centers.

A day after failing to earn a starting spot in this year's All-Star Game, the Houston Rockets' big man joked there was a need to protect the NBA's centers.

The league changed the voting last year to eliminate a separate category for centers, leaving the game's largest players to compete with small and power forwards for a spot on the team. No center was named a starter for next month's game in New Orleans.

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