Dwight Howard: World needs centers
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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