Dwight's L.A. return unworthy of hype

Updated: February 19, 2014, 12:16 PM ET
By J.A. Adande | ESPN.com

The latest example of how bad a fit Dwight Howard was with the Los Angeles Lakers comes in the buildup to his return in a visiting uniform. Well, lack of buildup. It feels like a local story, not worthy of intense national scrutiny.

Truth is, it's not a highly anticipated event in Los Angeles, where Lakers fans have already moved on to thoughts of whom they can acquire through the draft and free agency; they're not spending the week lamenting the guy they lost.

Howard's one season ...

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