Superman? More like supervillain

Still want D12, Nets? Bring head coach's nightmare to Brooklyn at your own peril

Updated: April 6, 2012, 11:24 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Dwight Howard was much more likable as a high school senior, a kid wearing braces, a dreamer who wanted to become the first African-American president of the United States.

He was something of an underdog back then, a relatively anonymous class valedictorian in 2004, otherwise known as Year 1 A.B. -- After Bron. LeBron James was preparing to play a game in Philly early in his rookie year with Cleveland when I started a locker room conversation with him about the prom kings ...

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