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The Mystery of Juwan Howard

Elite Daily
Dan Scotti

What is Juwan Howard’s role on the Miami Heat? What does he do during practice? Did he get a ring? Why is his roster spot more secure than LeBron James’ is? These questions are all tied into the mystical package, that is — the man, the myth, the legend — Juwan Howard.

It’s pretty obvious, in my mind, that Juwan Howard is straight up magic, people. Poof. Ever wonder why the Bullets mysteriously felt obligated to change their team name to the Wizards, coincidentally, the same year Juwan came to town (in 1996)? LeBron James clearly channeled his inner Juwan Howard at many crucial points in the Finals en route to his second consecutive ring. If we had the technology to see Juwan’s spirit inside the physical frame of LeBron, I assume you’d see something like this.

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Dan Scotti

Dan Scotti

Staff Writer

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