Dwight Howard: Shaq Is Upset About Superman

Saturday January 21st, 2012

Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard thinks that former All-Star big man turned NBA commentator Shaquille O’Neal is mad at him for using the nickname "Super Man" in the 2008 Slam Dunk Contest, according to CBS Sports

"He's mad about Superman," Howard told CBS. "I didn't know he made it up. I didn't know Superman came from Shaquille O'Neal... He's still mad about it. I would suggest he just sit down and get on with his life. He don't play no more so what's the point of talking trash. It's not like we're wrestlers and we can battle it out. Who cares?"

O’Neal provided commentary for a recent match-up between two of his former teams, the Orlando Magic and the Los Angeles Lakers. Prior to the game he said on air that he would take Lakers center Andrew Bynum over Dwight Howard because he felt Bynum was the “true big man.” "Andrew Bynum is a true big man," O'Neal said. "He can back you down, jump hook. Dwight Howard has one or two moves on the block.  His one move is the running jump hook and the other move is a pick and roll and get inside. Andrew Bynum has the right jump hook and the left jump hook."

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