7 Ways Dwight Howard Can Rebuild His Tarnished Image Next Season

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7 Ways Dwight Howard Can Rebuild His Tarnished Image Next Season
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Dwight Howard

While the Orlando Magic have undoubtedly been hit the hardest by the recent events that have transpired in the unfortunate "Dwightmare" saga, the All-NBA center's reputation has also taken a major blow over the last year. Unlike the organization, however, Howard will have the opportunity next season to rebuild his tarnished image.

From accusing the franchise of blackmail to nearly coming to blows with longtime teammate Jameer Nelson, Dwight Howard's time in O-Town is most likely coming to a close. Dwight Howard, the Orlando Magic and, most importantly, the fans know a blockbuster trade is in the future.

The real question is: where will this perennial All-Star land? 

Howard may be the most dominant force in the entire Association, but has very few suitors due to his unwillingness to commit to any team besides the Brooklyn Nets. This, in turn, has made him one of the faces of prima donna athletes alongside former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens and MLB slugger Alex Rodriguez.

Obviously, Howard does not want to spend the rest of his possible Hall of Fame career surrounded by "haters."

So, how does Dwight Howard return to the goofy center the realm of basketball fell in love with before the debacle? Well, the subsequent slides will deliver a seven-step plan to put Howard back on top of the NBA world.

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