5 Reasons the Dwight Howard Trade Rumors Are Good for the NBA

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5 Reasons the Dwight Howard Trade Rumors Are Good for the NBA
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David Stern doesn't exactly scream movie star, but if you take his recent comments about the Dwight Howard situation to heart, he's not exactly shying himself or the league away from the spotlight—good or bad.

Stern feels that Howard's soap opera is what makes fans tune into the NBA story lines during this dead period in league action.

While his constant fluctuation and intermittent announcements of joining a new squad each week make for a media field day, it isn't doing anything to bolster his reputation of a "good guy" or role model for fans of the NBA. 

However, maybe the factor people are failing to consider in all this is his role as the villain. People get tired of heroes, and sometimes they want to see the people who go against the flow no matter the cost.

Here's a look at why Howard's lack of maturity and business sense isn't necessarily a bad thing for the NBA, and how it can even improve the ratings of one of the biggest leagues on earth.

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