The Los Angeles Lakers made an exciting move in August by acquiring Dwight Howard. While the acquisition made their championship hopes greater, it hasn't brought any certainty to Howard's relationship with the Lakers organization.
Lakers fans are right to hope that the best center in the league recovers quickly and soundly and then plays at a "Superman" level. Besides, the Lakers gave up the next best center to get him.
Howard, a three-time defensive player of the year, will be relied upon to help shore up what was an underwhelming defensive effort by the Lakers last season.
They'll also be interested in seeing how much he'll pound the ball into the basket.
Lakers fans are hoping for more than that. They want to see security at the center position. They want to see if Howard is willing to commit to the team.
Some Lakers fans surely have wayward feelings about Howard, but he can do a few things to win them over.
Follow along to see what he can do to win over Lakers fans' hearts and minds.