Dwight Howard Is Not Superman: 2011 NBA Stars and Their Superhero Counterparts

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Dwight Howard Is Not Superman: 2011 NBA Stars and Their Superhero Counterparts
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Now that Shaq has retired, Dwight Howard is the only NBA player that dawns the "Superman" moniker, but is that really the superhero that fits him the best?

Personally, I don't think so.

Superman is the best all-around superhero in the history of superheroes. He only has one weakness (kryptonite), but he pushes through until the very end and wins every time. 

Superman can do it all. Dwight Howard? He still has flaws. 

After questioning Howard's nickname, I started thinking to myself, "What other NBA stars match up well with fictional superheroes?" 

Guess what happened?

You're right. I wrote an article about it.

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