Dwight Howard's affection for the Man of Steel has earned him some serious dunk contest and SportsCenter commercial cred. Sure, he hasn't donned a costume to play Steel onscreen like his relative rival Superman superf
This has shaped up into a regular bout between Superman Red and Superman Blue.
As ComicsAlliance recently reported, Dwight Howard starred in a new ESPN commercial emphasizing the Orlando center's persona as the NBA's resident Superman. This apparently rankled some Shaq-tastic feathers, as Cleveland center and 4-time NBA champion Shaquill
The NBA has a storied relationship with comic book superheroes. As a league of men who don outlandish costumes are possess physiques, powers and capabilities far beyond their mortal kin, professional basketball players are about the closest thing to real-life super-beings to walk the Earth