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Posted: Friday August 10, 2012 11:31AM ; Updated: Friday August 10, 2012 11:32AM
By Jimmy Traina
The NBA's Newest Top Villain
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Dwight Howard finally gets his wish. The big man has whined his way from Orlando to Los Angeles in a four-team trade that is expected to be announced Friday afternoon. Obviously, this deal sets up a potential Lakers-Heat megapowers rivalry. I asked my Twitter followers last night, which team they'd root for if these two clubs met in the NBA Finals next season. I'd say 10 percent of the responders actually answered the question with the majority saying Miami. The rest of the folks who chimed in offered a variety of doomsday scenarios that didn't include either team winning.
More Howard
Via Pregame.com, the Howard trade has moved the Lakers from +700 to +300 to win the NBA title next season. Here's how the rest of the top teams stack up:

Heat +200
Lakers +300
Thunder +400
Bulls +1,200
Spurs +1,200
Celtics +1,800
Punk'd
Coach Pete Carroll and wide receiver Terrell Owens joined forces yesterday to prank Seahawks players. The duo staged an argument about Owens not being able to get No. 81 from Golden Tate.
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Miranda Kerr, who is making headlines for this photoshoot, is also the subject of this new photoshoot.
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