The Los Angeles Lakers are hoping Dwight Howard can solve their center problems after DeMarcus Cousins went down with a torn ACL, and this video should give them hope. The former Laker and three-time Defensive Player of the Year showed up at Venice Beach and put on a show for fans on hand.
Howard looks like he's in the best shape of his life as he attempts to resurrect a likely Hall-of-Fame career. He can be seen gliding toward the rim with flashbacks of his former self.
The eight-time All-NBA center appeared in nine games for the Washington Wizards last year before a lower body injury cost him his season.
Ever since departing Houston, Howard has been unable to stick on a team. He's bounced from Atlanta to Charlotte and then Washington in his last three seasons.
The 33-year-old center will look to contribute to a LeBron James-led Lakers team that has its sights set on the playoffs. With the addition of Anthony Davis, Howard won't be expected to contribute in a major way. If he can provide solid defense and rebounding on a nightly basis, the Lakers could be in business this season.
If he can't, it could very well be his last opportunity in the NBA. If anything, this video is a good indication of where Howard's head is at this offseason.