Now That Dwight Howard Is on the Lakers, Be Ready for Heat vs. Lakers in Finals

The dream matchup basketball fans have been salivating for between the two greatest players in the decade will finally come to fruition. 

Thanks to Dwight Howard, fans should be ready to finally see Kobe versus LeBron, mano-a-mano in the NBA Finals to decide once and for all who is a better player. 

In 2009, when Nike decided to run their puppets promotion to ultimately having Bryant & James play in the finals, their plans went south. That season, Bryant led his Lakers to the 2009 NBA Finals. Whereas James was upset in the Eastern Conference Finals to Dwight Howard and Orlando Magic. In the 2011 NBA postseason alone, Howard averaged 27.0 points, 15.5 rebounds and 1.8 blocks a game.. 

Howard would eventually lose to the Lakers in five games during the finals while Bryant won his fifth ring, and placed himself one more ring away from chasing Michael Jordan's legacy.  

Now, because of a grand blockbuster trade for Dwight Howard, Bryant may finally get his sixth ring and maybe even more.  

The details of the blockbuster trade are as followed.

The Lakers got Dwight Howard. The Denver  Nuggets received 76ers Andre Iguodala. The Philadelphia 76'ers got Andrew Bynum from the Los Angeles Lakers and Jason Richardson from Orlando Magic. As for the Orlando Magic, they gained Arron Afflalo and Al Harrington from the Denver Nuggets, and Nikola Vucevic and Moe Harkless from Philadelphia 76ers. In addition the Magic will gain lottery protected first-round picks from each of the teams involved. 

The big winner in the trade was the Lakers. 

Not only managing to get Howard on their roster, but keeping their prized seven-foot big man in Pau Gasol. Currently for the Spanish National team, Gasol is averaging 20.6 points a game and is leading the 2012 Olympics in scoring. 

With all apologies to the reigning Western Con...

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