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Dwight Howard: "I Never Wanted Anybody To Hate Me"

In an interview with ESPN’s Ric Bucher, Dwight Howardsaid he had “no regrets” and he learned he “can’t make everybody happy.”

Howard also expressed his desire for the fans to love him.

I never wanted anybody to hate me, you know,” Howard told Bucher. “I wanted everybody to love me, you know, like me, for sticking around and doing what they wanted me to do. And making everybody else happy. And that was a valuable lesson for me, you know.

The interview aired Sunday as part of ESPN’s Sunday Conversation.

(Andrew Melnick is Howard the Dunk’s lead blogger, ESPN Florida’s Magic Insider (http://ESPNFlorida.com) and is the co-host of the ESPNFlorida.com Insiders Show Sunday mornings at 10:00 am EST. Subscribe to his RSS feed, add him on Facebook and follow him onTwitter to follow him daily. You can download the HTD app here)

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  • ssar

    I think people will get over with the Dwight Saga slowly but surely. One thing that Magic organization needs to learn that, we need our start players, coach and GM should be on one page. The way it ended with D12, it is not the recipe of Championship. This is far fetched but I think D12 might consider playing for Orlando at some point.