In what universe did some NBA fan assume they’d hear the identify Dwight Howard adopted by the phrase, three-point sniper? I am nonetheless in disbelief scripting this however took Howard on a visit to Taiwan and play within the T1 League to make it occur. On Tuesday, Howard participated within the T1 League three-point contest and scored 15 factors. That is approach higher than anybody would count on from a man who might barely make free throws within the NBA.
To date, in his first season taking part in for the T1 League, Howard has scored 10 of his 38 three-point makes an attempt. That is not nice at simply over 26 p.c, however in comparison with the 22 he made throughout his NBA profession, he is on monitor. Along with his robust efficiency within the 3-point contest, Howard additionally dominated the league’s first All-Star Sport, scoring 37 factors, 13 rebounds, eight assists and two steals. He was additionally named the MVP of the All-Star recreation.
And in case you’re questioning why Howard participated within the 3-point shootout within the first place, it is as a result of that is the league’s first All-Star extravaganza, and Howard’s identify has star energy coming from the NBA. So, like a league that started in 2021, you need to have as many eyes in your All-Star weekend as attainable. In his first season for the Taoyuan LeopardsHoward is averaging 25.6 factors, 14.4 rebounds and 6 assists per recreation.
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