- Ric Bucher, NBA Reporter, ESPN The Magazine Senior Writer
NBA players get asked a lot of questions, so when you see their faces light up and hear, "Oooh, that's a good question," there's a payoff even before you get an answer. That was the universal response by the half dozen players, scouts and coaches to this: Who has the better supporting cast, LeBron James or Dwight Howard?
LeBron James and Dwight Howard could be headed for a playoff showdown. Their supporting casts will go a long way toward deciding the outcome, so which group is better?