"The only thing I can do is forgive him and love him throughout the process," Charlotte center Dwight Howard said. "And we all have to do that. That's the only way we're going to get better. I know a lot of things in history have caused certain groups and certain races to hate other races, but we have to find a way to put all of that aside."
"We do," Howard said. "... Are we the most talented team in the NBA? People would probably say no, we're not. But we have a lot of guys who work and a championship attitude. That's really where it starts."