While Howard's attitude has been off-putting, we want to see the league at it's best, and having a player of his caliber retire would have been to the detriment to the
Meanwhile, he's drawn an interesting comparison
. Howard's game has slightly declined because of injury, and Koufos is getting more minutes (and having a pretty decent season). I'd still trade Koufos for Howard if the deal was on the table though.
"Kidd is currently absent due to hip surgery. But clearly, he should be fired, and replaced by a coaching staff consisting of Vin Baker, Eric Murdock, and Lee Mayberry." - Andrew