Wednesday , Apr , 14 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

High school star Howard ready for NBA

Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) – High school star Dwight Howard announced
on Wednesday that he will enter the NBA Draft.

The 6-foot-10 forward, who just completed his senior year at Southwest
Atlanta Christian Academy, is projected as a lottery pick.

Howard, 18, averaged 25 points, 18 rebounds and eight blocks this season en
route to a Class A state championship.

The NBA draft is June 24.