Thursday , Jun , 24 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Magic night for Howard

New York, NY (Sports Network) – High School phenom Dwight Howard was
selected by the Orlando Magic with the top overall pick in the 2004 NBA
Draft. He becomes the third high school player taken No. 1.

Howard was voted Naismith Prep Player of the Year in 2004 and was also a
McDonald’s All-American during his senior year at Southwest Atlanta Christian

The 6-11, 240-pound forward was the co-MVP of “Big Time” when his Atlanta
Celtics captured the tournament title.