Howard was the first overall pick back in 2004 out of high school. He is a six-time All Star, five-time All NBA selection, four-time All Defensive member, and three-time Defensive Player of the Year. He was the starting center for Team USA, which went on to win the gold medal. He is also the youngest player in NBA history to reach one, two, three, four, five, six and seven thousand career rebounds, and the youngest player in NBA history to lead the league in rebounding and blocks. He’s the 2008 Slam Dunk Contest winner. He’s known during the contest, for wearing a Superman cape for one of his dunks.