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2008 NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion Dwight Howard will be making his return to the event tonight. He talked to the media about how he feels to be back at the Dunk Contest after 12 years.

While the 34-year-old refrained from giving any hints on what he intends to show to the fans, he was clearly excited for the contest, saying “I can’t wait to fly.”

The Los Angeles Lakers center also revealed that he decided to take part in the Dunk Contest last summer.