He definitely was during his introductory press conference with the Wizards.
NBC Sports Washington:
I learned Magic for eight years. Travelled to La-La Land. Learned how to work with Rockets. And then I went and learned how to fly with some Hawks. Got stung by the Hornets. Just a joke. But through all of that, it’s taught me how to be a Wizard.
So far, Howard’s arc with a new team is right on track. This is the phase where everyone talks about his journey and how much he has learned.
The next step usually doesn’t generate as many smiles.