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Last February the New Jersey Nets took a calculated gamble when they sent a parcel of young players to the Utah Jazz in exchange for All-Star point guard Deron Williams. The Nets knew that Williams could become a Free Agent at the end of this season; but they were confident that they could persuade him to sign with the club for a long-term pact. New Jersey’s plan was to acquire Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard; who also can be a Free Agent at the conclusion of the campaign and he had made it known that the Nets were one of the teams that he would consider signing with.
Orlando and New Jersey started to negotiate a possible trade scenario, when the Nets starting center Brook Lopez broke his foot in December; which put him on the sidelines for at least two months. The Magic would not consider a trade without Lopez being in the mix; but they will not resume negotiations until the young talented center returns to the hardwood.
“ESPN.com” basketball beat writer Chris Broussard reporte...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is nowhere near the basketball court these days.
He has been busy preparing for a visit to Brazil starting Sunday in his first official trip as a cultural ambassador for the U.S. State Department.
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Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard had one of those nights on Friday, that strike fear in the other 29 teams in the Association. Howard once again joined the most exclusive fraternity in the NBA; “CLUB 20-20” as he scored 21 points and grabbed 23 boards and helped his club lay waste to the visiting Los Angeles Lakers by a final score of 92-80. Los Angeles limped out of the game...
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Dwight Howard scored 21 points and grabbed 23 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic survived a tough shooting performance for a 92-80 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
If Orlando center Dwight Howard is eventually traded to the Los Angeles Lakers before season's end, he will be joining a team the Magic continue to dominate at the Amway Center. Playing their fourth game in five nights, the Magic's energy wasn't always great Friday night, but they came alive when it counted in a 92-80 win over the Lakers -- Orlando's sixth victory...
And the Lakers' road struggles continue. Dwight Howard scored 21 points and grabbed 23 boards as the Magic cruised to a 92-80 victory to hand L.A. its sixth road loss of the season.
As much as ESPN hyped the head-to-head matchup between Dwight Howard and Andrew Bynum before last night’s Magic/Lakers game, you would’ve thought that, you know, Bynum had actually done something to earn space on Dwight’s marquee. But choosing to ignore all the warning signs that this might be the most disappointing big-man “battle” since Emeka [...]
by Nick Wilke / @Njwilke
The Los Angeles Lakers had an abysmal shooting night on Friday against the Magic, and ended their road trip to Florida with a 92-80 loss.
On the other end of the floor, the Magic (11-4) were unstoppable on this night. They executed the inside-out game plan perfectly. It started with feeding the ball to Dwight Howard on every possession. When the Lakers doubled...