Found August 12, 2012 on
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News came down late Thursday afternoon that Dwight Howard is finally leaving the Orlando Magic, heading to the Los Angeles Lakers in part of a four team deal involving the Magic, Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers and Denver Nuggets. While it’s a major coupe for L.A., and Celtics fans are never happy when good things happen for the [...]
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After over a year of drama and demands by Dwight Howard, he was finally introduced as a member of the LA Lakers yesterday. He said that he was very happy to be in LA and on the Lakers. As he often does, Adrian Wojnarowski has the scoop on why Howard is happy to be in LA.
When the time comes rest assured Bryant will make something clear: The carnival act ends now. The clowning...
Following a drawn out and at times tenuous process, the Orlando Magic have finally said goodbye to Dwight Howard. The All-Star center has been officially sent to the Los Angeles Lakers in a complicated four-team, 12-player swap. The deal was consummated after NBA officials reviewed all aspects on Friday. The Magic get guard Arron Afflalo and forward Al Harrington from the Denver...
The Rockets were unwilling to take back any bad contracts in return while dealing for Dwight Howard.
Dwight Howard had become the biggest story in the NBA off the court over the past nine months, but his image has undoubtedly taken a hit in the process.
Late Thursday night, ESPN reported that the LA Lakers will acquire Dwight Howard in a 4 team deal. From ESPN: A source with direct knowledge of the talks told ESPN.com’s Marc Stein the Lakers will receive Howard, the Denver Nuggets will acquire Andre Iguodala, the 76ers will receive Andrew Bynum and Jason Richardson, and the [...]
A seismic shift has taken place in the NBA with Dwight Howard now officially leaving the East Coast for the green pastures of the West Coast that is the Los Angeles Lakers. The 10 player, four team trade will see the Lakers receive Dwight Howard, the Denver Nuggets receive Andre Igudala, the 76ers acquire Andrew Bynum and Jason Richardson, and the Magic receive Arron Afflalo, Al...
It is finally over!
Yes, after months of speculation, awkward press conferences, and demands, Dwight Howard has finally been traded from the Orlando Magic to the Los Angeles Lakers in a four team trade. According to ESPN, this is a done deal. Here are the major details:
A source with direct knowledge of the talks told ESPN.com’s Marc Stein the Lakers will receive Howard, the Denver...
The Dwight Howard trade didn't come as a total surprise. We all knew something was going to happen, we just did not know when and which of the handful of teams that were vying for him would get him.
As you have heard and read by now, it was the Los Angeles Lakers that got him and word of the trade spread through London just before Team USA took on Argentina in the semi-finals...
The Magic will be dealing with the aftermath of the Dwight Howard trade for some time. This was not a deal "made for tomorrow" or for a culture of instant gratification, as Magic general manager Rob Hennigan put it during his press conference, this was a deal made for years down the road. For the team the Magic want to be. This was about tearing down the building and beginning...
Here’s a full breakdown of what each team received in this trade…
Protected Denver (or N.Y.) 1st in 2014
2013 Golden State 2nd round pick via Denver
Protected Philly 1st in 2015
Protected LA 1st in 2017