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I meant to comment on this in the last series, but I forgot the point; a sign that was seen in the Pacers' crowd, "Built, Not Bought." The conceit being that Indiana was in some way superior, perhaps on a moral or ethical level, because the franchise constructed the team in a traditional fashion, rather than the star political work that united Chris Bosh and LeBron James with Dwyane Wade. Now, let's leave aside the absurdity of the statement -- that how a team's roster is constructed, in a team with a pretty strong salary cap, is more or less ethical than any other -- and just go with the meat of the complaint. To wit, that the way that star players are more or less building their own franchises, in a conspiratorial fashion, is a new and unwelcome method of building a team, since it basically favors the rich getting richer, and attractive NBA cities (those would be the ones with better weather and state income tax situations) are going to always cru...
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So far Dwight Howard has been linked to the Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, and Dallas Mavericks.
But now the prized free agent is reportedly interested in joining the Spurs, Steve Kyler of HoopsWorld.com reports on Thursday.
Is this just a case of wanting to play for the best team, or does Howard actually see himself playing at the AT&T Center in San Antonio?
This isn’t a breaking news story, we reported a couple of weeks ago about a rumor that Dwight and CP3 might be looking to play together.
You don’t have to be an insider to know this is a possibility, a remote possibility, but one that is out there. Chris Broussard’s sources are telling him discussions have been taking place between Howard and CP3.
Sources: CP3 & D12 hope...
When free agency begins on July 1, the most coveted free agents on the market, Dwight Howard and Chris Paul, reportedly want to play together and hope to land on the same team next season.
According to Chris Broussard of ESPN.com:
Chris Paul and Dwight Howard have been in consistent contact recently about the possibility of becoming teammates next season, according to league sources...
The NBA season isn't even officially over and one of the main topics thus far has been this: where will Dwight Howard land in the offseason? The Lakers, Rockets, Mavericks, and even the Spurs are supposedly the places the star center is considering.
Howard probably doesn't even know where he will land, but former Laker star Magic Johnson has his own option where he should...
Dwight Howard and Chris Paul have been in contact with each other in an effort to play for the same team next season, according to sources.
The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers do not have the available cap space to allow Howard and Paul to team up, which would necessitate an unlikely trade scenario.
The Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks all have cap...
Any team looking to get into the Dwight Howard sweepstakes will have to sign him on their own, because the Lakers will be unlikely to agree to a sign and trade of their All Star big man.
ESPN.com is reporting that the Lakers, who are aware that they could lose Howard to the Rockets, would rather save Howard’s cap space for 2014, the Summer of Lebron, than agree to a sign and trade...
I always felt the chances of Dwight Howard and Chris Paul wanting to play together were extremely low, but if you trust Chris Broussard and his sources I have apparently been wrong. Sources: CP3 & D12 hope to team up next season. Have been texting back & forth to figure it out. Story up soon [...]
Tweet First, let me make a disclaimer: take this latest NBA free agency rumor as just that, a rumor. According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard and his now infamous “sources”, free agents Chris Paul and Dwight Howard have been texting each other about the possibility of them playing together: Paul and Howard will be the biggest [...]
From ESPN's Chris Broussard.
Sources: CP3 & D12 hope to team up next season. Have been texting back & forth to figure it out. Story up soon on http://t.co/IRyv1niwQm
— Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) June 14, 2013
Now before you say it, I know what you're thinking..it's Broussard. But the guy seems to be on top of the Doc story, and at the very least...
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Given his affiliation with the Lakers, it may come as a surprise to some that Magic Johnson implied that perhaps the Rockets are the best fit for Dwight Howard.
This is actually happening. Perceived as a "soft" big man, Dwight Howard will be voicing the character "Cold Turkey" in a movie about time-traveling turkeys.
It’s not often that I get the opportunity to call Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard, a talking turkey, but he will be lending his voice to a talking turkey in an upcoming animated motion picture.
The movie is called “Free Birds” which will be produced by Relativity/Reel FX and D-12 will voice a time traveling bird:
Howard plays Cold Turkey, one of the Wild Turkeys that...
Hollywood and athletes isn’t a new a mix up but it has seen a recent uptick with more and more jocks taking an interest in Hollywood. Relativity Sports is a division of Relativity Media, a film studio that also produces TV and develops scripts plus distribution. They recently put out a video that features clients such as Dwight Howard, Niners Michael Crabtree, Cowboys Dez Bryant...
Currently in NBA news, the LA Clippers and Boston Celtics are having discussions about the Clippers acquiring the services of Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett, and Paul Pierce. The Clippers are attempting to be an instant title contender right now, on paper, for 2014. But is blowing up a young, promising team the right answer for this team and what would it cost them? And how can the Utah...