Found March 16, 2012 on RealGM:
While saying "It's not monkey see, monkey do" in reference to Dwight Howard, Deron Williams said he will not opt-in with the Nets.

Deron Williams still will be free agent

Dwight Howard may not become a free agent after the season, but that won't deter Deron Williams from exploring other teams.

Mavs GM: Howard in Orlando is 'a good thing'

With the NBA tradline closing in on Thursday, Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard committed to remaining with the franchise through the 2012-2013 season. Howard had the option to opt out of the final year of his contract and become a free agent this summer, but after flip-flopping on his intentions several times over the last few days, decided against it on Thursday, signing an agreement...

Nets crushed twice by Howard's decision, loss

ORLANDO No one cared Friday night about all the waffling he did, or the anguish he caused, or the national cynicism he prompted with his decision the day before. When Dwight Howard bounced off the bench during pre-game introductions smiling from ear-to-ear, he was surrounded by his teammates, prompting his sight-to-behold, hip-hop Dougie shimmy. All was forgotten, all forgiven...

NBA Trade Rumors: Orlando Magic-New Jersey Nets Trade For Dwight Howard Now Likely By Trade Deadline

Editor’s note: Expectedly, this post I wrote earlier this afternoon stayed relevant for all of about a few hours before, as I predicted, Dwight waffled again…or the reporters did. Who knows. (But the Disney thing…that’s still in play.) Earlier today reports broke that Dwight Howard was willing to return to the Orlando Magic next season and wouldn’t opt out of his contract...

Howard Signs Waiver, Will Stay With Magic Through Next Season

After playing almost the first three months of the NBA campaign with the old Clash tune “Should I Stay Or Should I Go” as his theme song, Dwight Howard has decided there is no place like home, at least for one more year.The Orlando Magic held a press conference on Thursday afternoon at the Amway Center according to the “Orlando Sentinel” as Magic Team CEO Alex Martins, General...

Sources: Howard To Play Final Option Year Of 12-13 With Magic

Dwight Howard has told teammates and associates that he will play the option year of his contract with the Magic, sources have confirmed.

Report: Magic Still Discussing Howard Trade With Teams

The Magic are still talking about Dwight Howard trade scenarios with other teams despite his commitment to opt-in for the 12-13 season.

Dwight Howard Confirms He'll Sign Opt-In Before Deadline

Dwight Howard has confirmed that he will opt-in for the 12-13 season in an exclusive interview with RealGM's Jarrod Rudolph.

Magic To Seek Trade Without Commitment From Howard

The Magic plan on trading Dwight Howard if they do not receive a commitment from him beyond the current season.

Dwight Informed Magic Of Opt-In Following Lunch With Teammates, Sources Believe He Could Be Reconsidering

Dwight Howard had lunch with three teammates following a large team meeting and informed them that he planned to opt-in for the 12-13 season.

Magic Wands: vs. Nets 3/16

Orlando, Fla. (15-29) vs. (28-16)   Time/TV: 7 p.m./Sun SportsLine: Magic by 11.5Tickets: $24-$413 on TiqIQSeason Series: Won 94-78 in orlando on Dec. 29; Won 108-91 in Newark on Feb. 22; Tonight in Orlando  Pace Off. Rtg. Def. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR New Jersey 92.1 100.5 108.2 47.9 28.6 14.8 27.9 Orlando 91.5 102.2 99.3 50.5 26.6 14.7...
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