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Dirk Nowitzki says he’s made the phone call to Dwight Howard to give his pitch and let the All-Star center know he’d love for him to join the Dallas Mavericks in free agency.
According to the Star-Telegram:
“I reached out to him and told him we’d love to have him,” Nowitzki said. “It’s not like we call each other every day.
“I didn’t write him a letter. We just had a little phone contact. That’s about it.”
With Howard patrolling the middle for the Mavs, Nowitzki knows he would have an excellent shot at winning another NBA championship before he retires.
“To me, when he’s healthy he’s the most dominant big man in the league,” Nowitzki said of Howard. “He’s shown that at the end of the season when he was right what he can still do.”
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Tweet Dwight Howard had his ups and downs in his first season with the Los Angeles Lakers. After coming back early from off-season back surgery, Howard struggled to regain his signature explosiveness while also adjusting to his role in Mike D’Antoni’s offense, but Howard was still able to average over 17 points and 11 rebounds [...]
A Dallas-area restaurant is offering All-Star center Dwight Howard quite the deal to entice him to sign with the Mavericks.According to the Dallas Morning News, the Dallas eatery is promising Howard free chicken fingers for the rest of his life if he casts his lot with the local NBA franchise.No, seriously. This is really happening.On Monday, Raising Cane's will kick off a campaign...
DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks are approaching tonight's NBA Draft and the July 1 opening of free agency as if they have a legitimate shot at big fish Dwight Howard. A national report now calls it unlikely the All-Star center will remain with the Lakers and Dallas is the front-runner destination.
The valid base of the story is two years in the making. Howard has long admired...
Yesterday, the Los Angeles Lakers Twitter feed decided to continue their #StayD12 campaign as they posted an image of Howard’s #12 jersey draped on the facade of the Beverly Hills Hotel:
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) June 29, 2013
As you might figure, the image was photoshopped but only appears to be the first of the photoshop jobs to be...
A self-proclaimed realtor is claiming via Twitter that Dwight Howard is looking at houses in Houston today.
It was recently reported that the All-Star center is unlikely to resign with the Lakers and has the Dallas Mavericks and Houston Rockets atop his list of destinations. This is just speculation of course, but assuming he’s not looking for a summer home, this could indicate...
The Lakers have taken a page out of the “new NBA” handbook and started an all out campaign to get Dwight Howard to return to the Los Angeles Lakers. Dwight wants to be woo’d and the Lakers are putting on the hard court press in social media and around LA with billboards asking Dwight Howard to stay and started a hash tag, #StayD12.
Anyone driven down Figueroa by @STAPLESCenter...
Dwight Howard has marked July 10th as the day he will announce his decision on his future NBA team. That’s the first day a free agent can officially sign with a team. If the buzz is correct, the Houston Rockets are likely to be the lucky team. There are even rumors he’s currently in Houston looking at houses. In the last few days we’ve seen the Los Angeles Lakers uncharacteristically...
The Los Angeles Lakers are pulling out all the stops to keep free agent center Dwight Howard. The team put up a massive sign on the side of Staples Center this week asking Howard to “Stay” in L.A. They posted a picture of the sign on their Instagram account on Wednesday:
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ESPN.com is reporting that Dwight Howard will meet with the Houston Rockets first when free agency commences early Monday morning.
Howard is set to meet in Los Angeles with a Houston Rockets group that includes management, James Harden, and Hall of Fame center Hakeem Olajuwon, according to sources.
The Lakers can offer a max deal of $118 million for five seasons while other teams...
In some news that every Celtics fan has been dying to hear, it appears that Dwight Howard might be moving on from the Los Angeles Lakers after all.
Of course, this is Dwight Howard we're talking about, he can always change his mind at any minute. However, a recent ESPN report has him currently thinking he won't be back in LA this year.
Chris Broussard, ESPN:
There is very...
I’ve felt like Houston is the destination from the get go for Dwight Howard and now it’s looking like that is the reality per ESPN. Howard is reportedly set to meet with the Rockets first when free agency opens on July 1st. With a group that includes Houston management, star James Harden, and team legend [...]
The Houston Rockets will have the first shot at the Dwight Howard sweepstakes.
The team will send a sizable contingent to meet with the Lakers forward shortly after free agency opens at 12:01 a.m. Monday morning, a “source with knowledge of the meeting” told ESPN.com’s Jeff Goodman.
Houston’s wooing party will reportedly include general manager Daryl Morey, coach Kevin McHale...
Chris Broussard of ESPN discusses the report that there is little chance Dwight Howard re-signs with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Dwight Howard could leave, Chris Paul is expected to stay, and plenty more will happen beyond Los Angeles when the NBA's free agency period opens.
Frontcourt players such as Josh Smith, David West, Andrew Bynum and Al Jefferson also can become free agents Monday at midnight EDT.
Howard heads the class after spending one largely unhappy season with the Lakers. They would like...
Amid all the speculation about Dwight Howard’s future, his Lakers point guard from last season thinks Dwight can still prosper in L.A.
Nash told the New York Daily News that he wants Howard back as a teammate, and that Howard can be great in D’Antoni’s offense.
“He played Mike’s offense, pretty much, in Orlando. I think we can make it work. We need to surround him with...