Originally written on Ball Don't Lie  |  Last updated 12/29/11
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After only a few games, it's become increasingly clear that the New Jersey Nets need help if they're a) ever going to be a serious contender and b) hold on to free agent Deron Williams this offseason. Luckily for them, the best player on the market, Dwight Howard, has shown interest in joining the team in Brooklyn next season. The problem for the franchise, of course, is that they have few assets to trade and might have to fend for both players ont he open market in July. But wait! Perhaps plans are already being formed, because Howard and Williams were spotted bronoodling at dinner on Wednesday night with the Nets in Orlando! Colin Stephenson of The Newark Star-Ledger has all the juicy details (via EOB): "Since he's been in the league, every time he comes to town, we go eat dinner and just kick it,'' Howard said after the Magic's shootaround today. "We've been friends since the Olympics, and so we go out to eat, have a bite.'' Earlier, Williams had stammered and said, "I don't eve...
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