Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 7/2/13
Free agent big man Dwight Howard has already met with the Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks, and he’s scheduled to meet with the Dallas Mavericks early Tuesday morning. But the Los Angeles Lakers will get the final word with Howard and they are planning on bringing out the heavy hitters. Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant will be a big part of the Lakers’ pitch, and will be joined by the team’s vice president of player personnel Jim Buss and representatives from Time Warner Cable. The Lakers and Time Warner agreed to a record television contract in 2012 that could be worth $5 billion over 25 years. Time Warner’s reps will likely be there to reveal to Howard how they plan to cover the team and feature him in the future. On Monday Nash flew back to Los Angeles from New York to join the roster of people pitching Howard for the Lakers. Before takeoff he tweeted the following: Flying from NYC to LA. @DwightHoward we’re coming for you. You’re going to love the statue we build
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