Found May 23, 2013 on Dunson Checks In:
Since Chris Paul will most likely stay a Clipper, the possible departure of All-Star center Dwight Howard is the most talked about free agency in L.A. If Howard stays in L.A. he could receive $118 million over five-years. But if he opts to leave the Lakers the max he will receive is $87.6 million—$30.4 million less—on a four-year deal. But
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