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Orlando's long-running search to trade Dwight Howard may finally have received some good news. After the Magic were generally unsatisfied with the package the Nets, Dwight Howard's preferred landing spot, put together and after the Nets decided to move on, Dwight Howard may have finally enabled the Magic to increase their trade leverage.
Jarrod Rudolph of RealGM reports Howard is ready to commit to signing a long-term extension after the 2012-13 season with the Lakers if he is traded there.
It has long been speculated that the Lakers, despite a heavy interest in acquiring Howard, were hesitant to commit all the resources they could to a deal because of fears Howard would leave them. Los Angeles is not interested in a rental in other words.
It was also widely reported earlier in the year that Howard had little interest in joining the Lakers. The speculation was that Howard was reluctant to follow in Shaquille O'Neal's footsteps in going from Orlando to Los Angeles ...
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Dwight Howard's agent has denied reports that Howard had decided he would sign an extension with the Los Angeles Lakers if he's traded to the Lakers, ESPN.com reported. "Dwight's position has remained unchanged since the end of this past season," Dan Fegan of LaGardere Unlimited told ESPN.com. "He fully intends to explore free agency at the end of next...
I am SO SICK of the Dwight Howard saga. However, I understand what a benefit Howard would be to the Lakers if they were to get him. So with that caveat out of the way, I’ll present you another update on the “Get Dwight to LA” campaign. Wednesday night, Real GM reported that Dwight is [...]
As the Dwightmare continues for both the Orlando Magic and their fans, a dream is how the Los Angeles Lakers and their fan base are seeing the whole situation. Rumors of where Dwight Howard may land have been circulating for over a year now but the latest reports have the superstar center possibly heading to the LA Lakers in a deal that would [...]
Much like all other Dwight Howard trade talk, take this with a grain of salt.
According to Ric Bucher of ESPN, the Cleveland Cavaliers have emerged as the new favorite to be the team that facilitates Dwight Howard being traded to the Lakers.
In the deal, the Cavaliers would get Andrew Bynum, the Lakers would get Dwight Howard, and the Magic would get Anderson Varejao and a slew of...
NEW YORK, NY –The NBA continues its push to become as popular abroad as they are in the United States.
Today the league announced that the Orlando Magic will play the New Orleans Hornets on Oct 7th in Mexico City in a preseason/exhibition contest.
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Dwight Howard's agent said that his client intends to explore free agency regardless of the team he finishes the 12-13 season with.
Hisham Arafat joins me to discuss Dwight Howard, Jeremy Lin, Steve Nash, The Miami Heat, The Brooklyn Nets as well as other NBA noteworthy happenings.
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Photo c/o Jon SooHooThe plot thickened in the Dwight Howard saga when the Orlando Magic center was spotted in Los Angeles catching the Dodgers-Phillies game Tuesday night.Howard said he was only in LA to rehab his back, which he just had surgically repaired, and said he would be fine for the start of the season.While there was no footage of a high speed exchange of Keystone Light...
Sources are confirming that Dwight Howard will in fact join the Los Angeles Lakers and sign an extension for next season. WOW. Talk about a REAL BIG 3 in DWIGHT, KOBE, and NASH….enough trophies amongst those 3 to fill up Jose Canseco’s defaulted on mansion. At this point you would have to put the Lakers as the favorite to win the title next year. Yes I’d take Dwight, Kobe...
Just a short time ago, the New York Knicks have reportedly declined their chance to match the Houston Rockets offer of 3 years, 25 million dollar deal for the Harvard grad. The Knicks decided to let Lin go and take their money somewhere else which shows that they believe the roster they have is good enough without him. As Lin rose to fame last season, his stock went up as teams...
Magic Masters is Orlando Magic Daily's attempt to recognize the best in Magic history. In this edition, we are trying to rank the best teams in Magic history. To see the full tournament bracket, visit the introduction page. Today, we crown a champion.
And a worthy champion it is.
When I embarked on this task of determining the best team in Magic history last summer, I suspected...
Hoopsworld.com's Alex Kennedy joins Rob and Amy to discuss the latest news in NBA Free Agency and the constant rumors surrounding the trade status of Dwight Howard.