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While visions of Dwight Howard might be dancing in the heads of Hawks fans, the future of another free-agent-to-be is more central to the teams long-term success.
Hes one of their own -- Josh Smith.
Anyone who watched the Hawks last season knew it was a travesty that Smith did not earn a spot on the NBA All-Star team. He was the Hawks co-leader in points-per-game (18.8) and leader in rebounds-per-game (9.6) while averaging 3.9 assists and 1.7 blocks in playing all 66 games. In the playoffs, he upped his game, averaging 13.6 rebounds and 4.8 assists (his points dropped off by 2.0 per game, but its harder to score in the playoffs when defense and intensity pick up) and its arguable that by Smiths getting injured and missing a game, the Hawks might have missed an opportunity to eliminate Boston in the first round.
For a while now, multiple reports have stated that Smith has asked to be traded, a situation that he has resisted commenting on publicly. If new general manager Danny Ferr...
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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...
Apparently, Dwight Howard is cool enough with one of his Twitter followers that he sent a series of direct messages to the guy via his account.
The information he shared offers us enough information to know that Howard is the misguided piece of work many have been thinking he is.
Catch the tweets after you advance the ball.
Who does this? Ok, more so, who STILL...
Monday morning, Jordan Schultz of The Huffington Post dropped a bit of a bombshell on Magic fans.
In a time when some were hopeful/dreading Dwight Howard showing up to camp at Amway Center for the beginning of the season and convincing him into staying, that thought certainly ended. Sources close to Howard told Schultz that Howard is prepared to sit out the entire 2012-13 season...
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...
Dwight Howard's agent said that his client intends to explore free agency regardless of the team he finishes the 12-13 season with.
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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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.
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...