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Let the countdown to NBA training camps begin in fact, they get started in about a month, on Oct. 2. With the excitement of the offseason long past and the biggest headlines now revolving around bench role players lobbying for something more than a veteran's minimum contract, the season can't come soon enough. The Dwight Howard deal is three weeks in the past, and it's becoming a bit easier to imagine him and Steve Nash in the purple and gold. We're getting accustomed to these reshuffled rosters, and at this point, something of a basketball dead zone has begun.With so little left to accomplish before teams begin to practice, it's time to look back on the two months since free agency began and to assess the league's best offseason roster rebuilds. Click here or on the gallery at the right for our rankings.
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Dwight Howard made a mess on his way out of Orlando, but seems to want to mend his relationship with Magic fans with this gesture.
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Well that's exactly what happened while Howard was in China playing a game of Pop-a-Shot versus a fan.
In the video below, Howard is clearly not taking the challenge seriously as he is taking...
Dwight Howard is a Los Angeles Laker and being apart of one of the greatest basketball organizations ever comes with a price. He held a twitter chat session with fans and he was asked if he would train with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and he answered he would. Of course, he has to receive clearance from [...]
Dwight Howard, the former Orlando Magic star center, took out an ad in today’s Orlando Sentinel with the following message for the city:
To play the game of basketball in the NBA is a blessing and to have had the opportunity to play before the Orlando fans for eight years was truly a privilege and an honor.
Words cannot express the love that I have for Orlando. With your support...
As many players before him have done, Dwight Howard took out an ad in the local paper thanking the team and fans that he had just abandoned. I have a feeling many of the fans don’t feel the same way, with the upcoming Magic team predicted to do poorly at best. Either way it was [...]
Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard won't have to travel far to work with one of the greatest NBA center's of all time, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
According to Lakers Nation, Howard plans to follow in the footsteps of many great Lakers centers and will work out with the six-time NBA champion, Abdul-Jabbar.
During a conversation with a fan via Twitter, Howard was asked if...
L.A. Lakers star Dwight Howard is making peace with the residents of Orlando, FL, as it's being reported that Howard took out a newspaper ad, which Howard thanks the people of Orlando for supporting him during his time with the Orlando Magic.Howard took out a full-page ad in the Orlando Sentinel, which will be seen by all in Sunday's newspaper, thanking those who supported...
Dwight Howard recently came out with a message of public appreciation for the city of Orlando taking out a full page ad in the Orlando sentinel saying: “words cannot express the love that I have for Orlando. With your support we have done great things in this city from hanging banners to impacting our youth”. This has been the latest in a string of public displays of appreciation...
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I don’t think there’s anything that Dwight Howard’s PR firm could have written that would of come off as sincere.
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