Found July 06, 2013 on RealGM:
The Los Angeles Lakers have reached out to Lamar Odom to gauge the free agent's thoughts on returning. Odom spent seven seasons with the Lakers, where he was a top contributor on back-to-back champions. Odom averaged 4 points and 5.9 rebounds in 19.7 minutes for the Los Angeles Clippers last season.

Report: Lakers Reach Out to Lamar Odom About Returning

Word going around the internet is that the Lakers have reached out to Lamar Odom. Odom, who played with the Lakers from 2004-’11 before being traded to the Mavericks, would probably welcome a return back to his former team. Chances are that it won’t cost the Lakers much to sign Odom, but if this is it for the Lakers it’s been a bit of a letdown off-season, after losing free...

Jackson calls Howard an 'Astro'

Phil Jackson tried to make sense of Dwight Howard's decision to sign with Houston, and he called him an "Astro" in the process. 

At The Last Minute, Dwight Howard Was About To Re-Sign With L.A. Lakers

Even though Dwight Howard has already announced [via Twitter] his decision of leaving the Los Angeles Lakers for the Houston Rockets, it's being reported that Howard was split 50-50 on his decision, according to a source.After Howard landed in Los Angeles Friday evening, he contacted the L.A. Lakers and reportedly told them that he's split on staying or leaving for the Rockets...

Dwight Howard: Kobe Never Offered To Teach Me How To Be A Champion

The Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant saga may be ratcheted up even more now that Howard has chosen to become a Houston Rocket. Earlier in the week, we reported that part of Kobe Bryant’s pitch to Howard was the ability for the Black Mamba to teach Howard how to be a champion.  Well Dwight Howard has a different take on that story. During an interview with Alex Kennedy of Hoops World...

Kobe Bryant responds to Dwight Howard via Instagram

  After Kobe Bryant stopped following Dwight Howard on Twitter, he decided to make a public declaration of his support for teammate Pau Gasol on his Instagram account. Check out Kobe’s post that you can see in the below image: *** Kobe Bryant image courtesy of Getty Images

Grilling A Dwight Howard Jersey, ESPN Sources Strike Again & A Must-See Rockets Fan

  It seems the Dwight Howard free agency drama is over. I was going to sit at home last night and wait for Dwight&#821…

Report: Suns have no interest in trading Dragic

When the Suns made a trade for Eric Bledsoe earlier this week, speculation immediately began on the future of Goran Dragic in Phoenix. After all, Bledsoe and Dragic both play point guard.

Phil Jackson Says Dwight Howard Will Be Better Off Being an “Astro”

If the Lakers would have hired Phil Jackson as their head coach, Dwight Howard would still be in LA, but they didn’t and he is gone. Phillip chimed in on the situation with some smooth slander of Dwight Howard. What DH brings to the game is power and D. This past year didn’t show due it to rehab and confusion. If he is better of an Astro, so be it. — Phil Jackson (@PhilJackson11...

Dwight Howard To Sign With Rockets After Informing Lakers Of Decision

Dwight Howard informed the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night that he will not return to the organization. "We have been informed of Dwight's decision to not return to the Lakers," Mitch Kupchak said in a statement. "Naturally we're disappointed. However, we will now move forward in a different direction with the future of the franchise and, as always, ...

Morey: Rockets One Of Top Teams In West With Addition Of Howard

Daryl Morey is setting realistic goals and tempering expectations after securing the free agent signing of Dwight Howard. “I think with this, we move into one of the top teams in the West,” Morey said. “Miami, the Spurs, Oklahoma City, teams have earned more than us, we have to try to get ahead of those teams. Teams mistake at times like this when they make rash moves, rather...

Reports: Howard chooses Rockets

Dwight Howard has made his decision and will sign with the Houston Rockets, according to multiple reports. Terms of the deal were not reported. Howard and his representatives still need to go through details of a proposed contract with the Rockets, according to Yahoo! Sports. As late as Friday afternoon Howard was reportedly deciding between the Rockets and returning to the Los...

Howard To Net $2.6M More With Rockets After First Four Seasons

Dwight Howard will sign a four-year deal worth $88 million with the Houston Rockets instead of a five-year, $118 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. While Howard loses one guaranteed season, Howard will net $2.6 million more dollars after taxes over the first four seasons of the deal. Texas has no state income tax, while California has the highest state tax rate in the United...

Clippers Agree To A Two Year Deal With Darren Collison

The Clippers have added yet another guard to their backcourt rotation. USA Today is reporting that the Clippers have agreed to a two-year deal with Darren Collison. He averaged 12 points and 5.1 assists per game with the Dallas Mavericks last season, and will try to find some room in a backcourt that includes Chris Paul, J.J. Redick and Jamaal Crawford.

Dwight Howard Will Join The Houston Rockets, According To Source

A person with knowledge of the Dwight Howard saga, which has lasted for about 20 months, claims that the free agent has already made up his mind on where he wants to play basketball in the upcoming 2013-2014 NBA season.Howard has picked the Houston Rockets, according to the source. The source, who wanted to keep their identity unknown because the news hadn't yet been announced...
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