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The Los Angeles Lakers have waived Chris Duhon as expected.
Duhon would have earned $3.5 million had he remained on the Lakers' roster. Duhon's contract was partially guaranteed at $1.5 million.
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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. The Los Angeles Lakers have waived guard Chris Duhon, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.
In 46 games (9 starts) last season with the Lakers, Duhon averaged 2.9 points, 1.5 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 17.8 minutes while recording three double-figure scoring games, 10-plus assists twice and one double-double.
Kobe Bryant told Lakers.com on Thursday that the Los Angeles Lakers will “have a team out there on the floor that’s going to be a contender.” “L.A. is home for me. It’s the longest place I’ve ever stayed as a kid moving around,” said Bryant to Lakers.com. “Being in one place for 17
The Los Angeles Lakers are stepping up their efforts to urge center Dwight Howard to stay with the team. Apparently they hope that painting the Beverly Hills Hotel facade with a replica of Howard's Lakers jersey will help convince him that staying with the team is the right move for him.
#STAYD12 pic.twitter.com/azI12oh2AY— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) June 29, 2013
How can you get Dwight Howard to join your team? The Mavs have cap room, but so do the Rockets and the Hawks. Of course, there’s the Lakers, who can offer him more $$$. The onus then, is on how can one outshine the other in getting the slotman to sign on the dotted line. Take the Mavericks, for example. There’s Dirk, the pitchman. And then, there’s this: A certain restaurant...
The stakes are high in the Dwight Howard free agency game.
First, it was the Lakers who begged Howard to stay in Los Angeles. Now, a Dallas-area food chain is offering Howard free food for the rest of his life should he choose to sign with the Mavericks.
Raising Cane’s, a chicken finger chain, has paid for a number of billboards across the area to get the word out using the hashtag...
Dwight Howard’s sources are leaking to the media, that he hasn’t made up his mind about where he is going to sign and the decision ultimately will come down to championships, not money.
You have to take all these reports with a grain of salt. Only Howard knows what he really is going to do. He could already know or he could honestly give each team equal say before making a decision...
The Lakers are getting especially desperate in their effort to convince Dwight Howard to stay in Los Angeles instead of signing with another team as a free agent. On Wednesday, the team began tweeting about the billboard campaign they launched around the city to show Howard how much he is wanted. They even started a [...]
According to ESPN, Dwight Howard will make his free agency decision by July 10. It was recently reported that the All-Star center is unlikely to resign with the Lakers and that Houston and Dallas are atop his list of destinations.
…A source close to the All-Star center told ESPNLosAngeles.com that Howard expects to be ready to choose his team as soon as the NBA’s moratorium on...
LOS ANGELES Welcome to the Dwightline, our up-to-the-minute tracker of the saga thats about to unfold starting at 9:00 p.m. PT Sunday. We will be updating this so that aggregates of all the rumors, reports and actual news surrounding Dwight Howards free agency, and for all those directly involved in the proceedings, we can only hope it ends sooner rather than later.
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Dwight Howard is meeting with the Lakers on Tuesday, and Kobe Bryant will be there to try to personally persuade him to remain in Los Angeles.
I think I speak for all of us when I say, things just got serious in the race for Dwight Howard. Okay sure. I’m positive the list of things Dwight is looking for in a team includes the opportunity to win a championship, less pressure, and an offense catered to his skill set. But free [...]
It seems like the Dwight Howard Sweepstakes have swung in favor of the Dallas Mavericks over the past few days. An article by ESPN’s Chris Broussard came out on Thursday claiming that sources close to the situation have said that Dwight does not want to resign with the Lakers, and is naming Houston, Dallas and [...]The post How the Mavericks Could Land Dwight Howard appeared first...
ESPN.com is reporting that Dwight Howard will meet with the Houston Rockets first when free agency commences early Monday morning.
Howard is set to meet in Los Angeles with a Houston Rockets group that includes management, James Harden, and Hall of Fame center Hakeem Olajuwon, according to sources.
The Lakers can offer a max deal of $118 million for five seasons while other teams...
Dwight Howard will meet with the Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, Dallas Mavericks, Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers between Sunday night and Tuesday. Howard wants a quick resolution to his free agency and a source said his decision could come before the end of the week.
"He wants to make a decision based on basketball more than anything else," one source said...