Dwight Howard always wanted to go to Brooklyn. The newness of the franchise and the chance to create a new legacy -- in a big market -- enticed Howard greatly. If only the other half of his mind had not convinced him to stay in Orlando for another half year and send himself into purgatory and eventually re-request his trade out of Central Florida.
By the time Howard had finally decided there was no going back to Orlando -- he had already physically left The City Beautiful in March for back surgery -- the Nets had moved on. Literally to Brooklyn but also past Howard. The Nets were done waiting.
And they are done waiting now, even if Dwight Howard wants to pull them back in.
Tuesday, Jarrod Rudolph of RealGM reported that Nets general manager Billy King has quietly been looking for a third team to help facilitate a deal that would bring Dwight Howard to his desired location, Brooklyn.
According to sources, King was planning to contact the Minnesota Timberwolves in order to gau...