Found December 16, 2012 on HoopStuff:
The Dwight Howard drama has now been going on for three years, with two teams, on two different coasts. There are still constant rumblings about where he will end up. He recently stated this week that he knew where he was going to play next year, but in reality there are only four possible outcomes. Most Probable: Resigns with Los Angeles Lakers - The Lakers can offer him the most money, because they own his rights, but he also gets to be a star and celebrity in Hollywood and he will eventually be the king of LA once Kobe retires. Those are three strong reasons why Dwight will most likely stay in LA. However, this season’s drama could sway his opinion of the team and if he has problems with management, Kobe or Mike D’Anotni, then he could choose to leave. Overall, the allure of Los Angeles and the highest payday possible, will most likely keep Dwight with the Lakers long term. This is by far the most logical option for Dwight Howard. Possible: Signs with Dallas Mavericks - If Howard...
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