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NEW YORK (AP) -- The Orlando Magic and New Orleans Hornets will play a preseason game in Mexico City.
The game will be a homecoming for the Magic's Gustavo Ayon, a Mexican who was dealt from New Orleans to Orlando earlier this month.
Hosted by the Mexico City Arena on Oct. 7, the game will be the NBA's 18th in Mexico City and 20th in the country, most for anyplace outside the United States and Canada.
There will be nine international games in October involving 10 NBA teams.
BEST OF MAXIM
Despite all the rumors, reports and speculations that he can be dealt to the Lakers any minute now, I can see a scenario where Dwight Howard does not get traded this summer ... to anyone.
I think that the Magic have shown their willingness to be patient and to get the deal that they want. Trading Howard is way more complex than people think and Orlando is certainly not going to...
Orlando's long-running search to trade Dwight Howard may finally have received some good news. After the Magic were generally unsatisfied with the package the Nets, Dwight Howard's preferred landing spot, put together and after the Nets decided to move on, Dwight Howard may have finally enabled the Magic to increase their trade leverage.
Jarrod Rudolph of RealGM reports...
THE NEVERENDING STORY
According to his agent, Dwight Howard has no intention of signing an extension if he is traded, as the center "fully intends to explore free agency at the end of next season."
Magic Masters is Orlando Magic Daily's attempt to recognize the best in Magic history. In this edition, we are trying to rank the best teams in Magic history. To see the full tournament bracket, visit the introduction page. Today, we crown a champion.
And a worthy champion it is.
When I embarked on this task of determining the best team in Magic history last summer, I suspected...
I am SO SICK of the Dwight Howard saga. However, I understand what a benefit Howard would be to the Lakers if they were to get him. So with that caveat out of the way, I’ll present you another update on the “Get Dwight to LA” campaign. Wednesday night, Real GM reported that Dwight is [...]
Magic center Dwight Howard is open to signing a five-year maximum contract extension if he's traded to the Lakers according to multiple published reports. The Magic and Lakers are zeroing in on a proposal that involves a third team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, who have the salary cap space to absorb a contract in return from the Magic if they also receive Lakers center Andrew...
Dwight Howard's agent said that his client intends to explore free agency regardless of the team he finishes the 12-13 season with.
In discussing the possibility of a Dwight Howard deal and the rumors of Andrew Bynam going to Cleveland, Terry Pluto points out some strange new rules in the CBA that make a deal very unlikely.
1. There are at least 40 million reasons why Dwight Howard and Andrew Bynum won’t sign contract extensions to help complete a trade. That’s right, 40 million, as in about $40 million....
Although a source close to the Dwight Howard camp has said that he
would be happy to play for the Los Angeles Lakers, Howard?s agent
reportedly said Friday that the Orlando Magic center intends to
explore free agency at the end of the 2012-13 season and will not
sign an extension with any team.
Dwight Howard to the Lakers?
Reports are surfacing that the Orland Magic Center is working his way to end up playing for the Los Angeles Lakers and finally leaving Orlando. Multiple teams would need to be involved in the trade of this magnitude to work in the new collective bargaining agreement in the NBA. Howard has been disgusted with the Orlando Magic not giving him enough pieces...