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With the free agency period commencing at 12:01 a.m. Monday, the Dwight Howard sweepstakes has officially begun.
The Los Angeles Lakers wasted no time in their attempts to convince the free-agent center to re-sign, having actor and longtime Lakers season ticket holder Jack Nicholson reach out to Howard to stay put in L.A. Nicholson spoke with Howard on the phone about remaining a Laker for the long haul, according to ESPN’s J.A. Adande.
Between the massive “#StayD12″ banners, a proposed reality television show with Time Warner Cable and the courtship from a celebrity like Nicholson, Los Angeles is launching a full-fledged campaign to keep the seven-time NBA All-Star in purple and gold. Former Laker and current ESPN analyst Magic Johnson also joined the campaign with a tweet sent out Monday:
Short and sweet.
Howard is expected to meet with the Lakers, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks. The 27-year-old is reportedly making his decision on July 10, when the NBA’s free-agency moratorium is lifted and players can officially sign with new teams.
Here’s Dwight Howard last night hanging with his girl, wearing what might be the funniest tshirt he could find. That’s clearly some kind of joke. But hey, chicks like a good sense of humor, so looks like he’s on the right track. You go, Dwight! Do your thing!
(props to Terez for the find)
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