Found December 16, 2011 on
The Nets are maintaining cap space to sign or trade for Dwight Howard.
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The Orlando Magic open preseason play Sunday in Miami, but their fan base is already trying to show Dwight Howard how much they don't want him to leave town.
About 9,000 fans went through the doors Saturday morning at Amway Center for free seats to an open Magic practice.
Inside, Howard's No. 12 jersey and signs urging him to remain in Orlando could be seen throughout the...
The Orlando Magic have begun informing teams that Dwight Howard is no longer on the trade market, two sources told ESPN.com.
The Magic have decided that none of the various offers they've received, most notably from the New Jersey Nets and Los Angeles Lakers, is worth executing, according to sources.
To avoid any more drama, the team is no longer taking calls on Howard, sources...
Dwight Howard will remain in Orlando for the foreseeable future at least.
Doesn't mean the Nets still can't trade for him during the season
Magic general manager Otis Smith said Wednesday the team's goal remains to keep Dwight Howard in a Magic uniform as long as they possibly can and that the trade talks "could go to the end of the season." Smith would not say whether trade talks for the center are off, but did say there was no deal in place.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Magic center Dwight Howard has made it a point to avoid social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook as talk continued to swirl this week about his request to be traded to another team.
Two weeks ago, I started a post agreeing with Jeff Schultz that the Hawks should make a play for Dwight Howard and then, in the process of writing it, realized that Howard would never come here because he would end up in a situation that is worse than the one he was leaving in Orlando. Here was my conclusion:Additionally, Howard has to be thinking that the biggest obstacle to gaining...
The Nets cleared a ton of cap space last summer for a shot at a big-ticket free agent, but were left overpaying for Travis Outlaw when everyone signed with other teams.
They spent most of the first half chasing Carmelo Anthony before watching him wind up across the Hudson at Madison Square Garden. They wound up with a pretty nice consolation prize in Deron Williams, although his...