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The Dwight Howard trade saga is finally over after last week's trade to Los Angeles. Everyone around the league is trying to figure out exactly how the deal went down. After all, Orlando was holding out for a better deal and some had trouble saying exactly why this was the deal to hold out for. The Magic did not receive any All Stars in return and seemed destined for the bottom of the league. Of course, that might be exactly what they wanted in the end. Since Dwight Howard first announced his trade demand last December, the Magic have engaged discussions with just about every team in the league. Initially, the Nets, Mavericks and Lakers were involved. The Warriors tried to jump in at one point. The Rockets got serious for a long while. In the end, it was the Lakers who were able to put the puzzle pieces together. And that left a lot of general managers with fan bases to appease and support to drum up giving some explanation as to why Howard is in Los Angeles rather than in thei...

When Dwight Howard and Josh Smith Were Celtics

I came across this photo and thought it was quite interesting.  Believe it or not, both Josh Smith and Dwight Howard, along with Randolph Morris, were Celtics at one time.  Unfortunately it wasn't the Boston Celtics, but the Atlanta Celtics when they played AAU basketball together.  Howard is more than likely staying in LA, but there's still a chance that Josh Smith may...

Dwight Howard Dating R&B Singer Ciara

Dwight Howard already has a love in Los Angeles, as it’s being reported that Howard is dating R&B singer Ciara. A source is claiming that the two have been trying to keep their romance a secret, until Howard feels that the two are really serious about their relationship. The source also goes on to say that Howard is very conscious on what people think of him, after he held...

Kevin Durant and James Harden not amused with Dwight Howard questions

Lakers luxury tax hit about to explode

This is not news to anyone, but the Los Angeles Lakers have one of the richest histories in the NBA. They took a big step in making sure that history continued when they traded for Dwight Howard and Steve Nash. They also made sure that the richest payroll in basketball got richer. As Larry Coon explained to ESPN, the difference between doing this trade now and doing it during the...

NBA Off-season: Winners and Losers

Howard is all smiles now that he’s out of Orlando Well, the NBA off-season dust has settled and most of the moving parts have come to rest. Although I wouldn’t exactly call this summer a power shift, I would say that the past couple months of player movements have altered the course of multiple NBA franchises. With that in mind, here’s a couple of winners and losers of this...

Dwight Howard busts out Charles Barkley impression for TMZ (Video)

As you would figure, the fine folks over at TMZ were able to track down new Lakers center Dwight Howard coming out of store in Beverly Hills.Watch as Dwight does his best Charles Barkley impression for the cameras:Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames.

New Era Radio: Unhappy Endings

On this week's show ... Chad & Evelyn's Bogus Journey; Laker fans get disgustingly euphoric over Dwight Howard (or maybe that's one Warrior fan's opinion) and an Olympic recap. Click here for the show.

Stan Van Gundy, on the Magic: “You get what you deserve”

Stan Van Gundy and Dwight Howardcredit: Former Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy is never at a loss of words; actually, it seems like sometimes he is looking for something to say. We all remember that terribly awkward press conference last season where he told reporters that Dwight Howard wanted him fired, only to have Dwight walk in on the media session....

The Majors LIVE 115 Preview: Olympics recap, Dwight Howard trade, Strasburg, more!

Tonight on The Majors LIVE 115, Josh is on vacation but Adam, Nick and Scott take a look at the BIG issues in the world of sports including… Should the LeBron haters start to pull back on that hatred for him? Where does Team USA Men’s basketball go from here with Kobe and Coach K done with Olympic competition? Is it fair to have doping suspicions with Usain Bolt? Was the Dwight...

What does Iggy bring to the Nuggets?

Lost in all the hype of Dwight Howard heading to the Lakers was a move that helped another Western Conference team as well. The Denver Nuggets picking up Andre Iguodala is part of the trade that deserves a lot more attention than it is getting. Iguodala’s game is not one you would immediately think meshes in well with the Nuggets’ style of play. Denver is a run-and-gun team...
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