Found May 19, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
Daryl Morey's master plan may be coming together after all. According to a CBS report, free agent center Dwight Howard is no lock to re-sign with the Los Angeles Lakers and is most intrigued by playing in Houston, where All-Star guard James Harden led the league's youngest team to the playoffs, where it was eliminated in six games by the Oklahoma City Thunder. "With six weeks to go before Howard becomes an unrestricted free agent, the team that is said to intrigue him the most is theHouston Rockets, according to multiple people briefed on internal conversations surrounding Howard's free-agent decision," CBS reported. "The Rockets have a young star,James Harden, who has proved himself worthy of playing the leading role for the franchise; a budding 3-point shooting threat inChandler Parsons; a defensive-minded coach in Kevin McHale; andOmer Asik, the kind of 7-footer Howard is believed to want next to him in the frontcourt." If this is true, it get...

Dwight Howard reportedly frustrated with Mike D’Antoni

The latest news surrounding Dwight Howard and the Los Angeles Lakers should come as a surprise to no one. While most people feel that Howard will return to LA next season if for no other reason than the Lakers can offer him over $30 million more than any other team, the decision may not be that simple. According to’s Dave McMenamin, Howard is reportedly frustrated...

Report: Dwight Howard Favors Rockets or Mavericks, Plans to Take His Time Deciding Whether to Stay With Lakers

Dwight Howard has said he doesn’t want a big, circus-like atmosphere surrounding his free agency decision this summer. But a small circus may do. While the Lakers reportedly want to figure out quickly whether Howard will return, Howard “has privately indicated he plans to give strong consideration to multiple teams,” Ken Berger of reports league sources as saying...

Dwight Howard Reportedly Voiced Frustrations With Mike D’Antoni To Lakers GM

Dwight Howard reportedly voiced his frustrations with Mike D’Antoni to Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak during his exit interview after the Lakers first round playoff exit. Howard becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1. According to ESPN Los Angeles: According to sources with knowledge of the situation, part of the discussion between Howard and Kupchak centered around Howard’s frustration...

Report: Dwight Howard Intrigued By Houston Rockets

On July 1, Dwight Howard will test the waters of free agency and there is no guarantee he will return to the Los Angeles Lakers.  According to a report, the Rockets are the most intriguing team to the All-Star center. According to Ken Berger of CBS Sports: With the Lakers hoping for a swift decision from Dwight Howard on his free agency this summer, the All-Star center has given...

Lakers rumors: Dwight Howard frustrated with Mike D’Antoni

From the time the Los Angeles Lakers announced Mike D’Antoni would be their new head coach, questions surrounded how he would fit with All-Star center Dwight Howard. During the big man’s exit interview following the disappointing season, Howard expressed his frustration with D’Antoni to general manager Mitch Kupchak, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles.Howard...

Dwight Howard should leave Lakers

It seems that there is a terrible trend happening for NBA player Dwight Howard. For the past few years in the offseason it seems that Howard is involved with trade talks and team chemistry issues. Howard has been working on his diva role more than his free throws. Los Angeles is not the right fit for Howard because the media puts a ton of pressure on stars to win NBA titles. Howard...

Report: Dwight Howard intrigued by Rockets, Mavs

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Kobe Bryant Plans to Spend Time With Dwight Howard to Convince Him to Stay

Kobe isn’t a dumb person, no matter what you think of Dwight Howard personally, if he leaves the Lakers, it will lessen their chances of winning next year. Next year, maybe all that Kobe has left, so it makes sense that he will try to convince him to stay. He has no real alternative  but to try to make it work with Dwight. Lakers are ready to hitch their wagon to Dwight for the...

Report: Dwight Howard Tells Mitch Kupchak He’s Not Happy With D’Antoni

I wouldn’t classify this as a big secret, but in retrospect the Lakers made a mistake when they brought in Mike D’Antoni. They should have either let Mike Brown ride out the season or brought back Phil Jackson. Any other alternatives were going to cause tension if the Lakers didn’t win immediately. I don’t think D’Antoni did a bad job, considering all the injuries the Lakers...

Report: Dwight Howard tells Mitch Kupchak He’s Unhappy with Mike D’Antoni

The Dwightmare 2 is just picking up steam as I told  you all it would yesterday when I reported that Dwight is intrigued by the likes of the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks. The latest update is a report courtesy of ESPN. In which sources indicate that Dwight is not happy with head coach Mike [...]

Orlando Magic should blow up their roster this off-season

The Sports Bank‘s series of NBA off-season team needs pages begins with the worst team in the league this past season; the Orlando Magic.  The franchise suffered a major setback after dealing disgruntled superstar Dwight Howard last off-season.  They enter the off-season stuck with a roster of average talent and rather than trying to scrape by, it is time for the Orlando Magic...

Pat Williams hoping Magic's lottery luck shows up again

NEW YORK (AP) -- Pat Williams is pretty good at being lucky, and he's got a hunch. "I got a funny feeling that this could be another Magic year, here. For some reason, I've just got the feel," Williams said. Orlando sure could use it. Following a difficult first season after trading Dwight Howard, the Magic are hoping Williams can bring them more lottery luck...
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