Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/24/12

Maybe it's true. Maybe it's not. But the Magic are reportedly at least telling teams that Dwight Howard might not be moved. According to ESPN.com's Chris Broussard, Orlando is telling rival executives that Howard might not be traded after all. An executive who has had discussions with the Magic regarding Howard reportedly said they will only trade the six-time All-Star in a deal that's great for the franchise -- a stance they've reportedly had for a "week or so." There is definitely the possibility that this is all an effort by Orlando to gain leverage in ongoing negotiations. Perhaps by...

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