Originally written on Beyond The Buzzer  |  Last updated 11/15/14
The Brooklyn Nets are preparing to make another run at Dwight Howard, according to a source. Nets general manager Billy King has closely monitored the struggling Lakers and quietly searched for a third team with an attractive piece that would help facilitate a trade that would deliver Howard to the Nets, according to sources. According to sources, King was planning to contact the Minnesota Timberwolves in order to gauge their interest in a three-team trade that would send Kevin Love to the Lakers, Brook Lopez to the Timberwolves and Dwight Howard to the Nets. Other small pieces would need to be included, but the proposed trade was thought to be intriguing enough to start conversations in the Lakers front office that would force them to deal with Howard earlier than planned. That idea, however, was shelved when Love was sidelined 8-10 weeks with a broken hand.  King will still look around for an attractive piece for the Lakers, but won’t make getting Howard as big a priority as last ...
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