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The Orlando Magic and Brooklyn Nets are ramping up the trade talk for Dwight Howard. The Nets are seeking multiple partners to sweeten the pot for Orlando. But some GMs aren’t sure they want to help Brooklyn land the center piece of their mega-team:
Multiple league executives told ESPN.com on Sunday that there is growing reluctance among some teams to participate in the sort of three-team deal that would get Howard to Brooklyn, amid some leaguewide dissatisfaction that the Los Angeles Lakers were able to swing a deal for Steve Nash last week.
Being the cog in creating another super team in Brooklyn, with Deron Williams and Joe Johnson already in the mix, is not palatable to some teams concerned about competitive balance.
“You can talk about the new (luxury) tax all you want, but if the Lakers get Nash and the Nets get Howard, then what did the new CBA accomplish?” one GM said. “You have to realize part of long-term planning is making sure you don’t help create teams you can’t beat....
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After all that happened after LeBron won his NBA championship. Free agents moving left and right, coaches getting hired and fired, and the Olympics are coming at us with full force. The biggest NBA storyline just happens to be six-foot eleven, 265 pounds, with a bad back. Yes, once again, the Dwight-mare has crept up once again into the mainstream, and this time, we have...
The Magic's talks with the Nets have seemed to wind their course. The Cavaliers backed out of the reported three or four-team deal and have left the Magic and the Nets dealing with each other for Dwight Howard. It is no secret Howard wants to end up in Brooklyn, but Brooklyn lacks many of the assets to trade with Orlando directly -- thus the complex monster of a trade Brooklyn...
The Brooklyn Nets are getting closer to obtaining Dwight Howard according to reports. The Orlando Magic and Nets might be off on agreeing on a deal but now a third team is added to the mix in the Cleveland Cavaliers.
According to Ken Berger of CBS Sports that Cavaliers are interested in the Nets center Kris Humphries. Below is what Berger tweeted .
-One possible destination...
The Magic continue to move closer to trading Dwight Howard and the Nets appear to be the favorites.
The web that is the Dwight Howard trade continues to grow as the Cavaliers have apparently backed out of the deal after failing to agree to terms with restricted free agent Kris Humphries. Reports now have the Bobcats or the Timberwolves entering the fray as a third team to help facilitate a deal between the Magic and the Nets for the All-NBA center.
The deal has completely ballooned...
Deron Williams and Dwight Howard talked about being NBA teammates four years ago during the Olympics. Now Williams knows there's speculation that it could happen soon.
He's aware of reports that Orlando and Brooklyn and trying to arrange a trade - possibly involving two other teams - but he's not paying too much attention to that.
''There's been a lot of...
There are few things more amusing than seeing NBA players attempting to act and it appears that Dwight Howard/Carmelo Anthony will be part of one of the greatest Chinese sci-fi movies of all-time.The movie is called, "Amazing" and to keep the plot short and simple, it features Dwight and Carmelo in the fictional world of "The Sixth Sense" as a Chinese video game...
On this episode of The Slant, host Brad Stein recaps the Home Run Derby, discusses the Dwight Howard rumors, and talks about where the Portland Trail Blazers go from here.
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Dan Gilbert was the posterboy for a jilted owner when LeBron bolted Cleveland two summers ago. So why would he now contribute to helping Dwight Howard out of Orlando?
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