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The Atlanta Hawks created cap space to pursue Dwight Howard this offseason.
With Howard appearing likely to sign elsewhere, sources say the Hawks likely won't pursue players to become a playoff contender in order to improve their odds in the 2014 lottery.
"I think we may all be UNDERESTIMATING number of teams considering tanking this year. Been flooded with calls from GMs re 2014 draft class," wrote Ford on Twitter.
Beyond Andrew Wiggins at the top of the 2014 draft, the deep class could include the likes of Aaron Gordon, Jabari Parker, Julius Randle, Andrew Harrison and Marcus Smart.
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Houston area rapper Slim Thug reeeeeally wants Dwight Howard to sign with the Rockets this offseason. How do we know this? Well, the rapper has been heavily recruiting the NBA big man by enticing him with hoes, strippers, low child support payments, alcohol, shopping malls, and bad b**ches on Twitter.
Like a boss.
I guess now the tough decision is whether D12 wants all...
Rapper and Houston native, Slim Thug, is putting on his full-court-press on NBA free-agent Dwight Howard today on Twitter. Stayve Jerome Thomas (Slim Thug) is trying to sell Howard on Houston’s strip clubs, not having Kobe on the Rockets, the tax laws and not having pressure to win it all this year.
Slim Thug sent out these tweets at Howard’s direction today:
Truth be told, this is an important decision for Dwight, so he needs to think long and hard about it. No matter where he ends up, this particular decision will define the rest of his career.
If he doesn’t perform as a Top 5 player in the NBA, the team that gets him will always be known as the team who overpaid for the disappointment named Dwight Howard. No one will remember the...
It’s kind of a reach but logically, would make sense. Courtesy of Relativity Sports via Blacksportsonline, Dwight Howard was having a conversation with the Wizards’ John Wall and former player Yi Jianlian and the topic of NBA in China came up. The Lakers are scheduled to play the Wizards there in October. The trio sit [...]
A funny thing happened to Free Agent center Dwight Howard, on the way to signing a new contract; the Golden State Warriors became a viable candidate to sign him. The “San Jose Mercury News” reported Thursday, that the Warriors are now considered in the mix with the Houston Rockets and the Dallas Mavericks, as the team he will sign a four-year pact with. There is however a major...
It has been a longtime coming. Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey has been building up to pitching Dwight Howard since last off-season. He’s ready. The team’s ready, and the city is ready to return to champion form.
And it looks like it will happen—maybe.
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Houston has long been considered...
As we’ve written about over the past couple weeks, NBA free agency has finally started. While it can be frustrating hearing rumors about where the top guys will land or keeping up with which team is seriously interested in certain guys, there’s no denying that Dwight Howard is now the prize of the class now [...]
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As our latest Dwight-mare begins, the Lakers have been pulling out all the stops. There's the rumored TV show that has been offered to him as well as a phone call Howard received from Jack Nicholson.
The phrase that is being used in the report from Mavericks.com is “Imperfect Plan B”. I would say that is an accurate statement in regard to going from Howard to Bynum.
Dwight Howard isn’t perfect, but at least he plays. Bynum would be an extreme risk, but it looks like it is one the Mavericks are willing to take.
Sources tell us Andrew Bynum represents an ‘imperfect Plan...
Rapper Slim Thug already made a pretty awesome sales pitch for Dwight Howard to go to the Houston Rockets, but don’t count out the Los Angeles Lakers in this competition. According to ESPN LA’s Arash Markazi, Time Warner Cable was already in talks with Howard about giving the center a TV show if he returned [...]
The Warriors made their pitch to this year’s alpha free agent Dwight Howard on Monday It was followed by a workout with Stephen Curry. None of this was a surprise. We learned a couple days ago this would be happening. The Warriors’ infatuation with Howard stretched back a few Warrior Girls calendars.
But Monday marked the first time any legitimate progress has been made by Joe...
The Golden State Warriors believe they have a legitimate shot to sign Dwight Howard in free agency and have aggressively tried to trade away big contract players such as Andrew Bogut, Richard Jefferson and Andris Biedrins, according to sources.
The Warriors were able to get Howard's attention while meeting the Los Angeles Lakers free agent this week.
Golden State is searching...
? In an era where seemingly every detail in the process of courting a player is leaked to the public, the summer?s hottest free agent ? the Lakers? Dwight Howard ? reportedly met briefly with Lakers? GM Mitch Kupchak shortly after midnight before sitting down with Rockets brass. With Chris Paul intending to return to the Clippers on a five-year, $107 million extension, Howard is...