Found April 05, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy told reporters following Thursday's shootaround that superstar center Dwight Howard asked team management to fire him. Van Gundy cited conversations with members of team management as his evidence. "I know he has. That's just the way it is," Van Gundy said. "Again, I've been dealing with that all year. It's not anything real bothersome. You go out and do your job." Howard, who has denied the accusation, changed his mind on several occasions before agreeing to sign a waiver on his opt-out clause for the summer. He will remain under contract through 2013. The 26-year-old Howard is averaging 20.9 points and 14.5 rebounds in 52 games this season.
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