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Harden has not really talked with Howard since season ended

James Harden says he has not really talked with Dwight Howard since the season ended, marking yet another sign that the center is likely to head elsewhere in the coming weeks. Howard informed the Rockets during the week of his plans to opt out of his contract and become a free agent. Houston thought the hiring of new head coach Mike D’Antoni, who coached Howard on the Lakers,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets called 76ers about Nerlens Noel trade ahead of 2016 NBA draft

If the Houston Rockets contacting the Philadelphia 76ers about a Nerlens Noel trade is any sign, the Dwight Howard era in Houston is truly over. Howard opted out of his contract and will hit free agency this summer, which isn’t much of a surprise after a trio of awkward years playing with James Harden. Oh, and Houston just hired Mike D’Antoni as head coach, the guy who drove...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Howard would consider signing with Knicks

Now that the New York Knicks have Derrick Rose, the team seems interested in trying to find another star to bring into the fold with him. One possibility is Rose’s former Chicago Bulls teammate Joakim Noah. Another option is Dwight Howard, who’s said to be interested. “Sources say Howard would consider signing with the Knicks,” per ESPN’s Ian Begley. “It is unclear...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks among teams Dwight Howard would consider in free agency

Dwight Howard, who declined his 2016-17 player option with the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, will become a free agent this summer. The New York Knicks are among the teams the 30-year-old center would consider in free agency, reports Ian Begley of Begley writes that Howard told friends earlier in the season that he was interested in playing for the Knicks, and that interest...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard reportedly opts out to become a free agent

Ever since the Houston Rockets were eliminated from the NBA Playoffs, there was plenty of speculation on what center Dwight Howard would do this offseason. Howard could become a free agent this summer if he decides to opt out of his contract. With all of the turmoil with guard James Harden and not being involved in the offense, it looks like Howard has made his decision. According...
Via No Guts, No Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic, Pistons, Lakers chasing Al Horford in NBA free agency

Former Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford sounds ready to be one of the biggest names of the 2016 NBA free agency period. It’s funny, really, because the period features major names such as Kevin Durant, Dwight Howard, DeMar DeRozan and Rajon Rondo, among many others. Yet Horford deserves every bit of attention because he’s one of the most reliable players in the league, a reputaiton...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Howard declines options; will become free agent

According to a report from Sharms Charania, a big name has just hit the free agency market as Dwight Howard has declined his option in Houston. Since averaging 18.3 ppg in his first year in Houston, his point totals have decreased each season.  Now in his 30s, it will be interesting to see who is in the bidding for his services….. The Vertical Sources: Houston Rockets star Dwight...
Via Crossover Chronicles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Howard opts out to become NBA free agent

Dwight Howard has reportedly thrown his name into the NBA free agency hat after declining his player option with the Houston Rockets, per Shams Charania of The Vertical. The Vertical Sources: Houston Rockets star Dwight Howard has declined his $23.2 million player option for 2016-'17, enters free agency. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 21, 2016 That’s a lot of money...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Five free agents the Warriors should target this summer

Fresh off a disappointing conclusion to their season in the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Golden State Warriors have already turned the page. Owner Joe Lacob indicated immediately after the Game 7 loss that he would be aggressive in terms of targeting free agents during the summer. We’ve already seen the rumors linking some of the top available free agents...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard: ‘I have had some conversations’ about opting out

It’s pretty much a forgone conclusion that Dwight Howard has played his final game with the Houston Rockets. Coming off a discouraging season for both the player and the team, Howard can opt out of his contract this summer. It would be a sound financial decision for the eight-time All-Star, who is set to earn $23.3 million in 2016-17, the final year of his contract. With the...
Via Sportsnaut
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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