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Report: Celtics, Hawks setting up meeting with Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard is next up on the Celtics’ wish list.  Sources tell ESPN that the 30-year-old big man will sit down face-to-face with the Celtics, along with the Atlanta Hawks, as free agency begins this Friday.  ESPN reports that Howard is expected to meet with as many as five teams in free agency. Unlike the situation with Kevin Durant, where a return to Oklahoma City is a distinct...
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Five most overrated NBA free agents

With NBA free agency set to begin this week, most of the talk has surrounded the potential landing spots for former MVP Kevin Durant. Durant headlines one of the top classes in recent free-agent history. With the cap set to increase by leaps and bounds, players will get paid big time. Here’s a look at the five-most overrated upcoming free agents and why suitors should avoid...
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Hawks, Celtics have free agency meetings scheduled with Dwight Howard

The Atlanta Hawks will be one of the first teams to meet with free agent center Dwight Howard when free agency opens on Friday. The Atlanta Hawks and Boston Celtics will be the first teams to sit down and openly recruit free agent center Dwight Howard when free agency opens on Friday.’s Marc Stein and Chris Broussard report that both teams are expected to meet with Howard...
Via Peachtree Hoops
2 hours ago

Report: Dwight Howard sets meetings with Celtics, Hawks

Dwight Howard could very well be headed to play for his fourth team in five years. The free agent center has set up free agent meetings with the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks, according to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein and Chris Broussard. The two report that Howard could meet with as many as five teams during the free agency process. Though Howard is only 30, he has played...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks interested in Kevin Durant, Dwight Howard

After moving starting point guard Jeff Teague in a trade prior to the draft earlier this month, it appears that the Atlanta Hawks are in the process of revamping their roster. In addition to former All-Star Al Horford hitting free agency later this week, the team is looking into a couple different options on the open market. Story going online now: Atlanta has Kevin Durant aspirations...
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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
5 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
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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
6 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
7 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...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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