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4 likeliest Dwight Howard trade scenarios

Now that we know Houston Rockets center and eight-time All-Star Dwight Howard is on the trade block, there promises to be a ton of speculation regarding his status leading up to next week’s trade deadline. The primary issues for Houston is that his average annual salary of $22.4 million will make it hard for teams that might otherwise want him to get in on the action. In addition...
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Dwight Howard: ‘I have not asked the Rockets to trade me’

Dwight Howard, responding to reports that the Houston Rockets are working with his agent to trade him, shot down any notion that he advocated such a move. Per Marc Stein of ESPN, Howard made it clear he wants to make it work in Houston: “I have not asked the Rockets to trade me. Nor have I talked about right trades. I want to win. I want this situation to work. I chose this...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rockets contacting other teams about Dwight Howard

The Houston Rockets have reportedly begun reaching out to other teams regarding a Dwight Howard trade. According to Yahoo! Sports’s Adrian Wojnarowski, with the knowledge that Howard intends to opt out at the end of the season to seek a maximum contract, Rockets GM Daryl Morey has begun contacting other teams to gauge interest. The team has begun working with Howard’s agent...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockets talking to teams about Dwight Howard trade

The Houston Rockets have reportedly started talking to teams about trading eight-time All-Star Dwight Howard, league sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. It was reported last week that the Rockets had no interest in trading Howard before the Feb. 18 deadline, but those plans have changed as of Thursday. From Wojnarowki’s report: Howard, 30, plans to exercise an opt...
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Report: Rockets shopping Dwight Howard

Just to make things interesting as the NBA’s trade deadline approaches, the Houston Rockets are reportedly reaching out to teams about potentially trading center Dwight Howard. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical has the report, citing league sources: “The Rockets are working with Howard’s agent, Dan Fegan, on possible destinations, league executives told The Vertical...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale: James Harden being out of shape hurt Rockets early

Kevin McHale was dumped by the Houston Rockets 11 games into the season following a slow 4-7 start, even though he had reached the Western Conference finals the previous season. On Tuesday, the former Rockets coach appeared on TNT and said that James Harden being out of shape and Dwight Howard being unable to play and practice on back-to-back days contributed to the team’s poor...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Asking price 'too steep' for Howard trade to Celtics

Dwight Howard will not be donning the shamrock any time soon. Yahoo! Sports’ Chris Mannix reported Friday that while the Boston Celtics engaged the Houston Rockets in trade talks involving Howard, they were not willing to give up the pieces necessary to swing a deal for the eight-time NBA All-Star. “Howard won’t be going to Boston, league sources told The Vertical, and the...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard talks latest trade rumors

Houston Rockers center Dwight Howard isn’t a stranger to the sometimes vicious cycle that is NBA trade rumors. It’s a swirl of information akin to a tornado this time of year with the NBA trade deadline on approach and Howard’s name is the biggest to come up as of late. Wednesday, rumblings came out about the Boston Celtics giving the Rockets a ring about Howard. Not far behind...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets won’t trade Dwight Howard, will chase Kevin Durant

The Houston Rockets plan to have their cake and eat it too this summer. Contrary to reports that the Boston Celtics engaged Houston in trade talks involving center Dwight Howard, sources told on Wednesday that the Rockets are not looking to trade Howard before the Feb. 18 deadline even though he has the right to become a free agent on July 1. Instead, they plan to...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics have discussed Howard trade with Rockets

The Boston Celtics have a treasure chest of quality assets — both in terms of young players and first-round draft picks — to use before the Feb. 18 trade deadline or over the summer to acquire a superstar player. One player the Celtics reportedly are targeting is Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard, per Frank Isola of the New York Daily News. “Meanwhile, the Celtics have...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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