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NBA / Aug 16, 2012 / 12:30 pm

The Orlando Magic May Have Taken The Best Deal Available After All

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Yep. Magic GM Rob Hennigan recently spoke with SI‘s Sam Amick about the progression of the Dwight Howard trade talks, and there was a lot of revealing information previously unavailable to the public eye. Before we get to analyzing what actually went down, let’s hear the details first. Read More »

NBA / Aug 13, 2012 / 11:30 am

The Real Reason Why Denver Lost The Dwight Howard Trade

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The Dwight Howard saga is over, and it’s no surprise that it had semi-catyclismic reverberations. But something good did come out of Dwight’s dawdling, because he killed two other birds with one stone: Andrew Iguodala is out of trade block limbo, and Andrew Bynum was relieved of the pipe dream that one day the Lakers would be his team; and now he’s got the Sixers to twiddle around his thumb. Read More »

2012 Free Agency, Latest News, NBA / Aug 9, 2012 / 1:05 pm

The Dwightmare Is Back: Proposed Deal Might Send Howard To Los Angeles In Four-Team Deal With Denver, Philadelphia

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Dwight Howard has eaten up much of the offseason conversation, but it appeared that we were finally in a lull. Once free agency kicked off, our attention was diverted. But now it’s back, with two new teams in the Philadelphia 76ers and the Denver Nuggets facilitating Howard’s move to the Los Angeles Lakers. Read More »

NBA / Jul 27, 2012 / 1:00 pm

The Dwightmare Is A Necessary Evil

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We haven’t agitated the Dwight Howard public relations monster too often around these parts just because every point, non-point and counterpoint has been vetted beyond our heart’s content. There’s Dwight’s childish defiance, Rob Hennigan’s slow-acting maturity and a sect of NBA consumers loitering in anticipation, hoping to land the biggest piece of Orlando’s junk at the garage sale. And if that means they have to add an outdated, one dimensional and overpriced tag along, so be it. It’s all good and well, and there’s not much left to say. But the conversation has hardly disappeared. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jul 20, 2012 / 12:30 pm

Dwight Howard’s Agent Says He Is Not Committed To Re-Signing Long Term In LA

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We told you in Smack that Dwight Howard would agree to re-sign in Los Angeles if traded there. Even though multiple sources confirmed as such, this is Dwight Howard we’re talking about. So, we’ll give you a moment to guess what has happened since then… Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jul 19, 2012 / 5:00 pm

Report: Boston Celtics Acquire Courtney Lee For JaJuan Johnson

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Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that the Boston Celtics, who have been trying to find a way to acquire Courtney Lee for a while now, have finally landed their man. The deal will be a sign-and-trade, with JaJuan Johnson going over to Houston in exchange for Lee. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jul 13, 2012 / 12:30 pm

The Houston Rockets Plan On Decimating Their Roster For Dwight Howard

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Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey is persistent, at the very least. And daring, too, since he’s essentially decided to wipe the Rockets’ slate clean with Dwight Howard as the centerpiece of the future. Recent reports indicate that Houston plans to amnesty Luis Scola, who’s owed $21 million over the next three years, in an effort to clear enough cap space to acquire Howard. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jul 9, 2012 / 5:00 pm

Report: Brooklyn Nets’ Proposed Deal For Dwight Howard May Now Involve Four Teams

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The Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Orlando Magic and Brooklyn Nets are now working on a complicated, four-way deal that will land Dwight Howard in Brooklyn. The deal will involve 13 players, four first round picks and three million in cash changing hands. Instead of rehashing it ourselves, we’re just going to let ESPN.com take over from here. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jun 27, 2012 / 4:15 pm

Report: The Houston Rockets Have Moved Up In The Draft From No. 14 To No. 12

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According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Houston is on the move again, continuing to stockpile the highest value picks they can. After swapping Chase Budinger for the 18th pick in the draft yesterday, Houston has now slid up two spots from No. 14 to No. 12. Samuel Dalembert and the 14th pick will be heading to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for No. 12, Jon Leuer, Jon Brockman and Shaun Livingston. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jun 27, 2012 / 12:30 pm

Report: Warriors Looking To Acquire Wilson Chandler For The No. 7 Pick

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According to Chris Broussard, multiple teams are targeting the youthful core of the Denver Nuggets. Broussard specifically notes one deal, however: the Golden State Warriors’ No. 7 overall pick in this year’s draft for Wilson Chandler. Read More »