Dwight Howard to sign with Lakers

Dwight Howard’s agent Charles Briscoe told Shams Charania of the Athletic and Stadium that the big man has finalized a buyout with the Memphis Grizzlies and plans to sign a deal with the Los Angeles Lakers the moment he clears waivers. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN notes that the Howard deal will be a non-guaranteed contract that the Lakers are proceeding “with caution.” More from Woj: “Howard had several meetings with Lakers officials, and they’ll give him a chance to show he’s made changes in how he conducts himself. Lakers players…

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Grizzlies grant Dwight Howard permission to speak with other teams

According to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN, the Memphis Grizzlies have given Dwight Howard’s representation the ok to speak with other teams that might be interested in his services. There is a team out west that just recently lost their likely starting center to a season-ending injury and has a gaping hole ( no pun intended) in the middle. Howard played one season for the Lakers, the 2012-13 season and though it was painfully obvious that he had not recovered from the back surgery he had , he still managed to…

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Grizzlies not ‘Planning to Keep’ Swight Howard post trade

What should not come as a major shock, Dwight Howard does not fit into the Memphis Grizzlies’ long term plans. So little does he fit with those plans that according to Omari Sankofa II of The Athletic, the team doesn’t not plan on keeping the recently acquired eight-time All-Star. Sankofa II adds the acquisition was “purely money-saving maneuver.” Howard, appeared in a mere nine games this past season for the Washington Wizards, and averaged 12.8 points and 9.2 rebounds per in that limited time. As Howard now moves through is…

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Wizards trade Dwight Howard to Grizzlies

The Washington Wizards have trded center Dwight Howard to the Memphis Grizzlies for C.J. Miles in a move that will save Memphis $3.1 million. For Howard it seems his fall from grace continues as the former all-star, and multiple time defensive player of the year and rebounding champ played only 9 games this seasons and will now find himself on at least his 5th different team in the past five seasons. That number could climb, as the Grizzlies are expected to waive of trade Howard.

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