Peter May called it: Houston was Best Choice for Dwight Howard


(Readers: This column was originally published on May 23. Nice to have sages like Peter May contributing to the site – CS.) It seems to me we are all missing the obvious here. Dwight Howard has absolutely no intention of re-signing with the Lakers. Why should he? Have you looked at that roster? Howard is entering what should be the prime of his career. He turns 28 in December. He is the only – and I mean ONLY – player on the


Mighty Moke’s Top 50 Free Agents — July 5 Update


Just about everyone is saying Dwight Howard has spurned the Los Angeles Lakers and joined the Houston Rockets – except Dwight Howard. The Dwecision – at least an official one – remains on hold, and the words “InDwecision” and “Dwightmare II” are making their way into the online lexicon. There is now word that Dwight will make his announcement via Twitter sometime this weekend – after saying he would make his decision Friday, of course – and the extremely reliable Sam Amick


Dwecision Day for Dwight? ESPN flying solo on Warriors angle

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The stories stopped popping about the same time the fireworks stopped exploding on the East Coast. And what do we have to start the day as we await Dwight Howard’s Dwecision?’s Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne, two of the best in the biz, would appear to be pushing the Dwight-to-Golden State angle hard if you merely glanced at’s home page or NBA page. That would leave them practically all alone in their current stance on the summer’s biggest free agency


SH Blog: Warriors trying to clear salary cap to sign Howard, Evans to Pelicans in three-team deal


It had been widely believed throughout the league that the only realistic teams in the Howard sweepstakes were the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks, with the Los Angeles Lakers being a hopeful third option. Howard also met with the Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors, but no one really believed that they would be realistic candidates, despite various reports that the Warriors had made an enticing case for the coveted center. [Read more…]


Mighty Moke’s Top 50 Free Agents – July 4 Update

JR Smith

J.R. Smith Will Remain in New York Finally, a thing (or two) for fans of the New York Knicks to smile about. The Knicks have agreed to terms with both J.R. Smith and Pablo Prigioni. Smith is set to return to Gotham City on a four-year deal that is expected to be worth right around $25 million, while Prigioni has agreed to a three-year deal worth a reported $5 million. The Knicks used a portion of their taxpayer exception


SH Blog: Korver to re-sign with Hawks, Evans agrees to sign offer sheet with Pelicans

Kyle Korver

What do you do when you have a life-altering decision to make? Some decide to air that decision live on ESPN (and get destroyed for it for years to come). Others decide to get away from things for a while to clear their minds. Dwight Howard has chosen to go with the latter and disappear for a little while to help him come up with the decision that will alter the look of many teams come next season. Details of what took


Mighty Moke’s Top 50 Free Agents – July 3 Update

Dwight Howard

Like LeBron in 2010, Dwight Howard is 2013’s Biggest Prize July 2 was a pretty busy day in NBA free agency. July 5 will be an even busier day — if that is when Dwight Hoard makes his “Dwecision.” Amongst other things, the Oklahoma City Thunder have now pretty much lost James Harden for nothing after Kevin Martin agreed to sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves for four years and $28 million. In order to clear the space, the