SH Blog: Dwight Howard could be traded as soon as Friday, Kobe Bryant says he is the best post player on Team USA

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“Dwightmare” made its triumphant return on Thursday when Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported a possible four-team trade, but the situation may soon be coming to a close. Find out what went down in today’s news, along with some entertaining video clips below:The four-team trade involving Dwight Howard could happen as soon as Friday, according to ESPN: “A four-team trade that would send Dwight Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers is “very close” to happening and could be agreed upon Friday, league sources told

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Talks of Dwight Howard to Lakers in four-team blockbuster

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The Orlando Magic have tried a number of two-team trades with Dwight Howard that haven’t worked. There has been talk of at least one three-team trade that did not work. Now there is apparently a four-team trade involving Howard being discussed. According to a report Thursday by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!, Howard would go to the Los Angeles Lakers in a true blockbuster deal also involving Philadelphia and Denver. From Yahoo!: “A deal is not considered imminent, but the talks have grown serious over

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Bernucca: Howard’s farewell tour should be a doozy

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Earlier this week, our Mark Heisler reported that the Orlando Magic would be willing to wait until next summer to trade Dwight Howard if that is what it takes to get fair value for the superstar center. It’s hard to imagine Howard even coming to training camp with the Magic, let alone playing the entire season in Orlando, where he is slightly more popular than George Zimmerman and Casey Anthony. But what if he did? The NBA schedule was released Thursday, and more

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Dwight Watch, Year 2: Magic willing to wait until next summer

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Here’s an update for all of you who want to gag upon hearing another Dwight Howard scenario: Tough luck. A source told Sheridan Hoops that trade talks involving Howard, which the Orlando Magic just put on hold, could go on all summer – of 2013. The Magic seemed ready to take the best current offer – such as the Brooklyn Nets’ package headed by Brook Lopez – but are now determined to draw out the process in hope of getting better offers. ESPN’s Chris

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Scola: Rockets said they wanted to go younger

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BARCELONA — Courtesy of Luis Scola, we bring you a small piece of tangential news today regarding the Dwight Howard saga, this from the player who was amnestied by the Houston Rockets in what appeared to be a clear cut attempt to clear cap space to acquire the Orlando Magic center. “They (general manager Daryl Morey and VP of player personnel Gersson Roses) called me right around draft day and they said they had drafted power forwards, and they told me

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SH Blog: Kobe holds court in Barcelona, but LeBron is King of Team USA

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The two biggest names in this game we love remain Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. And as free agency slows to a crawl after three frenetic weeks, the basketball world’s focus is on Barcelona, Spain, where Bryant, James and the rest of Team USA practiced and held court with the international media, one day before their “friendly” vs. Argentina on Sunday. In terms of popularity, Bryant is the unquestioned king. His jersey is the top seller internationally, while James is third, trailing Derrick Rose.

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Dwight Howard willing to sign long-term with Lakers

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Dwight Howard is dominating the offseason news again. On Wednesday, we told you there was an ESPN report detailing the early framework of a three-team deal in which the Orlando Magic would send Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers, who would send Andrew Bynum to the Cleveland Cavaliers, who would send Anderson Varejao and a package of draft picks to the Magic. Now comes a report from RealGM.com that says Howard is willing to commit long-term to the Lakers. In other words,

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Better tandem: Dwight Howard and Jeremy Lin or Andrew Bynum and Kyrie Irving?

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Dwight Howard and Jeremy Lin. Andrew Bynum and Kyrie Irving. If you were trying to build a team from nothing, which tandem would you rather have? Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey has spent the entire offseason trying to put together the first tandem. He reeled in Lin on Tuesday night but has been unable to get the Orlando Magic to budge on Howard. Cleveland Cavaliers GM Chris Grant may be trying to put together the second tandem. He drafted Irving just over a year

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