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xnick5757
04-28-2013, 09:17 PM
What a way to go out. Swept in the playoffs, and DQed in the last game.



Do you think he will be with the Lakers next season?

OceanSpray
04-28-2013, 09:19 PM
No, he's going to Cleveland.

xnick5757
04-28-2013, 09:19 PM
No, he's going to Cleveland.

What?

Avenged
04-28-2013, 09:38 PM
Bobcats

beasted86
04-28-2013, 09:47 PM
He got the two techs purposely so he wouldn't have to play the whole game or face the home crowd.


He's gone....

Sly Guy
04-28-2013, 09:47 PM
trolling aside, I don't see dwight coming back if kobe's there.

Teeboy1487
04-28-2013, 09:51 PM
Rockets

Asik's better
04-28-2013, 09:53 PM
If Dwight does stay (which I think he will), the lakers need to dump Gasol, metta and Nash somewhere so they can concentrate building around Dwight with some cap space.

GThawks
04-28-2013, 09:54 PM
Hawks

ALTERIQUE
04-28-2013, 09:56 PM
I don't think he will be back next year...

still1ballin
04-28-2013, 09:58 PM
Raptors

Eg714
04-28-2013, 10:07 PM
Who cares?

DumDum
04-28-2013, 10:22 PM
Why would he ? The lakers would be foolish not to go into rebuild mode Howard will be retired by the time they make it back to the playoffs

TrAv=MaGiCfReAk
04-28-2013, 11:23 PM
I think he should go to rockets ...

Warriors would be a sick team with him but doubt it would happen.. to me rockets makes most sense ...

DreamShaker
04-29-2013, 12:08 AM
I bet he stays. And demands a trade next year.

Mave1002
04-29-2013, 07:43 AM
What a way to go out. Swept in the playoffs, and DQed in the last game.



Do you think he will be with the Lakers next season?

Yes. The end of the dh12 era in and the start of Kevin love's.

Raidaz4Life
04-29-2013, 07:46 AM
I feel he is going to stay and the Lakers are going to ship off Gasol to properly build around him. They will probably get rid of D'Antoni as well.

c.c.
04-29-2013, 09:17 AM
No, he's going to Cleveland.

Lol what Noah said about Cleveland

NYKnickFanatic
04-29-2013, 09:21 AM
Rockets.

He115ing
04-29-2013, 10:12 AM
wow dead even in voting when I looked. I see absolutely no reason why Dwight would want to come back to the Lakers.

JordansBulls
04-29-2013, 02:26 PM
Noah for Dwight.

Fireworld
04-29-2013, 02:30 PM
I hope not!

DillyDill
04-29-2013, 03:03 PM
I don't want Superman to leave plus nobody leaves a guaranteed 30mill on the table

WhiteSoxGod
04-30-2013, 04:17 AM
Dwight Howard will be a part of a sign-and trade deal with the Rockets. The Rockets will also acquire Pau Gasol from the Lakers. The Lakers will net a nice Haul: Omer Asik, Terrence Jones, Donatas Motiejunas, and Thomas Robinson along with 2 future 1st rd picks. They would have to incorporate another team but they'll get it done.

LOL Now that my dreaming is over, Dwight will be a Rocket. A sign-and-trade does make sense for the Lakers and Rockets. Lakers can take Asik which nets them a good young center while the Rockets free up cap space to sign Dwight to a max deal and still add some other pieces around him.

Dwight needs a 2nd star, he will fold if left in L.A. to be the man. He needs a team like Houston where he can have great pieces around him, youthful pieces, including another Superstar. He can also feel more comfortable in the Houston market, big but not overwhelming.

WhiteSoxGod
04-30-2013, 04:19 AM
I don't want Superman to leave plus nobody leaves a guaranteed 30mill on the table

With the difference in the state income tax rates, property tax rates, and luxury tax rates between Texas and L.A. the monetary difference in the contracts in the end would be minimal. It would still be millions but not anywhere near $30 million.

statsheetstud
04-30-2013, 05:11 AM
There is no chance that Dwight will leave L.A., he knows that he is playing for a franchise with great history and it's only a matter of time before the Lakers will become an elite team once again. Leaving would be a big mistake, especially, when he left Orlando only one year ago.

3 teams in 3 years, is not what superstar centers in their prime do, leaving would really hurt his reputation.

Dade County
04-30-2013, 06:11 PM
His nightmare is over!... He's gone.

He owes them noting, just because a team trades for you (he didn't demand to be traded to the Lakers) doesn't mean you have to help them out after you are a free agent.

**** the haters and the media... Leave that man alone.

MTL_123
04-30-2013, 06:22 PM
No. Hes going to resign with the lakers but the moment laker fans start to booo the hell out of him in staples when he cant bring them championships hes going to regret ever coming to LA

GiantsSwaGG
04-30-2013, 06:24 PM
Liberty