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Dwight Howard May Or May Not Like The Lakers

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If you are interested in following along with the latest gossip on Dwight Howard. As these things go sometimes, there are conflicting reports. Here's what Hoopsworld had to say.

NBA PM: Howard Forcing His Way to Nets? | HOOPSWORLD | Basketball News & NBA Rumors

The Lakers have already been informed that Howard won’t sign a long-term deal in Los Angeles, according to sources close to the situation. If the Lakers were to trade for Howard, he would opt out and test free agency. Howard’s interest in Los Angeles has always been overstated, mainly because he doesn’t want to follow in Shaquille O’Neal’s footsteps and he doesn’t want to go through another rebuilding process anytime soon. With Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol in their thirties, Howard would be reaching his prime just as his All-Star teammates were declining.

And here is Ken Berger's take.

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Despite assertions to the contrary, the Lakers remain firmly on Howard's list of three teams he's asked to be traded to, along with the Nets and Mavericks, multiple people familiar with the situation said. The Lakers' clear preference is to trade Pau Gasol in a Howard deal and not Andrew Bynum, who was elected as an All-Star starter for the first time this week.

Obviously it is all speculation and here-say at this point, but it at least sounds as if Dwight Howard just can't make up his mind and nobody really knows what he wants.

Also see: Trade rumors have always been a big part of sports culture - Steve Rushin - SI.com