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  • Memphis Grizzlies waive Dwight Howard "The Memphis Grizzlies announced today they have waived center Dwight Howard. The Grizzlies acquired Howard from the Washington Wizards on July 6. " August 24

  • Dwight Howard Reportedly Gave Up Almost Half His Guaranteed Salary to Play for the Lakers

    12 Up "Dwight Howard is serious about this whole LA redemption tour thing. So serious, if fact, that in order to get himself out of Memphis and into a Purple and Gold jersey, Adrian Wojnarowski reports that he sacrificed almost half of what he would have been guaranteed to earn in..." August 24

  • How Dwight Howard convinced the Lakers to take a chance on him

    Pro Basketball Talk "Laker fans Friday sounded like your friends after an ugly relationship and breakup, when you suddenly consider taking that person back. Laker nation took to Twitter screaming “ARE YOU SERIOUS? What are you thinking? Are you even thinking?” The Lakers, however, are entering..." August 24

  • Pelicans Could Trade Three Second-Round Picks For Andre Iguodala

    Inquisitr "After failing to convince Kevin Durant to re-sign, the Golden State Warriors traded Andre Iguodala to the Memphis Grizzlies to free enough salary cap space to acquire D’Angelo Russell in a sign-and-trade deal with the Brooklyn Nets. When the deal became official, most people expected..." August 24

  • Hornets would’ve traded for Marc Gasol before deadline, but he wouldn’t commit beyond last season

    Yahoo! Sports "The Hornets coming close but ultimately not trading for Marc Gasol before last trade deadline reportedly soured Kemba Walker on Charlotte. Walker then left Charlotte in free agency this summer. That was at least partially about money, but it’s never only one thing. If the Hornets had done..." August 24

  • Report: Dwight Howard to Sign Contract With Lakers After Grizzlies Buyout

    Bleacher Report "Dwight Howard has finalized a contract buyout with the Memphis Grizzliesand plans to sign as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers as soon as he clears waivers, Charles Briscoe, Howard's agent, told Shams Charaniaof The Athletic and Stadium Friday..." August 23

  • Re-Drafting Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the 2017 NBA Draft 2 Years Later

    Bleacher Report "A re-draft of the hyped 2017 NBA draft class would look significantly different than the original order after two seasons. Star-caliber players have emerged—just not the the ones who the Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers or Phoenix Suns expected. Those three teams have..." August 23

  • The All-Time NBA “What-If” Team

    Fadeaway World "We have seen so many great players in NBA history whose careers were cut short due to injuries. Often, these injuries were severe enough that these players were not able to recover from their All-NBA form, or were even forced into early retirement. It can be particularly difficult to..." August 23

  • NBA Rumors: Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah 'Left Impression' They Could Help LA

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Lakers are searching for a new big man after DeMarcus Cousins suffered a torn ACL this offseason, and free agents Dwight Howard and Joakim Noah appear to be options. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Los Angeles..." August 23

  • We Ranked NBA Teams By How Much Fun They’d Be On ‘Hard Knocks’

    Dime Magazine "Hard Knocks is appointment viewing for football fans. Every summer, HBO gets incredible access into one NFL team’s training camp, giving fans a mostly unfiltered look into teams and the people who suit up for them. This year, it’s been the Oakland Raiders, which ended up being..." August 22

  • 10 Sneaky-Good NBA Offseason Additions

    Bleacher Report "The NBA saw one of its wildest, most expensive spending sprees during this offseason's first few weeks of free agency. Lost in the shuffle of moving superstars such as Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Kemba Walker were the savvy veteran acquisitions of the teams that..." August 22

  • NBA Rumors: Spurs Could Acquire Andre Iguodala For DeMarre Carroll And Trey Lyles

    Inquisitr "Despite his usual off-the-bench role for his former team, the Golden State Warriors, Andre Iguodala has been involved in his share of trade rumors in the offseason, especially after the Memphis Grizzlies acquired him last month. The San Antonio Spurs have not been involved in any of these past..." August 22

  • Jalen Rose: ‘Joakim Noah Is A Better Replacement For DeMarcus Cousins Than Dwight Howard’

    Fadeaway World "Albeit Dwight Howard is seen as the favorite player to replace injured DeMarcus Cousins on the Los Angeles Lakers’ roster, some people don’t believe D-12 is the best option for the Purple and Gold. One of those is Jalen Rose, who doesn’t seem Howard as the right fit..." August 21

  • Andre Iguodala recalls Draymond Green doubling Kevin Durant in practice: ‘he was mad … We was tryna win’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Devin Booker complained to his opponents for double-teaming him during a pick-up game. That has sparked a Great National Debate: Is it right or wrong to double-team during pick-up games? That’s a reasonable conclusion. The primary defender is missing an opportunity to..." August 21

  • NBA exec says Dwight Howard ‘brings drama,’ questions why Lakers would ‘risk anything this year’

    Clutch Points "One NBA executive doesn’t understand why the Los Angeles Lakers have interest in Dwight Howard. Howard, who is a member of the Memphis Grizzlies, is expected to be waived by Memphis before the 2019-20 season starts. The former superstar big man is reportedly going to..." August 21

  • Is Dwight Howard Really a Viable Option for the Lakers at Center?

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t seriously considering Dwight Howard, right? That can't be accurate. Obviously the team is in the market for a backup center after losing DeMarcus Cousins to a torn ACL last week. One of the names to surface as a..." August 21

  • Why Joakim Noah Should Replace DeMarcus Cousins As Lakers New Center

    Heavy "The Lakers are going to evaluate different centers because they need to replace DeMarcus Cousins, who tore his ACL while working out in Las Vegas and could miss the entire 2019-20 season. The Lakers are forced to look for frontcourt help because, as explained by ESPN’s..." August 21

  • NBA Rumors: Memphis Grizzlies Seem More Than Willing To Help Dwight Howard Rejoin The Los Angeles Lakers

    Inquisitr "If the Los Angeles Lakers want another go-round with Dwight Howard, it doesn’t appear the Memphis Grizzlies will be standing in the way. Rumors have been circulating that the Lakers are taking a hard look at Howard to help fill the void left by DeMarcus Cousins’ likely..." August 21

  • Dwight Howard And Los Angeles Lakers Not A ‘Very Likely Marriage,’

    Inquisitr "Due to DeMarcus Cousins’ potentially season-ending ACL injury last week, the Los Angeles Lakers are now painfully lacking at the center position, with JaVale McGee the only remaining true center on the team’s healthy roster. Most reports in recent days have hinted at Dwight..." August 20

  • Lakers to hold individual workouts with Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers are searching for frontcourt help in the wake of DeMarcus Cousins suffering a torn ACL, and they are planning to take a closer look at some big-name veterans. The Lakers have scheduled individual workouts this week with Dwight Howard and Joakim Noah,..." August 20

  • NBA Stars Who Could Unexpectedly Request a Trade

    Bleacher Report "Player movement is at an all-time high in the NBA. There were 29 in-season trades in 2018-19, headlined by stars like Jimmy Butler, Tobias Harris, Marc Gasol, Harrison Barnes, Otto Porter Jr., Kristaps Porzingis and Nikola Mirotic. Anthony Davis' midseason trade..." August 20

  • The Most Important NBA Rumors: Dwight Howard, DeMar DeRozan And Carmelo

    Fadeaway World "The 2020 NBA Season is almost upon us and most NBA teams currently have their rosters set, but it seems the rumors are really starting to ramp up. With players going down to injuries and players still looking to make trades to put them over the hump, teams are still being very active as we..." August 20

  • Traded First Round Picks For 2020 NBA Draft

    Hoops Rumors "The 2020 NBA draft is still 10 months away, but several teams have already traded their first round picks for that night, and more clubs are likely to do so before this season’s trade deadline. We’ll use the space below to keep tabs on each team’s first round pick..." August 20

  • Dwight Howard unlikely to play a single game in Grizzlies’ uniform

    Clutch Points "Memphis Grizzlies center Dwight Howard is unlikely to play a single game for the franchise, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Woj reported earlier Tuesday that Howard, Joakim Noah, and Marreese Speights will be worked out by the Los Angeles Lakers...." August 20

  • 10 NBA Careers That Made You Wish Injuries Didn't Exist

    Bleacher Report "Last week, new Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins tore his ACL. That will likely sideline him for the entire 2019-20 NBA season and is the third serious leg injury he has suffered in the last two years. Unfortunately, Cousins is far from the..." August 20

  • Lakers signing Dwight Howard is ‘worth the risk,’ executive says

    Sporting News "The Lakers should seriously consider adding Dwight Howard, according to multiple league executives. Los Angeles is reportedly interested in the 33-year-old center after DeMarcus Cousins tore his ACL during a workout last week. League executives told USA Today's HoopsHype that..." August 19

  • Brian Windhorst thinks Lakers would be ‘insane’ to sign Dwight Howard

    Clutch Points "ESPN reporter Brian Windhorst thinks the Los Angeles Lakers would be “insane” to sign Dwight Howard. The Lakers are looking for a center after losing DeMarcus Cousins to an ACL tear. JaVale McGee is the only center on the roster at the moment. Windhorst, who has..." August 19

  • Does Dwight Howard actually make sense for the Lakers?

    Hoops Hype "Dwight Howard’s last stint with the Los Angeles Lakers was an unmitigated disaster. Following a trade demand in the summer of 2012 while with the Orlando Magic, Howard was dealt to Los Angeles as part of a monster four-team transaction, one that was described as a..." August 19

  • Dwight Howard Owned on Twitter by NBA Analyst

    Heavy "Dwight Howard could join the Los Angeles Lakers soon according to multiple reports. Doesn’t mean some can’t think of his days with the Orlando Magic. Fox Sports analyst, Rashad Phillips is based in Orlando and he remembers what Dwight was like. According to..." August 19

  • NBA's Young Role Players Who Can Still Become Stars

    Bleacher Report "The next generation of NBA All-Stars will likely include De'Aaron Fox, Jayson Tatum and Donovan Mitchell, based on their productive starts and youth. But who among the slower career starters will eventually break through? It takes some players longer. Khris Middleton just..." August 19

  • What Dwight Howard could be for the Lakers

    SB Nation "Last week, the Los Angeles Lakers learned that DeMarcus Cousins had torn his ACL, a tragic turn for one of the league’s most beleaguered stars. After the shock wore off, discussion turned toward roster replacements. Over the weekend, one name dominated: Dwight..." August 19

  • Players Who Can’t Be Traded Until December 15

    Hoops Rumors "As teams explore the trade market for potential deals to complete their rosters for training camp, there are a number of trade restrictions those clubs must take into account. For instance, recently-signed draft picks can’t be traded for 30 days and waiver claims can’t be traded for..." August 19

  • Report: Lakers’ interest in Dwight Howard is more ‘due diligence’

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers’ interest in Dwight Howard might not be as significant as others perceive, at least at this point. According to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN, the team’s inquiry about Howard is more “due diligence,” noting that it still very early..." August 19

  • Report: Lakers have interest in Joakim Noah

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly interested in Dwight Howard. He has not yet been bought out by the Memphis Grizzlies, but a return to L.A. for Howard would be one of the most Lakers things of all time. Howard infamously left Los Angeles under an auspicious circumstances in..." August 19

  • Lakers Bringing Back Dwight Howard Would Be a Complete Disaster

    12 Up "It looks like the Los Angeles Lakers sent Dwight Howard a "you up?" text following DeMarcus Cousins' torn ACL, and Howard was ready to respond. Howard has already expressed interest in returning to the Lakers, but recent reports indicate that LA is now..." August 19

  • Dwight Howard expected to be released by Grizzlies, draw interest from Lakers

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers may have an easier pathway to acquire Dwight Howardthan initially expected, as his current team, the Memphis Grizzlies, is expected to release him eventually, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. Howard has shown deep interest in joining..." August 19

  • Memphis Grizzlies, Lionel Hollins Get Eye Opening Comment From NBA Vet

    Heavy "Gilbert Arenas hasn’t played in the NBA in seven years. But he’s living his best life in Ice Cube’s Big 3 Basketball league. While in the NBA, Arenas was a terror on the basketball court. Agent Zero spent most of his career with the Washington Wizards where..." August 18

  • Lakers Granted Permission to Speak with Dwight Howard by Grizzlies

    Bleacher Report "Dwight Howard is reportedly one step closer to reuniting with the Los Angeles Lakers.  According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the Memphis Grizzlies gave the Purple and Gold permission to speak with the big man. Los Angeles needs additional frontcourt depth after..." August 18

  • Dwight Howard is reportedly ‘excited about the prospect’ of teaming up with LeBron James, Anthony Davis

    Silver Screen And Roll "Over the course of his 15-year career, Dwight Howard has had the privilege of playing with some of the best players to ever lace up a pair of sneakers, including Vince Carter, Kobe Bryant and, most recently, James Harden. This season, he’s hoping to add two more names to that list by..." August 18

  • Lakers' Interest in Dwight Howard Reunion Shows How Far They've Sunk

    The Big Lead "Yes, folks. It’s 2019 and the Los Angeles Lakers are seriously considering signing Dwight Howard. Again. The Lakers’ big free-agent signing of the offseason, DeMarcus Cousins, waved goodbye to his 2019-20 season after tearing his ACL while practicing Thursday, leaving the..." August 18

  • Dwight Howard Reveals His Advice To Potential Teammate Anthony Davis

    Inquisitr "After the successful acquisition of Anthony Davis this summer, the expectations for the Los Angeles Lakers have skyrocketed. From being one of the worst teams in the NBA, the tandem of Davis and LeBron James in Los Angeles is expected to turn the Lakers into a legitimate title contender in the..." August 18

  • Tyler Dorsey Signs With Maccabi Tel Aviv

    Hoops Rumors "As first reported by Israeli basketball reporter Roi Cohen a few days ago (Twitter link), shooting guard Tyler Dorsey has signed a contract with Maccabi Tel Aviv of the Israeli Premier League and EuroLeague, per a release from the team’s official Twitter..." August 18

  • Should The Lakers Consider Bringing Back Dwight Howard?

    Heavy "Dwight Howard joining the Los Angeles Lakers? That’s the latest from the free agency rumor mill. According to Sports Illustrated’s Rohan Nadkarni, the Lakers are interested in Howard after DeMarcus Cousins’ injury earlier this week. An 8-time NBA All-Star,..." August 18

  • Grizzlies Sign Matt Mooney To Exhibit 10 Deal

    Hoops Rumors "The Grizzlies have signed Matt Mooney to an Exhibit 10 deal, as the guard tells KeloSports. Mooney will likely end up playing for the team’s G League affiliate, the Memphis Hustle. The 6’3″ guard helped lead Texas Tech to the National Championship game last season,..." August 17

  • 1 Player Every NBA Team Should Already Be Targeting at the Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "The NBA trade deadline feels like it's a lifetime away. Technically, it's a shade under six months (Feb. 7, 2020), but the distance between now and then allows ample opportunity for change. An offseason of hyperactivity transformed identities all across the hoops landscape,..." August 16

  • How Players Who Declined Options Fared In Free Agency

    Hoops Rumors "Heading into the 2019 offseason, 27 veterans held player options on their contracts, allowing them to either opt in for the 2019/20 season or opt out and reach the open market. Of those 27 players, a dozen decided to turn down their options and become free agents. For some..." August 16

  • NBA trade rumors: Four stars who could be on the move during the 2019-20 season

    Sporting News "The 2019 offseason only confirmed what we already knew about the modern NBA: Lucrative contracts for the league's top stars, regardless of the years and dollar amounts attached, can be quickly rendered irrelevant if a general manager wants to make a move - or if a player is ready to request..." August 16

  • Rachel Nichols, Maria Taylor replacing Michelle Beadle as ‘NBA Countdown’ hosts

    Larry Brown Sports "ESPN has officially begun the process of revamping its “NBA Countdown” crew, and Michelle Beadle is being replaced as the show’s host. Rachel Nichols and Maria Taylor will be named the new hosts of “NBA Countdown” for the 2019-20 NBA season, according to..." August 16

  • 2020 NBA Free Agents By Team

    Hoops Rumors "Hoops Rumors’ up-to-date list of 2020 free agents by team is below. These are players who are eligible for restricted or unrestricted free agency after the 2019/20 season. Players with team or player options for the 2020/21 season are listed, unless they’re..." August 16

  • NBA Rumors: Lakers Should Pursue Andre Iguodala Following DeMarcus Cousins’ Injury

    Inquisitr "Due to the torn ACL he reportedly suffered during an offseason workout on Thursday, there’s a good chance Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins may sit out the entire 2019-20 season. As such, the Lakers could either convince Anthony Davis to move from power forward to center or give..." August 16