ATLANTA, GA - FILE: Dwight Howard #12 of the Orlando Magic reacts after a turnover to the Atlanta Hawks during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on April 28, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. It was reported that the Orlando Magic have taken Dwight Howard off the market citing that none of the offers were worth pursuing December 14, 2011. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Dwight Howard is reportedly heading to the Los Angeles Lakers, according to various sources. As reported by ESPN, the drawn out drama that involved Howard's dissatisfaction with staying in Orlando finally found a release valve, and lo and behold, it is the mighty Lakers that stand to reap the benefits once again.
- Lakers get Dwight Howard
- 76ers get Andrew Bynum and Jason Richardson
- Nuggets get Andre Iguodala
- Magic get Arron Afflalo, Al Harrington, and Nicola Vucevic
How do you think this Dwight Howard trade affects the Thunder?
I'm terrified; the Lakers are now the Western front runners (63 votes)
Moderately concerned; the Lakers still have no answer for Durant & Westbrook (45 votes)
Ambivalent; Howard is not a major upgrade over Bynum (8 votes)
Happy; LA's hopes will be delightfully dashed as OKC erases them from the playoffs once again (20 votes)
136 total votes