dwight howard Archive

Report: Howard will not opt out of contract, remain in Orlando

Yet another twist and turn in the Dwight Howard saga in Orlando. WFTV Channel 9 reporter Christian Bruey tweets that Howard has told teammates that he will not opt out of his contract after the season and will remain with the Magic for one more season.  No official announcement will be made the Magic received [...]

Magic talking with Lakers and Knicks on potential Howard trade

It’s looking more and more likely that Dwight Howard will not remain with the Orlando Magic after the trade deadline.  His comments following last night’s win against the Heat that he hopes the team “rolls the dice” and does not trade him has not sat well with management or fans in the City Beautiful.  Especially [...]

Magic want to talk Howard with the Lakers

Before the season, it was believed that if the Orlando Magic were going to trade Dwight Howard, that a deal with the LA Lakers was almost a foregone conclusion.  He would get to play in a bigger market and team with a superstar and have a chance at winning a championship.  Plus, the Magic would [...]

Report: Magic will let Howard decide fate of coach Van Gundy, GM Smith

The Orlando Magic have been trying just about everything to convince Dwight Howard to sign an extension and remain the club.  The team has been working overtime to make a deal that will land them another star to play alongside Howard. Now comes word from ESPN The Magazine’s Ric Bucher that the Magic have not [...]

Lacob, Warriors Nix Ellis deal to Magic

New Warriors’ owner Joe Lacob is trying to make a splashy and even risky move, hoping to land Magic center Dwight Howard on his club.  The one thing he won’t do is help Orlando keep the center. According to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com, Lacob will not make a deal that would send Monta Ellis to [...]

Bogut, Ellis involved in trade talks with multiple teams

Trade talks involving Bucks’ center Andrew Bogut and Warriors’ guard Monta Ellis have heated up over the past 24 days. Houston, Washington and Golden State have talked with Milwaukee about acquiring Bogut according to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com. The Rockets and Bucks have been talking about a deal that would send Samuel Dalembert and Courtney [...]

Howard interested in both Clippers and Heat

Dwight Howard is having a hard time making up his mind.  He could stay with the Orlando Magic who are basically begging him to stay and rightfully so. Earlier this season, he told the team that he wanted a trade and his preferred list of teams include the Lakers, Nets and Mavericks.  Out of those [...]

Magic want to talk with Bulls about Howard trade

The Orlando Magic are dealing with a major dilemma: do they keep Dwight Howard through the trade deadline and risk losing him for nothing at the end of the season or do they make a trade right now for the big man, knowing they won’t get close to equal value.  And making matters worse is [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 2/23/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the first half of the NBA season, the All-Star festivities in their backyard of Orlando, what they expect in the second half of the season, the latest on trade talk and more. You can subscribe to the Pro Basketball News podcast on iTunes by clicking here.

Pro Basketball News podcast – 2/20/12

On the latest podcast, Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the NBA slam dunk and three-point shooting contests, games from over the weekend, if the Thunder need to make a move before the trade deadline, if the Knicks are true contenders now, the Magic falling apart against the Heat and their holes, chaos with the [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 2/15/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz are back as they talk about the Jeremy Lin sensation, if they think it can last and how does he fit in with Carmelo Anthony, the injury to Derrick Rose, the Lakers now that the Grammy trip is over, the trade deadline approaching and talk of potential moves, bad teams [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 1/25/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the past few nights in the NBA and what has stood out, the latest Dwight Howard rumor, the issues with the Lakers and if they might make a move sooner than later, extensions including Kevin Love and Danilo Gallinari, Flip Saunders getting fired, the impact of Luol Deng’s injury [...]

Video: Mejia and Fritz talk Magic win, Howard and Bynum

Following the Orlando Magic win over the LA Lakers, Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz talk about the convincing victory for the Magic, the Dwight Howard vs. Andrew Bynum matchup, all the issues the Lakers are facing right now as well as some other notes on Friday night’s games around the NBA.

Pro Basketball News podcast – 1/20/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz talk about the Lakers – Magic matchup tonight and the interesting stories within it regarding Dwight Howard and Andrew Bynum, what the biggest need for LA is right now, the possibility of the Celtics breaking up this season, Russell Westbrook getting his extension, trade rumors surrounding Devin Harris as well [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 1/18/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the latest Dwight Howard rumors, the play of the Orlando Magic, the struggling Celtics and the chances they may blow up the team, the effect the shortened season may be having on players, Kevin Love possibly signing a new deal and if he is a max player as well [...]