Dwight Howard Will Not Sign An Extension - Anywhere

7/20/12 in NBA   |   aaronjchung   |   264 respect

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The Dwight Howard story is changing everyday.  Late Thursday evening, Dan Fegan (Howard’s agent) announced that Dwight Howard will become an unrestricted free agent next summer regardless of what team he signs with this coming year.  This means that Howard will not promise an extension with any team – including the Los Angeles Lakers.
 
"Dwight's position has remained unchanged since the end of this past season," said Dan Fegan of LaGardere Unlimited.  "He fully intends to explore free agency at the end of next season, regardless of what team trades for him, including Brooklyn."
 
This, however, doesn’t mean that Howard won’t re-sign with a team that may borrow his services this coming year.  Deron Williams did the same thing this summer by becoming an UFA, but re-signing with the Brooklyn Nets.  Howard becoming an unrestricted free agent is purely about money.
 
As an UFA, Howard can sign a 5-year deal up to $108 million.  But if Howard signs a 3-year extension, he would make far less.

Fegan's announcement isn't really surprising.  It's just added fodder to pile on to this saga that has become a Dwight-mare.
 
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7/26/12   |   PurrsAlot   |   1606 respect

you know what. going to cut him a break because we all know how screwed up the press is and make stuff up just for ratings and selling copy.  Who knows what he is thinking or feeling and he could be told don't open your mouth because it could screw up negotiations.  I'm just sitting and waiting from now on.  Tired of reading the "reports".

7/26/12   |   PurrsAlot   |   1606 respect

does anyone really care anymore?

7/23/12   |   PurrsAlot   |   1606 respect

He should change his name to SLIGHT Howard.  

7/23/12   |   PurrsAlot   |   1606 respect

Stay in Orlando, coming off major back surgery, have a lackluster season with a team that won't come close to the playoffs, put up mediocre numbers then test free agency.  Great plan!

7/21/12   |   PurrsAlot   |   1606 respect

jjh8857 wrote:
Hypocrites.  What he is doing is far worse than anything LeBron ever did?  Is it wrong to wish for a player to blow his knee out?

Hypocrites?  Who?  LeBron was a jerk putting it on TV like a reality event.  He is still a jerk.  Dwight is a jerk because he is living in LA and soaking up all the local adulation getting freebies, Dodger tickets and adoring fans and not saying a word and letting it run rampant.  THey are equal jerks!

7/21/12   |   PurrsAlot   |   1606 respect

PurrsAlot wrote:
ditto ditto ditto
you are soooo right!
fed up

If he comes to the Lakers I will be hard pressed to become a Clipper fan! And I love Steve Nash.

7/21/12   |   PurrsAlot   |   1606 respect

I say let Howard not play next season.  Let him stew in his own arrogant juices!  Don't come to LA.  We don't want you!

7/20/12   |   PurrsAlot   |   1606 respect

wrote:
Clearly he has issues.He is unhappy,go over seas, tired of hearing Howard this Howard that go somewhere anywhere.

ditto ditto ditto
you are soooo right!
fed up

7/20/12   |   PurrsAlot   |   1606 respect

of course i just read another report online that Howard is onboard with the trade and it's BYNUM that is dragging his feet, not howard.

7/20/12   |   PurrsAlot   |   1606 respect

what an arrogant D#ck!

7/20/12   |   jjh8857   |   337 respect

Hypocrites.  What he is doing is far worse than anything LeBron ever did?  Is it wrong to wish for a player to blow his knee out?