Reports: Dwight Howard Headed To Houston

View Comments
Lakers Photos
Lakers vs. FC Barcelona The Los Angeles Lakers face off with Pau Gasol’s former team and European Champions FC Barcelona on October 7, 2010. Nike's House of Hoops In Barcelona and Basketball Clinic Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol go against Ricky Rubio and Juan Carlos Navarro on a 2-on-2 game Lakers Travel To London Pilots hold up a Lakers flag before the Los Angeles Lakers travel to London at LAX on September 30, 2010, in Los Angeles, California. Barcelona Goes Crazy For The Lakers The Lakers arrived in Barcelona, Spain to huge crowds and lots of media at their practice inside Palau Blaugrana stadium. Lakers star Pau Gasol is from Spain.

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Multiple reports say Dwight Howard appears likely to leave the Los Angeles Lakers and join the Houston Rockets, though neither camp had been notified as of Friday.

Rockets and Lakers officials told CBS2’s Jim Hill that neither side has been officially notified of Howard’s decision by anyone in his camp.

Hill reports that Howard is flying back to Los Angeles and plans to meet with Laker General Manager Mitch Kupchak Friday evening, and that the financial terms of the Lakers offer are still weighing heavily on his mind.

Howard reportedly does not want to play for Lakers head coach Mike D’Antoni.

Laker fans have been waiting for a decision for the last few days.

The team’s ownership group recently put billboards on the side of the STAPLES center asking the free agent to stay.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus