LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Welcome back, Dwight?

After missing most of the 2018-19 season with injuries, Dwight Howard is headed back to the LA Lakers, according to reports.

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Howard last played with the Lakers six seasons ago, helping them into the postseason before a devastating Achilles injury to Kobe Bryant dashed their playoff hopes.

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Howard’s deal with the Lakers is non-guaranteed, meaning the team will have the leverage to release the eight-time All-Star at zero cost if things don’t work out.

The move reportedly comes after several meetings between Howard and team officials along with several other Lakers players.

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Howard has been waived by the Memphis Grizzlies and will reportedly sign with the Lakers once he clears waivers.