Height: 6-11 (211cm) Weight: 265 (120kg)
Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Los Angeles Lakers)
Free Agent: UFA-2013
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Golden State Warriors
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Lakers
New Orleans Pelicans
New York Knicks
Oklahoma City Thunder
Portland Trail Blazers
San Antonio Spurs
World Peace, Metta
Draft Rights Trade: N/A
Draft Rights Renounced: N/A
AAU Team: Atlanta Celtics
Dwight Howard News
Kobe Bryant hasn't spoken with Dwight Howard for a few weeks, but plans to be in touch soon.
The Lakers have not broached the possibility of a sign-and-trade of Dwight Howard.
Dwight Howard will be a free agent and the Lakers hope to re-sign him.
Dwight Howard and Chris Paul have been in contact with each other in an effort to play for the same team next season.
Shaquille O'Neal said Dwight Howard has never reached out to him for advice and he does not want him to.
Dwight Howard figures to have two more max contract deals in his career.
The Rockets plan on pursuing Dwight Howard, but they will simultaneously go after Chris Paul as well.
The Lakers have contingency plans in place if Dwight Howard leaves.
The Hawks may have committed a violation of the NBA's anti-tampering policy by mentioning Dwight Howard and Chris Paul in a letter sent to prospective ticket buyers.
Kobe Bryant believes it would be best if the Lakers went last in meeting with Dwight Howard this offseason.
Dwight Howard is relying on his faith to direct his free agency decision.
May 31, 2013
| Marc Stein/ESPN
Dwight Howard will make in-person recruiting visits to at least the Rockets and Mavericks once free agency begins.
The Rockets will accept the best offer to eliminate Thomas Robinson's $3.52 million salary for the 13-14 NBA season.
Stan Van Gundy refutes the notion Roy Hibbert has emerged as a better NBA center than Dwight Howard.
Dwight Howard can't officially sign with a team until July 10.
Mitch Kupchak has worked to gain the trust of Dwight Howard during the 12-13 season, which he has by all accounts.
May 22, 2013
| Chad Ford/ESPN
The 13th overall pick has a cap hold of $1,655,300, cap space the Mavericks are looking to clear.
Dwight Howard is currently torn between re-signing with the Lakers and joining the Rockets in unrestricted free agency.
Dwight Howard will engage in the free agency process and is expected to hear pitches from the Lakers, Rockets, Mavericks, Cavaliers and the Hawks.
Dwight Howard also felt marginalized by Mike D'Antoni, feeling he looked to Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash for leadership and suggestions.
The Clippers do not have the cap space to sign Dwight Howard while also re-signing Chris Paul.
Dirk Nowitzki's current contract expires after the 13-14 season and is going to take a paycut if it can make the Mavericks better.
The Hawks are interested in Stan Van Gundy and hope that a reunion might appeal to Dwight Howard.
Dwight Howard was diagnosed with a torn labrum after originally injuring his right shoulder on January 4th.
Mitch Kupchak is confident that the Lakers can build around Dwight Howard, but less than fully confident that he will re-sign in the offseason.
If Pau Gasol returns, he hopes that there is better understanding of how he can be utilized by Mike D'Antoni.
Jodie Meeks became one of Dwight Howard's closest friends this season with the Lakers.
Dwight Howard's first season with the Lakers came to an end on Sunday with their four-game elimination.
Dwight Howard finished 14th in the Defensive Player of the Year balloting.
Dwight Howard finished 14th in Defensive Player of the Year, a shocking result for a player who won the award in 2009, 2010 and 2011.