After being questioned almost on a daily basis for the last two-years, regarding where center Dwight Howard would sign a long-term deal, it is expected that the premier center in the Association will finally find a new home in the next few days.. The “Los Angeles Times” reported on Monday, that D-12 interviewed with two clubs on Monday, the Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks. According to a source that is reportedly privy to Howard’s mind-set, neither squad will likely make it through the winnowing process, as the big man gets close to making his decision.
The three teams that may have the best shot in inking “Superman” to a multi-year deal, his squad from the recently completed season with, the Los Angeles Lakers and two Texan teams, the Houston Rockets and the Dallas Mavericks, will do their recruiting stops on Tuesday. All three teams are pulling out the big guns to try to entice Howard to sign with them. Rockets former legendary center Hakeem Olajuwon, will be in Los Angeles as part of the Rockets contingent. Dirk Nowitzki is expected to have a private conversation with the All-Star center, with the group from the Mavericks. Lakers will use Magic Johnson, Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant to try to convince Howard to come back their roster.