Dwight Howard Traded to Los Angeles Lakers

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The Dwight Howard saga has finally come to an end, much to the extreme pleasure of Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers.

This immature, dominant center has been traded to the purple and gold, getting his wish to leave the Orlando Magic and joining a roster that also included free agent signing Steve Nash.

Howard as a Laker

With the league still needed to approve the deal, ESPN reports the Lakers will receive Howard; the Denver Nuggets will acquire Andre Iguodala; the 76ers will receive Andrew Bynum and Jason Richardson; and the Magic will get Arron Afflalo, Al Harrington, Nikola Vucevic and one protected future first-round pick from each of the three teams.

The blockbuster positions Los Angeles to really challenge for the title in what ought to be one of Bryant's final years as a true NBA superstar.

Does it make the Lakers the favorites, though? You tell us: Will they win the championship with Howard?



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all the waaaaaaaaaaaaay LA

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Sounds to me as if u like one of those shitty teams

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I second Matt on that. The NBA stopped being fun for me to watch some years ago. Stacking doesn't create a nice, competitive sport (like football); it creates boring, repetitive dominance (a la baseball).

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The NBA should downsize to a 10 team league. It's turning into the greediest sport. The draft is a joke. Cities like Cleveland, Toronto or Charlotte have no chance of competing and only are in existence to play hosts to the quality teams. Tickets are a " High Dollar" waste and the stacking of teams should be an embarrassment to the league.