Dwight Howard says Nets trade was “promised, but didn’t happen”

For over a year, the Brooklyn Nets relentlessly pursued a trade with the Orlando Magic to acquire center Dwight Howard, who made it clear that Brooklyn was his preferred destination. The Dwightmare, we called it. But proposal after proposal fell short, and the Magic elected to trade Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers in an […]

Report: Rockets wanted Deron Williams for Omer Asik, Jeremy Lin

The Houston Rockets asked the Brooklyn Nets to do what the Nets couldn’t do for two years: unite Deron Williams and Dwight Howard on the same roster. The Rockets, who have been looking at potential trade scenarios for disgruntled center Omer Asik, called the Nets and made an offer as part of their “due diligence.” […]

The Three Keys To Nets-Rockets,
Starring The Giant Comics Lover In The Middle

Dwight Howard

  At 4-11, the Brooklyn Nets aren’t very good. They’re at the bottom of the NBA in defensive efficiency and their offense isn’t much better. Three players skipped the team’s two-game road trip with injuries, and a fourth missed seven straight games heading into tonight. Here’s three things to watch on the floor that aren’t […]

Some Dwight Howard thoughts

Dwight Howard, Omer Asik

Nets have emerged as No. 1 choice for Dwight Howard, multiple sources say. D12 is expected to ask Magic to trade him to NJ. — Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) December 9, 2011 On December 9, 2011, Chris Broussard tweeted that the New Jersey Nets were Dwight Howard’s number one choice for his impending free agency. The […]

Soon-to-be-former Nets assistant Mario Elie tells Dwight Howard to “come to Texas” to play for the Rockets

Your browser does not support iframes. Here’s Mario Elie’s exact quote, if you can’t get the video to play: “Hopefully, Dwight Howard, you’ve got to come down to Texas, man. No state taxes, ain’t no pressure down here. You don’t have to worry about LA, Hollywood, or Brooklyn. Texas is great. The fans are terrific […]

One Year Later, Where Do Things Stand?

I was pretty panicked about the state of the Nets a year ago. And I still contend I had every reason to feel that way. The superstar defensive stalwart center the team had been chasing all year had just opted to finish the season in Orlando while indulging in a bowl of his “favorite candies” […]

Dwight Howard “Delusional,” Still Wants Brooklyn

Dwight Howard “Delusional,” Still Wants Brooklyn

Speculation was sparked Thursday, just before Dwight Howard and the Lakers were about to get blown out on national television against their same-city rivals, the LA Clippers. Stephen A. Smith and Nets announcer Ryan Ruocco held their usual daytime radio show on ESPN Radio, 98.7 FM, NY. During the show, a caller asked the duo […]

Dwight: I Knew What I Wanted, It “Wasn’t Allowed”

Dwight Howard

In a conversation with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith this week, Los Angeles Lakers center and former apple of Mikhail Prokhorov’s eye Dwight Howard confirmed that he’s happy in Los Angeles, and neither anticipates nor welcomes a midseason trade. Howard notes that while his first choice destination was Brooklyn, it wasn’t in the cards. “I know […]

Dwight injured, World Peace suspended vs. Brooklyn

Dwight Howard

Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard and small forward Metta World Peace will both sit tonight’s game out vs. the Brooklyn Nets. Howard is nursing a shoulder injury that’s kept him in and out of the lineup for the past few weeks, while the inappropriately named World Peace has been suspended one game for grabbing […]

BIG Potential Brooklyn Nets Trade Targets

Dwight Howard

Recently, Brooklyn Nets fans have clamored to fill what seems like the team’s #1 weakness: the need for a power forward/big man that can defend and score. As endearing as Reggie Evans‘ beard is, his lack of an offensive game has begun to wear on some folks, and it’s clear he’s best suited coming off […]