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The “Dwight Howard is going to the New Jersey Nets” rumour is receiving new life after hip hop mogul Jermaine Dupri claimed on Twitter that the trade is close to being completed.”Breaking: Dwight Howard to the Nets will be finalised in the next 48 Hrs.,” the So So Def records founder tweeted. (via Deadspin)
Yeah, we have no idea why the Atlanta-based Dupri would have any information regarding a deal between the Orlando Magic and New Jersey Nets.
Most experts, though, see the Nets and Lakers as the two likely destinations for the reigning defensive player of the year, which means he has a solid shot at getting this right. Whether it happens as soon as he claims it will is not so certain.
Likewise, a potential deal was severely hampered when Brook Lopez went down with a two-months long injury, leaving little for the the Nets to offer the Magic in return outside of draft picks.
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