The Lakers Are The Latest Team To Enter The Dwight Howard Sweepstakes, And May Have The Best Offer For The Magic

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Dwight Howard is likely on his way out of Orlando, and a cadre of teams are lining up possible blockbuster deals to land the All-Star centre.According to RealGM’s Jarrod Rudolph, the Los Angeles Lakers are willing to offer Andrew Bynum and Metta World Peace, as well as draft picks and other assets, for Howard. As a part of the deal, the Magic would also send Jason Richardson to L.A.

Though it’s still a rumour at this point, Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported earlier today that Bynum was Orlando’s top target in any possible trade.

Orlando would first need a guarantee Bynum would sign a contract extension, as his current contract is set to expire at the end of next season. The Lakers have similar concerns over Howard.

Team executives from both the Magic and Lakers have already discussed the deal, and will continue talks moving forward — especially after the Brooklyn Nets may be out of the running for Howard after signing Croatian forward Mirza Teletovic to a mid-level contract.

While it is unclear if Metta World Peace has caught wind of his possible exit out of Los Angeles, he’s been fairly animated on Twitter lately.

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