In his upcoming free-agency, rumors and speculations have been surrounding the Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard that he will not be playing for the Rockets next season and will be joining the Chicago Bulls.
Inquisitr reported that there had been questions to Dwight Howard’s mental and physical state. Many people noticed Howard’s actions in the middle of the season. He seemed to be not contented with his team role especially in the offensive end and said that it had been affecting on how he played on the defensive end.
On a previous report, after the all-star break when the Rockets got defeated by the Trail Blazers, interim coach J.B. Brikestaff called his team ‘broken’ pertaining to a miserable chemistry that his team was previously performing.
Dwight Howard and James Harden talked about the team’s problem with Rockets general manager Daryl Morey and Bickerstaff but didn’t say anything about the details of their meeting.
Dwight Howard was the type of player who wants to be the main focus in the offensive end. With James Harden who was a go-to-guy for the Rockets, it will be a conflict of interest between the Rockets star guard and center.
In another report, the Chicago Bulls was also rumored in trading Pau Gasol in his nearing free-agency. Dwight Howard might be the Bulls’ prospect for their team since they were willing to release a valuable center like Gasol who has deteriorating performance since the 2015-16 NBA season started.
Also, Howard will be a great combination with a guy like Jimmy Butler. Though Butler also demanded for the ball, he was not a ball dominant like James Harden. Dwight Howard might return his past performance when he was in the Orlando Magic who can dominate the game either in the offensive or defensive end.
Chances about Dwight Howard’s trade talks will surely get high if the Rockets failed to defeat the defending champion Golden State Warriors in their playoffs series.
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