Should Dwight Howard Still be On Nets Radar?

The Los Angeles Lakers are 15-18 and have become an ongoing saga that continues to get worse as the days go by. The team has three rough games this week and are in danger of finding themselves even further outside the West’s playoff race.

Dwight Howard against Clippers

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After Dwight Howard was traded to the Lakers, he let it be known that Brooklyn was his preferred destination. Since then, things haven’t gone so well in Los Angeles.

Should the Nets continue to monitor the situation?

Does Dwight still have his Brooklyn on his mind?

From Stefan Bondy of the NY Daily News 

Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant just can’t get along, and there’s a team in Brooklyn that might be waiting to pick up the pieces.

A league source told the Daily News that the Lakers stars got into a heated exchange following a New Year’s Day loss to the 76ers, and Bryant went for a low blow – referencing and agreeing with Shaquille O’Neal’s criticisms of Howard being soft…

The Nets spent all of last year trying to acquire Howard, who admitted in October that Brooklyn was his preferred destination.The Nets are in a position to put together an enticing package if they know Howard would sign long-term to play with Deron Williams. The Nets’ previous proposals to the Magic centered around Brook Lopez, who is having a breakthrough season coming off foot surgery