D12 to Nets

0 comments
Howard to Nets

Charlotte Hornets Trade Dwight Howard for Timofey Mozgov, Draft Picks

Damn.

Dwight Howard, a former superstar destined for basketball’s Hall of Fame has seen his career really sink to rock bottom. For a stretch of nearly a decade, he was the league’s best big man and now, he is nothing more than a tradable asset being passed around every offseason.

After leaving Orlando, he spent a season in Los Angeles, then opted to sign with the Houston Rockets. He would then move onto his home team – the Atlanta Hawks. With a three year deal in place, an emotional Howard believed this was the spot for him, but just a year later, he was on the move again, being traded to the Charlotte Hornets. After one productive season in North Carolina, the big man was traded once again, this time to the Brooklyn Nets.

A deal that was the Nets way of saving cap space. This is what Howard’s career has come to.

The Nets will send Timofey Mozgov to Charlotte in return, as well as two second round draft picks – this year’s No. 45 selection and a 2021 pick. The Hornets will also receive cash considerations as per ESPN. With this deal, the Nets will save $17-million in 2019-20, opening up two max salary slots for a team desperate to steer the wheel into the right direction.

Mozgov has two years and $33.7-million remaining on his deal and has openly been very unhappy with his lack of playing time in Brooklyn. Meanwhile, Howard is coming off a season in which he averaged 16.6-points, 12.5-rebounds, and 1.6-blocks per game, picking up a 30-point and 30-rebound game in the process.

Let’s light a candle for Dwight Howard’s career.

LEAVE A RESPONSE

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

RELATED POSTS

He Gone

15 Nov 2018

  • Raptors’ Corner

  • Shop

  • Facebook

  • Twitter

  • Featured Video

    SneakerCon Toronto 2018

    Welcome to a multi million dollar industry run by teenagers. Buying, selling, trading and hustling. These are not your typical adolescents. this is generation Kicks

  • STAY IN TOUCH!

    LATEST POSTS

    Trouble in Paradise?
    13 Nov 20180 comments
    Kings of College Basketball
    07 Nov 20180 comments
    Rockin' in Ohio
    03 Nov 20180 comments

    LATEST TWEETS

    Read all tweets

    © 2016 BallnRoll

    Web Solutions by: CO4 Computing Inc