A four-team trade sending Dwight Howard to the LA Lakers is done…Thank the Lord. The Lakers will receive Howard, while the Denver Nuggets will acquire Andre Iguodala, the 76ers will receive Andrew Bynum and Jason Richardson, and the Magic will get Arron Afflalo, Al Harrington, Nikola Vucevic and one protected future first-round pick from each of the other three teams. The Dwightmare is over, and the NFL is here. Have a good night all.
Just when the Dwightmare appeared to be over, its arose again on the opening night of the full NFL preseason. It now appears that Dwight Howard is on the verge of being traded to the LA Lakers in a 4-team deal involving the Denver Nuggets, Philadelphia 76ers, Orlando Magic, and LA Lakers. A framework of the possible deal includes Howard and Denver forward Al Harrington going to the Lakers, Philadelphia guard Andre Iguodala going to the Nuggets, Los Angeles center Andrew Bynum moving to the 76ers, and Los Angeles forward Pau Gasol and Denver guard Arron Affalo going to the Magic
The NFL preseason open tonight with a full slate of games for your viewing pleasure. Here’s the list of Week-1 games set to kickoff tonight:
Thursday, Aug. 9 Washington at Buffalo 7:00 p.m. ET
Thursday, Aug. 9 Baltimore at Atlanta 7:30 p.m. ET
Thursday, Aug. 9 New Orleans at New England 7:30 p.m. ET
Thursday, Aug. 9 Pittsburgh at Philadelphia 7:30 p.m. ET
Thursday, Aug. 9 Green Bay at San Diego 8:00 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Thursday, Aug. 9 Denver at Chicago 8:30 p.m. ET
Usain Bolt makes history with 200 meter triumph at London Olympics.
US women’s soccer team defeats Japan 2-1 for gold medal
Cam Newton: Panthers’ expectations are sky-high.
Mike Wallace says he’s staying in shape and getting ready for the regular season, even though he’s not doing it in training camp.
Rams rookie RB Isaiah Pead has looked “really impressive” in training camp.
NFL.com’s Bucky Brooks believes the quarterback job in Seattle is Matt Flynn’s to lose.
Browns CB Joe Haden is in danger of a four-game suspension for a failed drug test
Browns RB Trent Richardson is expected to undergo another knee scope during his Thursday visit with Dr. James Andrews. He is expected to be ready for opening week of the NFL season.