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Howard, Hawks meet; Lakers finalize pitch Updated Jul 1, 2013
As the Lakers finalized the pitch they will make to Dwight Howard Tuesday afternoon, the free-agent center met with his hometown team, the Hawks, Monday afternoon and met with the Warriors Monday night, sources told
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  • After Clippers prove their worth, Chris Paul agrees to return Jul 1, 2013
    The Clippers made all the moves needed to prove they were worthy of Chris Paul's prime years. He rewarded those efforts by agreeing to a five-year deal Monday, says Lee Jenkins.
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  • SI Now: Lakers' unusual courtship Jul 1, 2013
    On Monday's SI Now, Sports Illustrated managing editor Chris Stone and media reporter Richard Deitsch discuss the Lakers' uncharacterstic public attempts to keep Dwight Howard in Los Angeles.
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  • Source: Lakers' Kupchak meets Howard first Jul 1, 2013
    Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak met briefly with Dwight Howard face-to-face shortly after 12:01 a.m. ET Monday night when NBA free agency officially opened up, a league source told
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  • Video - Courting Dwight Howard 03:48

    Courting Dwight Howard

    Jul 1
    Tom Penn discusses which team has the best chance to sign Dwight Howard.
  • Video - Howard Met With Rockets 03:39

    Howard Met With Rockets

    Jul 1
    J.A. Adande discusses Dwight Howard's meeting with the Rockets and whether he'll re-sign with the Lakers.