Orlando Magic star center Dwight Howard says he would consider playing for the Boston Celtics according to the Boston Herald.
"Always. Always," Howard said to the Herald Reporter, when asked if he would answer a call from the Celtics in free-agency. "I’d always listen to a team like that."
“They have the championship mentality,” Howard went on to say. “It means a lot. Like I said, I like the team. They play hard and they go after it, and that’s what I like.”
Howard has been subject of numerous trade rumors as he will become an unrestricted free agent after this season. Despite Orlando’s strong start to the 2011-12 season, Howard has expressed his dissatisfaction in the Magic’s ability to put together a championship caliber team. So far this season, Howard is averaging 19.7 points, 15.6 rebounds, and 2.2 blocks per game. The Magic (12-5) are second in the Southeast Division behind the Miami Heat.