ESPN mistakenly reported that Orlando Magics’ Dwight Howard was going to be traded, according to Yahoo’s The Post Game.
With the Magic leading the Heat by three in the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s matchup in Orlando, ESPN Mobile’s “The Lead” section informed fans: “Magic fighting back from double-digit deficit in Dwight Howard’s home finale.”
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Despite the speculation of Howard possibly being traded before Thursday’s deadline, there has not been a definitive move by the front office to move the star center. After the overtime win against Miami Tuesday night, Howard told reporters that he has told team officials he hopes to stay in Orlando through the end of the season. This season, Howard has been averaging 21.2 points and 15.2 rebounds per game. The Magic (28-15)are third in the Eastern Conference behind Chicago and Miami.