By alin0303
July 26, 2012

Alex Kennedy of was first to report that a meeting between center Dwight Howard and Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan ended with Howard reiterating that he wants to be traded.

Jarrod N. Rudolph of reported that the meeting took place in Los Angeles, and that Howard expected Hennigan to outline how he planned to turn the Magic into a contender. When that didn't happen, Howard told Hennigan that he would “never sign another contract with the Magic,” sources told Rudolph.

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports says that Hennigan told Howard that he is trying to trade him but has not found an acceptable deal. Wojnarowski writes that the Magic's decision to wait so long before getting serious with trade discussions has hurt the market for Howard.

Wojnarowski later added this twist:

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