Regardless of speculation and fabrication about additional destinations under consideration, Dwight Howard’s trade request remains unwavering. He is amenable to commit long-term with the Nets, Lakers, and Mavericks. That’s it, just those three teams.

Nevertheless, lean and rest assured copious other suitors have contacted Magic GM Otis Smith and registered bids. Without a doubt, the Knicks are one. No. 1, in all likelihood, for several solid reasons:

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