It’s been a busy day for the NBA today as teams are getting ready to make moves before the upcoming NBA draft on Thursday night. Several big trades have gone down already, with the biggest being Dwight Howard leaving Atlanta.
The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to trade center Dwight Howard to the Charlotte Bobcats, source tell ESPN’s The Undefeated.
— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) June 21, 2017
Howard, who played the previous season in Houston, averaged 13.5 points and 12.7 rebounds for Atlanta this year. Details of the deal come from Woj.
Sources: Charlotte is sending Miles Plumlee, Marco Belenelli and 41st pick to Atlanta for Dwight Howard and 31st pick.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 21, 2017
At virtually the exact moment this news broke, Dwight Howard was on Twitter casually asking NBA fans for thoughts on potential trades, and generally seeming unaware he was getting moved.
Ok Twitter Fans ,, give me your thoughts , trades or otherwise & Remember 2B-Nice 🤗 pic.twitter.com/Nl6lQFVvBN
— Dwight Howard (@DwightHoward) June 21, 2017