Dwight Howard, Agent Comment on Trade Rumors, Rockets Plans and More

February 11th, 2016 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »

Dan Fegan, the agent for Dwight Howard, denied reports that surfaced Thursday saying he was working with the Houston Rockets on a potential trade for the former All-Star center.  

"I'm not privy to what the Rockets are doing or not doing with respect to Dwight Howard," Fegan told Marc Stein of ESPN.com. "What I can say, with 100 percent certainty, is that Dwight has not and has never asked the Rockets for a trade. And neither have I."

"Dan's statement is true," Howard said, per Stein. "I have not asked the Rockets to trade me. Nor have I talked about right trades. I want to win. I want this situation to work. I chose this team. And I'm not running because we have been faced with some adversity."

Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical previously reported the Rockets were actively seeking out trade partners and had been working with Fegan on a possible list of contenders. Zach Lowe of ESPN reported the Raptors were contacted but have "no interest."

Howard, 30, is averaging 14.8 points, 12.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game this season. Nearly all of his usage statistics are at or near his career lows, as the Roc ...

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