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NBA rumors: Brooklyn Nets close to signing Dwight Howard

Although it is already 28 days behind, Free Agency 2022 is still active within the NBA offseason. There are several players who have no


Although it is already 28 days behind, is still active within the NBA offseason. There are several players who have not yet signed for any of the 30 franchises that make up the North American basketball competition. One of them is the 36-year-old veteran center, .

However, this situation seems to change very soon for the player who has been a Los Angeles Lakers player until now. According to the NBA insider for Bally Sports, Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson, the player would be close to signing for . “There is a mutual interest of the player and the franchise to cross paths next season,” Robinson said.

The arrival of Howard to the Nets would take place in a context that has nothing to do with what happens with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, the two players that Brooklyn is looking to transfer after the former’s request to leave for another team this summer. .

Assuming the role of mentor to young Claxton

The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to a new contract with Nicolas Claxton, who the franchise hopes will become their long-term NBA center. Dwight Howard would be Claxton’s primary backup in Steve Nash’s rotation, a role he hasn’t strayed too badly in recent seasons, as well as mentoring him as a veteran of the roster.