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Dwight Howard Trade Rumors: Orlando Hoping To Deal Center By Week's End

Orlando Magic superstar center Dwight Howard will be traded soon. And for now, team management is telling anyone who will listen it'll be by the end of the week. According to Ken Berger of

Despite changing dynamics, Magic are projecting confidence that Dwight Howard will be traded by the end of the week, league sources say.

Sources have told Berger that the Magic do not want the saga, which has lasted for roughly 10 days now, to continue into next week. At the onset of free agency, July 1, Howard said he was "blackmailed" into agreeing to his player option with the team and wants to be dealt. Teams such as the Brooklyn Nets,Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Lakers have all been reported as possible destinations.

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