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Dwight Howard Trade Rumors Update: Hennigan Hoping To Get A Deal Done By August

The Dwight Howard trade saga has been an ordeal that NBA fans have had to bear for months.

Howard has managed to ruin his reputation with his behavior while new Orlando Magic general manager, Rob Hennigan, has strengthened his by not bowing in to Howard's demands and taking the time to find a deal that not only makes sense, but helps him improve the team long-term.

But Hennigan is hoping to get this over with sometime in August so both parties can move on according to's Sam Amick:

a Dwight Howard note: the Magic, I'm told, are hopeful that they can pull the trigger on a deal by early August (although I certainly couldn't tell you which one it might be). That being said, new GM Rob Hennigan - who I had the pleasure of meeting for the first time in Vegas - is proving to be very prudent in this process, meaning those hopes won't be realized if the deal simply isn't up to his standard's.

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