I’m not fading into the shadows if that’s what you’re asking.. I’m not going anywhere. We’re not going anywhere.
Kobe Bryant on last nights devastating season ending Laker loss…. Leading the NBA playoffs in scoring this season averaging 30 points including last nights monster 42 points AND pretty much giving away this years leading scoring title to Durant, why should he? The Mamba is going nowhere anytime soon.
Orlando Circus Summary:
1. Rumors that Dwight Howard wants to be traded
2. Dwight says he does not want to be traded
3. Dwight makes a “trade wish list” including Clippers, Lakers, Nets, and Mavs
4. Dwight tells Magic front office that he wants to be traded
5. Magic front office begs Dwight to stay
6. Dwight is torn, but still continues talks with NJ Nets saying he wants to be there
7. Deron Williams decides to stay with Nets and no longer wants to be traded anticipating playing with Dwight
8. March 15th (NBA trade deadline) arrives Nets think they have Dwight in the bag
9. Around 1pm ET (just 2 hours before 3pm deadline) it is announced that Dwight will stay in Orlando but only signs on until 2013 and not longterm extension
10. Dwight tells front office that he wants Stan Van Gundy fired
11. Front office tells Stan Van Gundy “Dwight said he wants u fired”. Van Gundy then repeats what he learns to the media
12. Dwight tells media “i never said that”
13. More to come I’m sure….