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Howard signs a 2 year deal for the tax MLE with a player option per Woj

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Howard signs a 2 year deal for the tax MLE with a player option per Woj 

Post#1 » by Kanyewest » Tue Jul 3, 2018 9:25 pm

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Post#2 » by JWizmentality » Tue Jul 3, 2018 9:27 pm

Welp...all in I guess. :lol: :lol:

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Post#3 » by Dark Faze » Tue Jul 3, 2018 9:30 pm

Is it weird that I'm actually excited
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Post#4 » by dcstanley » Tue Jul 3, 2018 9:31 pm

I feel like the Wizards and Howard have been on a collision course for years. Just hope for the best I guess, at least they shook things up.
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Post#5 » by WallStar » Tue Jul 3, 2018 9:36 pm

He's coming in with a chip on his shoulder. He also seems to care a lot about his perception so I expect him to be on his best behavior.
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Post#6 » by CntOutSmrtCrazy » Tue Jul 3, 2018 9:38 pm

Even if cancer, his cancerous numbers blow Gortat's numbers out of the water with only about 5 minutes more per game. Not saying it was all on him, but this seems like at the very least a solid uptick.
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Post#7 » by ozthegap » Tue Jul 3, 2018 9:39 pm

Well except for drafting better this is realistically the best we could have hoped for. We didn't have much wiggle room or a very attractive situation for free agents
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Re: Weiss: Howard to sign a 1 year deal for the tax MLE with the Wizards 

Post#8 » by long suffrin' boulez fan » Tue Jul 3, 2018 9:42 pm

I suppose it could work if Brooks would commit to four out and one in.

Wall/Sato
Beal/Rivers
Oubre/Green/Brown
Otto/Kieff
Dwight/Bryant/Mahinmi

I just don't know how we can reasonably expect the Wizard's locker room to keep Howard in check.
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Post#9 » by JWizmentality » Tue Jul 3, 2018 9:42 pm

Yeah, it's going to be great having a legit rim protector and rebounder.
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Post#10 » by 80sballboy » Tue Jul 3, 2018 9:44 pm

Well no shocker. At least this team won't be boring, on or off the court. :P
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Post#11 » by truwizfan4evr » Tue Jul 3, 2018 9:46 pm

long suffrin' boulez fan wrote:I suppose it could work if Brooks would commit to four out and one in.

Wall/Sato
Beal/Rivers
Oubre/Brown
Otto/Kieff
Dwight/Bryant/Mahinmi

I just don't know how we can reasonably expect the Wizard's locker room to keep Howard in check.

Maybe I've been living under a rock what's this bad reputation he has in the locker room everyone claims?
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Re: Howard to sign a 1 year deal for the tax MLE with the Washington Wizards 

Post#12 » by long suffrin' boulez fan » Tue Jul 3, 2018 9:47 pm

Dark Faze wrote:Is it weird that I'm actually excited


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Re: Weiss: Howard to sign a 1 year deal for the tax MLE with the Wizards 

Post#13 » by MikeTheKid » Tue Jul 3, 2018 10:00 pm

You mean to tell me Dwight could possibly be an all star next year if he plays well???
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Post#14 » by dckingsfan » Tue Jul 3, 2018 10:02 pm

Let there be no doubt that Dwight is going to return to an All-Star level.

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Re: Weiss: Howard to sign a 1 year deal for the tax MLE with the Wizards 

Post#15 » by MikeTheKid » Tue Jul 3, 2018 10:03 pm

Looks like he may sign for the minimum which would be cool cause we'll still have the taxpayer exception
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Post#16 » by Kanyewest » Tue Jul 3, 2018 10:04 pm

truwizfan4evr wrote:
long suffrin' boulez fan wrote:I suppose it could work if Brooks would commit to four out and one in.

Wall/Sato
Beal/Rivers
Oubre/Brown
Otto/Kieff
Dwight/Bryant/Mahinmi

I just don't know how we can reasonably expect the Wizard's locker room to keep Howard in check.

Maybe I've been living under a rock what's this bad reputation he has in the locker room everyone claims?


Kobe didn't like him.
https://www.sbnation.com/nba/2015/2/26/8116095/kobe-bryant-dwight-howard-lakers

Atlanta screamed in jubilation (also were pretty much garbage without him) http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2735355-hawks-players-reportedly-screamed-in-jubilation-after-dwight-howard-was-traded

Haywood says the Hornets hated him https://www.slamonline.com/slam-tv/brandon-haywood-locker-room-hated-dwight-howard/
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Re: Weiss: Howard to sign a 1 year deal for the tax MLE with the Wizards 

Post#17 » by dckingsfan » Tue Jul 3, 2018 10:05 pm

long suffrin' boulez fan wrote:I suppose it could work if Brooks would commit to four out and one in.

Wall/Rivers/Sato
Beal/Rivers/Brown/Sato
Otto/Oubre/Brown
Kieff/Green
Dwight/Kieff/Bryant/Mahinmi

I just don't know how we can reasonably expect the Wizard's locker room to keep Howard in check.

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Post#18 » by queridiculo » Tue Jul 3, 2018 10:14 pm

Well, this could go really well, or really, really bad.

Kudos to Leonsis, the money he'll save from the Trotz deal is going to come in handy here.

Wall earned himself quite the reputation as an ****, and if the rumors of **** Gortat are true I can't wait to see how things turn out between the two :lol:
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Post#19 » by nuposse04 » Tue Jul 3, 2018 10:15 pm

Either this works out or we flame out. No inbetween.

If Wall actually fights over screens then theres a chance it won't be that bad on the court. Thats all contingent on how lazy Wall is gonna be in PnR defense.
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Re: Weiss: Howard to sign a 1 year deal for the tax MLE with the Wizards 

Post#20 » by Dark Faze » Tue Jul 3, 2018 10:15 pm

Kieff at the 4 can't happen. He needs to be traded

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