Lakers News: Rockets’ Dwight Howard Wishes LA Fans Best In Exit

Dwight HowardDwight Howard can’t officially become a member of the Houston Rockets until July 10, but he announced his decision tonight that he would sign there.

Howard was reportedly signing with Houston for most of the day, but it was quickly reported that he had changed his mind and was actually 50-50.

Regardless, Howard will sign with the Rockets wish Lakers fans well on Twitter tonight:

“I’ve decided to become a member of the Houston Rockets. I feel its the best place for me and I am excited about joining the Rockets and I’m looking forward to a great season. I want to thank the fans in Los Angeles and wish them the best.”

Howard will join a Rockets team with a young core centered around James Harden and Chandler Parsons, while the Lakers are left without any return for the seven-time All-Star.

Lakers fans won’t be happy with the way everything played out and justifiably so, but it sounds like Howard couldn’t live up to the pressure that goes with wearing the purple and gold.

—————————————————————————————————————–

Did you see our video about Dwight Howard leaving the Lakers? If not, check out our video below and don’t forget to click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

You May Also Like

Lakers News: Byron Scott, Jeremy Lin Discuss Pick-And-Roll Usage

Jeremy Lin has been playing his best basketball of the season since…

LeBron James Leads USA Over France in Group Play

The United States of America played its first game in group play…

PHOTO: Clippers Will Cover Lakers Banners During Home Games

It looks like the Clippers are tired of having their home games…

Byron Scott On Kobe Bryant At Point Guard: ‘You’ll See It Again’

All season long, the Los Angeles Lakers have struggled to finish games.…