Lakers Possibly Out of Contention For Dwight Howard & The Top NBA News

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According to ESPN’s Rich Bucher, the Los Angeles Lakers are no longer atop the list of likely destinations for Dwight Howard. Bucher said during a chat that the Magic has the best chance of retaining Howard, while the Mavericks and Nets could possibly acquire him.

Howard may not land in Los Angeles: Pro Basketball Talk

The Latest on the Lakers

Mike Brown is considering adding John Kuester to the Lakers’ coaching staff. [Slam Magazine]

The Latest on the NBA

LeBron James does not regret leaving the Cavaliers for the Miami Heat. [Sports Illustrated]

Scottie Pippen believes the Bulls lost the Eastern Conference Finals because of the poor play of Carlos Boozer. [Pro Basketball Talk]

Caron Butler is ‘unlikely’ to play in the 2011 NBA Finals. [Pro Basketball Talk]

The Cleveland Cavaliers are negotiating a trade in which they will receive the second overall pick in the upcoming draft. [ESPN.com NBA]

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