Could The Bulls Add Dwight Howard?

(CBS) On the list of players that would look good playing next to Derrick Rose in a Bulls uniform, it would be hard to find someone better than Dwight Howard.

The Orlando Magic star could be on the move via trade and the Bulls are a “sleeper” to add Howard, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski.

In a report today, Wojnarowski wrote:

The Chicago Bulls are still a sleeper for Howard, several league executives believe. “Chicago may tell Orlando to take any two players – or three – besides [Derrick] Rose,” one GM said. Howard isn’t keen on the cold weather, but the Bulls would have the best point guard-center combination since Magic and Kareem.

The Bulls have Omar Asik developing fast as a potential replacement for Joakim Noah(notes) should the Bulls include Noah in a package. Noah would have to be a part of it, but would a combination of Noah and Luol Deng(notes) or Carlos Boozer(notes) – bringing back Howard and one of those bad Orlando contracts – be enough? The Magic need a force to replace Howard, an anchor.

The report says the Lakers are likely the favorites for Howard, who also want to add Chris Paul.

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  • Markie Maypo

    How is it that the Lakers always seem to be the “favorites” for the biggest deals? Why can’t the Bulls put SOMETHING together? Seriously, get Howard, win championship. It’s really that simple when you have Derrick on the floor at the same time.

    • Tony E. Walker

      It’s simple. Howard doesn’t want to win as badly as people think he does. A lot of these stars don’t. it’s about location and endorsements. Bulls should just keep it moving.

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