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NBA Rumors: Power Ranking Dwight Howard's Best Options
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New Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan has made it clear that he only wants players who are, "invested in the organization."

According to ESPN's Ric Bucher, Hennigan gave Dwight Howard one last chance to amend his decision:

After several months of trying to trade Dwight HowardOrlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan called the All-Star center Wednesday night to see if he'd reconsider giving Hennigan and the Magic's new regime a chance to keep Howard in Orlando, a source close to Howard said.

It's still unclear what will become of Howard, but the last-ditch effort to convince the franchise player to stay with the team that drafted him in 2004 did make one thing abundantly clear: Howard is anything but "invested" in the Orlando Magic.

That leaves the Magic with the one and only option they've had along. They either trade Howard for the best-available package or lose him to free agency in the summer of 2013, a scenario in which the organization would leave empty-handed.

With that kind of failure out of the question, what are Orlando's best remaining options?

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