You thought you'd finally heard the last of speculation concerning where Dwight Howard will play once the Orlando Magic traded him to the Los Angeles Lakers, didn't you?
Howard and his camp have already made it clear that he won't sign an extension to stay in L.A. beyond this season. Rather, he'll play out the remainder of his contract and explore the open market via free agency come July 1, 2013.
Whether that means he'll stay in the City of Angels or take his talents elsewhere remains to be seen. His options, though, will all be dictated by numbers, both big and small.
With that in mind, let's have a look at six numbers in particular that will dictate the terms of next summer's impending Dwightmare.