Compiling the "Reasons" Dwight Howard Left Lakers for Houston Rockets

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Dwight Howard is now a member of the Houston Rockets—this we know.

What's not as highly publicized are all the reasons he left the Los Angeles Lakers, one of the most storied franchises in all of professional sports.

Despite the allure of L.A., the chance of future championships with Kobe Bryant, and the team looking at substantial cap room after the following season, Howard spurned the Lakers for H-town.

So, why did D12 do this to a team as attractive as the Lakers and join a Rockets team that hasn't won a title in almost 20 years?

Let's take a look.


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