If given the chance, all 30 NBA teams would jump at the opportunity to acquire Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard. Pure and simple, Howard is a beast.
He is arguably the best two-way player in the game today. With one game to go, Howard will likely finish the regular season averaging 23.0 points, 14.1 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game.
Not only is he the face of the Orlando Magic franchise, but he is also quickly establishing himself as one of the NBA’s most marketable players.
If he continues the pace he’s playing at, Howard will go down as one of the most dominant big men of all-time.
However, Howard will be a free agent after the 2011-12 season, and already the speculation about where he will play next has commenced.
If the Magic know it won’t be able to re-sign him, the team may try to move him sooner rather than later to receive as much value as possible. The Magic could also explore a sign-and-trade scenario for their center.
Though every team would want to make a run at Howard, here are 10 teams that need him most.