Dwight Howard Says Goodbye LA Lakers & Hello Houston Rockets

Dwight HowardIt's the top trending subject in social media today... Dwight Howard has made his decision. The now former Los Angeles Lakers player tweeted, "I've decided to become a member of the Houston Rockets. I feel its the best place for me and I am excited about joining the Rockets and I'm looking forward to a great season. I want to thank the fans in Los Angeles and wish them the best."

The Howard-Houston deal is worth $88 million over four years. If he stayed with the Lakers, Howard could have made an additional $30 million.

Lakers general manager, Mitch Kupchak said, "We have been informed of Dwight's decision to not return to the Lakers. Naturally we're disappointed."

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