Dwight Howard
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Dwight Howard will not be with the Los Angeles Lakers the coming season after becoming a free agent and agreeing to a deal with the Philadelphia 76ers.

On his departure, Howard posted a farewell message on Instagram to the Lakers fans. The 34-year-old center thanked the entire Lakers organization for the support throughout his second spell in Los Angeles:

“La thank you. It was truly a pleasure being back in la. And winning a championship. I am very grateful to the Buss family, the Rambis family, the Pelinka’s and the entire laker organization. Lakernation. I love you💯💯Thank you for your support all year. This season was filled with emotion and you guys stood strong with us all year. To my bro’s. We overcame a lot and won together. Thank you for the great memories we shared this season. I am forever grateful. We will always be champs. Nobody can take that away from us.”

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