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Grizzlies, Dwight Howard agree to buyout

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to a buyout with Center Dwight Howard. He is expected to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers once he clears waivers.

He is receiving a non-guaranteed deal. This means, he will have to earn his shot to be on the roster. He will have to prove himself before Jan. 10 when contracts are guaranteed for the rest of the season.

If he does receive a roster spot, he will replace DeMarcus Cousins. The big man tore his ACL after signed a one-year deal with the team in July.

The Grizzlies granted Howard permission to speak with the Lakers. Los Angeles considered Howard, Joakim Noah, and Marreese Speights.

All three players worked out for the team before the Lakers decided to go with Howard. He previously played for the team for one season in 2012-13.

Howard was traded to the Lakers in a blockbuster deal. However, things did not work out in his first tenure with the team.

This time around, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski said the Lakers players were involved in the process. The NBA insider is also reporting that Howard’s back is healthy and he’s down 25 pounds.

Howard has been criticized for the way he has handled his teammates and coaches, as of late. This is one of the reasons he has bounced around for the past several years.

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