Dwight Howard May Decide on NBA Future by Tomorrow, ESPN Reports

Dwight Howard may end speculation about which National Basketball Association team he’ll sign with by tomorrow, ESPN reported, citing a person close to the talks.

The 27-year-old could opt to return to the Los Angeles Lakers or move to the Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors or Atlanta Hawks, ESPN said.

Seven-time All-Star and three-time NBA defensive player of the year Howard is regarded as the top free agent available this offseason.

The 6-foot-11 center has averaged 18.3 points, 12.9 rebounds and 2.2 blocked shots a game during his nine-year career.

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