Well Magic fans, the day is finally here.
After nearly a year of speculation, the Orlando Magic have finally traded center Dwight Howard.
The deal involves the Los Angeles Lakers, Denver Nuggets and Philadelphia 76ers.
According to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, he Orlando Magic will acquire Denver Nuggets guard Arron Afflalo and veteran forward Al Harrington, Philadelphia 76ers center Nikola Vucevic and rookie wing Maurice “Moe” Harkless. According to Alex Kennedy of Hoops World, the Magic will also acquire Christian Eyenga.
The Magic will also receive several draft picks.
Marc J. Spears, also of Yahoo, says Chris Duhon and Earl Clark are also on their way to Los Angeles .
Philadelphia will acquire All-Star center Andrew Bynum and Magic guard Jason Richardson while Denver nets Sixers forward Andre Iguodala.
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