Dwight Howard on tweet: Lakers never offered me a contract, but I thought they did
Dwight Howard tweeted that he’d re-sign with the Lakers: “I’m staying right where I belong. Laker nation I love y’all. Purple and gold never gets old.”
Howard, via Ky Carlin of Sixers Wire:
What a communication breakdown. Either side, or both, could deserve blame. Did the Lakers mislead Howard? Did he make a misguided assumption?
At one point, this would have been viewed as yet another example of Rob Pelinka’s deceptiveness. But the Lakers general manager just won a championship then oversaw a highly praised offseason.
So – fairly or not – Pelinka gets a pass, and this becomes more evidence of Howard being a goofball.