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Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Report: Magic may send Dwight Howard to Lakers in four-team deal


Everyone talks about trading for Dwight Howard but no one does it. (John Raoux / AP)
The on-again/off-again, exasperating talks involving a trade that would send Dwight Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers are heating up again, according to a Yahoo report.

Adrian Wojnaroski reports:

There are multiple moving parts in the fluid talks, but the framework of a possible deal includes Howard and Denver forward Al Harrington going to the Lakers, Philadelphia guard Andre Iguodala going to the Nuggets, Los Angeles center Andrew Bynummoving to the 76ers, and Los Angeles forward Pau Gasol and Denver guard Arron Affalo going to the Magic, sources told Yahoo! Sports.
The Magic would have a better chance of moving Gasol in another deal to get further assets, sources said, and eliminate the risk of Bynum leaving them as a free agent in 2013. Nevertheless, there was still a sense that Gasol’s and Bynum’s destinations could be fluid in the talks. Either way, one would go to Orlando and the other to Philadelphia, sources said.

A deal is not imminent, Wojnaroski reported, so there’s no real end in sight yet on this.

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