It would’ve been nice if the Hornets landed Dwight Howard in 2012. After losing Anthony Davis, the Bobcats should have traded for Dwight. At the very least, they could have had a Clippers-like run from 2012-2017.
But, the Charlotte Hornets did what Charlotte does, bringing on a post-prime Dwight Howard. While he put up respectable numbers, he didn’t fit with Kemba Walker the way many people hoped. That led to the second straight 36-46, non-playoff, season for Charlotte.
The Hornets traded Dwight Howard for Timofey Mozgov, sending his expiring contract to the Brooklyn Nets. After trading him, the Hornets claimed Dwight Howard was a problem in the locker room. Going on his IG Live, Dwight Howard spoke on this, and said Charlotte was looking for an excuse to explain trading him.
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