The LA Clippers Need to Chase Dwight Howard


Enter, Clippers. Just like last offseason when the Clippers stole Chris Paul from under the Lakers nose, they need to swoop in and land Dwight Howard. They recently waived Ryan Gomes and his $4 million salary, allowing the team to absorb another contract in a potential deal with the Magic, providing Orlando with some cap flexibility as well as talented, young players in return. The combination of DeAndre Jordan (2012-'13 salary: $10.5 million), Caron Butler ($8 million), Eric Bledsoe ($1.7 million) plus two future first round draft picks would be enough to absorb Dwight Howard's $19.5 million salary as well as Jason Richardson's remaining three years on his contract ($6 million per).