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How realistic is it for the Wizards to get Dwight Howard?



I mean can we dream for a few moments?  I'm not usually a fan of coming up with the most random superstars playing on our team, but after a lot of thought, I'm starting to believe this might be the right thing to do, by possibly going after him.  First let's just say for argument sake, next year, that we just outright sign him without trading anyone away.  We would just that easily have one of the best teams in league.  The one major flaw that we have as a team, defense, would be greatly diminished.  I mean look at this potential roster:

PG - John Wall/Shelvin Mack

SG - Nick Young/Jordan Crawford

SF - Chris Singleton/Jan Vesely

PF - Andray Blatche/Trevor Booker/Kevin Seraphin

C - Dwight Howard/JaVale McGee/Hamady N'Diaye

 

Of course there may be some role players sprinkled in there and possible a high draft pick (depending on how this year goes).  That is a legit roster.  With Howard and Singleton in the same line up, players like Blatche won't be as much of a liability on defense.  You also would have to assume that John Wall and the other young players will continue to get better.   The more that I think about it, I believe if Dwight is not re-signed by next year, I believe it would be advantageous for this team to step up and sign him.  We have a far brighter future than Orlando, a strong market, and a good fanbase that would embrace him because we have been voided of a basketball superstar for a very long time (besides Gilbert and Michael Jordan).

 

On the flip side, I am completely against the idea of trading for Dwight.  Look at what happened to the New York Knicks.  You would be taking away years of rebuilding just to get a shot at this man.  I think the only way we should get him is strictly through free agency or at least a trade that would be used to absorb his salary as opposed to trading players away.  What are your thoughts?  Is this a realistic option for this team?  Can you see Dwight coming to Washington?  Do you agree with my thoughts of not trading for him?

This represents the view of the user who wrote the FanPost, and not the entire Bullets Forever community. We're a place of many opinions, not just one.

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