Dwight Howard Wanted More Say in Orlando’s Trades

by July 19, 2011
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Dwight Howard tells 790 The Zone in Atlanta that he would’ve liked to be involved in the moves the Orlando Magic front-office made last season. From SRI: “How did you feel about the all the trades made last season to try to improve the Magic? ‘I wanted to be more part of the process a little more. I had to step out on the court and I wanted to make sure that the people I played with wanted to go out and play hard every night. My only issue was the fact that I didnโ€™t really have a chance to be involved, but I think with the guys that we brought in we still have an excellent chance of winning, but we all have to be on the same page. I do miss a lot of the guys we traded. You know Marcin Gortatโ€ฆI think he was very key since last season. Also Mickael Pietrus and Rashard Lewis and also Vince [Carter]. All of these guys are very key in our success and to see them go on the personal side it hurt, but I understand the NBA is a business and we have to keep going.'”