Report: Hornets Trade Dwight Howard To Nets For Mozgov

by June 20, 2018
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The Hornets will trade Dwight Howard to the Nets for Timofey Mozgov, reports ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Charlotte will also receive the Nets’ second-round pick (No. 45 overall) in Thursday’s NBA draft, a 2021 second-round pick and cash.

Exactly one year ago, Charlotte had acquired Howard, who was coached by former Hornets coach Steve Clifford in Orlando and Los Angeles.

Howard, 32, is the first player to be traded amid the Hornets’ regime change. He’ll earn $23.8 million in the final year of his deal next season.

Frustrated with his diminished role in Brooklyn, Mozgov, 31, recently told Nets GM Sean Marks that he wants to play—in Brooklyn or elsewhere.

He’ll make $16 million next season and $16.7 million in 2019-20.

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