Who will be the next Dwight Howard?


It’s no secret that this is deja vu for the Orlando Magic. This franchise went through the same exact thing back in 1996 with a guy named Shaquille O’Neal. Maybe you’ve heard of him? All jokes aside no one is laughing in Orlando right now, they are trying to keep history from repeating itself but they must act now.

Who is the right man to take over in Orlando? There has been two names that have been really floating around out there. Brook Lopez and Andrew Bynum, both 7 footers are young and bring a good game to the court. Let’s look at what each would bring to the table.

Brook Lopez 23 years old, has been in the league for four seasons now, averaging 17 points, 8 rebounds and 2 blocks. The stats that jump out the most is that he shoots 50% from the field and he shoots 80% from the free throw line. This guy looks strong all around and he hasn’t hit his peak yet.

Andrew Bynum 24 years old, has been in the league for seven seasons, averaging 10 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 blocks. Bynum has had short seasons due to injury. Many feel that he has yet to show what he truly can do. He has definitely shown flashes of dominance at times but can he stay healthy? He also has a high field goal shooting 56% from the field but only 68% from the free throw line.

Orlando has to trade Dwight to the Nets for Lopez and some picks if they want one of the best big men in the game. Dwight will be with Deron Williams and it will be a win all around for everyone.

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