Sources: Dwight Howard to stay
Dwight Howard informed Orlando Magic management late Wednesday night that he wants to stay with the team through next season and will not opt out of his contract, according to sources close to the situation.
Howard plans to sign a waiver of the early termination option in his contract Thursday. Until Howard and his agent actually sign the waiver, though, the Magic will assume he is not staying and will go ahead with their plans to trade him before Thursday's 3 p.m. ET deadline, sources said.
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