Ranking Dwight Howard's suitors

Which of the five teams chasing D12 would give him the best shot at winning?

Updated: July 5, 2013, 12:10 PM ET
By Kevin Pelton | ESPN Insider

I can't tell you where Dwight Howard should sign if he picks a team today, as ESPN reported he hopes to do. The right choice depends on too many personal factors for Howard that none of us can weigh. However, I can shed some light on Howard's chances of winning with each of his five suitors, if competing for a championship is one of his primary considerations. Let's take a look at how the five teams project for the next three years.

1. Houston Rockets