Howard, who emerged as a key part of the Lakers’ rotation in 2019-20, shared his excitement on Twitter. The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported that Howard had not yet agreed to any deal and was still weighing his options.
– Shams Charania November 21, 2020
Roughly an hour after the initial tweet about the Lakers, Charania provided an update: Howard is heading to Philadelphia. Regardless of the reasons behind Howard’s departure, the Lakers must now fill a hole in their frontcourt.