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Source: Report that Lakers' center and pending free agent Dwight Howard has composed a list of preferred teams is
"premature." The reported list: Lakers, Rockets, Mavericks, Hawks and Warriors. Asked specifically about the Warriors being one of the teams Howard would be willing to join, the source said the only connection between the player and team was when the Warriors expressed interest in Howard after he made it clear he wanted out of Orlando a year ago. Despite interest from his home-town team, the Hawks, sources have repeatedly said Howard, like many players, are wary of the demands and distractions of playing where they grew up. The Warriors and Rockets also were not on Howard's list at that time. The three teams that were: Brooklyn, Dallas and the Lakers. Since then, several sources have said, Howard has softened on his position regarding the Rockets but there's been no indication anything has changed regarding the Warriors or Hawks.