HOUSTON, TX (KTRE) - According to ESPN, Dwight Howard and the Atlanta Hawks have agreed to a three-year, $70.5 million deal. The Atlanta native met with the Hawks Friday right when the free agency period opened up.
Howard spent the past three seasons with the Houston Rockets. Last year, the center averaged 13.7 points which is the lowest average he's had since his rookie season. He also averaged 11.8 rebounds.
The Boston Celtics were also reportedly interested in signing Howard.