Maybe he’ll actually return to Los Angeles this offseason.
In addition to what many regard as the inevitable return of Dwight Howard for a third go-round in Hollywood, San Antonio’s Patty Mills and Detroit’s Wayne Ellington are two prime free agents of interest for the Los Angeles Lakers
Spreading the floor will be especially difficult if Davis insists on playing power forward. Most centers – including Howard – aren’t threatening from beyond the 3-point arc. But in a limited role, Howard could help as a defender and rebounder.
Several veterans have been linked to the Lakers. Some might actually be interested in taking a low salary to chase a ring in Los Angeles. But some might be using the Lakers as leverage when they don’t have multiple other teams bidding.