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76ers officially sign Dwight Howard

The veteran center played a key role in the Lakers' championship run last season.

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Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard reportedly is leaving the Lakers for the second time after winning his first NBA championship.

The Philadelphia 76ers have officially signed veteran center Dwight Howard. Terms were not disclosed.

Howard, 35, will be playing for his sixth different team in six seasons, and seventh overall. He helped the Lakers win the championship last season in his second stint with the team, averaging 7.5 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.1 blocks off the bench.

An eight-time All-Star, Howard is averaging 16.7 points, 12.3 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in 16 seasons.

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