FATE DECIDED?

Report: Dwight Howard to Join Rockets

After 20 months of suspense, free-agent pro basketball center Dwight Howard has reportedly made the decision to join the Houston Rockets, according to a USA Today Sports source. After a brutal season with the Los Angeles Lakers, Howard spent the summer weighing his options with the five teams recruiting him, including the Dallas Mavericks, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks, and Los Angeles Lakers. Howard had his last sit-down meeting on Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif.