But, sources tell Local 6 Sports Director David Pingalore that Howard actually spent Memorial Day weekend working on a two-year contract extension to stay in Orlando. The sources say that the deal is all but signed.
Howard, meanwhile, tried to quell a lot of the talk about where he will play in the future.
“I just got tired of everybody asking me ‘Where am I gonna go? Are you going to stay? Everybody in Orlando is asking me’,” Howard tweeted. “So it was like, you know what? I want everybody to get their minds off something that is not gonna happen.”
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