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Video: "It's about to get terrorized... by the master of disaster!" - 3x DPOY Dwight Howard cuts a WWE promo at Summer Slam tryouts, meets Triple H and discusses interest in joining pro-wrestling

3x DPOY Dwight Howard cuts a WWE promo at Summer Slam tryouts, meets Triple H and discusses interest in joining pro-wrestling
3x DPOY Dwight Howard cuts a WWE promo at Summer Slam tryouts, meets Triple H and discusses interest in joining pro-wrestling
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2020 NBA All-Star -AT&T Slam Dunk
2020 NBA All-Star -AT&T Slam Dunk

Dwight Howard is currently without an NBA team as the LA Lakers parted ways with him after the 2021-22 season. The 36-year-old has attracted interest from a few other teams, but is yet to find his next destination.

Howard, who is listed at 6 feet 10 can be a big problem for opposition defenses in the paint. He was a stellar player in his prime years. Although Dwight Howard isn't as imposing as he was before, he could certainly make some noise in the WWE ring. The 2020 NBA champion made an appearance at the WWE Tryout in Nashville.

He also cut a promo, where he played "Sho'nuff", who was a villain from the movie, Last Dragon. The 37-year-old was stellar in the role. His brilliance there would have certainly helped him grab the attention of Triple H, who is the new Head of Creative for WWE. Howard also met the former wrestler and had a conversation with him, where he was seen patiently listening to "The Game."

He spent five hours at the event and was seen asking a few doubts to the coaches about wrestling. In an interview with Arash Markazi, Dwight Howard also shared that he sees a future in WWE.

"I think it is something that's in my future. I love the WWE, I love wrestling... I'm grateful and thankful for this opportunity to be here and just witness this whole thing, tryouts and everything.
"Hopefully, one day I'll be in the ring wrestling and holding up a belt, that would be amazing."
"I think it is something that's in my future. I love the WWE. hopefully, one day I'll be in the ring wrestling and holding up a belt."Dwight Howard would like to play for the NBA next season but has a WWE backup plan in mind (via @ArashMarkazi)https://t.co/UfFzZJ9cBo

Physically, Dwight Howard has all the tools to excel in WWE. He is tall and powerful, but there is a lot more required than just that to be a part of the wrestling industry.

Dwight Howard was a surprise participant at the WWE Tryout in Nashville today. He told me he legit wants to join the WWE one day. https://t.co/LiUnNqPsdv

The biggest of WWE stars, put in years of hard work before they made their way to the ring. Several NBA stars have tried their hand at getting into WWE.

Dwight Howard could add his name to that list. It would be interesting to see him in the ring go up against other professionals.

Dwight Howard just met Paul "Triple H" Levesque, who is in charge of WWE creative and EVP of Talent Relations. https://t.co/r9csgmW2zl

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Which NBA team could Dwight Howard sign with for next season?

Los Angeles Lakers v Denver Nuggets
Los Angeles Lakers v Denver Nuggets

Dwight Howard had a few good games in his last season with the LA Lakers. He averaged 6.2 points and 5.9 rebounds in just 16.2 minutes per game. However, the team needed to make some big changes after their poor season and as a result, they parted ways with the center.

Howard was a key part of the Lakers' championship run in 2020. His contributions off the bench were massive for the team. At 36, the eight-time All-Star does have some more time left in the league.

According to reports, the Brooklyn Nets are a team that could land the three-time defensive player of the year.

Dwight Howard’s name has been mentioned in blogs recently as a potential Brooklyn Nets off-season signee.I asked him if he had any interest in the Nets. His response to @BallySports was: “Yes I am.” “Would love that.” Howard’s an NBA Champ & an eight time All-Star. https://t.co/OV0VelA5Nq

With Andre Drummond gone, Howard could prove to be the perfect replacement for him. His raw power is something the team can make use of at the center position.

The 36-year-old has the experience of playing on the biggest stage. He could prove to be a necessary veteran presence in the locker room.

Dwight Howard putback dunk https://t.co/B3NC6pL2Vk

Howard has also previously played with the likes of Ben Simmons and Seth Curry. This could help him fit in easily with the team. While there is still no confirmation of the move, it could prove to be an exciting one for both the player and the franchise.


Edited by Arnav Kholkar

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