Dwight Howard Passes on Golden State

The Warriors have been informed by Dwight Howard he will not be joining Golden State, according to a team source.

The Warriors emerged from long shot to viable option after meeting with Howard on Monday. But despite adding swingman Andre Iguodala, Howard chose to pair up with All-NBA guard James Harden to become the next great center for the Rockets. Houston can offer the same four-year, $88 million contract the Warriors could offer but Texas doesn’t have state taxes, which means Howard can keep more of his money.

That means Golden State will keep starting center Andrew Bogut to play with guard Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, Iguodala, forward David Lee and Harrison Barnes.

So who is better: the Warriors with Iguodala or the Rockets with Howard?

Marcus Thompson