Golden State Warriors: Pros and Cons of Pursuing Dwight Howard

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Con:  Chasing Howards restricts offseason mobility

May 16, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors point guard Jarrett Jack (2) passes out the ball between San Antonio Spurs point guard Gary Neal (14) and center Boris Diaw (33) during the first quarter of game six of the second round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Howard is not known for quick decisions (nor good ones). Though he is likely hesitant to replicate last season’s “Dwight-mare,” Howard’s free agency courting process could easily last weeks. A dragged out process could prevent the Warriors from making other key moves.