Report: Dwight Howard agrees to one-year deal with 76ers

Los Angeles Lakers centre Dwight Howard. (David Zalubowski/AP)

Free-agent centre Dwight Howard has agreed to a one-year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania.

The eight-time all-star and three-time Defensive Player of the Year averaged 7.5 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 18.9 minutes per game, helping the Los Angeles Lakers to their 17th title in franchise history.

In a since-deleted Tweet, Howard said earlier Friday that he was staying in L.A.

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