Dwight Howard trade: Can the Thunder make him wait like other Laker giants - Article Photos 2/3

FILE -This file photo taken March 13, 2012, shows Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard during an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla. The Los Angeles Lakers have a deal in place to acquire Dwight Howard from Orlando in a four-team, eight-player trade also involving Denver and Philadelphia, and the NBA has scheduled a conference call Friday Aug. 10, 2012 with the four general managers to finish the deal, according to multiple reports. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, file) ORG XMIT: NY116