Recommendation: It's not clear what Hennigan intends to do with Howard, who is this offseason's biggest enigma. Howard elected to pick up an option for the final year of his contract with Orlando despite on-and-off again requests to be traded, which seem to be on again. Howard is recovering from surgery in April to repair a herniated disk.
MLB trade deadline:
Update: Howard (back) has told Orlando GM Rob Hennigan that he wants to be traded to the Nets, ESPN reports.