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A imaginable long term NBA Hall of Famer has an open invite to the WWE.
Triple H (aka Paul Levesque) mentioned that he is able for Dwight Howard to signal onto the corporate.
Howard made a reputation for himself when he was once a double-double device with the Orlando Magic, however after a a hit open tryout in Nashville over the summer time, WWE’s leader content material officer wants him on board each time he is able.
“When he says, ‘Hey, I want to give this a shot,’ he’s got my phone number. All he’s got to do is call me, and we’ll see what can happen,” he instructed Sporting News. “If he’s willing to put in the grind and drive that guys like Logan Paul and Bad Bunny and Tyson Fury are willing to put in, then let’s go.”
Howard is nonetheless an NBA unfastened agent, having performed for the Los Angeles Lakers final yr — it was once his 3rd stint with the workforce. But each time he comes to a decision to call it a profession in basketball, he wants his WWE adventure to be a unconditionally other bankruptcy that differentiates himself from his prior profession.
“I’m not coming into this thing as ‘I’m Dwight Howard, the basketball player,'” Howard mentioned again in July. “This is a whole new ball game for me. I want to be. I want to learn from all these guys and be the best wrestler I can be if it leads down to this path. Where I am wrestling and just enjoy it. I mean, you only get one life, you know?”
The 53-year-old former wrestler mentioned that the “ball’s in [Howard’s] court.”
“It’s a funny thing. Dwight, in the conversations we had, was like, ‘I really want to do this, I’m serious. I really want to do this,'” Triple H mentioned. “But we hear that a lot. And there’s a difference between saying, ‘I want to do this,’ and putting the grind and doing the work to get there. Came by our tryouts in Nashville, was incredibly entertaining, jumping in promos by himself and then with others. Incredibly entertaining, really driven to want to do this. It’s just a matter for him of, he’s got a lot of things going on, right?”
Howard indisputably has the frame form of a WWE famous person. He stands at 6-foot-10 and weighs 265 kilos of lean muscle.
When he was once a starter within the league during the 2017-2018 season, Howard averaged 17.4 issues and 12.7 rebounds consistent with recreation. He led the NBA in rebounds consistent with recreation 5 occasions in six seasons from 2007 to 2013.