If the Lakers want to get back into the Dwight Howard business, they’re going to need to get permission. 

Fortunately for Los Angeles, Shams Charania of The Athletic is reporting that the Grizzlies have granted the Lakers permission to speak to the veteran big man, paving the way for a potential deal if the two sides can agree to terms. 

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In addition to Howard, Joakim Noah is another veteran center that the Lakers could potentially target, according to Charania. 

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