Starting on July 1, Dwight Howard will meet with and hear pitches from the Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Lakers to see where he's taking his talents next season and beyond. In our eyes, the Mavericks should probably be the front-runners for a reason having nothing to do with the game of basketball. As they say, "the way to a man's heart is through his stomach" and the Dallas-area chain Raising Cane's is working that avenue to perfection.
Starting tomorrow, Raising Cane's will begin rolling out their campaign, which includes six electronic billboards letting Howard know that if he signs with the Mavs, he can go to any one of their 20 locations and receive free chicken fingers for life.
Of course, the Lakers can counter that delicious offer by making Howard aware that the five-year, $118 million max deal L.A. is capable of offering will more than compensate for the $88 million over four years and free chicken fingers that the Mavs can throw at him. But honestly, who can say no to free food?!?
[via Eye On Basketball]