The Lakers placed a huge banner on the side of the Staples Center Wednesday that has a picture of Howard and states: “Stay. #stayD12.'”
The Lakers also placed a billboard on Hollywood Boulevard with the same message.
Howard, who had a rough first season with the Lake Show, will become a free agent July 1.
After that other teams will be in the mix to sign the 6-foot-11, 265 pound Howard.
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