Dwight Howard says ‘Thank you’ to Atlanta, teammates

Dwight Howard walks off the court after beating the Washington Wizards in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals April 24, 2017, in Atlanta.
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Dwight Howard walks off the court after beating the Washington Wizards in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals April 24, 2017, in Atlanta.

Credit: Daniel Shirey

Credit: Daniel Shirey

After being traded on Tuesday night to the Charlotte Hornets, center Dwight Howard wrote a message thanking Atlanta, his family, friends and teammates.

🙏🏾 in My Journey. #BeGr8 pic.twitter.com/Pi6Nrw88R0— Dwight Howard (@DwightHoward) June 21, 2017

Howard and the Atlanta Hawks' 31st overall selection in Thursday's NBA Draft were sent to Charlotte for Hornets Miles Plumlee and Marco Belinelli and the Hornets 41st overall pick in the 2017 Draft.