— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) July 5, 2013
A source close to Howard said that he has not yet made a decision, however. Either way, Howard's decision has not yet been announced. But Dallas owner Mark Cuban was informed that his frontrunner Mavericks were out of the running with getting Howard.
Howard's agent Dan Fegan has said that Howard will make his decision Friday night or Saturday morning. Houston and Los Angeles are the only teams that have not been notified of Howard's decision.
NBA columnist Adrien Wojnarowski said that while Howard has picked the Rockets, he has not yet finalized the agreement.
Nevertheless, multiple sources tell Y! Sports Howard has chosen the Rockets but is still finalizing details of agreement.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 5, 2013
Multiple sources have confirmed that Howard will land with the Houston Rockets, but it is reported that Howard and his representatives will still have to go through the details of the Rockets' proposed contract.