The Lakers must receive permission from the Grizzlies to talk with Howard.
A man sued Howard in March, claiming Howard had threatened him for not signing a non-disclosure agreement about their alleged relationship.
Dwight Howard will be playing for his fifth team in five years in 2019-20, but where that will be is still unknown.
“I don’t know what’s going to happen, but I do love L.A.,” Howard told the L.A. Times. “Staples Center is going to be rocking this season."
The Grizzlies are freeing up salary space to go after free agents.
Dwight Howard tweaked his hamstring and it remains unclear when he will return for the Washington Wizards.
Howard has been out since undergoing a spinal procedure in November and there is no timetable for his return.
John Wall and Dwight Howard may be absent, but Scott Brooks has no doubt the Washington Wizards can make a run for the playoffs.
Dwight Howard faces at least two months on the sideline after undergoing back surgery.