Howard, 33, averaged 12.8 points and 9.2 rebounds for the Wizards last season but only appeared in nine games.
Mo Speights will also work out for the team this week in Los Angeles, and Marcin Gortat is being considered as well.
“I think it’s worth the risk for them,” one anonymous executive told HoopsHype. “If it doesn’t work out, they can cut bait.”
Although some think Howard's days as a valuable contributor in the NBA are winding down, he still brings some good things to the table.
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.