The Houston Rockets are on a roll, but everyone around the league knows the weakness that will eventually end their streak. It’s their perimeter defense. Dwight Howard was brought to Houston to shore up the team’s stoppers. But on the...Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets needed all of one move to be crowned champions of the 2013 NBA offseason. By luring in the biggest —figuratively and literally —free-agent fish in the form of three-time Defensive Player of the Year Dwight Howard,...Show More Summary
Get over here! Dwight Howard of the NBA's Houston Rockets is apparently a Mortal Kombat enthusiast. Here he is re-enacting Scorpion's signature move during pre-game introductions against Brooklyn on Friday. [NBA on YouTube] Read mor...
Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard had some fun with teammate Aaron Brooks by doing the Mortal Kombat "Finish Him" fatality in the Rockets' pregame huddle before Friday night's game against the Brooklyn Nets. This routine is certainly...Show More Summary
The Dwight Howard of 2013-14 certainly isn't the same Dwight Howard from his days with the Orlando Magic, and while the Houston Rockets are likely thrilled with his current production, I'm sure they would be even happier if he turned...Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets have the most talked about NBA trade piece in their disgruntled Turkish center, Omer Asik. One of the more popular suggestions among league followers is that Asik will be sent to the New Orleans Pelicans for Ryan Anderson, a former teammate of Dwight Howard with the Orlando Magic. Show More Summary
Adidas banked on Derrick Rose and Dwight Howard to carry its basketball brand, but the results have been disastrous as it plays catch-up to Nike.
LOS ANGELES – As blasphemous as this line of thinking is in sports — particularly in the hallowed house of a franchise as storied as the Lakers — there really can be more to life than championships. “It’s a good locker room,” Lakers guard Steve Blake said Sunday night. Show More Summary
With the Portland Trail Blazers enjoying a tremendous start to their season, what puzzle piece could put them over the playoff hump—maybe an Omer Asik ? The writing was on the wall when Dwight Howard rolled into town this past summer. Show More Summary
Dallas' Vince Carter discusses Houston's Dwight Howard and complaining to referees; Brooklyn Coach Jason Kidd speaks on criticism. Now he gets it
Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has developed quite the reputation as a front-office cowboy. As if trading for James Harden directly prior to the 2012-13 season wasn't enough, Morey managed to shed all kinds of salary with a slew of moves in the 2013 offseason. Then he landed Dwight Howard, the most coveted free agent of the summer. Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets are far from a bad team and, at 8-5, seem to be on the way to a respectable seed in the West. However, as it currently stands, they cannot yet be considered a legit title contender. Until Dwight Howard steps up and...Show More Summary
Vince Carter is on to something here. Dwight Howard has been called a lot of things during his time in the NBA. With the Orlando Magic, he was a savior, superstar, cornerstone and, by the end, quintessential jackass. With the Los Angeles Lakers he was God, Satan and a coward. With the Houston Rockets he’s [...]
As it turns out, Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard can make free throws. He may not be very good at hitting them in games, but he was taped sinking one after another before a recent game. Not many people bought that Howard was making more than 80 percent of his shots from the line in practice last season. Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets are off to a strong 8-5 start, and much of their early successes can be attributed to the chemistry that James Harden and Dwight Howard have already established. Having played just 13 regular season games together (and a handful of preseason contests), it's nice for the fans to see just how well they're playing together. Show More Summary
Out of frustration the other night, Dwight Howard tossed the ball at a heckling fan as the Rockets were in Dallas. It was a soft lob and nothing malicious. Even so, who does that? But I’ll give Dwight a pass, because fans have the green light to be mean-spirited at games, but if the athlete [...]
Dwight Howard is making 54.4 percent of his free throws this year. He made 49 percent of them in each of the past two seasons, and is 57 percent for his career. Here he is hitting 18 of 20 in warmups, including 10 straight. Read mor...
Dwight Howard was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in the summer of 2012, and the Philadelphia 76ers received Andrew Bynum in return. The Lakers stars appeared on the cover of the Sports Illustrated NBA preview issue, while Bynum was proclaimed the future of the 76ers. Show More Summary