Tag Archives: Dwight Howard

Podcast: Trade Deadline Rapidly Approaching

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Only three days remain for teams to make their final preparations for a championship run in 2016. The February 18th trade deadline provides much intrigue, as numerous stars have appeared in trade rumors. Several franchise caliber players could be on the move, including Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin, Kevin Love, Al Horford, Dwight Howard and Brook Lopez have all been linked to …

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A Healthy Howard Proving to be Unstoppable

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For years, Dwight Howard was synonymous with domination. The NBA seemingly began running out of accolades to recognize his massive talent. For eight consecutive years, Howard was a fixture at NBA All-Star weekend, was named to the All-NBA First Team five times and he captured the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year award for three consecutive years. 

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Rockets Unlikely to Move Howard

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Another team and another strained relationship for Dwight Howard. Reports surfaced Tuesday about his displeasure of being viewed as the secondary superstar alongside James Harden in Houston. Howard has since denied any reports that he is unhappy with the Rockets, a team he signed a four-year, $88 million contract with during the summer of 2013. The three-time Defensive Player of …

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Fantasy Focus: An All-Star Emerges

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Boxing out Detroit’s Andre Drummond has become an impossible task. Any missed shot, on either end of the court, is never out of his massive reach. Through three games, Drummond has pulled down a total of 49 rebounds. The 22-year-old center leads the league in both offensive (6.3) and defensive rebounds (10.0) per game, while his 16.3 rebounds a night are …

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Rockets Complete Improbable Comeback

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No play better described the series finale between the Clippers and Rockets in Game 7 than the first shot attempt of the fourth quarter. As Los Angeles was trying to slice into a massive 20 point deficit, Chris Paul lobbed a pass to a wide open DeAndre Jordan for a potentially momentum swinging thunderous dunk. 

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Podcast: The First Round Beat Downs

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The opening round of the 2015 NBA playoffs has featured three series sweeps, while Memphis has chance become the fourth team to go undefeated in the opening round tonight, and plenty of physical play. Dwight Howard was fouled hard in the second quarter and responded by scoring just three more points the rest of the night, while Kevin Love is …

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Houston’s New Center of Attention

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Houston tasked a specific assignment for Dwight Howard in its first round series with the Mavericks: rebound the basketball. For a player with five career rebounding titles, the assignment was a familiar one. The contest Friday night featured 86 rebound opportunities and not many slipped past Howard. 

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Knee Procedure to Keep Howard Out Indefinitely

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At least for the next month, the Rockets will have to actually look at the rim when they loft the ball for a shot. Houston center Dwight Howard has been out of the lineup for the past two weeks with a strained right knee and the team announced Wednesday he will miss at least another four following an injection treatment.

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Fantasy Focus: Taking over a Starting Role

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Brooklyn already had a $100 million point guard on the roster. Jarrett Jack was supposed to be just an insurance policy, a filler in case Deron Williams ever got hurt. A fractured rib cage has kept Williams out of the lineup for the past four weeks and the Nets have suffered, dropping 12 of their last 14 games, but Jack …

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Podcast: The Continued Disappearances of Centers

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Injuries have decimated the center position throughout the NBA landscape. Back issues have sideline Nikola Vucevic  and Brook Lopez, a sprained knee is ailing Dwight Howard, a sprained wrist has Nikola Pekovic out indefinitely and DeMarcus Cousins was just diagnosed with viral meningitis. The depleted crop of centers has enabled opponents to slash to the rim without the fear of being …

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