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If there is one perfectly fair criticism of Dwight Howard's game that has not changed it is his free throw shooting.
Howard has never been a great free throw shooter, but his precipitous decline since shooting a career-best 67.1 percent his rookie year has simply been astonishing and confusing. You are supposed to get better at these things, particularly when you know it is your weakness.
After years of getting private free throw tutoring -- from Clifford Ray teaching him the "gooseneck" early on his career to seeking psychiatric help for his free throw troubles according to an interview with T.J. Simers of the Los Angeles Times -- nothing seems to have worked. Howard bottomed out last year, shooting a paltry 49.2 percent from the foul line, his second consecutive season shooting worse than 50 percent.
The contest Simers set up with his daughter, a housewife and mother of three, is sure not to increase his confidence. Yes, Howard lost a free throw shooting ...
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Dwight Howard's terrible free throw game was put to the test during a contest against an Arizona housewife. Here's video of Howard losing the free-throw shooting contest.
Dwight might want to invest in seeing a surgeon about a vasectomy. but let’s stick to the basketball side of things.
Howard believes the majority of his problems are mental. Doesn’t matter if it was his free throw shooting or handling the Lakers Fans.
“I have only one problem and it’s between my ears,” he said, while admitting he visited a Lakers’ psychiatrist. “I...
It is not in Kobe Bryant’s nature to be a spectator. Therefore, it must be taxing for him to watch the 2012-13 NBA season play itself out without his participation.
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Dwight might try to play this off as he let her win, but we all know he just isn’t very good at shooting free throws. Also, some very quality trash talk from the housewife as well.
I don’t think there is anything Kobe can say at the moment that will affect Dwight Howard’s decision. To me it is a very simple decision for Howard.
If he is too afraid of the spotlight and being the face of a franchise like the Lakers, he will sign with the Rockets. But, Kobe for his part wants to have the final word before he makes a decision.
“For me, you kind of let him...
It goes without saying that the Atlanta Hawks would love to have free agents-to-be Dwight Howard and Chris Paul join them next season, the team's first under new head coach Mike Budenholzer.
Unfortunately, the Hawks reportedly went ahead and said it -- and now the team could be in trouble with the NBA for violating the league's anti-tampering policy as a result.
The chances of Chris Paul and Dwight Howard joining forces to go to Atlanta are extremely low in general so regardless of the potential tampering penalties, it was kind of ridiculous to put this in a letter to the fans. Now the NBA is going to get involved. Per Blacksportsonine. According to the NBA’s collective [...]
Hawks president Bob Williams says a letter to potential ticket-buyers promoting Atlanta's chances of signing Chris Paul and Dwight Howard was an ''unfortunate'' mistake.
The sales letter, first reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and obtained by The Associated Press, says interest is ''skyrocketing'' as the Hawks' ''possibilities...
According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta Hawks may see a huge fine from the NBA for possible tampering. The NBA has an anti-tampering rule that teams must obey. Of [...]
The Atlanta Hawks may have jumped the gun a bit by using the names of impending free agents in an attempt to boost their ticket sales, and the NBA could make them pay for it. A recent letter that was sent to prospective ticket buyers hyped up the possibility of Atlanta making a run at [...]
In an interesting interview by Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles, Kobe Bryant lets his stance known regarding Dwight Howard being a free agent once July 1st hits. The Black [...]
The Atlanta Hawks plan on being big spenders this offseason with the ton of salary cap room the will have heading into free agency. But they may have just shot themselves in the foot due to an overzealous ticket-sales department that sent out emails mentioning two high-priced free agent names that happen to be the biggest targets this summer. Everybody around the NBA suspects that...
Well, that's another fine mess the marketing department may have made.
According to a report Tuesday afternoon in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta Hawks sent a letter to possible season-ticket buyers that mentions the possibility of the team acquiring Dwight Howard and Chris Paul.
Problem is: It may have violated the NBA Anti-Tampering policy...
The Atlanta Hawks may have committed a violation of the NBA's anti-tampering policy by mentioning Dwight Howard and Chris Paul in a letter sent to prospective ticket buyers.
The letter was sent from the marketing department:
“Hot New Player news: Chris Paul and Dwight Howard.” It began with the statement: “The buzz around our offseason is more than heating up. With massive...