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Stan Van Gundy
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When the Rockets acquired Dwight Howard as their free agent prize, the rumors began immediately that Omer Asik either wanted out because he wanted to start at center (assumedly held down by Howard now) or that the Rockets would trade him unable to pair the two together.
Howard struggled mightily to find himself offensively next to Pau Gasol last year and seems most comfortable playing with a 3-point shooting power forward like he did in Orlando from 2008 until 2012. With the free-wheeling way Houston plays, and an emerging player in Chandler Parsons, it figures this is the way the Rockets will go with their lineups.
Not so fast.
Houston has expressed no desire to immediately trade Asik, knowing how valuable it can be to have two top defensive centers particularly with questions sill surrounding Howard and his health. And now a new wrinkle for the Rockets.
What if the Rockets play Howard at power forward?
Kevin McHale said he would like to experiment with the line...
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The latest report about Dwight Howard's unhappiness in Los Angeles indicates he wanted the team to "muzzle" Kobe Bryant.
It's been nearly two months since Dwight Howard spurned the Lakers, so we were about due for some salacious details of the negotiations to surface.
They have, according to a report from CSN Bay Area, which outlines Howard's reported demands of the Lakers during free agency. Per a CSN source, Howard asked that, in order to sign him, the team fire coach Mike D'Antoni and...
The Rockets are looking to contend for a championship but it won’t happen unless Howard makes great strides in the right direction.
The Houston Rockets will be the team to watch next season and that puts their new center Dwight Howard in the ultimate pressure cooker. He has a lot to prove and a lot of critics to prove wrong. Is he up to the task? That remains to be...
The Dwight Howard saga as it related to his decision to ultimately choose the Rockets over the Lakers in free agency has been well-chronicled and it feels like we’ve heard just about all of the details surrounding the reasons for his departure.
In short Howard didn’t like the way he was being utilized in Mike D’Antoni’s offense and his personality couldn’t have been more...
Dwight Howard had two conditions he wanted the Los Angeles Lakers to meet in order to remain with the team, according to a report. NBA reporter Ric Bucher says the current Houston Rockets center wanted the Lakers to fire Mike D’Antoni as coach, and to either amnesty or at least “muzzle” Kobe Bryant. Neither condition […]
Dwight Howard was a Los Angeles Laker for one season. The Lakers did what any team would have done in order to entice the young center. According to Ric Bucher, [...]
We've known since July that Dwight Howard wanted Kobe Bryant out if he were to sign with the Lakers. "How can it be Kobe’s team and Dwight’s team?" one source said. "It was about the passing of the torch."
"As an offshoot of those discussions, sources said, Howard’s camp at one point asked the Lakers whether they were at least considering releasing...
Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin is in China working with his basketball camp.
He may be far away from his new teammate Dwight Howard, but Howard is definitely on his mind.
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Chinese baby in Dwight Howard’s future?
It is possible.
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Among the many things confusing about Dwight Howard's past two years of public behavior his attitude toward the pick-and-roll is certainly one of the lesser known but more important ones.
Essentially the timeline goes like this:
•Dwight Howard becomes superstar in Orlando behind a system focused on using his insane athleticism in the pick-and-roll to devastate defenses and...
It’s not often that we get to post about Dwight Howard throwing ping pong balls in an Instagram video but that’s exactly what this post is about.
Recently, D-12 met 2008/2012 Olympic gold medalist Wu Jingyu and created a unique Instagram video with the Taekwondo master.
Watch as she does her best to dodge ping pong balls throw at her by Mr. Howard:
Dwight Howard image courtesy...
Dwight Howard and Stan Van Gundy had a relationship that was contentious at times during their final season together with the Orlando Magic.
But Howard and Van Gundy have remained in touch over the past year.
"I don't think there was ever a point where I didn't like Dwight personally. I like him. I've had a lot of laughs with him. He's a good guy. We had some...
That is Heat guard and NBA champion Mike Miller showing off some of his Zumba skills in an ad for the popular workout trend. Looks like Miller is having some fun staying in shape this off-season, or perhaps he is the new spokesman for Zumba. Hopefully it catches on with some other NBA ballers, because Dwight Howard in a dance class would be hilarious.
The official full-length trailer for NBA 2K14 has hit the web today and it features a fitting soundtrack, ”Hate Me Now” by Nas, for the game’s cover athlete, LeBron James. The trailer also features some new animations and old faces in new places – including a first look at digital Dwight Howard in Houston, Al Jefferson in Charlotte, and Kevin Garnett in Brooklyn.