Found February 21, 2014 on Diehardsport:
PLAYERS: Dwight Howard
TEAMS: Houston Rockets
If anything, Dwight Howard’s return to LA on Wednesday night motivated him to be great again. Ever since, though it’s only been one game, Howard has been playing with a newly invoked energy. On Thursday night against the Warriors, the NBA’s villain slammed on Jermaine O’Neal in the low block. Jermaine, this is not 2006 and the gold on your jersey is not Indiana’s. Why even go up for the block? [SB Nation] The post Dwight Howard throws it down on Jermaine O’Neal appeared first on Diehardsport.

Dwight Howard not thrilled with the prospect of Rondo being traded to Houston

I remember a few years ago, that I entertained the thought about Howard, and Rondo playing together. After his clown persona continued to progress. I was completely turned off with him as a player in Boston. This rumor doesn't shock me. Howard wants to win by having fun, and that's not Rondo. That's not his style to go out there that way. Hearing Howard isn't thrilled...

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Dwight Howard put on a little dunk exhibition after practice, which the Houston Rockets posted on their official Instagram page. One of Dwight’s impressive dunks left teammate Chandler Parsons speechless, with him throwing the ball off the backboard, tapping it back to the backboard and then dunking the ball. Check out the clips below. James Harden even joined in on the fun with...

Dwight Howard booed in return to Lakers; Rockets answer back on the plane

Of course Lakers fans booed Dwight Howard in his return to Staples Center Wednesday night. Dwight didn’t seem to mind, he enjoyed it actually.   It’s no secret the Lakers aren’t good this season. The players he played against weren’t even there last season for the most part, let’s wait until next season when Kobe is on the court to actually count the on floor match up...

Dwight Howard Joins In On “Howard Sucks” Chant (Video)

  The Rockets fought off the Lakers with a 134-108 blowout but not without a shining performance from Dwight Howard. Howard finished the game with 20points, 13 rebounds and 3 blocks, some say thats the hardest he has every played in LA. Laker town is still a little bitter towards Howard for failing them and to no surprise had a few words for him but in Howard fashion he took it...

Dwight Howard joins in on “Howard Sucks” chants in return to LA

Dwight Howard doesn’t seem all too mad about leaving LA. While he clearly didn’t try his hardest or play his best basketball last year as a member of the Lakers, to his credit he was hurt and still put up monster numbers (17.1 PPG, 12.4 RPG). At least the NBA’s primary villain can joke about himself, joining in on the crowd’s “Howard sucks” chants in his return to the...

Lakers fan pulls fake high-five trick on Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard's return to the Staples Center was less than cordial Wednesday night as Lakers fans booed the Rockets center every time he touched the ball.But the biggest diss may have come when Howard was walking into the locker room for halftime. As you can see from the GIF above, one fan pulls the old fake high-five trick on Howard, which Howard smoothly ignores as he walks...

Lakers Fan Fakes Out Dwight Howard With a Phantom High-Five at Halftime

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VIDEO: Laker fan gets Dwight Howard to bite on high-five fake, then leaves him hanging

PHOTO: L.A. Times Somebody buy this Laker fan a beer. As Dwight Howard headed down the tunnel to the locker room at halftime of Wednesday night’s Lakers-Rockets game, one sneaky fan of the purple and gold got his own back on the big man who bolted from Los Angeles for Houston during the offseason. As Howard was walking past, the fan extended his hand as if he wanted to high-five...

Dwight Howard Throws Down Huge Dunk On Jermaine O’Neal (Video)

Dwight Howard with the vicious dunk all over Jermaine O’Neal during the fourth quarter on Thursday night against the Warriors: The post Dwight Howard Throws Down Huge Dunk On Jermaine O’Neal (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.

Dwight Howard booed by Lakers fans, gets technical for taunting (Video)

You think Dwight Howard was fired up to face his former team? He made that pretty clear early on. The Houston Rockets went right to their big man early in their game with the lowly Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night, and Dwight took Chris Kaman to school. For the first points of the game, […]

VIDEO: Boo Birds Come Out Strong in Los Angeles the First Time Dwight Howard Handes the Ball

One would have thought that Dwight Howard in L.A. would have been a match made in heaven, but it ended up being more of a disaster brought to an end by an ugly divorce. Fans were not too kind to Howard on his way out of town either.So when the boo birds came out the first time he touched the ball Wednesday night at the Staples Center it was certainly not shocking! Loading...

TV Ratings: Heat/Thunder Beats Duke/UNC (Also: Howard’s Return, “Fox Sports Live”)

In a battle of high-profile basketball games, Heat/Thunder finished comfortably ahead of Duke/North Carolina Thursday night. In other news, Dwight Howard‘s return to Los Angeles failed to move the needle on ESPN, and Fox Sports […]

Dwight Howard, James Harden Hold Dunk-Contest (Video)

Dwight Howard is returning to L.A. for the first time since leaving via free agency, and what better to prepare for the boos then by holding an impromptu dunk contest. Howard and Rockets teammate James Harden traded dunks before Howard shut the lights off with this amazing dunk that left Chandler Parson’s speechless. H/T Bleacher Report


Howard sucks alright. He sucked so bad he and James Harden were fraught with emotion over Laker beatdown. Wednesday night, DWIGHT HOWARD made his anticipated return to Los Angeles to play the Lakers since dissing them for a run with the Rockets last summer and Laker fans proved very unaccommodating… Howard was relentlessly booed by the Staples Center crowd as the 19,000 in capacity...

Full Court Press: Dwight Howard Booed In Return to LA, The Education of Jabari Parker, Joanna Krupa At it Again

Click on photo to read more about Howard’s Return to LA What did you expect? A warm-welcome. Howard was a huge flop in LA and basically has become one of the biggest enemies in the NBA. Can’t say I disagree with any of it. The Press Robin van Persie finds life difficult at Manchester United [BleacherReport] The education of Duke freshman Jabari Parker [CNNSI] Wes Welker and his...
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