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Dwight Howard‘s first two stops as an NBA player were fairly close to Walt Disney‘s Magic Kingdoms, so apparently the free agent big man picked up some of Uncle Walt’s wisdom. Howard, who has faced no shortage of criticism from the Lakers since announcing his intentions to jump Los Angeles for Houston, used a Disney quote to explain his decision in a interview with The Los Angeles Times. Because who can argue with the guy who gave the world Mickey Mouse and Lightning McQueen? “Walt Disney said, ‘Big risks, big rewards,’” Howard told the Times. “He put everything he had into Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and the sky is the limit. Now there’s Disneyland and Disney World.” We’re not sure how that relates to Howard’s situation, but OK. What is more curious is that there is not a whole lot of evidence Disney ever even said that. He certainly could have — it’s not exactly a profound motto — but the closest thing that comes up in a Google search for “Walt Disney” and “big risks

Kobe: I unfollowed Dwight on Twitter

Now that Kobe and Dwight Howard are no longer teammates, the Mamba took some time to explain why he unfollowed Howard.

Metta World Peace gets informed by TMZ that Dwight Howard signed with Houston

Thanks to the fine folks over at TMZ, we might have gotten to see the moment that Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace signed with the Houston Rockets. Check it out in the below video: Metta World Peace — Wait, Dwight Howard’s Going to Houston??? - Watch More Celebrity Videos or Subscribe *** Metta learns of D-12 signing with Rockets [TMZ]

Jackson calls Howard an 'Astro'

Phil Jackson tried to make sense of Dwight Howard's decision to sign with Houston, and he called him an "Astro" in the process. 

Report: Dwight Howard’s 4-Year, $88 Million Contract With Rockets Allows Him To Become Free Agent In 2016

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Dwight Howard’s 4-year, $88 million contract that he’s verbally agreed to sign with the Houston Rockets allows him to opt-out following the 2015-16 season and become a free agent, again. Dwight Howard’s four-year, $88 million maximum contract agreement with the Houston Rocketswill include an early termination option after the...

Dwight Howard: Kobe Never Offered To Teach Me How To Be A Champion

The Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant saga may be ratcheted up even more now that Howard has chosen to become a Houston Rocket. Earlier in the week, we reported that part of Kobe Bryant’s pitch to Howard was the ability for the Black Mamba to teach Howard how to be a champion.  Well Dwight Howard has a different take on that story. During an interview with Alex Kennedy of Hoops World...

Morey: Rockets One Of Top Teams In West With Addition Of Howard

Daryl Morey is setting realistic goals and tempering expectations after securing the free agent signing of Dwight Howard. “I think with this, we move into one of the top teams in the West,” Morey said. “Miami, the Spurs, Oklahoma City, teams have earned more than us, we have to try to get ahead of those teams. Teams mistake at times like this when they make rash moves, rather...

Omer Asik asks the Rockets to trade him, Rockets reportedly say no

In the aftermath of Dwight Howard’s decision to sign with the Houston Rockets, word began to spread that Rockets center Omer Asik had no interest in playing with or behind Howard and he wanted to be traded.Since then, Brian Windhorst of ESPN has verified that Asik has formally asked the Rockets to trade him. And it was at that moment that Asik found out just how much pull and influence...

Phil Jackson Says Dwight Howard Will Be Better Off Being an “Astro”

If the Lakers would have hired Phil Jackson as their head coach, Dwight Howard would still be in LA, but they didn’t and he is gone. Phillip chimed in on the situation with some smooth slander of Dwight Howard. What DH brings to the game is power and D. This past year didn’t show due it to rehab and confusion. If he is better of an Astro, so be it. — Phil Jackson (@PhilJackson11...

Omer Asik Wants Out of Houston

Right now I’m almost 100 percent positive that the Houston Rockets could care less about what Omer Asik wants now that they have Dwight Howard on board.   Sources have told that Asik has no interest in being Howard’s back-up or playing next to him, which is fine because moving him would actually help with the Rockets reported game-plan. The Rockets want to add mid-level...

Report: Chris Kaman, Lakers agree to one-year deal

Looks like the Lakers have their backup plan, now that Dwight Howard is Houston bound. Free agent center Chris Kaman and the Lakers have agreed to a one-year deal, according to a report by on Monday. Kaman was the sixth pick in the 2003 draft and played his first eight NBA seasons with the Clippers. Since then, he's spent a year in New Orleans, where he was dealt as...

Carmelo Anthony reportedly wanted New York Knicks to trade for Rajon Rondo

With all the salary cap space the Los Angeles Lakers are expected to have in 2014 after losing Dwight Howard to the Houston Rockets, there has been some speculation that they could make a run at a big name free agent like Carmelo Anthony. Anthony and Bryant have a close relationship, and there have been [...]
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