Found November 14, 2013 on The Nosebleeds:
There is one point in every professional athlete’s career when they know that its time to hang it up. That moment has officially come for Dwight Howard. Who cares if he is averaging 18.2 points and 14.9 rebounds per game and is only 27 years old. When Andrea Bargnani, the king of terrible defense, rejects you, it’s time to call it quits. [@SBNationGIF] The post Dwight Howard’s career has hit a new low appeared first on The Nosebleeds.

Dwight Howard admits free throw struggles are a mental problem

Through 10 games, Dwight Howard appears to be a nice fit with the 6-4 Houston Rockets. However, he is still the same old Dwight when it comes to shooting free throws. Howard, a career 58% free throw shooter, has hit just 49% of his free throws this season. For years we have heard about how […]

Dwight Howard’s Baby Mama Hope Alexa New Bikini Photos

12► The one mother of Dwight Howard’s kids who never seems to be involved in any drama Hope Alexa has just come out with a new bikini photoshoot. Hope has been working with Gamma Labs over the past year and seems to be working toward being independent and doing her own thing than living off Dwight Howard. You can check out more about what she is doing at Gamma Labs here.

Howard 'Happy' With Rockets Despite Growing Pains

Dwight Howard took just five shots in 34 minutes and was on the bench late in the fourth quarter due to his liabilities as a free throw shooter in the Houston Rockets' 109-106 victory over the New York Knicks. "I'm happy here," Howard said. "These guys have been great to me." Omer Asik has requested a trade from the Rockets, but they are in no hurry to...

Dwight Howard Worries What People Think When He’s at The FT Line

This is probably why he misses a lot. His lack of mental strength is a weakness. “In practice, I don’t think about what I do when I’m at the free-throw line and I make them,” Howard said in a recent interview. “In the game, I’m thinking so much that when I start missing, I start thinking about missing again — or if I miss, what people are going to say.” “I just...

Photo: Dwight Howard Giving Finger To Sixers Fans

Dwight Howard was snapped flipping the bird to Sixers fans from the Rockets bench during Wednesday night’s OT loss in Philadelphia. via reddit/r/nba The post Photo: Dwight Howard Giving Finger To Sixers Fans appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.

Dwight Howard Worries what People Think When He’s at the Free Throw Line

Mental toughness is such an underrated aspect of what makes star players into superstars. I think we’ve seen enough to know that Dwight Howard is not very mentally tough. He even lets it alter his free throws. “In practice, I don’t think about what I do when I’m at the free-throw line and I make […]

Carmelo Anthony falls victim to the new ‘Hack-a-Dwight’ rule

Dwight Howard is terrible at free throws. You know it, Dwight knows it, even the league knows it. That’s why the NBA decided to create a rule that would reduce how many times Howard, a career 57.6% shooter, would make it to the charity stripe. When put that way it seems ludicrous, but it’s actually rather brilliant. It’s filed under the NBA rule-book as an ‘away-from-the...

Jeremy Lin finds Dwight Howard for monster alley-oop dunk against 76ers

For all you Houston Rockets fans out there, the below video highlight clip is exactly what the doctor ordered if you had a case of Linsanity with D-12 deficiency. In the second quarter of tonight’s Rockets/76ers game, Jeremy found Dwight for the below nasty alley-oop dunk: So, I guess we can call that Dwilinsanity… *** Lin image courtesy of Getty Images

Howard, Parsons Understand Asik's Frustration Amid Trade Request

Dwight Howard and Chandler Parsons understand Omer Asik’s frustrations with his role with the Houston Rockets this season. Asik has started eight of the 10 games this season. He didn’t play on Thursday in New York amid reports that he was requesting to be traded. “Totally, I understand where he is coming from – his frustration, sharing the floor,” Howard said. “I...

Report: Omer Asik seeks trade from Houston

A year after joining the Houston Rockets via restricted free agency, Omer Asik has reportedly asked the organization to trade him. The 27 year old Turk is seeking the change of scenery due to a drastic cut in playing time which has seen his minutes reduced from 30 per game in 2012-13 to 20.7 per game this season. That decrease is largely attributed to the offseason addition of Dwight...

Game Preview – New York Knicks vs. Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks in a nationally televised matchup featuring Dwight Howard’s Garden debut as a Rocket and the second return of former Knick Jeremy Lin. Current Records – New York Knicks (3-4) – Houston Rockets (5-4) What to watch for - For over 20 games in the 2011-12 season, Jeremy Lin owned New York. Linsanity...

Dwight Howard on FTs: ‘I think so much that I tend to miss’

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard says the reason that he’s shooting so poorly at the line is because he’s overthinking it. Howard has led the NBA in free throw attempts four times and is on pace do so again this season.  He is a career 57.6 percent shooter from the stripe. Howard had 18 points, 24 rebounds and five blocks in Monday night’s 110-104 victory over the Toronto...

Sleeved NBA Christmas Day Jerseys Cause Uproar on Twitter, Draw Comparisons to Pajama Shirts, Soccer Uniforms (Photos)

It’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but the NBA is already promoting its Christmas day matchups — and the alternate uniforms that go along with them. A recent sneak peek of the polarizing sleeved Christmas Day jerseys left fans puzzled about the design and inspiration. The design seems to mesh the large logo of a hockey sweater with the with the tight fit of spandex — not a great...

Houston Rockets center Omer Asik asks to be traded

This is a situation that has been brewing since Dwight Howard announced he was signing with the Rockets. Center Omer Asik is seeking a trade. Asik lost his starting job and saw his minutes have dropped dramatically as well, the 7-footer is averaging 5 points and 7.2 rebounds in 21 minutes per game this season, while earning $8.3 million. The Rockets have no trade involving Asik...
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