Found October 06, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
PLAYERS: Dwight Howard
TEAMS: Houston Rockets
The big fella looked solid on the offensive side of the ball. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Dwight Howard Ejected From First Game as a Rocket

The refs don’t really respect Dwight Howard, so he gets no rope with them like other star players. #Rockets Dwight Howard ejected after picking up second technical foul with under 1 minute to play 3Q. — Jimmy Smith (@JimmySmith504) October 6, 2013 With that being said what exactly is Dwight trying to prove by getting ejected in the first preseason game...

Lakers find cohesiveness in Howard's absence

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- When you walk into the Lakers' practice facility, you immediately notice a 180-degree difference in the attitude of the players, coaches and team personnel. The Dwight Howard factor is gone -- and none of the Lakers are losing any sleep over it. Factor, disturbance, Dwightmare -- whatever you want to call it -- is in Houston; healthy and getting ready...

Dwight Howard rubs Jeremy Lin's ear (Video)

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is already feeling comfortable enough around his new teammates to start joking around with them. To illustrate this point, Howard uses a slick move to wrap his arm around the back of Jeremy Lin's head and start rubbing his ear without being caught during Saturday's NBA preseason game against New Orleans. It's all fun and games...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says Dwight Howard is mentally weak, DH responds

Former Laker great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was on ESPN’s “First Take” last week. Kareem was asked to share his thoughts on the Lakers losing Dwight Howard to the Houston Rockets. Kareem gave Skip, Stephen A. and Cari and ear full. The Captain said Dwight is a nice guy but lacks a high basketball IQ and mental toughness. He also mentioned that when Andrew Bynum was with the Lakers...

Dwight Howard hopes to follow LeBron's path to redemption

Dwight Howard has followed LeBron James into the NBA, into infamy, and now, he hopes, to redemption. The media and fans skewered Howard for his two year odyssey through free agency, making him persona non grata in the NBA world. Reclaiming his reputation as one of the NBA's funny guys, jokesters and light hearted players will be a long journey. Eventually, winning cures all...

Slim Thug Recruiting Johnny Manziel For the Texans

Unfortunately, unlike Dwight Howard who could be wooed with strippers and lower child support payments, it is the Texans who will make the final call on who will be their QB of the future. He gets an A for effort though. We need u kid @JManziel2 u will be treated like a king here — IG:HOGGLIFE101 (@slimthugga) October 7, 2013

Rockets fall in Howard's debut

Anthony Morrow scored 26 points and the New Orleans Pelicans beat Houston 116-115 on Saturday night in Dwight Howard's exhibition debut for the Rockets. Howard had 19 points and nine rebounds in his first game since signing a four-year, $88 million deal with the Rockets in the offseason. Howard was 6 of 11 from the field and 7 of 11 from the free-throw line in 27 minutes. He...

NBA center Dwight Howard says he is not stupid as he responds to NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

When Dwight Howard was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, former NBA center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stepped in to help Dwight Howard in the post.  This relationship was expected to be […]

Dwight Howard vows to follow LeBron James' path from villain to champion

Dwight Howard watched how the derision dissipated for LeBron James how the mocking turned back into marvel. The path to a superstar's public cleansing for past immaturities and missteps on free agency's jagged journey doesn't rise out of clever commercials and endless explanations. Championships changed the framing of LeBron James and an NBA title promises to be the...

Dwight Howard Says He Has Special Relationship With Kevin McHale

Dwight said the same thing about Stan Van Gundy and Lakers fans, so take it with a grain of salt.  But, here is what Dwight had to say courtesy of Bleacher Report. “I feel like me and Kevin just have a special relationship already, from just the first time we’ve talked until now,” Howard said in an interview with Bleacher Report. “He said he watched almost all my games....

Year Two of Rob and Jacque

Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/Ball Don't Lie When Rob Hennigan signed on to be the Magic's general manager last June, he knew there was a big task ahead of him. He was going to try to convince Dwight Howard to stay, but that was likely done for appearances and the inevitable was only a few months away. In the course of a year, Hennigan went through one draft, traded...


Some may see Kareem’s comments as Laker-hatin’ on Dwight, but the HOFer knows what he is talking about. Lakers legend KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR appeared on ESPN’s First Take last Thursday, giving his honest opinion of KOBE BRYANT’s Achilles injury recovery and how it will effect the Lakers this season but perhaps what was most scathing was Cap’s assessment of DWIGHT HOWARD...

James Harden throws down hammer dunk against Pelicans

With all this talk about Dwight Howard in Houston, we forget that the Rockets have another star in James Harden and earlier tonight, he threw down a nasty dunk against the New Orleans Pelicans. Watch as he soars to the rack for the one-handed stuff in the first quarter of play: *** James Harden image courtesy of Getty Images

GIFs: Top Plays From 2013 Preseason Openers

The NBA is back! Preseason, that is. Derrick Rose returned to the court, Dwight Howard made his Rockets debut and more, check out Saturday night’s preseason opener highlights in GIF form. Saturday’s scores: Pelicans 116 – Rockets 115. Bulls 82 – Pacers 76. Lakers 104 – Warriors 95. Thunder 95 – FBU 82. Dwight Howard scores his first points as a Rocket. Jeremy Lin to...

Mike D’Antoni making defense a focal point

Mike D’Antoni is focussing on defense this year. Yes, that Mike D’Antoni – you know, the guy with the moustache and a love for scoring lots and lots of points. Whether it’s D’Antoni finally realizing that he needs to put in more work on the defensive end with his players, wanting to shut up the “haters” who so often call him “Antoni”, or if it’s just to replace...
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