Found August 19, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
We broke down Daryl Morey's Reddit "Ask Me Anything"on Sunday and in it he discussed the possibility of playing Dwight Howard at power forward next to Omer Asik. Focus Taiwan spoke to Howard during an overseas trip and the Rockets' new big man says he's got no problem playing power forward for spurts. "There is no need to adjust. I have been playing basketball for my whole life. I started it up playing a point guard" the NBA star told reporters at a press conference to welcome his third visit to Taiwan. "I think it can make our team tougher. We need [me] being as a power forward some games and Asik being a center. We will have a big lineup and it will be tough for teams to truly score" the 27-year-old center said. "You have two guys to play great defense in the paint. So I think it is positive and it is no conflict" he added.
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