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Certainly the Golden State Warriors signing of Jermaine O’Neal didn’t make the waves that a Dwight Howard signing would have for the team, but nonetheless, is was still a very good move from a business standpoint, and from an on-court perspective. Though many have completely forgotten that he still played in the league, there’s no ...The post Jermaine O’Neal Will Play A Key Role For The Golden State Warriors appeared first on The League News.

Dwight Howard considers shooting free throws with eyes closed

Dwight Howard has been known to crack a few jokes. But probably the biggest joke of all is his free-throw percentage. For his career, Howard is just 49.2 percent from the line. It's been a constant battle, but Howard may finally have found the answer to his problem: shoot with his eyes close. That's right. For a man that can't make them with his eyes open, Howard...

Dwight Howard appears on Disney XD show as superhero

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will be making a cameo appearance on an upcoming episode of a show called “Mighty Med”on the new Disney XD network. Howard’s display of his acting chops will air on an episode of the program, which is about two kids who take jobs at a hospital for superheroes (huh?), slated […]The post Dwight Howard appears on Disney XD show as superhero...

A Dwight Howard Documentary Is Being Produced, How Many Kids Will Be Mentioned?

The Dwight Howard Documentary that no one was asking for is coming to a cable channel near you according to SLAM. The Houston Rockets center is having a documentary produced about his life in the NBA, and it’s due out next spring. Per CSN Houston: “Dwight Howard has teamed with EPIX to offer an exclusive look into his life and path to becoming a megastar. A big part of the...

The Lakers history didn’t play into Dwight Howard’s free agency decision

As the Dwight Howard/Los Angeles Lakers saga continues despite him signing with Houston, Dwight recently gave an interview with USA Today about his decision to become a Rocket. One of the most notable portions of the interview was Howard stating that the history of the Los Angeles Lakers didn’t play into his free agency decision-making along with the possibility that the Lakers...

Dwight Howard says He May start Shooting Free Throws with his Eyes Closed

It wouldn’t be Dwight Howard if there wasn’t some kind of side show to go along with real practice in an area that his game desperately needs. A career 49.2% free throw shooter, D12 is an absolute liability on the floor late in games which causes his team to be put in bad situations. One […]

Dwight Howard Says He Might Shoot FTs With His Eyes Closed

Dwight Howard has never been good from the line. In fact the Rockets center has only made 49.2% of his free-throws during his eight year career. But Howard may have found the key to upping his percentage…closing his eyes. Howard challenged teammate James Harden, who shoots 84.2% from the line, to a free-throw shooting contest with their eyes closed. Dwight won by making an impressive...

Dwight “Wait…what?!?” Howard

  Via RealGM, Dwight Howard has dropped another bomb on anyone who follows the NBA. Howard recently stated that Stan Van Gundy (his former coach with the Magic) suggested that he sign with the Rockets this past summer when he was a free agent. This is the same Dwight Howard who feuded with Van Gundy for the last two seasons he was with Orlando. This is the same Dwight Howard...

Dwight Howard: Stan Van Gundy Suggested To Sign With Rockets

Dwight Howard says Stan Van Gundy suggested to him during the free agency process that he should sign with the Houston Rockets. Howard ultimately did sign with the Rockets, leaving a more lucrative deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. Van Gundy coached Howard on the Orlando Magic from 2007 to 2012. Howard and Van Gundy had their differences in the two's last season with the Magic...

Dwight Howard Beat James Harden In Free Throw Contest With Eyes Closed

Dwight Howard, who is a career 58% free throw shooter, got the best of James Harden, a 84% FT shooter, in a eyes-shut contest from the line during Rockets training camp Tuesday. According to the Houston Chronicle: At the end of practice on Tuesday, Howard challenged James Harden to a free-throw shooting contest. Both players had to close their eyes to shoot. Howard won, hitting 8...

Dwight Howard: Stan Van Gundy Told Me To Sign With Houston

You have to take everything Dwight Howard says with a huge grain of salt, so I’m sure some eyes will roll when folks find out Howard actually listened to advice from Stan Van Gundy. Yes that Stan Van Gundy, the coach who was fired in Orlando because of Howard. During the Rockets media day gathering, Howard made an odd revelation when he said that Stan Van Gundy suggested to him...

Lakers need Kaman to stay healthy, productive

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- With Dwight Howard now playing in Houston, it's imperative that the Lakers get improved production from all their big men if they're thinking of even getting to the playoffs, let alone winning a game or two. Pau Gasol (knees, foot) and Jordan Hill (hip surgery) had their seasons ruined by the various maladies. Combine that with Howard struggling to...

CC video of the day: D'Antoni thinks the Lakers will surprise next season

Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni took the reigns of the team without a full training camp or the luxury to have time to implement his system. Add the fact the team was beset with injuries to Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant and dealt with the Dwight Howard drama, L.A. did manage to make the postseason but did get swept by the Spurs. Heading into the new season, D'Antoni will finally...

D’Antoni to play Gasol at center; starting power forward spot up for grabs

Now that Dwight Howard is somebody else’s problem, Pau Gasol will be the starting center for the Los Angeles Lakers. However, that leaves a hole at the power forward position. The main contenders to start at the 4 are Jordan Hill, Chris Kaman, Shawne Williams, Wesley Johnson and Ryan Kelly (acording to Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles) and it appears that D’Antoni will experiment...
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