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Kevin McHale: James Harden being out of shape hurt Rockets early

Kevin McHale was dumped by the Houston Rockets 11 games into the season following a slow 4-7 start, even though he had reached the Western Conference finals the previous season. On Tuesday, the former Rockets coach appeared on TNT and said that James Harden being out of shape and Dwight Howard being unable to play and practice on back-to-back days contributed to the team’s poor...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Should Orlando have traded Dwight Howard to Brooklyn?

The good ‘ol days. Let’s play a fun game of revisionist history. It’s fun and it is much easier to play than prognosticator. The Orlando Magic did not win the Dwight Howard trade. Rather, the Orlando Magic did not win the correct Dwight Howard trade. Now you could spin this hot, but very real, take about 15 different directions but I am “take-ing” it from a current day...
Via Magic Basketball Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Asking price 'too steep' for Howard trade to Celtics

Dwight Howard will not be donning the shamrock any time soon. Yahoo! Sports’ Chris Mannix reported Friday that while the Boston Celtics engaged the Houston Rockets in trade talks involving Howard, they were not willing to give up the pieces necessary to swing a deal for the eight-time NBA All-Star. “Howard won’t be going to Boston, league sources told The Vertical, and the...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard talks latest trade rumors

Houston Rockers center Dwight Howard isn’t a stranger to the sometimes vicious cycle that is NBA trade rumors. It’s a swirl of information akin to a tornado this time of year with the NBA trade deadline on approach and Howard’s name is the biggest to come up as of late. Wednesday, rumblings came out about the Boston Celtics giving the Rockets a ring about Howard. Not far behind...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Trade Rumors: Rockets To Pursue Kevin Durant, Won’t Move Dwight Howard

Rumors about Dwight Howard’s future with the Houston Rockets seem to change almost daily. Last week, there was a report saying the odds of Houston trading him were “incredibly small.” On Wednesday, a report surfaced saying the Boston Celtics had “engaged” in trade talks involving Howard. Now, it appears the Rockets won’t trade the veteran center, and will instead pursue...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets won’t trade Dwight Howard, will chase Kevin Durant

The Houston Rockets plan to have their cake and eat it too this summer. Contrary to reports that the Boston Celtics engaged Houston in trade talks involving center Dwight Howard, sources told on Wednesday that the Rockets are not looking to trade Howard before the Feb. 18 deadline even though he has the right to become a free agent on July 1. Instead, they plan to...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics have talked with Rockets about Dwight Howard trade

The Boston Celtics have talked with the Houston Rockets about a potential Dwight Howard trade, according to a report. The New York Daily News’ Frank Isola reports that the C’s have “engaged” the Rockets in talks about a possible deal, though nothing has materialized yet. Howard, 30, has a $23.2 million player option for next season which he can decline in favor of a larger...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics have discussed Howard trade with Rockets

The Boston Celtics have a treasure chest of quality assets — both in terms of young players and first-round draft picks — to use before the Feb. 18 trade deadline or over the summer to acquire a superstar player. One player the Celtics reportedly are targeting is Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard, per Frank Isola of the New York Daily News. “Meanwhile, the Celtics have...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Howard suspended for Tuesday’s game against Heat

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard reportedly has been suspended for Tuesday’s game against the Miami Heat as a result of pushing aside the arm of a referee during Saturday’s 123-122 loss to the Washington Wizards, reports ESPN’s Calvin Watkins. The incident in question occurred when Howard was ultimately ejected following a physical altercation with Wizards center Nene...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard suspended Tuesday for contact with referee

The Houston Rockets won’t have center Dwight Howard on the hardwood for Tuesday’s game against the Miami Heat after he swiped the arm of an official, prompting the league to come down with a one-game suspension. SportsCenter revealed the news Tuesday afternoon: Rockets C Dwight Howard is suspended for Tuesday’s game vs Heat for swiping arm of a referee. (via media reports...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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