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How The Houston Rockets Will Replace Dwight Howard

The Houston Rockets are putting all their eggs in Clint Capela’s basket. Yes, that’s the 22-year-old Swiss center who played 19 minutes per game last season.As it stands, Capela should walk in to a starting role on day one of training camp. Having let Dwight Howard go without a fight, the Rockets failed to land top free agent centers Al Horford or Hassan Whiteside. Middle-tier...
Via The Sports Quotient
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard used to sing Beyoncé songs at free-throw line

Some NBA players have the weirdest free throw routines. Before every attempt, Jeff Hornacek would stroke his cheek three times, Jason Kidd would blow a kiss and Karl Malone would talk to himself. Newly-acquired Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard used to sing songs in his head at the free-throw line to help calm himself down. But not just any songs, Howard sang the musical stylings...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard gets welcome home mural in Atlanta

After three seasons with the Rockets, Dwight Howard signed as a free agent with the Hawks earlier this month. The eight-time All-Star is from Atlanta and, not surprisingly, there is no shortage of people anxious to welcome him home. Howard met with the Hawks during free agency three years ago, prior to signing with the Rockets. This time around, the Hawks got their man and Howard...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard explains why he's switching to No. 8

After wearing No. 12 throughout his entire NBA career, Dwight Howard has chosen a different jersey number as he begins a new chapter with the Atlanta Hawks. He said after signing with the Hawks that his new number would be deeply significant, and the No. 8 he chose is clearly just that. In an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” Friday, Howard opened up about why he decided...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard thanks Houston, Rockets fans with full-page ad

Dwight Howard on Wednesday was officially introduced as a member of the Atlanta Hawks organization during an emotional news conference. On the same day — as players moving on to another town are wont to do — the veteran center took out a full-page ad in the Houston Chronicle to thank Rockets fans for their support during his three seasons with the team. In case you missed...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard says Hawks' pursuit of him boosted his confidence

The Atlanta Hawks apparently wanted Dwight Howard so badly, it made him even more confident. Howard told ESPN’s “SportsCenter” on Tuesday that the Hawks’ pursuit made Howard feel like he could still perform at a high level. “Grant Hill was a big part of the process,” Howard said in reference to Atlanta’s minority owner. “For somebody like [Hill] to believe in me...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard changing jersey numbers with Hawks

The days of D12 are apparently coming to an end for Dwight Howard. Howard appeared on Friday’s NBA TV broadcast of the Hawks’ summer league game and said he’d be switching away from the No. 12 he has worn his entire career, according to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Howard did not divulge what his new number would be, saying only that it would be biblical...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard wants to deliver NBA title to hometown Atlanta

Dwight Howard is set to enjoy a homecoming by joining the Atlanta Hawks. And he says nothing would please him more than delivering an NBA title to his hometown. The veteran center — who opted out of the final year of his deal with the Houston Rockets — will sign a reported three-year, $70.5 million deal with the Hawks on Friday once a league moratorium is lifted on Thursday...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard, Hawks agree to three-year, $70.5 million deal

Dwight Howard finally found someone to pay him what he wanted. The former Houston Rockets center agreed to a three-year, $70.5 million with the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night, according to The Vertical’s Shams Charania. Dwight Howard has reached agreement on a three-year, $70.5 million with the Atlanta Hawks, league sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Dwight Howard get a max deal?

After a tumultuous three-year stint in Houston, Dwight Howard decided to opt-out of the final year of his contract worth $23.2 million to become an unrestricted free agent. Howard's resume as a rim defender, rebounder and finisher makes him a lock for the Hall of Fame, but with three toxic relationships in Orlando, LA and Houston...is Dwight worth the risk of another max deal?...
Via Yardbarker
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss
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