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Howard set to make hometown debut vs. Wizards

ATLANTA -- The Washington Wizards will try to ensure the Atlanta Hawks' Dwight Howard Era gets off to a rocky start when they meet in the season opener on Thursday. Howard was the biggest offseason acquisition for the Hawks, who hope to return to the Eastern Conference finals and beyond. Atlanta signed the 6-foot-11 center to a three-year, $70 million deal in the offseason after...
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Report: Rockets management worked to cut Howard’s minutes

Last season’s Houston Rockets did not work for a whole lot of reasons, and there’s even more evidence of that now. According to Tim MacMahon of ESPN, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, with the support of owner Leslie Alexander, pressured interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff into cutting Dwight Howard’s minutes to give Clint Capela more playing time. The stated priority was to...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dwight Howard Gets Angry, Jams At End of Half

Dwight Howard throws down a vicious dunk before halftime against the Bulls.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks like their new-look lineup with Howard, Schroder

ATLANTA (AP) There was a buzz in the Hawks' locker room after their long-awaited first look at their new starting five together. Clearly, Atlanta's new big man has generated big expectations for the season. The Hawks' final home preseason game on Tuesday night provided the first chance for forward Paul Milsap, who has made three straight All-Star teams, to play beside center...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dwight Howard three straight assisted field goals

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8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: VIDEO: Dwight Howard Dominates In His Hawks Home Opener

Dwight Howard, playing in front of Hawks fans for the first time since signing in July, scored 26 points on 11-15 shooting and pulled down 8 rebounds.
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard says he doesn’t who’s on the Warriors

Dwight Howard must be living under a rock because he doesn’t know who’s on the best team in the NBA. Speaking with SiriusXM NBA Radio on Friday, the Atlanta Hawks center said he hasn’t even looked at the Golden State Warriors roster, which is baloney because the Warriors added Kevin Durant in the offseason and that’s all everybody talked about. Howard also said he watched some...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks want fans to lock arms during anthem at home games

The Atlanta Hawks have reacted to what some NBA teams are doing during the national anthem by suggesting fans should get involved in it as well. A handful of NBA teams, including the Boston Celtics, have started to lock arms during the playing of the anthem as the exhibition season has gotten underway. Celtics players and coaches lock arms during national anthem
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard taken to hospital after long plane flight

Dwight Howard was taken to the hospital after a long plane flight on Sunday, according to reports. WSB’s Zach Klein reported the news about Howard and says indications are the Atlanta Hawks center is “fine.” Per sourceHawks Dwight Howard taken to hospital tonight after long plane flight. Every indication is that he's fine.. Dehydration believed — Zach Klein (@ZachKleinWSB...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard trying new way to improve free throw shooting

Dwight Howard has committed to improving his free throw shooting, and he has an interesting way of going about it. Howard’s tactic is to shoot 19-footers, with the aim of gaining the muscle memory to help him at the free throw line when attempting shorter shots. He’s even working with a shooting coach, and as the video depicts, he’s actually not bad at it at all. Dwight...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

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