DWIGHT HOWARD NEWS

Smith returns to Detroit Saturday for first time since being waived

With Dwight Howard out, Josh Smith has played a significant role in keeping the Houston Rockets on a winning track. Extending the Rockets' streak of victories to five would likely come with some added personal satisfaction for the power forward. Smith will face the struggling Detroit Pistons on Saturday night for the first time since they waived him in December. Smith has scored...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Smith returns to Detroit Saturday for first time since being waived

With Dwight Howard out, Josh Smith has played a significant role in keeping the Houston Rockets on a winning track. Extending the Rockets' streak of victories to five would likely come with some added personal satisfaction for the power forward. Smith will face the struggling Detroit Pistons on Saturday night for the first time since they waived him in December. Smith has scored...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockets-Pistons Preview

With Dwight Howard out, Josh Smith has played a significant role in keeping the Houston Rockets on a winning track. Extending the Rockets' streak of victories to five would likely come with some added personal satisfaction for the power forward. Smith will face the struggling Detroit Pistons on Saturday night for the first time since they waived him in December. Smith has scored...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Doomed By Slow Start In Loss To Dwight Howard-Less Rockets

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The old adage about the first game back from a lengthy road trip being a killer certainly held true Friday night at TD Garden. Playing on their home court for the first time in two weeks, the Boston Celtics began their matchup with the Houston Rockets with some of the worst first halves of basketball they’ve played all...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Donatas Montiejunas Leads Houston Rockets Past Boston Celtics

The Lithuanian Legend Donatas Montiejunas made Dwight Howard an afterthought as he put on a show en route to a 93-87 win for the Houston Rockets.
Via CLNS Radio
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Kevin McHale: Dwight Howard Likely Out ‘A While’ For Houston Rockets

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — It might be quite some time before the Houston Rockets have their big man in the middle back in action. Center Dwight Howard did not travel with the team to Boston this week as he deals with a right knee injury, and Rockets coach Kevin McHale said before Friday’s matchup with the Celtics that Howard likely will be sidelined...
Via NESN.com
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Dwight Howard to miss trip to Boston

After being away from the comforts of home for two weeks, the Celtics received a nice gift Thursday night, when news broke that Houston Rockets' center Dwight Howard would miss his only visit of the year to the TD Garden:Dwight Howard underwent an MRI on Wednesday. Evaluation revealed edema in right knee. Howard will not travel w/ team to Boston & Detroit.— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Smart highlights, condensed game vs Wolves & Howard update

PZ has your video of Marcus Smart’s night (12 points, 6 assists) against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. Then, the fellas from “CELTICS LOWDOWN” have the condensed version of Boston’s 110-98 loss to the Wolves. The Celtics had tonight off, before finally returning home to face the Rockets on Friday night. Tip-off is at 7:30pm EST. The Rockets announced today that...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard could miss extended time

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard underwent an MRI on his right knee and the results were not good. Dwight Howard underwent an MRI on Wednesday. Evaluation revealed edema in right knee. Howard will not travel w/ team to Boston & Detroit. — NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) January 30, 2015 For those that don’t know, an edema is a swelling or enlargement of organs, skin, or other...
Via Crossover Chronicles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard could miss extended time

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard underwent an MRI on his right knee and the results were not good. Dwight Howard underwent an MRI on Wednesday. Evaluation revealed edema in right knee. Howard will not travel w/ team to Boston & Detroit. — NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) January 30, 2015 For those that don’t know, an edema is a swelling or enlargement of organs, skin, or other...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Howard Could Miss “extended time” With Knee Injury

Dwight Howard’s lingering knee issue could be the difference between a Rockets championship run and a first round exit. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the three-time Defensive Player of the Year could miss significant time due to a knee injury. Sources: Dwight Howard will get second opinion on his knee, could miss extended time. Likely eliminates Howard as All...
Via Thacover2
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Could Miss Extended Period With Knee Issue

Dwight Howard will receive a second opinion on his right knee and could miss an extended period of time. Howard underwent an MRI on the knee on Wednesday. Howard is suffering from swelling due to the accumulation of fluid in the knee.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks at Miami Heat game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. For much of the season, the Dallas Mavericks' elite offense translated into victories and one of the top spots in the Western Conference. But as the points have diminished, so have the wins. Mired in a season-worst losing streak, the Mavericks will look to get their scorers back on track Friday night when they visit a Miami...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets' Dwight Howard has fluid in knee, out at least 2 more games

The Houston Rockets are showing the ability to morph into a team with a functional bench to complement James Harden and Dwight Howard. Lately, reserves have had to fill in entirely for Howard, who will miss a third straight game Friday night when the Rockets visit the Boston Celtics. Houston's star center will reportedly miss at least the team's stops in Boston and Detroit before...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets-Celtics Preview

The Houston Rockets are showing the ability to morph into a team with a functional bench to complement James Harden and Dwight Howard. Lately, reserves have had to fill in entirely for Howard, who will miss a third straight game Friday night when the Rockets visit the Boston Celtics. Houston's star center will reportedly miss at least the team's stops in Boston and Detroit before...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets' Howard out with sprained ankle against Mavericks

HOUSTON (AP) Houston center Dwight Howard is out for the second straight game on Wednesday night against Dallas with a sprained right ankle. Howard missed Sunday's game after spraining his ankle on Friday night. He started practice on Tuesday, but left after turning his ankle in the workout. Joey Dorsey started in his place. Also on Wednesday, coach Kevin McHale said that power...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks-Rockets Preview

Coming off another huge game, James Harden continues to make it look easy for the Houston Rockets. He may need to carry the load again Wednesday night if Dwight Howard can't go against the visiting Dallas Mavericks, who are mired in their longest skid of the season. Harden leads the league with 27.6 points per game, and he's averaged 37.0 in helping Houston (31-14) win three of four...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Tweaks Ankle In Practice, May Not Play Wednesday

Dwight Howard tweaked his injured ankle in practice and may miss Houston’s next game vs. Dallas. ESPN reports Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard tweaked his injured right ankle in practice and may miss Wednesday’s game vs. the Dallas Mavericks. Howard injured his ankle on Friday night and left practice after turning it on Tuesday. The Rockets star did not return to practice...
Via Basketball Bicker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets C Howard tweaks ankle in practice, questionable vs. Mavs

HOUSTON -- Dwight Howard could miss Houston's game against Dallas on Wednesday night after tweaking his injured right ankle in practice. Howard missed Sunday's game after spraining his ankle on Friday night. He started practice on Tuesday, but left after turning his ankle in the workout. ''Hopefully I can play ... we'll see what happens (Wednesday),'' Howard said. Also on Tuesday...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard questionable for Rockets game against Dallas

HOUSTON (AP) Dwight Howard could miss Houston's game against Dallas on Wednesday night after tweaking his injured right ankle in practice. Howard missed Sunday's game after spraining his ankle on Friday night. He started practice on Tuesday, but left after turning his ankle in the workout. He says he hopes to play but isn't sure if he'll be ready to go. Also on Tuesday, forward...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Current State of the Orlando Magic

Led by Tobias Harris and Nikola Vucevic, the Orlando Magic are steadily moving in the right direction. In 2012, the Orlando Magic were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs for the second consecutive season. Despite qualifying for the postseason six years in a row (2007-12), the team made just one NBA Finals appearance, a 4-1 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. To make matters...
Via The Lottery Mafia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets' Howard injures ankle; no timeline on return

PHOENIX (AP) Houston Rockets forward Dwight Howard left the US Airways Center in a walking boot after injuring his right ankle in the first quarter of his team's win over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. The star center suffered the injury when he twisted the ankle landing on the foot of one of the Suns players. Howard limped back to the locker room and did not return to the game...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden's buzzer-beater lifts Rockets past Suns; Howard injured

  James Harden scored 33 points, including a 20-foot jumper as time ran out, to lift the Houston Rockets to a 113-111 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Harden's 33 points came in the absence of injured star center Dwight Howard for three quarters. Harden, the NBA's leading scorer entering the night at 27.2 points per game, added 10 assists and six rebounds and made...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets' Howard leaves game vs. Suns with sprained ankle

  Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is out for the rest of the team's game at Phoenix against the Suns with a sprained right ankle. Howard played just over eight minutes of the first quarter and had five points and three rebounds before leaving the court and walking back to the locker room. Howard is second on the Rockets in scoring with 16.7 points per game and leads the team...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard and James Harden pathetically refuse to admit the Warriors are good

The Houston Rockets have been pretty good this season in the competitive Western Conference. In a competitive West, every team from the second seed to the eight seed are either just a two-game losing streak away from drastically changing their playoff positioning. The one team that isn’t, however, would be the Golden State Warriors. The Dubs are league leading 34-6 and have a...
Via Pass The Pill
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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