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The Warriors Are Headed to the Finals

The Golden State Warriors are on their way to the NBA Finals after beating the Houston Rockets. The first quarter was very slow, sloppy, and unorganized. Stephen Curry came out with a yellow sleeve to protect his right arm from something happening like in game 4 when he had a scary fall and suffered a head contusion. The sleeve might have slowed Curry down, he was only 2-7 during...
Via TopSportsReport
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA suspends Rockets' Howard 1 game after upgrading foul

HOUSTON -- Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard has been suspended without pay for one game after getting his fourth flagrant foul point in the postseason. The foul in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals was ruled a common foul during the game, but was upgraded to a flagrant foul 1 after a review about the league office. It came when he made what the NBA called unnecessary contact...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard suspended for 1 game after foul upgraded

HOUSTON (AP) Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard has been suspended without pay for one game after getting his fourth flagrant foul point in the postseason. The foul in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals was ruled a common foul during the game, but was upgraded to a flagrant foul 1 after a review about the league office. It came when he made what the NBA called unnecessary...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Howard suspended for 2015-16 regular season opener

Dwight Howard has been suspended one game after his fourth quarter foul on Andre Iguodala in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals was upgraded from common to flagrant 1. Here's more from ESPN's Calvin Watkins:"Howard hit Iguodala in the neck area with a forearm with 3:35 to play in the fourth quarter. Also, the league rescinded the technical fouls Howard and Warriors center...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard suspended for first game of 2015-16 season

Even if the Houston Rockets had pulled off a win against the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, they would have likely been without center Dwight Howard for the following game. The NBA announced on Friday that Howard has been suspended for the first game of the 2015-16 season for throwing an elbow at Andre Iguodala. HOU's D. Howard has common foul...
Via Sportsnaut
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Suspended One Game By NBA To Open 15-16 Season For Flagrant Foul Points

Dwight Howard had his common foul upgraded to a flagrant one foul and will be suspended for the first game of next season, the NBA announced Friday. Howard went over the flagrant foul points limit during the playoffs. Howard's recent flagrant foul occurred in the Houston Rockets' Game 5 loss to the Golden State Warriors.
Via RealGM
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wait ‘Til Next Year | Houston Rockets

A nightmarish thirteen turnover performance for MVP runner-up James Harden in an elimination game should not cause fans to overlook a fantastic season for the Houston Rockets. If I told you their two best defensive players (Dwight Howard and Patrick Beverley) would miss a combined 67 games in the regular season and their starting power forward (Terrence [&hellip The post Wait...
Via No Coast Bias
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard after losing playoff series: ‘I’m still a champion’

Dwight Howard is being ridiculed for calling himself a “champion” after losing to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals on Wednesday night. After his team was eliminated in five games, Howard was asked about his team exiting the playoffs earlier than they wanted. “No matter how the season ends, I’m still a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Delusional Dwight Howard after being eliminated by the Warriors: "No matter how the season ends, I’m still a champion."

Delusional Dwight Howard after being eliminated by the Warriors: "No matter how the season ends, I’m still a champion."Oh yeah, recall that dunk contest he won.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
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Dwight Howard: ‘I’m still a champion’

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Dwight Howard sat down at the podium following the Houston Rockets 104-90 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday and answered a few questions. One of the questions Howard was asked was how tough it was to overcome injuries and then have the season end in five games in the Western Conference finals. “It’s tough, but I won’t stop fighting...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard says he's 'still a champion' after playoff exit

  Dwight Howard is a “glass half full” kind of guy, which is an admirable trait. Except when the glass is empty.   Howard’s Houston Rockets fell to the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Wednesday night, thus extending their NBA title drought to 20 seasons. After the game, Howard — who led the Rockets with 18 points, 16 rebounds...
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Teams To Watch In The NBA By Mybookie.ag

Back in January, when Dwight Howard of the Rockets said that the Warriors are not the best basketball team around, no one would have expected that we would be seeing these teams battling it out to get to the NBA Finals. All the same, here we are; and each team has its own strategy in an attempt to grab this big chance. Houston comfortably got past Dallas in the first round only to...
Via Oregon Sports News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What was Dwight Howard looking at on his tablet during Game 7?

What was Dwight Howard looking at on his tablet at the end of the 1st quarter last night? Twitter weighed in. pic.twitter.com/Fq9nYwccNG— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) May 28, 2015 "how to win an nba championship" - Dwight Howard on his iPad. http://t.co/jIJmA94XiR pic.twitter.com/hHjhuFFgvW— Lakers Nation (@LakersNation) May 28, 2015[Whitney Medworth]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive...
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Dwight Howard overthrew everyone in Game 7, blamed them

GIF: Dwight Howard overthrows receiver, blames receiver. Typical Houston QB pic.twitter.com/KJ56e2RKZy— The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) May 28, 2015Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard nails Andre Iguodala in shoulder (Video)

Dwight Howard wasn’t about to go quietly in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. And we’re not talking about him putting together a monster game against the Warriors to keep the Rockets from being eliminated. Howard went to set a screen on Andre Iguodala in the final four minutes of the game and laid...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard could face suspension if Rockets force Game 6

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Dwight Howard could miss Houston's next playoff game after picking up his seventh technical foul of the playoffs. Howard and Golden State's Andrew Bogut were called for a double technical in the second quarter of Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Wednesday night. Unless the call is rescinded by the NBA, Howard would miss Game 6 if the Rockets are still...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Receives 7th Tech Of Playoffs, Set For Game 6 Suspension

Dwight Howard received his seventh technical of the playoffs during the second quarter of Game 5 following an tepid altercation with Andrew Bogut (Vine). Howard will be suspended for Game 6, if necessary, unless the technical is rescinded.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why wasn’t Dwight Howard suspended for shot to Bogut?

Dwight Howard has nothing to do with Cleveland sports and due to the fact that his team, the Houston Rockets, trails Golden State 3-1 in the Western Conference Finals, he probably won’t for this season. That said, Dwight Howard was involved in a play against Andrew Bogut that was eerily similar to the one that J.R. Smith was involved during the Celtics series with Jae Crowder....
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 reasons why the NBA didn't give Dwight Howard an ejection for his Game Four flagrant foul

Yeah, Kinda Flagrant10) Andrew Bogut is big, and hence, someone you can swing an elbow at with abandon9) Howard is still enough of a star to get away with this, because the NBA kind of needs him to be8) Better story for when he snaps and cheap shots someone while down 20 in Game Five7) Someone told Rod Thorn that Throwback Tuesday was a thing6) Didn't want to give the Rockets any...
Via Five Tool Tool
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets' Howard won't be suspended for Game 5

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will not be suspended for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors after the NBA decided to uphold his flagrant 1 foul. NBA President of Basketball Operations Rod Thorn says in a statement Tuesday night that Howard was trying to free himself from Andrew Bogut when Howard ''recklessly hit him...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets' Howard won't be suspended for Game 5 vs Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will not be suspended for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors after the NBA decided to uphold his flagrant 1 foul. NBA President of Basketball Operations Rod Thorn says in a statement Tuesday night that Howard was trying to free himself from Andrew Bogut when Howard ''recklessly hit him...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Decides Against Upgrading Dwight Howard's Flagrant Foul On Bogut

The NBA has decided to not upgrade the flagrant foul one committed by Dwight Howard in Game 4. Howard elbowed Andrew Bogut and some said it could be upgraded to a flagrant foul two, which would have resulted in a suspension for Howard. "Howard was trying to extricate himself from Bogut and recklessly hit him the face with an open hand. The contact was unnecessary but not deemed excessive...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Dwight Howard be suspended for hitting Andrew Bogut? (Video)

Dwight Howard received a flagrant 1 for hitting Andrew Bogut in the face area during Game 4 on Monday night. The Houston Rockets center was not ejected, which was somewhat surprising. Any contact above the shoulders is supposed to be an automatic flagrant 2 foul and an ejection. We saw an example of that over...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard's 8-yr-old son has a darn cannon of an arm

Some Rockets fans were forced to stay in the Toyota Center after last night's game due to weather. Included in the bunch was Houston's Dwight Howard. And his son.The latter has a cannon of an arm. At least someone is having fun here. As Dwight does a local TV interview, his son plays with the crowd - pic.twitter.com/Fjb11kxh1K— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) May 26, 2015Howard was once...
Via Bob's Blitz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Could Suspend Dwight Howard for Game 5 of Western Conference Finals

There aren’t many people out there who watched Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals and didn’t believe Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard didn’t deserve a flagrant 2 for laying a blow to Andrew Bogut’s face. The reality of the situation, no matter your allegiance, is that what Howard did Sunday night was much more serious than the flagrant 2 that got Atlanta Hawks big...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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