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Dwight Howard shows no mercy blocking shots by little kid (Video)

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard didn't show any mercy to a little kid taking shots at the basket during pregame warmups before Monday night's game against San Antonio. Based on a recent Instagram video, Howard wasn't trying to be nice, as he stuffed the kid every chance he got.The extra work paid off for Howard, as he had a monster game with 20 points and 17 rebounds...
Via Holdout Sports
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Dwight Howard blocks multiple shots from little kid on Instagram video

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard, throughout his career, has been one of the best shot blockers in the league. As evidenced by the below Instagram video, Howard’s shot blocking ability is not just used against NBA players, but also against helpless little kids: Dwight, at least give the kid a chance. *** Howard image courtesy of Getty Images
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Houston Rockets: Dwight Howard Has a Man Crush on Chandler Parson

Teammates share a special bond. It’s often a friendship that words can’t describe. The Houston Rockets locker room is apparently a close knit group, but maybe it’s too close. Dwight Howard took to Twitter today to show his affection for teammate Chandler Parsons. Shoutout to my babe @ChandlerParsons!! My crush — Dwight Howard (@DwightHoward) April 15, 2014 Somethings just...
Via Standing O Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Calls Chandler Parsons His “Babe” & “Crush” (Photo)

Not exactly sure what is going on here. It will be probably followed soon by “I was hacked” or maybe this is how Dwight shows affection to his teammates.
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard calls Chandler Parsons his crush on Twitter

Although we are still a full day away from Women Crush Wednesday, that didn’t stop Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard from revealing his crush today. In the realm of the Twitterverse, Dwight’s Twitter account decided to reveal that his crush is fellow teammate, Chandler Parsons with a cute tweet to the world: Shoutout to my babe @ChandlerParsons!! My crush — Dwight Howard...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

STYLE: Mike Conley Jr, Amar’e Stoudemire, Matt Barnes, Blake Griffin, Dwight Howard & More

The 2014 NBA playoffs are right around the corner folks, and we can’t wait! I know you guys can’t either. In the meantime we wanted to share with our readers some of the best looks we’ve spotted from your favorite NBA talents this past weekend. Let’s just call this a NBA Playoffs style preview. Check them out below, let us know whose look was your favorite.   Amar’e...
Via More Than Stats
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockets down Spurs 104-98

HOUSTON (AP) Chandler Parsons scored 21 points and Dwight Howard and Terrence Jones added 20 apiece to lift the Houston Rockets to a 104-98 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night.
Via FOXSports.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blazers win 'best game of the year in the NBA' vs. Golden State Warriors to lock playoff date with Houston Rockets

Forget, for a moment, about the playoffs. Ignore the looming matchup with the Houston Rockets and stop wondering if the Trail Blazers can slow James Harden, stop Dwight Howard, and end their first-round postseason drought. Instead, take a little bit of time to savor the Blazers’ 119-117 overtime victory over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night, because the always-entertaining...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Playoff picture gets clearer

The Eastern Conference Playoff teams are set thanks to Atlanta’s surprise win over Miami on Saturday night. That officially eliminated the Knicks from Playoff contention — sending their lottery pick to the Nuggets who will likely send it to the Magic to complete an obligation in the Dwight Howard deal. Sucks to be New York. It does not suck to be Indiana, Miami, Chicago, Toronto...
Via Crossover Chronicles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff picture gets clearer

The Eastern Conference Playoff teams are set thanks to Atlanta’s surprise win over Miami on Saturday night. That officially eliminated the Knicks from Playoff contention — sending their lottery pick to the Nuggets who will likely send it to the Magic to complete an obligation in the Dwight Howard deal. Sucks to be New York. It does not suck to be Indiana, Miami, Chicago, Toronto...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets take Pelicans down in 4th quarter

After two straight losses on the road, the Rockets were looking for a bounce back win when they hosted New Orleans on Saturday night. That wouldn’t come easily, however, as the Rockets required late-game heroics to pull out a 111-104 win at Toyota Center. A couple of Pat Beverley 3-pointers, a Jeremy Lin layup and steal and clutch free throws by James Harden in the final minute...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets' Patrick Beverley and Dwight Howard return in win over Pelicans

The Houston Rockets defeated the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night by the score of 111-104. The win snapped a two-game losing streak and improved the Rockets to 53-27, fourth in the Western Conference. The Rockets saw the return of point guard Patrick Beverley and center Dwight Howard, who each missed the last eight games due to injury. The return is excellent news for...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Re-Drafting the 2012 Draft ☆

Unbeknownst to them at the time, the 2012 NBA Draft actually turned out to be a pretty important for the Magic. At the time, they still had Dwight Howard and just two picks in the draft. There was still an uncertain future. And there was a very uncertain and shaky general manager. Rob Hennigan had not quite proven himself at all as a general manager or talent evaluator. But he came...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans-Rockets Preview

With Dwight Howard sidelined and their defense continuing to struggle, the Houston Rockets missed an opportunity to move closer to clinching the fourth seed in the Western Conference.
Via FOXSports.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets' Dwight Howard ruled out tonight against Timberwolves

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will not play tonight against the Timberwolves, according to Jason Friedman on Twitter. Howard will miss his eighth straight game with an ankle injury.In Howard's seven game absence the Rocket's have gone 3-4. More duly noted, Houston has been one of the worst defense's in the NBA during that span. In their past three games they have...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets come of age behind Dwight Howard ☆

For the moment, Dwight Howard is on the bench nursing an ankle injury. He has not played since March 27 as Houston is more or less locked into the four seed in the Western Conference with a date against Portland or Golden State looming. This Rockets team seems to defy a lot of conventions. They hoist shots at a quick pace and get out on the wings. They play that 3-point style that...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets come of age behind Dwight Howard ☆

For the moment, Dwight Howard is on the bench nursing an ankle injury. He has not played since March 27 as Houston is more or less locked into the four seed in the Western Conference with a date against Portland or Golden State looming. This Rockets team seems to defy a lot of conventions. They hoist shots at a quick pace and get out on the wings. They play that 3-point style that...
Via Crossover Chronicles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA compiles funny faces from the 2013-14 season (Video)

The NBA regular season is winding down, and as it approaches, we can expect the NBA Youtube channel to post some videos featuring highlights of the past season. On Thursday, the NBA released "Funny Faces of the NBA", a compilation with some of the "craziest expressions, silly reactions, and goofy faces" from the 2013-14 season.LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets sent out Championship Pursuit game

We’re coming down the home stretch of the NBA regular season. Playoffs will soon be upon us, and the postseason awards debate has already been in full swing for a couple months. The Houston Rockets have been on the attack in trying to get the awards voters on their players’ and personnel’s side. They have already sent out Dwight Howard and James Harden packages to the media...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

McHale considering resting key starters as regular season concludes

If the Rockets’ remaining regular-season games are not already solely about playoff readiness, they soon will be. The team has all but clinched the No. 4 seed in the Western Conference and the home-court advantage in the first round that comes with it. With no major chance to move up or down in the seedings, the focus turns to when Pat Beverley and Dwight Howard will begin working...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Nick Young doesn’t like Dwight Howard’s trousers

PHOTO: KicksOnFire.com So. Much. Swag. When Dwight Howard arrived at Staples Center for Tuesday night’s game against his former team, reporters were dazzled by his outfit choice. Seeing as Howard opted for a pair of pink trousers and a white jacket, it’s not all that surprising to hear that the media asked the Lakers’ resident swag expert for his thoughts on Dwight’s attire...
Via Lakerholicz.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets' Dwight Howard not expected to play tonight in L.A.

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is not expected to suit up tonight against the Lakers, according to Marc Stein on Twitter. Howard is suffering from a strained ankle and has missed the last five games due to the injury. Since Howard has been out the Rockets have gone 2-3, but his replacement in the starting lineup, Omer Asik, has played beyond good. So good that it's possibly...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard posts sad Terrence Jones video after NCAA title game

Only a few moments ago, UConn defeated the University of Kentucky to win the NCAA men’s basketball tournament and well, one Houston Rocket was not too pleased with the result. Houston Rockets forward Terrence Jones (who went to Kentucky) was a tad saddened by the result and well, Dwight Howard decided to take a quick Instagram video after the Huskies win: Cheers up, Mr. Jones...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

McHale: Howard and Beverley won’t play Sunday

Dwight Howard and Pat Beverley will not play on Sunday when the Rockets host Denver at 6 p.m., coach Kevin McHale said after practice on Saturday. “They will play when they are ready and I don’t know when that will be, but I know it won’t be tomorrow,” McHale said. Howard, who has missed the last four games with a left ankle strain, said he ran on the treadmill and has...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets' Dwight Howard improving, but out versus Nuggets

The Houston Rockets ended a three-game losing streak on Friday with a 111-107 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. With the win, the Rockets improved to 50-25, second on the Southwest Division and fourth in the Western Conference. The Rockets are two games ahead of the Portland Trail Blazers for home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs. For the Rockets to succeed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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