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It's unlikely that Kyle Lowry will play Monday night for the Toronto Raptors, who may be better off without him since he has never defeated the Houston Rockets since leaving that club. The Raptors will at least catch a break since they won't have to face Dwight Howard. The Rockets have dropped their last seven visits to Toronto and plan to rest Howard in this one as they seek a fifth...
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James Harden's 24 points help Rockets beat Wizards

  One game after clinching a playoff berth, the Rockets delayed the Wizards' bid to secure their own spot, beating Washington 99-91 Sunday behind James Harden's 24 points. Houston entered the day third in the Western Conference, a half-game behind No. 2 Memphis. Washington is fifth in the East and still had a chance to end Sunday with a guaranteed place in the postseason, depending...
Via AP on Fox
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James Harden's 24 points help Rockets beat Wizards 99-91

WASHINGTON (AP) One game after clinching a playoff berth, the Rockets delayed the Wizards' bid to secure their own spot, beating Washington 99-91 Sunday behind James Harden's 24 points. Houston entered the day third in the Western Conference, a half-game behind No. 2 Memphis. Washington is fifth in the East and still had a chance to end Sunday with a guaranteed place in the postseason...
Via AP on Fox
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What to Make of Dwight Howard’s Comments on Kobe Bryant and James Harden

Even though Dwight Howard has been one of the most dominant centers of his era, at 29 years old, what most NBA fans and analysts will talk about years after he’s retired is what surrounded Howard off the floor; the “Dwightmare” saga in Orlando, the “This Is Going To Be Fun” team in Los Angeles Lakers, his partnership-turned-rivalry with Kobe Bryant and now his new role...
Via Bloguin Best
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

What to Make of Dwight Howard’s Comments on Kobe Bryant and James Harden

Even though Dwight Howard has been one of the most dominant centers of his era, at 29 years old, what most NBA fans and analysts will talk about years after he’s retired is what surrounded Howard off the floor; the “Dwightmare” saga in Orlando, the “This Is Going To Be Fun” team in Los Angeles Lakers, his partnership-turned-rivalry with Kobe Bryant and now his new role...
Via Crossover Chronicles
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwight: Harden And I Aren't Super Close But We Talk

Dwight Howard disputes comments from Kobe Bryant that he was uncomfortable with Bryant's "combative" approach during their one season together. “It wasn’t that I was uncomfortable with who [Bryant] was as a player or a person, that was never the issue to me,” Howard said. “I think that kind of gets twisted because of how things ended up. Everybody on that team got injured...
Via RealGM
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Fantasy Basketball Infirmary: Week 22 Injury Analysis

Playoffs? Unlike Jim Mora, there’s no question it’s playoff time. With the season almost over, tough decisions and moves need to be made. A guy that helped you during the regular season may not be helpful now. You’re trying to win a championship and there are only so many weeks left in the season to accomplish that. Hopefully your team is healthy, but if not, here’s an update...
Via Razzball Basketball
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard willing to make 'ultimate sacrifice' for Rockets

Dwight Howard returned to the Houston Rockets lineup Wednesday night for a tilt against the New Orleans Pelicans after missing the team’s previous 26 games due to a troublesome right knee. In his first game back on the court since Jan. 23, Howard logged 16 minutes, scored four points and pulled down seven rebounds as...Read More The post Dwight Howard willing to make ‘ultimate...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Houston Rockets: Looking Ahead to 2015 NBA Draft

The Houston Rockets are in prime contending position for the postseason, as they currently sit in the 3rd seed of the Western Conference while missing Dwight Howard for the past 26 games before last night’s triumphant return. However, even amidst the playoff chase, it is never too early to check out what sort of reinforcements the Rockets can bring in during the offseason, especially...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Returns With 4 Points, 7 Rebounds In 16 Minutes

Dwight Howard returned to the Houston Rockets for the first time since Jan. 23 in their 95-93 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. “My whole point was to do whatever I can to help this team win and play as hard as I can for as long as I can,” Howard said. “It just felt good being back out on the floor.” Howard played just over 16 minutes after two months of rehab on his knee...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Return Of Dwight, Ever So Slight

Well, I can't say I haven't been steadfast (double negative police!) about my Dwight Howard hatred...  Look at that rock bottom red right there! And with Dwight coming back from his knee injury and the precursing news of his return, I have said I wouldn't add him in virtually any 10 or 12ers.  I don't trust the minutes, and after giving Slim a 19 minutes over/under for Dwight...
Via Razzball Basketball
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard returns as Rockets down Pelicans

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard made his return to the starting lineup for the first time since Jan. 23 when he played 17 minutes of the Rockets 95-93 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans Wednesday night.
Via Philly Sports Live
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard returns, Rockets beat Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- James Harden had 25 points and 10 assists, Dwight Howard had seven rebounds and a block on Anthony Davis in his return from a two-month absence, and the Houston Rockets handed New Orleans its fourth straight loss with a 95-93 victory on Wednesday night. Davis had 24 points and 14 rebounds for the Pelicans, but uncharacteristically missed eight free throws, including...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard returns with 4 points in Rockets' win over Pelicans

  James Harden had 25 points and 10 assists, Dwight Howard had four points, seven rebounds and a block on Anthony Davis in his return from a two-month absence, and the Houston Rockets handed New Orleans its fourth straight loss with a 95-93 victory on Wednesday night. Davis had 24 points and 14 rebounds for the Pelicans, but uncharacteristically missed eight free throws, including...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard returns, Rockets beat Pelicans 95-93

NEW ORLEANS (AP) James Harden had 25 points and 10 assists, Dwight Howard had seven rebounds and a block on Anthony Davis in his return from a two-month absence, and the Houston Rockets handed New Orleans its fourth straight loss with a 95-93 victory on Wednesday night. Davis had 24 points and 14 rebounds for the Pelicans, but uncharacteristically missed eight free throws, including...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard returns for the Rockets

Dwight Howard  returned for the Houston Rockets on Wednesday for their game against the New Orleans Pelicans. Kevin McHale confirmed this before the game started.   McHale confirms: Dwight Howard will return tonight in New Orleans. He will start and be on a minutes restriction. pic.twitter.com/ccwTpDtpNV — Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) March 25, 2015   The Rockets enter...
Via Pass The Pill
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets' Dwight Howard returns from injury after missing 26 games

  Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is returning from a 26-game absence and has been listed as a starter for Wednesday night's game against the New Orleans Pelicans. Howard, who is 29 and in his 11th season, has not played since Jan. 23, when he went out with a right knee injury. In 32 games this season, he has averaged 16.3 points and 11 rebounds. He returns against a Pelicans...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets' Howard returns vs. Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is returning from a 26-game absence and has been listed as a starter for Wednesday night's game against the New Orleans Pelicans. Howard, who is 29 and in his 11th season, has not played since Jan. 23, when he went out with a right knee injury. In 32 games this season, he has averaged 16.3 points and 11 rebounds. He returns against...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard, out past 26 games, back for Rockets

After missing the past 26 games with swelling in his right knee, Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will return to the starting lineup Wednesday night against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Via Philly Sports Live
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets’ Dwight Howard to start vs. Pelicans

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will play Wednesday night against the New Orleans Pelicans. Howard, who has missed the last 26 games with swelling in his right knee, will be on a minutes restriction.  The 29-year-old will most likely play 20 minutes to 25 minutes a game and won’t play in back-to-back games “I am just ready to play, I...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard to Start Tonight for the Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is ready to return to action Wednesday night, head coach Kevin McHale says. McHale says he is starting Dwight Howard tonight. — Jenny Dial Creech (@jennydialcreech) March 25, 2015 Howard has not played since suffering a knee injury in early February. The eight-time All-Star is averaging 16.3 points, 11 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game in...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Returning On Wednesday With Minutes Restriction

Dwight Howard will return to the Houston Rockets' lineup on Wednesday for the first time since January 23. Howard has been working on getting his right knee healthy. Howard will be on a minutes restriction and play approximately 16 minutes. The Rockets have remained near the top of the Western Conference without Howard.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard To Return On Wednesday After Being Out Two Months

Dwight Howard expects to return from his knee injury on Wednesday against the New Orleans Pelicans. Howard felt good on Tuesday following the Houston Rockets' practice. Howard hasn't played since Jan. 23.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

P.J. Tucker… the Harden stopper!

Houston’s James Harden is on a tear this season. So much so, he is mentioned as a strong MVP candidate and has Houston among the best teams in the West sans Dwight Howard. Yes, Harden has proven this season almost no one can slow him down. Enter the Suns’ P.J. Tucker. As Tucker found himself locked in on defense against Harden, P.J. did one outstanding job of keeping in front...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

P.J. Tucker… the Harden stopper!

Houston’s James Harden is on a tear this season. So much so, he is mentioned as a strong MVP candidate and has Houston among the best teams in the West sans Dwight Howard. Yes, Harden has proven this season almost no one can slow him down. Enter the Suns’ P.J. Tucker. As Tucker found himself locked in on defense against Harden, P.J. did one outstanding job of keeping in front...
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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