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Trail Blazers-Rockets Preview

With a two-point lead and less than one second remaining in Game 6 of their first-round matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers, the Rockets could hardly wait to welcome Rip City back to Houston. Damian Lillard made that wait more than seven months long. With Portland looking for its sixth consecutive victory, the two teams will meet Monday night for the first time since Lillard...
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Dwight Howard finishes fastbreak alley-oop lob from James Harden against Hawks

Well, it seems like Dwight Howard is getting some of that pep and step back after being out injured. Look at him bring down the ball then finish this alley-oop in this fastbreak: But the Rockets lost to those surging Atlanta Hawks, 104-97. It’s a good sign for the Rockets, though, that Dwight is bouncing around like that as he finished with 19 points, 11 rebounds, and five assists...
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Report: Timberwolves trade Corey Brewer to Rockets

The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to trade Corey Brewer to the Houston Rockets, reports Yahoo Sports Adrian Wojnarowski. Minnesota has agreed to trade Corey Brewer to Houston, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) December 19, 2014 As part of the deal, Houston will send Troy Daniels to Minnesota and acquire Brewer and Ronny Turiaf....
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Top 10 worst NBA related commercials of all-time

The NBA has created some of the best commercials known to man. Here are 10 that man has been known to throw up on seeing them on their televisions. The post Top 10 Worst NBA-Related Commercials Of All Time appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Dwight Howard Kicks Nuggets Mascot In The Nose, Mascot Flops

It appears that Rocky has this whole basketball thing down. Not sure why Dwight Howard went to kick him, obviously it was harmless and it makes for a great vine. [@cjzero] The post Dwight Howard Kicks Nuggets Mascot In The Nose, Mascot Flops appeared first on Diehardsport.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Karate Kid Style Kicks Nuggets Mascot (Video)

In the fourth quarter of the Rockets matchup with the Denver Nuggets, Dwight Howard ad Nuggets mascot, Rocky, decided it was a good time to get into a little argument/fight. Mascot-player beefs aren’t uncommon, but there was a two-point game in the middle of the fourth that was going on that NBA superstar Dwight Howard seemed to have forgotten about. Howard ended up putting his...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard kicks Nuggets mascot Rocky

Dwight Howard had a little bit of fun at the expense of a poor mascot during a stoppage in play in the Houston Rockets’ 115-111 overtime win over the Denver Nuggets Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center. Rocky, the Nuggets’ charismatic mascot, clearly was trying to annoy the Rockets center before the dreaded incident. As...Read More The post Dwight Howard drops Nuggets mascot...
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Dwight Howard kicks Nuggets mascot in face (GIF)

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard delivered a playful kicked to the face of Denver Nuggets mascot Rocky during a timeout in Wednesday night's game at the Pepsi Center.Rocky was playfully taunting Howard when the Rockets big man kicked him in the nose:Given the delayed reaction in Rocky's fall, it's safe to say that he was not hurt.Howard scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard knocks out Nuggets mascot Rocky with playful kick

Before anyone starts to lose their cool, Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard didn’t harm the Nuggets mascot but the incident was another in classic Rocky moment. During a stoppage of play of tonight’s Rockets-Nuggets game, Dwight got the chance to play around with the Nuggets mascot and playfully kicked him in the nose. Watch as Rocky gets knocked out by the kick and falls...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard and the NBA’s Top 10 Centers

  (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) Dwight Howard and the NBA’s Top 10 Centers By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… The center spot the most underappreciated  position on the court in the modernized NBA. With elite guards dominating in an increasingly perimeter-based league, many have forgotten the impact a star center brings to the court. While most teams transition...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Optimistic On Not Missing More Games Due To Knee Injury

Dwight Howard went through the Houston Rockets' voluntary practice on Monday one day after playing in his first game in nearly a month. “I just think my body has to get used to playing and then recovering,” Howard said. “When you don’t play for a while, the recovery process after the game slows down. Once my body gets used to the wear and tear of playing, getting up and down...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Returns As Houston Rockets Defeat Denver Nuggets

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard returned to the lineup after missing eleven games to help Houston defeat the Denver Nuggets 108-96. Howard was out due to a strained right knee but looked great in his return scoring 26 points on 9 of 11 shooting along with 13 rebounds and 3 blocks. In his return game, Howard also managed to pass 10,000 rebounds in his career. Houston also had...
Via Basketball Bicker
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard powers Rockets past Nuggets

Houston 108, Denver 96 When: 8:00 PM ET, Saturday, December 13, 2014Where: Toyota Center, Houston, TexasOfficials: #40 Leon Wood, #79 Kevin Scott, #65 Sean WrightAttendance: 18136 By SportsDirect Inc. Rockets 108, Nuggets 96: Dwight Howard had 26 points and 13 rebounds in his first game back after missing 11 with a knee sprain and Houston held off visiting Denver. Donatas...
Via Mile High Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard returns, Harden gets triple-double in Rockets win

HOUSTON -- Dwight Howard had 26 points and 13 rebounds in his return from injury, James Harden had a triple-double, and the Houston Rockets overcame an early deficit for a 108-96 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night. Howard, who missed the previous 11 games with a strained right knee, also reached a milestone, eclipsing 10,000 rebounds in his career. Harden had 24 points...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard, Harden lead Rockets over Nuggets, 108-96

HOUSTON (AP) Dwight Howard had 26 points and 13 rebounds in his return from injury, James Harden had a triple-double, and the Houston Rockets overcame an early deficit for a 108-96 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night. Howard, who missed the previous 11 games with a strained right knee, also reached a milestone, eclipsing 10,000 rebounds in his career. Harden had 24...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard returns to Rockets' lineup

HOUSTON (AP) Dwight Howard returned to the Houston Rockets' lineup Saturday night against the Denver Nuggets after missing 11 games because of a strained right knee. Coach Kevin McHale says he plans to play the All-Star center in increments of 4 or 5 minutes and ''see what he's got in the tank.'' McHale says he'll likely limit Howard to 20-24 minutes. McHale says: ''I don't know...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard To Return From Knee Injury vs Nuggets

The Houston Rockets have roared out to a 17-5 start on the season, on they are set to get their most dangerous weapon back at just the right time. Rockets center Dwight Howard is set to return from an 11-game absence on Saturday due to a knee injury. Howard was upgraded to probably for tonights game vs the Nuggets reports the Houston Chronicle. Dwight Howard upgraded to probable...
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Dwight Howard To Return From Knee Injury vs Nuggets

The Houston Rockets have roared out to a 17-5 start on the season, on they are set to get their most dangerous weapon back at just the right time. Rockets center Dwight Howard is set to return from an 11-game absence on Saturday due to a knee injury. Howard was upgraded to probably for tonights game vs the Nuggets reports the Houston Chronicle. Dwight Howard upgraded to probable...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Aims To Return Saturday

Dwight Howard hopes to return to the Houston Rockets' lineup on Saturday. Howard has missed the past nine games due to a strained knee. Howard averaged 18.8 points and 11.3 rebounds per game before the time off.
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Injury Update: Dwight Howard remains out, will not play tonight

The Houston Rockets have been without their superstar center Dwight Howard for nine games, and tonight they face the Golden State Warriors again without him.A knee injury will keep Dwight Howard sidelined for a while longer: http://t.co/gNdBPYfGIG #Rockets @SportsBlogRT pic.twitter.com/YwcDBS0xSf— Sports Injury Alert (@SprtsInjryAlert) December 9, 2014The two teams met November...
Via NBA Injury News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors C Bogut may miss time with knee tendinitis

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Dwight Howard might not be the only franchise center who sits out when the Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors meet Wednesday night. Warriors center Andrew Bogut is questionable to play because of right knee tendinitis. He left Monday night's 102-86 win in Minnesota - the Warriors' 13th in a row - early in the first quarter with the injury. Bogut and...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Could Be Closer To Return, Participates In Workout

Dwight Howard participated in an intense workout on Sunday as he works back from his knee injury, according to a source. Howard hasn't played since Nov. 17 and is averaging 18.8 points, 11.3 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game.
Via RealGM
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard isn’t coming back anytime soon

“Strained right knee” is a mysterious term even for medical experts, and certainly so for the average, Houston Rockets-loving person....
Via Athlon Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Injury Update: Dwight Howard not returning anytime soon

The Houston Rockets begin a road trip on Wednesday in Golden State coming off a 100-95 win over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday. Patrick Beverley and Trevor Ariza each had 19 points for the Rockets. The win improved the Rockets to 16-4, first in the Southwest Division. The team continues to play without Dwight Howard and it appears the center will not return anytime soon from a right...
Via NBA Injury News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Makes 7-Year-Old With Brain Cancers Day

and tears. Dwight Howard making this kid’s year. 7-year-old James Fisher has terminal brain cancer. #rockets #houston A video posted by Julia Morales (@juliacmorales) on Dec 12, 2014 at 4:37pm PST Dwight Howard made one-young fan’s day when he took the time from rehabbing his knee injury to make the day of James Fisher, a 7-year-old […] The post Dwight Howard Makes 7-Year...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss
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