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Smack / Jan 22, 2015 / 2:00 pm

Dwight Howard After Loss To Warriors: “Hawks Are The Best Team” (Video)

Dwight Howard, Stephen Curry

Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets have played the Golden State Warriors four times this season, and have come away loser on all four occasions. You’d think Houston’s defensive bell cow would have utmost respect for The Bay’s team, then, but you’d be wrong. Asked after last night’s 126-113 drubbing at the hands of Golden State if he’d just faced basketball’s best team, Howard demurred. Read More »

NBA / Jan 16, 2015 / 3:15 pm

Report: OKC-Nets Talks Falter; Rockets Are Now Interested In Brook — Huh?

Brook Lopez, Dwight Howard

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Nets-Thunder talks have disintegrated because for Brooklyn, “there was nothing we liked.” But Woj also said that Houston had inquired about Brook Lopez‘s services, which is weird because they already have a center; his name is Dwight Howard — in case you’ve forgotten about him during his disappointing opening half to the 2014-15 season. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Jan 12, 2015 / 9:30 pm

Video: Kevin Garnett Ejected For Head-Butting Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard, Kevin Garnett

Oh man, Kevin Garnett is working through something in Brooklyn these days. I think he misses Paul. During the first quarter of the Nets-Rockets game tonight, a routine rebound and whistle on KG turned into a scrum with Dwight Howard that reached an apex (or nadir) when KG thrust his head into Howard’s face after spiking the ball at him. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Jan 3, 2015 / 12:15 pm

Goran Dragic Says Roy Hibbert Is Easiest Player For Him To Finish Over

Roy Hibbert, Goran Dragic

Last night Phoenix beat up on the Sixers, 112-96, but Goran Dragic struggled from the field, going just 1-of-6 from downtown and 3-of-13 overall on his way to 10 points. He also had 10 rebounds, three steals and a blocks, playing beyond his 6-3 frame. But finds it’s easiest against Indiana’s lumbering 7-2 center, Roy Hibbert, as he told Bleacher Report’s Jared Zwerling in a piece published yesterday. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 30, 2014 / 1:30 pm

GIF: Dwight Howard Stretches For And-1 Alley-Oop While Being Shoved

Dwight Howard

Getting shoved in the midsection by Khris Humphries – while airborne, no less – would send most players crashing to the floor, but not Dwight Howard. The Houston Rockets behemoth barely notices contact from the Washington Wizards big man on this massive and-1 alley-oop jam. Read More »

NBA / Dec 20, 2014 / 8:45 pm

Video: Dwight Howard Leads Fast Break, Finishes It With Alley-Oop Jam

Dwight Howard

Okay, so Dwight Howard isn’t quite Russell Westbrook here. But how many other hulking centers could complete this sequence? Watch the Houston Rockets big man lead the break before dishing off to Patrick Beverley and finishing what he started with an alley-oop jam from James Harden during his team’s game against the Atlanta Hawks. Read More »

Video / Dec 19, 2014 / 10:30 am

Watch Anthony Davis Put Up 30 Points, 14 Rebounds & 5 Blocks In Win Over Rockets

Anthony Davis, Omer Asik, Dwight Howard

Anthony Davis, Omer Asik, Dwight Howard (Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports)

The Pelicans beat the Rockets in Houston last night, 99-90, pushing New Orleans over .500 to 13-12 and the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference. Anthony Davis was back in full form after a chest contusion kept him out of the last three quarters in the Cleveland win and the Warriors loss. The Brow put up 30 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks against Dwight Howard and the Rockets, too. Find out why his stat line is another indication he’s perhaps one of the NBA’s best five players right now. Read More »

Video / Dec 18, 2014 / 10:16 am

Dwight Howard Knocks Out Rocky The Mascot With A Kick To Head

Rocky the Mascot, Dwight Howard

Rocky the Mascot, Dwight Howard (photo. @cjzero)

Maybe Dwight Howard was pissed he was pissed he had to play an extra five minutes in Denver last night. Whatever the reason, he did not take kindly to Denver Nuggets mascot >Rocky and let him know with a high kick to the face. Read More »

NBA / Dec 18, 2014 / 9:45 am

Video: Arron Afflalo’s Game-Tying 3-Pointer At The Buzzer Wasted In OT Loss

James Harden, Arron Afflalo, Dwight Howard

It’s not often a team is tasked with taking the ball out from under their own basket with only 3.7 seconds in regulation, down by three. Usually they’d advance the ball. Also, this gives the winning team time to foul and avoid a game-tying 3-pointer. Except, Patrick Beverley failed to foul Ty Lawson in time as he sprinted across half-court and found Arron Afflalo for the game-tying three-pointer at the buzzer last night in Denver. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 10, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Injured Dwight Howard Says He Hopes To Play On Saturday

Dwight Howard

So much for Dwight Howard missing a significant chunk of the remaining schedule. Just a few days after Kevin McHale said that Houston’s All-Star center wouldn’t “be back anytime soon,” Howard told reporters that he hopes to play on Saturday against the Denver Nuggets. Read More »