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NBA / Nov 13, 2014 / 3:30 pm

GIF: Dwight Howard Does Dikembe Mutombo’s Classic Finger-Wag

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Dikembe Mutombo is somewhere shaking his head in disgust. After Trevor Ariza was called for a blocking foul last night against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Dwight Howard channeled his Houston Rockets paint-protecting predecessor by playfully waving his finger at the crowd. Read More »

NBA / Nov 13, 2014 / 12:30 am

Video: Dwight Howard Welcomes Andrew Wiggins To NBA With Huge Block

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Andrew Wiggins learned the hard way that not every player on the Houston Rockets defends like James Harden. After easily beating Harden to the baseline, the rookie rose for a finish only to have his shot swatted into the stands by a soaring Dwight Howard. Read More »

Video / Nov 10, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Past Meets Present In Epic Update Of NBA’s Classic “Forever” Commercial

Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James

Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James (photo. Slamdunk Mixmakin”

Have you ever wondered what Derrick Rose would look like playing with Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan? How Paul George measures up to a prime, healthy Tracy McGrady? If LeBron James’ aerial exploits compare to Julius Erving’s? You won’t ever find out, unfortunately, but this epic update of classic NBA spot “Forever” is the closest you’ll come to doing so. Read More »

Smack / Nov 7, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: Rockets Cheerleader Ignores Dwight Howard

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Rockets center and glucose-heavy consumer Dwight Howard was mic’d up last night for Houston’s big, 98-81, win over a short-handed Spurs team. Some highlights include him using the word “SWAG” to get his team hyped up before the game, plus he’s constantly apologizing to coach Kevin McHale for mistakes during the game — a game in which he dropped a season-high 32 points and grabbed 16 rebounds. But it was what happened at the end that’s the best part of Dwight’s mic’d up experience. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 3, 2014 / 7:45 pm

Watch Dwight Howard Catch And Finish Alley-Oop On Top Of Sixers Defender

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Dwight Howard (photo. clutchfansDOTnet)

This seems a nice encapsulation of how the undefeated Houston Rockets’ game tonight against the win-less Philadelphia 76ers is bound to go. Late in the first quarter with Houston already up double-digits, Dwight Howard caught a lob on top of Philly’s Chris Johnson and finished over him in one insanely athletic motion. Read More »

Smack / Oct 30, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Upon Further Review, Did Kobe Bryant Call Dwight Howard A “B**ch-A** N***er?”

Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard

After watching the video we posted earlier today showing Kobe Bryant cursing out Dwight Howard during the Rockets-Lakers game on Tuesday, one of Dime‘s employees claims Kobe allegedly follows up the aforementioned curse of Dwight with, “bitch-ass n***er.” If so, and the NBA higher-ups somehow watch the video and come to the same conclusions, he could be fined. Read More »

instagram, Smack / Oct 30, 2014 / 11:30 am

Court-Side Video Shows Kobe Calling Dwight “Soft As A MotherF***ER”

Byron Scott, Lakers, Kobe Bryant

After the on-court fracas between Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant led to an exchange of words, the “Inside the NBA” co-hosts tried reading their lips to see what they were saying. Kobe’s back-handed comments after the game probably didn’t squash any of th ongoing animosty between the two former teammates, but now a fan has posted a court-side video from the game where you can clearly hear Kobe calling Dwight “Soft as a mother****er.” Read More »

Smack / Oct 29, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Kobe Bryant Calls Dwight Howard A “Teddy Bear” & Bemoans Sensitive NBA Fans

Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard

Last night Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard got embroiled in a little tiff after Dwight collected a defensive rebound and appeared to knock Kobe with an elbow. After the game, Kobe said of the scrap with Howard, “I think it’s fun,” before he lamented the sensitivity of the contemporary NBA; there are a lot of head’s nodding in unison with Bryant on that last one. Read More »

Video / Oct 29, 2014 / 1:30 am

Watch Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard Get Technicals, Trade Heated Words

Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard

Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard (photo. WatchNBA201415 YouTube)

Remember the photo Kobe Bryant posted to Twitter of he and Dwight Howard mock fighting during their ill-fated season together? Real fisticuffs nearly took place late in the Houston Rockets’ smashing of the Los Angeles Lakers tonight. Read More »

2013 Free Agency, Smack / Oct 28, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Dwight Howard Says “I Didn’t Leave LA Because I Was Afraid Of Kobe”

Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard

Ever since Henry Abbott’s extensive piece for ESPN about the unintentional role Kobe Bryant played in limiting the LA’s ability to sign free agents who aren’t keen on playing with the Mamba, everyone assumed Dwight Howard fit in such a category; a position furthered by Abbott’s reporting and reading between the lines in public comments by Lakers brass. Dwight spurned an extra $30 million and signed with Houston in the summer of 2013, but he’s clear it wasn’t because he’s “afraid” of Kobe. Read More »