Dwight Howard RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dwight Howard’s offensive rebounding defies convention

    Pro Basketball Talk "Hawks president/coach Mike Budenholzer has the authority to set the Hawks’ priorities. “Organizationally, fundamentally,” Budenholzer said, “transition D is more important than anything.” Dwight Howard challenges that daily. Howard has already built a Hall of Fame résumé: Eight-time..." March 30

  • Dwight Howard's daily candy intake will have you wondering how he's still alive

    CBS Sports "Remember a while back, when Kanye West said on Spaceship, “lock yourself in a room doing five beats a day for three summers”? Well it turns out Dwight Howard took the message about dedication to heart. Only Dwight’s dedication wasn’t to music, but candy. According to the new Baxter Holmes..." March 21

  • Dwight Howard Expected Magic To Trade Him To Brooklyn In 2011

    Real GM Basketball "Now that Dwight Howard has had a quiet and productive existence with the Atlanta Hawks, he talked about the end of his time with the Orlando Magic. Howard claims the Magic agreed to trade him after the 2011 lockout before he could opt out in 2012. Howard ended up opting in with the Magic in..." March 17

  • Dwight Howard wants to play 20 seasons, believes he deserves to make Hall of Fame

    CBS Sports "Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard wants to play seven more seasons in the NBA and thinks he deserves to be in the Hall of Fame, he told The Undefeated’s Marc Spears in a wide-ranging Q&A: How much longer do you want to play? I want to get to 20 years. Now I’m at 13. Could you..." March 17

  • Dennis Schroder benched after Dwight Howard tiff: 'Don't understand Coach's decision'

    ESPN "Hawks point guard Dennis Schroder was yanked early in the third quarter of Monday night's 119-111 loss to the Golden State Warriors after arguing with Dwight Howard about an errant pass. While the two were angrily exchanging words, the Warriors got the ball to Stephen Curry for an open..." March 07

  • NBA: Dwight Howard shouldn't have been given technical and ejected

    USA Today "The NBA said in a statement late Monday night that Atlanta Hawks forward Dwight Howard should not have been assessed a technical foul for hanging on the rim and subsequently ejected. In a chippy contest against the Celtics in Boston, Howard was whistled for his second technical foul with about..." February 28

  • Baby face: Dwight Howard says he’s never shaved

    Sportsnaut "For many men around the world, keeping stubble in line is a daily chore, if not something that requires two-a-day efforts. Dwight Howard is not one of them. In fact, he told Adam Schefter that he’s never once had to shave. We always knew Howard had a baby face, but this takes the cake." February 15

  • James Harden explains what went wrong with him and Dwight Howard

    Larry Brown Sports "James Harden and Dwight Howard were teammates on the Houston Rockets from 2013-2016 and reached the Western Conference Finals together, but the pairing did not pan out as hoped. Harden and Howard clashed, and the Rockets’ poor start to last season resulted in the firing of Kevin McHale. Howard..." February 03

  • Pelicans, Hawks had exploratory talks about Howard trade

    Real GM Basketball "The New Orleans Pelicans have found success playing Anthony Davis at center, but there are concerns about the physical toll it would take. Davis has frequently been hampered by minor injuries throughout his career that would likely get accentuated by playing against bigger and stronger..." January 18

  • Dwight Howard Loves New York, But He Was Never Going To The Knicks

    Uproxx "The Knicks’ plan in free agency this past offseason seemed to involve gambling that stars who appeared to be past their prime had something left in the tank. New York’s huge free agent signings over the summer were Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah, two players whose on-court performance was negatively..." December 29

  • Bringing in Dwight Howard one of many moves that have stripped Hawks' identity

    CBS Sports "The Atlanta Hawks are 12-13, 10th in the East and losers of 11 of their last 14 games. Everybody's worst fears about their remodeled roster appear to have been well-founded -- after an encouraging 9-2 start, they're now 25th in offensive rating, 29th in turnover percentage and 29th in 3-point..." December 17

  • Dwight Howard Challenges Lakers Fan To Fight ... Call Me a B**** to My Face

    TMZ "Dwight Howard doesn't like being called a bitch -- and was physically restrained when he got into it with a Lakers fans after the game Sunday night. TMZ Sports has footage in which you can hear a man shouting obscenities at Howard after the Lakers beat the Hawks 109-94 at Staples Center. At..." November 28

  • Dwight Howard Has Made the Atlanta Hawks a Legitimate Contender

    The Comeback "Dwight Howard was signed by the Atlanta Hawks in free agency this past offseason. It was a move that many questioned, especially given the attitude issues that he had with the Houston Rockets. Atlanta’s offseason didn’t go nearly according to plan. They were hoping to re-sign star big man Al..." November 25

  • Dwight Howard's biggest roadblock to success is still himself

    Sporting News "You could see it coming. Hawks center Dwight Howard and Hornets center Cody Zeller engaged in a constant physical battle Friday night. Howard became more and more agitated as the game went on, consistently looking at officials and waiting for whistles that never came. Howard's frustration boiled..." November 19

  • Howard unapologetic after late ejection for elbow

    ESPN "Hawks center Dwight Howard was ejected late in the fourth quarter of a key early-season Eastern Conference game in Charlotte after throwing an elbow at the head of Hornets center Cody Zeller. Friday night's game, a 100-96 Hawks loss, turned with 5:38 remaining when Howard delivered an..." November 19

  • Hawks' Dwight Howard made his mom cry by telling her he signed with the Jazz

    CBS Sports "Dwight Howard is still a prankster. Twelve years into his NBA career, the Atlanta Hawks center loves nothing more than a good goof. Case in point: Immediately after agreeing to a three-year, $70.5 million deal with his hometown Hawks on July 1, he told his mother he was going to Utah. "I played..." November 15

  • Hawks' Dwight Howard says he wants to shoot 3-pointers

    CBS Sports "Dwight Howard wants to be a 3-point shooter. At least, that's what he said on The Doug Gottlieb Show on CBS Sports Radio on Monday. When Gottlieb asked the Atlanta Hawks center a tongue-in-cheek question about moving out to the 3-point line like Paul Millsap, Howard responded as if this was a real..." November 15

  • Dwight Howard on Mike Budenholzer: ‘I love how he holds me accountable every single day’

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Dwight Howard again said he is thankful to be with the Hawks and with a coaching staff that holds him accountable. Following the Hawks’ 117-96 win over the 76ers Saturday night, I asked Howard for his thoughts about the team’s training and coaching staff. Here was his answer: “It’s the..." November 13

  • Harden: 'No beef' between me and Dwight

    ESPN "Houston Rockets guard James Harden said Friday he's got no issues with former teammate and current Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard, whom he'll face Saturday night. Harden and Howard were teammates for three seasons with the Rockets until Howard declined to pick up his player option this..." November 04

  • Dwight Howard Refuses to Answer Kobe Bryant Questions Prior to Game Against Lakers

    Complex "During an interview with ESPN earlier this year, Dwight Howard had some very insightful answers when he was asked about his fractured relationship with Kobe Bryant. He talked at length about why he felt he couldn’t coexist with Kobe during their time together on the Lakers. But it sounds like..." November 03