Dwight Howard RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dwight says he'll play 10 more years; not thinking about contract status

    The Score "At the Houston Rockets' training camp Wednesday, Dwight Howard got down to brass tacks - regarding his lack of retirement plans, though not free agency. "I got about a good 10 years left in me," he told media members in attendance. "I'm going to give everything I got for these 10, 11 years I..." October 01

  • Rockets to monitor Dwight Howard's minutes, coach Kevin McHale says

    ESPN "Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale said Monday the team will monitor the workload of star center Dwight Howard this upcoming season. McHale said during the Rockets' media day session he doesn't have a specific plan for number of minutes played or whether Howard will participate in..." September 28

  • Dwight Howard -- Brings Loaded Gun to Airport ... Doesn't Get Arrested

    TMZ "Everyone knows you NEVER BRING A LOADED GUN TO AN AIRPORT ... everyone, except Dwight Howard apparently. TMZ Sports has learned the NBA superstar was stopped at George Bush Airport in Houston on August 28th ... when Dwight put his carry-on bag through the scanner, and a TSA agent noticed a..." September 02

  • Dwight Howard Leaves Adidas for Chinese shoe maker Peak

    SLAM Online "Houston Rockets center has left adidas and signed with Peak, according to the Chinese shoe maker. Howard, 29, had been a longtime Three Stripes endorser with multiple signature kicks under his belt. " September 02

  • Dwight Howard On James Harden Being The “Best Left-Handed Player Ever”

    Black Sports Online "There have been some really great and proficient lefties in the history of the NBA, but Dwight Howard says that his Rockets teammate, James Harden, tops them all. Dwight took to twitter on Monday, to get a consensus of who fans thought was the best lefty ever. Howard — based off his..." September 01

  • Rockets' Morey says he acquired Lawson to help Harden and Howard

    The Score "The Houston Rockets took the league by storm last season, winning 56 games mostly on the back of James Harden's MVP-worthy campaign. However, despite Harden and the Rockets' success, general manager Daryl Morey still felt the need to acquire help in the form of point guard Ty Lawson. Morey..." August 20

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is planning to attend the upcoming Team USA minicamp in Las Vegas

  • Dwight Howard and Chris Paul to attend USAB camp said to be mandatory for 2016 team

    ESPN "Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is the latest marquee name to commit to attend the upcoming USA Basketball minicamp, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that Howard, who had to withdraw from the 2012 Olympic team to undergo back surgery, has told USA Basketball officials he..." August 01

  • Dwight Howard 8th Baby Mama IG Rant On Him Being Absentee Father

    Black Sports Online "Another one of Dwight Howard’s baby mamas has decided to take their problems to social media. This should be old by now, but since a new baby mama seems to surface quite freqently, we can never keep up. This time it’s the mother of his 2-year old son Dwight Howard III (nicknamed Trey) named..." July 08

  • Dwight Howard being sued by alleged baby mama for child support

    Larry Brown Sports "Dwight Howard has fathered multiple children by more than one woman, though we don’t know exactly how many children or how many women. What we do know is that one of the alleged mothers is suing him. Court documents obtained by TMZ show that a woman named Tiffany is suing Howard for child..." June 11

  • 1 of Dwight Howard 8 Baby Mamas Wants Paternity Test Over Child Support Dispute

    Black Sports Online "Most of Dwight Howard’s baby mamas stay silent on the fact they have his kids. Most people only know about Royce Reed when it fact, Dwight has seven more baby mamas that we can verify, maybe more. A lot of them have off the record child support deals, but it appears one of Howard’s baby mamas..." June 10

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    NBA Official @NBAOfficial

    HOU's D. Howard has common foul upgraded to Flagrant 1 (WCF Game 5, 3:35/qtr 4), suspended one game to open 2015-16 regular season.

  • Dwight Howard: 'No matter how the season ends, I'm still a champion'

    CBS Sports "Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard appeared miserable when he sat down at the podium following their 104-90 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday. That's understandable, as his team had just been eliminated from the playoffs in five games in the Western Conference finals. Howard gave..." May 28

  • Howard avoids Game 5 suspension after review

    ESPN "After review, the NBA elected not to suspend Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals, the league announced Tuesday. League officials deemed that Howard's blow to Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut did not rise to the standard that would trigger an..." May 27

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    Dwight Howard's flagrant-1 stands as called, NBA has ruled. No upgrade, and thus Howard will not be suspended for Game 5.

  • Rockets' Dwight Howard, fans wait out storm into early hours

    ESPN "Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard had no idea how prophetic he'd be. Moments after the Rockets had avoided being swept in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals with a 128-115 victory over the Golden State Warriors, Howard summed up the evening in six words. "We don't want to go..." May 26

  • Dwight Howard on Rockets’ Game 3 effort: “I saw quit from everybody in the arena”

    Pro Basketball Talk "On Saturday night, the Rockets were embarrassed on their home court, losing 115-80 to the Warriors and falling to a 3-0 deficit, on the brink of elimination in the Western Conference Finals. Houston will be going home for the summer with one more loss, and at practice on Sunday, Dwight Howard..." May 25

  • Rockets' Howard probable to play in Game 3, says knee is 'feeling better'

    The Score "Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will reportedly be good to go when his team hosts the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Saturday night. The eight-time NBA All-Star sprained his left knee in Game 1 after colliding with teammate Josh Smith." May 24

  • Rockets’ Dwight Howard listed as probable for Game 3

    Houston Chronicle "Dwight Howard is officially listed as probable for Game 3, the team announced Friday. Howard, who hurt is left knee in the opener, returned for Game 2 and played 40 minutes." May 23

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    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    Dwight Howard will play tonight.

  • Dwight Howard will play start in Game 2

    ESPN "Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will play Thursday night in Game 2 against the Golden State Warriors with a sprained ligament in his left knee. Howard was listed as questionable, and after a 15-minute workout before the game, the team decided he would participate. How effective Howard..." May 21

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    Mark Berman @MarkBermanFox26

    Kevin McHale says Dwight Howard went thru bout half of shoot around, trying to get comfortable with a brace. Game-time decision.

  • Dwight Howard's uncertainty for Game 2 leads to big questions for Rockets

    CBS Sports "Dwight Howard was at practice, Dwight Howard was dressed for practice, Dwight Howard wanted to practice. Dwight Howard did not practice Wednesday. 36 hours before Thursday's Game 2 vs. the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals is set to tipoff, Howard sat sullen as he spoke..." May 21

  • Dwight Howard sustains knee bruise in Game 1, hopes to be able to play Thursday

    The Score "The injury bug has taken yet another significant chunk out of the Houston Rockets. Rockets center Dwight Howard banged knees with teammate Josh Smith in the first quarter of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday. Howard was unable to make it past halfcourt and gingerly limped to the bench..." May 20

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    Rockets list Dwight Howard as questionable with "a left knee injury."

  • Dwight Howard injures knee, but hopes to play in Game 2

    Yahoo! Sports "Nearly an hour and a half after watching the Houston Rockets fall in the Western Conference finals, injured center Dwight Howard slowly walked out of the locker room. Howard suffered a bruised left knee that limited him to 26 minutes during the Rockets' 110-106 loss in Game 1 on Monday night...." May 20

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    DEVELOPING: Dwight Howard heads to the locker room after apparent knee injury. pic.twitter.com/SP4XjFoarQ

  • Dwight Howard wants to help Baltimore

    MyFOXHouston.com "Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard has been greatly affected by the violence and unrest that engulfed the city of Baltimore. He wants to help the people there recover, and understand that working together is far better than working against each other. Howard's focus right now is helping..." May 15

  • Fan Shouts “KOBE” as Dwight Howard is Being Ejected

    TMZ "Kobe Bryant continues to haunt Dwight Howard ... at least judging by video of a heckler who used The Mamba to taunt D12 after he was ejected from a playoff game ... and TMZ Sports has the footage. Moments after Howard was (mercifully?) booted from Sunday night's beatdown at the hands of the..." May 12

  • Dwight Howard not concerned with lack of touches in closing stretch of Game 1 loss

    Houston Chronicle "Rockets center Dwight Howard had three field goals in the first five minutes of the fourth quarter of Game 1, cutting the Clippers lead to one point. He did not take another shot the rest of the game. The Rockets had ample opportunities to get Howard touches, but he said he cannot concern..." May 06

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    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    Dwight Howard reacts to Harden not winning MVP: "All of us are pretty upset he didn't win, but our goal is to win the championship."

  • Dwight Howard ready to play more minutes

    Houston Chronicle "Dwight Howard, who had his minutes limited at the end of the regular season as he came back from knee injury, didn’t have any restrictions in the first round. The team had aimed to play him 32 minutes a game. Foul trouble limited him to just 17 minutes in Game 1, but he averaged 36.5 minutes per..." April 30

  • Tyson Chandler won’t be suspended for throwing punch at Rockets’ Dwight Howard

    Houston Chronicle "The NBA opted not to take any further action on an altercation in which Mavericks center Tyson Chandler seemed to take a swing at Rockets center Dwight Howard, a person with knowledge of the decision said. The play will stand as called, as a double-technical foul. On the play, Chandler and..." April 28

  • Could Tyson be suspended for Game 5 after swinging at Dwight?

    Mavs Moneyball "This isn't a great look for Tyson Chandler. He's trying to get Dwight Howard off him after a rebound, sure, but you can swing with a close fist like that -- even if there's basically no chance it could have connected with any sort of impact. Tyson's not a dirty player. As far as I can tell from..." April 27

  • Josh Smith's partnership with Dwight Howard flourishing as Rajon Rondo unravels with Mavs

    Yahoo! Sports "Josh Smith felt like a teenager again, ferocious and free and forever young. He had broken down Dallas' defense, a soft, vulnerable underbelly reduced to rubble. These were old times, tossing those lobs into the air, watching Dwight Howard slam through passes. Old AAU teammates in Atlanta,..." April 22

  • Dwight Howard Owns 50 Guns & Is Confused About How Many Kids He Has

    Black Sports Online "Dwight Howard says he’s a changed man. In this detailed story about him on Bleacher Report he speaks on seeing what happened in Ferguson and wanting to do more for the community. He wants to be a role model for the kids and do positive things. Good for him, one of the first things he acknowledged..." April 22

  • Dwight Howard's Baby Mama -- Our Son Is Still Terrified Of Him

    TMZ "Dwight Howard's ex Royce Reed is FURIOUS that the NBA star is off the hook in his child abuse case ... telling close friends their 7-year-old son is still "terrified" of his father. TMZ Sports broke the story ... Howard was investigated by the Atlanta Police Dept. for allegedly hitting his son..." April 15

  • Rockets Dwight Howard will not be charged with child abuse

    MyFOXHouston.com "The Atlanta, Ga. Police Department declined to press charges of child abuse against Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard. Howard's ex-girlfriend, Royce Reed, alleged last year Howard beat his then six-year old son with a belt causing bruises and abrasions. "I can confirm we are not moving..." April 14

  • Dwight Howard must bring back 'Superman' for battered Rockets

    Sporting News "Dwight Howard was talking about a 20-year career Wednesday at Rockets shootaround. He also was talking about how he needed to get into shape for the playoffs. That shootaround session sums up the Dwight Howard of the past four years. The knee, the back, the shoulder … the Kobe drama, the free..." April 09

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    Dwight Howard and Terrence Jones listed as probable. No word if Jones, who is not cleared to fly, got Royce White's RV to drive to Dallas.

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    Fran Blinebury @franblinebury

    Howard out tonight vs Sac, will likely play second of back to back Thursday at Dallas

  • Dwight Howard’s workload to increase in second game back from injury

    Houston Chronicle "Rockets center Dwight Howard said he felt good on Thursday – the day after he played his first game in two months. When the Rockets host Minnesota on Friday, his minutes will go up slightly as he eases back in. On Wednesday, Howard was set to play 16 minutes – he played the first four..." March 27

  • Howard returns from 26-game absence in win over Pelicans: 'I felt pretty good'

    The Score "Dwight Howard didn't have a major impact in Wednesday's win over the New Orleans Pelicans - teammate James Harden once again took care of that. But for a Rockets team with championship aspirations, getting the eight-time All-Star back in the lineup for the first time since late January had to..." March 26

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    Dwight Howard starting with a minutes restriction tonight.

  • Dwight Howard likely to return from injury Wednesday

    SB Nation "It appears the Rockets center is finally ready to return to action after a 26-game absence due to a knee injury. Dwight Howard will likely return to action against the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday, according to Jenny Dial Creech of the Houston Chronicle. Howard felt good after a practice..." March 24

  • Recent spate of injuries could accelerate Dwight Howard’s return

    Houston Chronicle "While there is no set return date for Rockets center Dwight Howard, coach Kevin McHale said it has to be soon. After the team’s 110-100 win over the Pacers on Monday, McHale said he might have to start putting Howard back into games. “We are so down on bodies and we don’t have a lot of..." March 24

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    Mark Berman @MarkBermanFox26

    Dwight Howard said he's "pretty close" to returning. Jokingly said. "It's a secret" when asked if he knows when he'll return.

  • Dwight Howard returns to Rockets practice

    ESPN "For the first time since he suffered a right knee injury, Houston Rockets star center Dwight Howard practiced with the team Monday. Howard has missed the past 22 games with swelling in his knee and isn't expected to play Tuesday against Orlando. However, with Howard practicing, there is an..." March 16

  • Rockets' Howard expects to return in 2 weeks

    ESPN "Dwight Howard, who hasn't played since Jan. 30 because of edema in his right knee, expects to be back in two weeks, he told ESPN's Lisa Salters on Wednesday. Howard worked out on the floor after the Houston Rockets' shootaround Wednesday morning in Portland, doing one-on-one work for the first..." March 12

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    Dwight Howard was living above the rim after practice. No setbacks since returned to court work. Has been running, cutting, doing 2 on 2.

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