Dwight Howard RUMORS & NEWS

  • Steve Clifford and Hornets offer Dwight Howard a home and hope

    ESPN "For two hours, Dwight Howard had gone hard inside Georgia Tech's basketball facility, moving between the weight room and gymnasium, between conditioning and basketball. No tomfoolery, no high jinks. When Howard does the work, he's ferocious in his approach, meticulous in methodology. During..." August 18

  • Dwight Howard claims he never had beef with Kobe Bryant

    Larry Brown Sports "Revisionist history or not, Dwight Howard wants to set the record straight about his relationship with Kobe Bryant. Responding to a question from a Twitter user on Sunday, the eight-time All-Star center claimed that rumors of him beefing with Bryant in Los Angeles were nothing more than a media..." July 16

  • Atlanta Hawks send Dwight Howard to Charlotte Hornets

    CBS Sports "The Atlanta Hawks are reportedly trading veteran Dwight Howard to the Charlotte Hornets, according to Marc Spears of ESPN on Tuesday. Howard will be playing for his third team in as many seasons. The deal will send Howard and the 31st pick in Thursday's NBA Draft to Charlotte in exchange for..." June 21

  • Dwight Howard plans on shooting more 3-pointers next season for Hawks

    Pro Basketball Talk "Dwight Howard has always been a player who operated around the basket, either with athletic but gawky post moves or by offensive rebounding prowess. But now the Atlanta Hawks big man is going to add something else to his game: 3-point shooting. Howard appeared on ESPN’s “The Jump” on Tuesday,..." June 07

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: 'Dwight Howard didn’t want to do any work' with Lakers

    Lakers Nation "Few former NBA players and Los Angeles Lakers legends are more revered than Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The 70-year-old Jabbar shattered records during his 20-year NBA career in the league leaving behind a legacy that may never be topped by another player. With all the knowledge and wisdom Jabbar has..." May 19

  • Dwight Howard Explains Why It Wasn’t His Fault He Didn’t Work With Kareem, But Lakers Fault

    Black Sports Online "I think we all want to forget about Dwight Howard with the Lakers. It was a top-notch failed experiment and an embarrassment to the Lakers organization. Actually, the 2012 year for the Lakers should be forgotten… Sadly, that year has been brought up for interview purposes with Laker legend,..." May 19

  • Dwight Howard Got Pulled Over And Had His Car Towed After The Hawks’ Season Ending Loss

    Dime Magazine "Friday, April 28 was a rough night for Dwight Howard. The Atlanta Hawks’ season came to a disappointing end at the hands of the Wizards in a 115-99 home loss in Game 6 of their first round series, and just a few hours later, Howard found himself pulled over for speeding on I-285. According to..." May 08

  • Atlanta’s Dwight Howard Problem Grows As He Reportedly Has No Trade Value

    Dime Magazine "The Atlanta Hawks made the decision to shake things up last offseason by letting Al Horford walk in free agency rather than fork over the five-year max he desired, trading Jeff Teague to the Pacers, and then bringing Atlanta native Dwight Howard back home. The result? Pretty much the exact same as..." May 02

  • Dwight Howard Could Have Been an All-Time Great. He'll Be Remembered as a Nincompoop

    The Big Lead "At this point, it’s getting difficult to remember just how good and dominant Dwight Howard was in his early 20s. That’s nearly a decade ago. In case you’d forgotten, he entered the league straight out of high school, and this 4-year span was basically equivalent to what Patrick Ewing did at the..." May 02

  • Dwight Howard is ‘pissed’ – at Hawks, losing or both?

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Hawks reconfigured their whole philosophy for Dwight Howard. But their season ended in the first round against the Wizards. After sounding unhappy during the series, Howard expanded on his displeasure in his exit interview with the media. How difficult was it to play just 26 minutes..." May 01

  • Howard upset at benching, and this homecoming seemed doomed from start

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Nine months ago, when the Hawks hung the “Welcome home” sign and Dwight Howard got all choked up at a news conference and Mike Budenholzer said, “I can’t say how right the timing feels,” some were deluded into believing this could work. But we just witnessed a full basketball season of evidence..." April 30

  • 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