Dwight Howard RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dwight Howard’s Hawks Teammates Were ‘Screaming In Jubilation’ When He Got Traded

    Uproxx "The tragic irony of Dwight Howard‘s life is that he so desperately wants to be liked among his peers and among NBA fans that the stench of this desperation and the aura of trying too hard is precisely what turns so many people off. It’s an even greater tragedy that he still can’t seem to recognize..." September 27

  • Hawks Players Reportedly 'Screamed in Jubilation' After Dwight Howard Was Traded

    Bleacher Report "Many were surprised when the Atlanta Hawks dealt Dwight Howard to the Charlotte Hornets in June, but the move may not have been a shock to those inside the Hawks locker room. Speaking on his podcast, ESPN.com's Zach Lowe (h/t Dime Magazine's Jamie Cooper) said he had been told stories of "Hawks..." September 26

  • What Happened to Superman? How Dwight Howard Lost His Way and Is Trying to Get It Back

    SI "Dwight Howard peers out the living-room window of his condominium on the 25th floor of an apartment building in uptown Atlanta and points south: beyond Buckhead, past the skyline, to a neighborhood by Hartsfield-Jackson airport’s westernmost runways that he can’t see. Every couple months he drives..." September 20

  • Dwight Howard says he almost retired from the NBA after the 2014-15 season

    SI "Dwight Howard peers out the living-room window of his condominium on the 25th floor of an apartment building in uptown Atlanta and points south: beyond Buckhead, past the skyline, to a neighborhood by Hartsfield-Jackson airport’s westernmost runways that he can’t see. Every couple months he drives..." September 19

  • Hornets coach thinks Dwight Howard is still elite defender

    Larry Brown Sports "Steve Clifford does not believe that Dwight Howard is essentially a walking Lifetime Achievement Award on the defensive end at this stage of his career. Speaking with reporters this weekend, the Charlotte Hornets head coach said that Howard, the team’s newest center, can still pack a punch on..." September 11

  • 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