Dwight Howard RUMORS & NEWS

  • Howard fined $35K for another lewd gesture

    Bleacher Report "The NBA announced Saturday it fined Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard $35,000 for making an obscene gesture on the court during Friday's 100-99 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The incident occurred with 4:25 remaining in the second quarter and the game tied at 46 at Quicken Loans Arena in..." November 25

  • Dwight Howard elicits ‘Howard sucks’ chant from Celtics fans

    The Sports Daily "Journeyman center Dwight Howard has played for five teams during the course of his career, and has been booed by opposing fan bases during the entire duration of that time, for the most part. Howard, now a member of the Hornets, can add the Celtics to the list, after what happened at TD Garden..." November 11

  • Dwight Howard fined $25K for obscene gesture toward fan

    Bleacher Report "Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard received a $25,000 fine from the NBA for directing an obscene gesture toward a fan in Charlotte's 112-94 defeat to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday, the NBA announced. In October, the league fined Phoenix Suns rookie Josh Jackson $35,000 for a similar..." November 07

  • Dwight Howard should revitalize his image this season

    Give Me Sport "Whatever your personal thoughts are about Dwight Howard, it’s hard to ignore the impact that he’s had on the NBA over the course of his career. Holding career averages of 17.4 points, 12.7 rebounds and 2.0 points over 34.9 minutes per game, Howard has maintained his status as a dominant..." October 23

  • Dwight Howard: It’s ‘stupid’ to believe I was negative influence on Hawks

    Yardbarker "Dwight Howard doesn’t think that he was all that bad of an influence on his former team, the Atlanta Hawks. Speaking with the media ahead of Friday’s game against the Hawks, the Charlotte Hornets center took time to respond to reports over the offseason that he was a negative locker room..." October 20

  • 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