Height: 6-11 (211cm) Weight: 265 (120kg)
Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Houston Rockets)
Free Agent: PO-2016; UFA-2017
2013-2014 2012-2013 2011-2012 2010-2011 2009-2010 2008-2009 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006 2004-2005 2003-2004 2002-2003 2001-2002 2000-2001 1999-2000 1998-1999 1997-1998 1996-1997 1995-1996 1994-1995 1993-1994 1992-1993 1991-1992 1990-1991 1989-1990 1988-1989 1987-1988 1986-1987 1985-1986 1984-1985
Golden State Warriors
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Lakers
New Orleans Pelicans
New York Knicks
Oklahoma City Thunder
Portland Trail Blazers
San Antonio Spurs
Draft Rights Trade: N/A
Draft Rights Renounced: N/A
AAU Team: Atlanta Celtics
Dwight Howard News
Dwight Howard returns to play Los Angeles to play the Lakers for the first time since his departure to sign with the Rockets.
Dwight Howard was significantly healthier and happier in this year's All-Star Game compared to his lone appearances with the Lakers.
John Wall, DeMar DeRozan, Paul Millsap and Damian Lillard are first time All-Stars.
Team USA announced their 28-man initial roster for 2014-2016.
Dwight Howard has been away from USA Basketball for six years.
Dwight Howard, 28, cited he is too old to participate in the event.
The incident occurred with 2:54 left in the game and the Rockets up by five points at the time.
Nov 19, 2013
| Zach Lowe/ESPN
Dwight Howard used to dunk from the post, something he has not done on any of his post-up tries in 13-14.
Chandler Parsons said Omer Asik has been fine to all his teammates in the locker room.
Omer Asik has requested a trade from the Rockets, but they are in no hurry to grant it as they continue to figure out how to incorporate Dwight Howard.
The Rockets have only used Howard in the post sporadically to begin the season.
Dwight Howard described his time with the Lakers as "not the best situation for anybody."
Mike D'Antoni did not enjoy marginalizing Pau Gasol in an attempt to placate Dwight Howard last season with the Lakers.
Dwight Howard had 15 points and 16 rebounds in 30 minutes on Thursday against the Spurs.
The Rockets showed some flashes of quality with the pairing, but they also struggled with rotations on defense and spacing on offense.
Dwight Howard attempted to develop a Superman persona early in his career, but is now drawing from Batman.
Dwight Howard was upset by the decision made by the Orlando Magic to allow Tobias Harris to wear No. 12, Howard's number with the franchise.
When making his free agency decision in the summer, Dwight Howard was careful to avoid making some of the mistakes that plagued him in his departure from the Magic.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar criticized the basketball IQ of Dwight Howard during a television appearance.
Dwight Howard believes working with Hakeem Olajuwon on his game is a better fit than Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Dwight Howard feels like he has become a bigger villain this season in the eye of the public.
Dwight Howard and Stan Van Gundy have said they maintain a friendship.
Dwight Howard had planned on informing Mitch Kupchak that he wouldn't re-sign with the Lakers and then announce his decision on Twitter.
Dwight Howard's career high at the free throw line came as a rookie, when he shot 67 percent.
Marcus Marcus Camby admits when he was younger he would not have considered signing with a team that acquired a franchise center like Dwight Howard.
Dwight Howard also reportedly was adamant he did not want to play for Mike D'Antoni.
Jeanie Buss credited Dwight Howard for returning early from back surgery.
Omer Asik and Dwight Howard are both natural centers.
Kevin McHale helped organize workouts with Dwight Howard in Houston this week.
Dwight Howard doesn’t want to mimic Hakeem Olajuwon.