Dwight Howard C  #12

Current Team: Houston Rockets

Born: Dec 8, 1985 (29 years old)

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-11 (211cm)     Weight: 265 (120kg)

Current Agent: Dan Fegan, Mitch Butler

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Houston Rockets)

Free Agent: PO-2016; UFA-2017

Dwight Howard News

Kevin Garnett Suspended One Game, Dwight Howard Fined $15K For Altercation
Kevin Garnett has been suspended one game by the NBA for his altercation with Dwight Howard in Monday's game between the Nets and Rockets, the league announced.

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Dwight Howard Optimistic On Not Missing More Games Due To Knee Injury
Dwight Howard had missed 11 games with a strained right knee.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard Aims To Return Saturday
Dwight Howard has missed the past nine games due to a strained knee.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard Could Be Closer To Return, Participates In Workout
Dwight Howard hasn't played since Nov. 17 and is averaging 18.8 points, 11.3 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Dwight Howard Not Close To Return From Knee Strain
Dwight Howard has been out since Nov. 19.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Carmelo Had 'Great Dialogue' With Dwight About Joining Rockets
Carmelo Anthony isn't playing the what-if game with the Rockets and Mavericks playing well.

Al Iannazzone/Newsday

Dwight Howard Undergoes PRP Treatment On Knee, No Timetable For Return
Dwight Howard was not in the Rockets' lineup on Saturday and Kevin McHale said there is no timetable for when he will return.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Kobe Walks Back Negative Things He's Called Dwight
Kobe Bryant called Dwight Howard "soft" repeatedly in their game on opening night this season.

Baxter Holmes/ESPN

Dwight Howard Under Investigation For Hitting Six-Year-Old Son With Belt
Dwight Howard reportedly admitted to hitting his son with the buckle of his belt, leaving bruises and abrasions on his legs.

Ethan Rothstein/The Dream Shake

Dwight Howard Considering Wearing Knee Pads
Dwight Howard is considering wearing knee pads after banging knee early this season has him already battling a minor injury.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Kobe Calls Dwight 'Soft' During Scuffle, 'Teddy Bear' After
A Lakers source said Kobe Bryant repeatedly called Dwight Howard "soft" during their altercation.

Baxter Holmes/ESPN

Dwight Left Lakers 'For Myself', Not For Fear Of Kobe
Ahead ofthe Rockets' opening night game at the Lakers, Dwight Howard said his free agency decision in 2013 had nothing to do with Kobe Bryant.

Baxter Holmes/ESPN

Dwight: Lakers' Experience Made Me Develop Thicker Skin
Dwight Howard began his tenure with the Lakers returning from back surgery.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Dwight Howard: Chandler Parsons' Departure Won't Affect Rockets At All
Dwight Howard praised the Rockets' addition of Trevor Ariza.

Associated Press

Rockets May Have Accelerated Parsons' Payday As Unofficial Part Of Dwight's Deal
Dwight Howard and Chandler Parsons are both represented by Dan Fegan.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

Dwight Hopes Rockets Sign Star Free Agent, Won't Actively Recruit In Respect Of Their Process
Dwight Howard doesn't plan on recruiting LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony or any other prospective free agents that the Rockets might pursue.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Howard, Harden Prepared To Recruit Carmelo For Rockets
The Rockets will need to unload the expiring contracts of Omer Asik and Jeremy Lin to clear most of the space required to sign Carmelo Anthony.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

LeBron, Durant, Noah, Paul, Harden Headline All-NBA Teams
Joakim Noah was named to his first All-NBA First Team.

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Top-5 Playoff PER: Aldridge, LeBron, Troy Daniels, Gibson, Dwight
LaMarcus Aldridge has the top Player Efficiency Rating through the first four games of the 2014 NBA Playoffs with a mark of 34.0.

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NBA Admits Referees Should Have Awarded Howard Two Free Throws On Late Boxout With Freeland
The NBA acknowledged the officials missed a late call in the Blazers' 122-120 overtime win over the Rockets in Game 1.

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Dwight Howard Day-To-Day With Ankle Strain After Undergoing MRI
An MRI confirmed a strained left ankle and Dwight Howard will be day-to-day.

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Dwight: Couple Things Could Have Been Done To Sway Decision To Leave Lakers
Dwight Howard returns to play Los Angeles to play the Lakers for the first time since his departure to sign with the Rockets.

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Dwight: I'm Just A Lot Healthier Than I Was Last Year
Dwight Howard was significantly healthier and happier in this year's All-Star Game compared to his lone appearances with the Lakers.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Full List Of NBA All-Star Reserves
John Wall, DeMar DeRozan, Paul Millsap and Damian Lillard are first time All-Stars.

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Team USA Announces 28-Man Initial Roster
Team USA announced their 28-man initial roster for 2014-2016.

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Dwight Howard To Rejoin USA Basketball
Dwight Howard has been away from USA Basketball for six years.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Dwight Howard Declined Invitation To Dunk Contest In New Orleans
Dwight Howard, 28, cited he is too old to participate in the event.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard Fined $25K By NBA For Throwing Ball Into Stands
The incident occurred with 2:54 left in the game and the Rockets up by five points at the time.

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Van Gundy On Dwight's Post Moves: He's Gotten A Little Older, Back Injury Still There
Dwight Howard used to dunk from the post, something he has not done on any of his post-up tries in 13-14.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Howard, Parsons Understand Asik's Frustration Amid Trade Request
Chandler Parsons said Omer Asik has been fine to all his teammates in the locker room.

Jenny Dial Creech/Houston Chronicle

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