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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)

Hand: Right

Website: http://www.dwighthoward.com/

Twitter: http://twitter.com/DwightHoward

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DwightHoward?ref=ts

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialDwightHoward

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Houston Rockets)

Free Agent: PO-2016; UFA-2017

Current Agent: Dan Fegan, Mitch Butler

Draft Entry: 2004 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2004 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 1, Orlando Magic

Pre-Draft Team: Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy (Georgia)

High School: Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy [Atlanta, Georgia]

AAU Team: Atlanta Celtics

Dwight Howard News

Dwight Howard Receives 7th Tech Of Playoffs
Dwight Howard will be suspended for Game 6, if necessary, unless the technical is rescinded.

RealGM Staff Report

NBA Decides Against Upgrading Dwight Howard's Flagrant Foul On Bogut
Dwight Howard elbowed Andrew Bogut and some said it could be upgraded to a flagrant foul two, which would have resulted in a suspension for Howard.

RealGM Staff Report

Dwight Howard Questionable For Game 2, Rockets Preparing For Him Not To Play
Dwight Howard and Kevin McHale both said that his availability will depend how he feels Thursday throughout the day and before game time.

Carl Steward/Mercury News

Dwight Howard Hopeful Of Playing Game 2
Dwight Howard doesn't consider the knee injury serious and is hopeful of playing Game 2.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Dwight Howard Fined $15K For Making Contact Above Shoulders With Barnes
Dwight Howard fined $15,000 for making contact above the shoulders with Matt Barnes.

RealGM Staff Report

Rivers: Dwight Howard Hasn't Played This Athletic Since Magic Days
Doc Rivers praised the play of Dwight Howard in Game 1 of the Clippers-Rockets series.

Jenny Dial Creech/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard Hopes To Increase Minutes
Dwight Howard has been on a minutes restriction, which has made it tough to get into a flow.

Jenny Dial Creech/Houston Chronicle

Dwight: Harden And I Aren't Super Close But We Talk
Dwight Howard was asked if his relationship with Kobe Bryant has informed how he and James Harden get along.

Ben Golliver/Sports Illustrated

Dwight Howard Returns With 4 Points, 7 Rebounds In 16 Minutes
Dwight Howard played just over 16 minutes after two months of rehab on his knee.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard Returning On Wednesday With Minutes Restriction
Dwight Howard will be on a minutes restriction and play approximately 16 minutes.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard To Return On Wednesday After Being Out Two Months
Dwight Howard hasn't played since Jan. 23.

Jenny Dial Creech/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard Close To Return From Resting Knee
Dwight Howard has missed 23 games to rest his right knee and went through a full practice earlier this week.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard Expects To Return In Two Weeks
Dwight Howard added his knee feels good, he hasn't had any problems or setbacks and his conditioning is good.

Lisa Salters/ESPN

Dwight Howard Now More 'Explosive' Than At Any Other Point This Season
Dwight Howard hasn't played since Jan. 23.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard Begins On-Court Rehab
Dwight Howard has begun on-court rehabilitation as he works his way back from his knee edema.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard Progressing 'On Schedule', Hasn't Begun On-Court Rehab
Dwight Howard has been out since Jan. 30 with the edema.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard Expected To Rehab Knee For 6-8 Weeks
Dwight Howard has been doing strengthening exercises and workouts on an underwater treadmill.

Jenny Dial Creech/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard Undergoes Bone Marrow Aspirate Injection
Dwight Howard will be reevaluated in four weeks.

Jenny Dial Creech/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard Out At Least One Month With Knee Injury
Dwight Howard is still in the process of getting additional consultation from various doctors to determine the best treatment course for the knee.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Dwight Howard Could Miss Extended Period With Knee Issue
Dwight Howard is suffering from swelling due to the accumulation of fluid in the knee.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

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.

RealGM Staff Report

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

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