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Current Team: Houston Rockets

Born: Dec 8, 1985 (30 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

Chandler Parsons Looking Forward To Recruiting Dwight Howard
Chandler Parsons and Dwight Howard have recently rekindled their friendship.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Rockets Not Interested In Trading Away Dwight Howard
Daryl Morey said the Rockets wouldn't be capable of making a playoff push without Dwight Howard.

Brian T. Smith/Houston Chronicle

Celtics Interested In Trading For Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard can opt out of his deal this offseason.

Frank Isola/New York Daily News

Dwight Howard Disappointed With Test On Left Ankle
Dwight Howard said he still had pain in his ankle “especially when I’m running.”

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard Would Like To Keep Playing In NBA Into His 40s
Dwight Howard missed 41 games last season due to knee issues, but he's been healthier this season.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard: I Chose To Go To Houston
Dwight Howard has a player option for next season worth $23.2 million, but the Rockets are expecting him to opt out and become a free agent.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Dwight Howard Denies Report Of Being Unhappy With Rockets
Dwight Howard strongly dismissed reports that he is unhappy with his situation with the Rockets.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard Reportedly Unhappy With Rockets' Situation
Chris Sheridan predicts Dwight Howard will be traded to the Heat by this year's deadline.

Chris Sheridan/Sheridan Hoops

Dwight Howard Turns 30, Says Winning Title Only Thing He Plays For
Dwight Howard said his birthday wish is to win a championship.

ESPN

Dwight Howard Played Through Torn MCL, Meniscus In WCF
Team doctors said Dwight Howard did not need offseason surgery because the tears weren't that severe.

Calvin Watkins/ESPN

Dwight Howard: First Step In Becoming Champion Is Really Believing
Dwight Howard played in the 2009 NBA Finals with the Magic.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

Dwight Howard Focused On Rockets' Title Pursuit, Not 2016 Free Agency
Dwight Howard can become a free agent in 2016 if he opts out of the final season of his contract with the Rockets.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Dwight Howard Briefly Detained After Gun Found In Carry-On At Airport
The Houston District Attorney's office was contacted after Dwight Howard was detained and declined to press any criminal charges against him.

Calvin Watkins/ESPN

Dwight Howard, Chris Paul Plan To Attend Team USA Minicamp
Dwight Howard was Team USA's starting center on the 2008 gold medal team.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Dwight Howard Suspended One Game By NBA To Open 15-16 Season For Flagrant Foul Points
Dwight Howard went over the flagrant foul points limit during the playoffs.

RealGM Staff Report

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

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