The Houston Rockets have moved from a side story to front page news day in and day out with the addition of Dwight Howard. They may not have ascended to the level of the Miami Heat, but there might not be another team in the NBA facing the pressure they will endure this season.
How the roster accommodates arguably the best center in basketball will not be solved overnight. The rest of the lineup will have to change their approach a bit in order to maximize their potential.
It is anybody's guess how the first year of the Dwight Howard-era will go given just how volatile he has been in recent years. He has become somewhat of a loose cannon and developed a reputation for being a coach killer, but he should have a huge chip on his shoulder both on and off the court.
All things considered, this should be a big season for the Rockets. Here are the predictions for what kind of individual seasons to look forward to.