Dwight Howard, from Superman to Rocket Man

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Dwight Howard, from Superman to Rocket Man
Courtesy of MiamiHerald.com

HOUSTON -- Dwight Howard has a new team and catchy new nickname. "He's not Superman anymore. He's Rocket Man now," longtime Rockets broadcaster Bill Worrell said Saturday as he introduced the team's major free agent acquisition. As Howard took the stage and greeted several Houston officials including owner Leslie Alexander and coach Kevin McHale, a couple of his new teammates playfully repeated his new moniker — 'Rocket Man, Rocket Man' — and were met with a huge, toothy smile from Howard.

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