Dwight Howard Finishes Lob from Jeremy Lin with 2 Helpless Blazers Watching

Jim CavanContributor IApril 23, 2014

Apr 20, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) reacts after a call during the second quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers in game one during the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

If the Houston Rockets can count on the Dwight Howard who showed up for Game 3 of their first-round matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers, we should just ink them into the semifinals now.

...Oh, right. LaMarcus Aldridge lives in this galaxy.

Still, this was quite nice:

That's vintage D12. The Blazers want no part of vintage D12. The earth's tectonic plates want no part of vintage D12.