1. Houston Rockets May Go Back to Ill-Fated Twin Towers Look During NBA Playoffs

    Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale didn't kill his experiment of pairing centers Dwight Howard and Omer Asik in the frontcourt earlier this season so much as he put it out of its misery...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 months ago 11,249 reads 20 comments

  2. Why Houston Rockets Are Poised for Deep Playoff Run

    The Houston Rockets clinched a playoff spot earlier this month with a 111-107 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder , ending a three-game skid that threatened to derail the team's momentum ahead of the postseason...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 3 months ago 3,554 reads 44 comments

  3. Outside the Spotlight, Is Rockets' Dwight Howard Now an Underrated Superstar?

    Dwight Howard is still a very tall man, just shy of seven feet, with a wingspan and personality to match. He still dominates the painted area of a basketball court. If you are an opposing player or coach, he is still difficult to ignore...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 4 months ago 92,771 reads 458 comments

  4. Who Is the Best Player on the Houston Rockets?

    James Harden or Dwight Howard ? The debate over who is the best player on the Houston Rockets comes down to those two men...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 4 months ago 1,763 reads 10 comments

  5. How Much of Houston's Playoff Hopes Are Tied to Dwight Howard's Ankle?

    The Houston Rockets have to relearn how to play basketball, and they can thank Dwight Howard 's left ankle for that...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 4 months ago 4,607 reads 13 comments

  6. Does Dwight Howard Still Have a Spot in the Defensive Player of the Year Race?

    How is it people forget about Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard when listing candidates for Defensive Player of the Year? Did last year’s mess in Los Angeles stain ...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 4 months ago 3,932 reads 23 comments

  7. Houston Rockets Need Dominant Dwight Howard for Legitimate Title Push

    James Harden and the Houston Rockets are getting a glimpse into their potential without Dwight Howard , and what they're seeing isn't pretty...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 2,286 reads 24 comments

  8. Can Houston Rockets Win a Title with Current Core?

    When stars come together in the NBA , there's always pressure to provide instant results. James Harden and Dwight Howard have played less than a full season together for the ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 16,421 reads 193 comments

  9. Don't Jump on the Houston Rockets' Bandwagon Just Yet

    The Houston Rockets were on a hot streak for a while—they were the best team in basketball in January and February, a span that included a nine-game winning streak...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 4 months ago 2,980 reads 22 comments

  10. Can a Fun-Loving Dwight Howard Win Back the Hearts He's Lost?

    The Dwightmare is over, but have we yet learned to love Dwight Howard again? Howard left the Orlando Magic in a trade to the Los Angeles Lakers after ...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 4 months ago 592 reads 5 comments

  11. Dwight Howard Injury: Updates on Rockets Center's Ankle and Return

    Updates from Saturday, April 12 The Rockets report Howard is back in the starting lineup: Updates from Friday, April 11 Jason Friedman of Rockets...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 4 months ago 33,693 reads 81 comments

  12. Houston Rockets Shouldn't Hit Panic Button Despite Blowout in Chicago

    Kevin McHale was not happy. The Houston Rockets coach sulked on the sidelines from the opening tip as his club quickly fell behind the Chicago Bulls on a nationally televised game on Thursday night...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 4 months ago 5,213 reads 47 comments

  13. Resurgent Dwight Howard Makes Houston Rockets Title Contenders

    Last year we learned James Harden is capable of being the top option for a high-powered offense. Perhaps this season we're being reminded of just how freaking good Dwight Howard can be as the anchor of a franchise's back line...

    Matthew Tynan Written by Matthew Tynan about 4 months ago 1,698 reads 4 comments

  14. Are James Harden and Dwight Howard the Best 1-2 Punch in the NBA?

    James Harden and Dwight Howard have changed the Houston Rockets . On the back of their superstar dyad, the Rockets aren't just contending for a championship. They're chasing totality...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 13,899 reads 180 comments

  15. It's Time to Stop Overlooking Dwight Howard's Resurgence

    It wasn't all that long ago that Dwight Howard was considered the consensus third- or fourth-best player in the NBA ...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 5 months ago 16,321 reads 96 comments

  16. Is James Harden or Dwight Howard the Houston Rockets' Best Player?

    It's good to be the Houston Rockets . At a time when many NBA teams are fighting for their playoff lives, shamelessly tanking or fading down the stretch, they're enjoying a five-game ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 7,815 reads 48 comments

  17. Dwight Howard Understands Why Fans Boo Him

    Houston Rockets All-Star center Dwight Howard has certainly burned some bridges during his NBA career, but it appears the talented big man is at peace with fans who decide to shower him with boos...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 5 months ago 1,762 reads 7 comments

  18. Dwight Howard Is Back, and He's Taking the Houston Rockets with Him

    Dwight Howard 's grin never left, but the joy behind it was gone. Now they've both returned. Bridges were torched before he'd even officially left the Orlando Magic ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 months ago 12,693 reads 33 comments

  19. Dwight Howard Cites Mother's 7 Miscarriages as Reason for Fun-Loving Attitude

    If Dwight Howard has been the subject of a singular criticism during his nine-year NBA career, it’s this: He’s just not serious enough. By all outward appearances, it’s an apt inference...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 5 months ago 1,822 reads 8 comments

  20. Lifelong Magic Fan Chandler Parsons Said He'd Boo Dwight Howard in Orlando Too

    On Tuesday , we did our best to guess how fans of the Orlando Magic , amidst the franchise's 25th anniversary, would react to a team-sponsored video tribute to Dwight Howard , whose Houston Rockets were in town Wednesday night...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 5 months ago 10,878 reads 19 comments

  21. Best Tweets from the Miami Heat's Battle with the Houston Rockets

    The Houston Rockets (41-19) doused the Miami Heat (43-15) 106-103 at the Toyota Center on March 4, ending Miami’s seven-game series winning streak...

    Michael Mandelkern Written by Michael Mandelkern about 5 months ago 1,164 reads 13 comments

  22. Orlando Magic Plan to Honor Dwight Howard with Video Tribute vs. Rockets

    Chalk this one up to time healing all wounds—except maybe the tread marks on Stan Van Gundy’s back from where Dwight Howard threw him under the bus...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 5 months ago 21,781 reads 122 comments

  23. Has Dwight Howard Become an Anchor or a Crutch for the Houston Rockets Defense?

    Brought to the Houston Rockets to be the defensive anchor of their racing offense, Dwight Howard hasn ’t exactly caused systemic change. But it’s not his fault...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 5 months ago 1,484 reads 6 comments

  24. Dwight Howard Swats Little Kid's Shot; Kid Gets Revenge

    Dwight Howard shows no mercy. The eight-time NBA All-Star had already gone up against one boy on the court this season. That boy didn't fare too well...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 5 months ago 131,734 reads 56 comments

  25. Dwight Howard Injury: Updates on Rockets Star's Thigh and Return

    The Houston Rockets are possibly in the midst of an entirely new "Dwight-mare," after Dwight Howard headed to the locker room Tuesday night against the Sacramento Kings, per Yahoo! Sports' Marc J...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 4,163 reads 8 comments