1. Houston Rockets Reaping Benefits of Letting Dwight Howard Be Himself

    Dwight Howard is still the same guy who alienated teammates, media and fans with his look-at-me schtick with the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 7,890 reads 29 comments

  2. Dwight Howard Does the 'Nae Nae' with WeAreToonz

    Everyone knows Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard loves to have fun, and it looks like he is now the latest athlete to get in on the "Nae Nae" dance craze. Howard teamed up with rap group WeAreToonz to make a "Drop That Nae Nae" video...

    Ken Dorset Written by Ken Dorset about 3 months ago 21,109 reads 40 comments

  3. Is Kevin McHale's Coaching Holding the Houston Rockets Back?

    In the loaded Western Conference, the Houston Rockets have one of the very best collections of talent. But they're still a cut below the top of the standings and have looked quite inconsistent at times...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 3 months ago 8,399 reads 69 comments

  4. Lakers vs. Rockets: Should the NBA Put an End to Hack-a-Dwight Howard?

    In Wednesday night's Lakers vs. Rockets game, Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni implemented the always unpopular Hack-a-Howard strategy. The usual chorus of boos followed from the Houston fans...

    Justin Olexa Written by Justin Olexa about 3 months ago 1,033 reads 6 comments

  5. LA Lakers Have a Shot If Kendall Marshall Makes His Shots

    HOUSTON — You want a metaphor for the current Los Angeles Lakers ? Kendall Marshall’s jump shot...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 3 months ago 54,796 reads 121 comments

  6. Chris Kaman Doesn't Want Dwight Howard to Be Mad at Him for Hack-a-Howard

    Los Angeles Lakers big man Chris Kaman implemented the hack-a-Howard strategy in Wednesday’s 113-99 loss against the Houston Rockets , and Dwight Howard didn ’t take kindly to the tactic...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 41,681 reads 215 comments

  7. Dwight Howard's Girlfriend Has Laker Hater Shirt for Lakers-Rockets Game

    Dwight Howard 's girlfriend, Christine Vest, wore a custom "Laker Hater" sweatshirt for the game between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday. UPDATE: Thursday, Jan...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 128,173 reads 167 comments

  8. Dwight Howard's Maturation Coming at Right Time for Houston Rockets

    You might be surprised by how little you’ve heard about Dwight Howard this season. For the Houston Rockets , this is an unequivocally good thing—it means he’s keeping his head in the game...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 3 months ago 1,527 reads 0 comments

  9. The Last Hurdle for Houston Rockets to Become True Contenders

    The Houston Rockets have turned some heads with big wins lately, but they’re still a notch below the Western Conference elite in the standings. That gap is telling—it speaks to the team’s lack of consistency...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 4 months ago 5,310 reads 28 comments

  10. Rockets Give Dwight Howard, Benched for Final 19:52, Plenty of Reason to Cheer

    The Houston Rockets looked to be in trouble on Thursday night. They were trailing the gritty Memphis Grizzlies in the third quarter, 63-50. Worse, Houston's December MVP, Dwight Howard , had just left the game with his fifth foul...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 4 months ago 22,301 reads 38 comments

  11. The Return of the Old Dwight Howard Should Frighten the Entire NBA

    The Houston Rockets ' red-and-white threads weren't the only addition Dwight Howard made to his wardrobe this summer...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 4 months ago 41,165 reads 144 comments

  12. Dwight Howard Won't Cede Title of NBA's Center to Next Generation Anytime Soon

    Dwight Howard is back in force this season—a monster game Saturday night made that perfectly clear. It’s becoming pretty obvious that the next generation of centers isn't anywhere near his level yet...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 4 months ago 2,986 reads 31 comments

  13. Dwight Howard Shows He Can Carry Rockets with Dominant Performance vs. Pistons

    Dwight Howard may be one of the most disliked players in the NBA , but that doesn ’t mean he’s still not one of the most unguardable players in the league...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 4 months ago 1,899 reads 33 comments

  14. Houston Rockets vs. Indiana Pacers: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    The Indiana Pacers (21-5) got themselves back on track by pounding the Houston Rockets (17-10) at home by a final score of 114-81 on Friday night...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 4 months ago 2,323 reads 6 comments

  15. How Dwight Howard Is Improving with the Houston Rockets

    Dwight Howard ’s max-level contract with the Houston Rockets came on the heels of one of his lesser seasons as a pro in recent memory, with the dysfunctional Los Angeles Lakers ...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 4 months ago 2,537 reads 6 comments

  16. Has Dwight Howard Finally Learned How to Shoot Free Throws?

    Go outside and check for flying pigs. Dwight Howard has turned into a sharpshooter, meaning that the apocalypse is nearly upon us and the world will suddenly be plunged into an eternal state of darkness where down is up and left is right...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 41,889 reads 91 comments

  17. Dwight Howard Needed Radical, Complete Diet Change

    "I would always tell (the Lakers) how bad I wanted to get back to being Superman. Their response was, 'Well, you have to sacrifice something...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 117,348 reads 129 comments

  18. Re-Grading Every Houston Rockets Offseason Acquisition

    General manager of the Houston Rockets Daryl Morey had a busy offseason bringing in new faces to fill out his roster, and some signings have worked out better than others...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 4 months ago 8,310 reads 12 comments

  19. For Recovering Injured NBA Stars, It's Adapt or Fade Away

    Adapt or die. Such is the life of a recovering NBA superstar. They hurt themselves, bust their tail during rehab, return, and then it begins. Resumption doesn't end when a star is "healthy...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 4,439 reads 4 comments

  20. Free Throw Shooting Pro Tips for Dwight Howard on His 28th Birthday

    As Dwight Howard turns one year older today (28), his quest of becoming the first player in NBA history to have his age mirror his free throw shooting percentage takes another step closer...

    David Nurse Written by David Nurse about 4 months ago 9,213 reads 31 comments

  21. Dwight Howard Blasts Houston Rockets, Calls Effort 'Piss-Poor'

    It seems like Dwight Howard needs a hug. After the Houston Rockets ' loss to the Phoenix Suns on Dec. 4, Howard was at his mopey best in describing his team's poor showing...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 4 months ago 25,183 reads 182 comments

  22. Who Will Be the Leader for Houston Rockets?

    The Houston Rockets came into this season lacking one thing primarily—leadership. Acquiring James Harden and Dwight Howard over the past two seasons has made them serious competitors in the talent department...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 5 months ago 5,850 reads 36 comments

  23. Dwight Howard Does 'Mortal Kombat' Routine in Rockets' Pregame Huddle

    Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard had some fun with teammate Aaron Brooks by doing the Mortal Kombat "Finish Him" fatality in the Rockets' pregame huddle before Friday night's game against the Brooklyn Nets...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 5 months ago 21,769 reads 44 comments

  24. Is the New Dwight Howard an Upgrade from the Old One?

    The Dwight Howard of 2013-14 certainly isn't the same Dwight Howard from his days with the Orlando Magic, and while the Houston Rockets are likely thrilled with his current production, ...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 5 months ago 15,337 reads 50 comments

  25. Houston Rockets Team Up to Destroy Hanukkah Classic 'The Dreidel Song'

    Happy Hanukkah! Here's an awful rendition of "The Dreidel Song" to put you in a festive mood. A tip of the hat to For the Win and SportsGrid for spotting just the latest sports ...

    Gabe Zaldivar Written by Gabe Zaldivar about 5 months ago 21,935 reads 46 comments