1. Kevin Garnett Suspended 1 Game, Dwight Howard Fined $15K After Altercation

    Brooklyn Nets big man Kevin Garnett has been suspended one game for head-butting Houston Rockets star Dwight Howard , who was fined $15,000 for his role in the altercation. Marc J...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 7 months ago 74,165 reads 195 comments

  2. Kevin Garnett's Act Takes Another Unfortunate Turn

    Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett has a longstanding reputation as one of the NBA 's most controversial on-court instigators...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 95,465 reads 213 comments

  3. Projecting How the Miami Heat Roster Will Look After 2015 Season

    Change is in the air in Miami. After a summer that saw the four-time defending Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat effectively disassembled, most saliently with the departure ...

    Tom Sunnergren Written by Tom Sunnergren about 7 months ago 24,153 reads 65 comments

  4. Healthy Houston Rockets Appear Ready to Roll and Other Saturday NBA Takeaways

    Though power forward Terrence Jones remains sidelined by nerve problems, the Houston Rockets were as healthy as they've been in a while on Saturday night...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 8 months ago 11,903 reads 46 comments

  5. NBA Injury Update: When Can We Expect These Big Stars to Return?

    Stars like Dwight Howard , DeMarcus Cousins and Andrew Bogut have all sustained injuries or have dealt with illness recently this season, and their teams are starting to miss them...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 8 months ago 202 reads 0 comments

  6. Why Houston Rockets Are Thriving Without Dwight Howard, Others

    For all that has been said over the years about Dwight Howard , with opinions ranging from one extreme to the other in ways that would not seem possible, he's never had the chance to demonstrate the quality that he has this season...

    Jonathan Feigen Written by Jonathan Feigen about 8 months ago 3,925 reads 22 comments

  7. Amid Calls for NBA Realignment, Daryl Morey Offers a Different Perspective

    Given the assumption that a professional sports league is not supposed to have a junior varsity, the enormous ongoing imbalance of NBA power would seem to be a problem in need of a solution...

    Jonathan Feigen Written by Jonathan Feigen about 8 months ago 5,865 reads 34 comments

  8. Stars Fans Love to Hate

    While we mostly seek to highlight the positive side of sports—whether its great plays or heroic achievements—we can’t help but acknowledge that some athletes inspire tremendous anger and outrage...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 8 months ago 18,614 reads 48 comments

  9. Houston Rockets Can Only Survive for so Long Without Dwight Howard

    The Houston Rockets have quickly established themselves as one of this young season's most pleasant surprises, lifting off to a 13-4 record despite injuries to starters Dwight Howard , Patrick Beverley and Terrence Jones...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 8 months ago 8,633 reads 17 comments

  10. How Critical Is Dwight Howard to Houston Rockets?

    The Houston Rockets have announced that Dwight Howard is out indefinitely after undergoing “platelet-rich plasma therapy to treat his strained right knee,” per Tim MacMahon of ESPNDallas ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 8 months ago 13,107 reads 25 comments

  11. Dwight Howard Injury: Updates on Rockets Star's Knee and Return

    Dwight Howard is dealing with a a strain to his right knee. He played against the Denver Nuggets on Dec. 13, and is expected to suit up against Denver once again on Wednesday. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 82,099 reads 204 comments

  12. Dwight Howard Being Investigated for Child Abuse: Latest Details and Reaction

    Reports from SI.com and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday confirm that a child abuse investigation involving Houston Rockets All-Star center Dwight Howard is being reopened...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 133,438 reads 6 comments

  13. Lakers Left to Ponder Future That Might Have Been in Pau Gasol's Return to LA

    LOS ANGELES — The day finally came Monday when Pau Gasol felt "strange." He walked into Staples Center as an out-of-town visiting player, no longer a Los Angeles Laker . It has been a long time coming...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 9 months ago 60,435 reads 98 comments

  14. Dwight Howard Was 'Hurt and Disappointed' by Kobe Bryant in LA

    The past few years have, perhaps unfairly, conditioned us not to sympathize with Dwight Howard . We think of him as the malcontent who sloppily forced his way off of the Orlando ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 9 months ago 30,773 reads 137 comments

  15. Dwight Howard Anoints Houston Rockets 'The Swag Champs,' Leads Pregame Cheer

    The Houston Rockets may not have won an NBA title since Dwight Howard 's arrival, but don't tell him he's not a champion...

    Jake Silver Written by Jake Silver about 9 months ago 22,636 reads 69 comments

  16. Houston Rockets Are Being Miscast as NBA's New 'Heel' Team

    With the rage directed at Dwight Howard , James Harden and general manager Daryl Morey, the Houston Rockets have become favorite enemies of the modern NBA —even if they don't deserve to be...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 9 months ago 15,230 reads 34 comments

  17. Why the Dwight Howard Backlash in Los Angeles Misses the Point

    LOS ANGELES — As Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard exchanged threatening looks and challenges in their first on-court meeting since Howard left Los Angeles, the Staples Center ...

    Jonathan Feigen Written by Jonathan Feigen about 9 months ago 5,532 reads 33 comments

  18. Dwight Howard Says He's over Kobe Bryant, but His Actions Scream Otherwise

    LOS ANGELES — Dwight Howard is going to have a big-time season. For all that he is not, he still is a great player. He's also healthier than he was in his lost season in Los Angeles with the Lakers in 2012-13...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 9 months ago 214,985 reads 511 comments

  19. Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard Have Altercation During Season Opener

    It's been a while since Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard were teammates, but apparently there's no love lost...

    Brian Chen Written by Brian Chen about 9 months ago 722,941 reads 672 comments

  20. Dwight Howard Says He Didn't Leave Lakers over Fear of Kobe Bryant

    Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant will forever be linked following the Los Angeles Lakers ' failed superteam experiment for the 2012-13 season, but it's the former's abrupt departure that continues to linger as a source of perceived tension...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 months ago 43,882 reads 117 comments

  21. Dwight Howard Trade Killed Lakers' Chances of Winning with Kobe Bryant

    As big a basketball no-brainer as it seemed for the Los Angeles Lakers to acquire All-Star center Dwight Howard ahead of the 2012-13 season, the trade still required a massive amount of faith...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 9 months ago 34,883 reads 109 comments

  22. Bleacher Report's Ultimate 2014-15 NBA Re-Draft: Full 13-Round Results

    Remember how LeBron James signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer? So much for that. He's now going to be playing for a third NBA team, one that doesn't call Northeast Ohio or South Beach home...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 9 months ago 218,909 reads 183 comments

  23. Dwight Howard May Have Flaws, but Critics Unfairly Finding He Can Do No Right

    Whatever territory exists between the cliches "Beating a dead horse" and "Shooting fish in a barrel" now appears to be occupied by "Crapping all over Dwight Howard...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 9 months ago 125,409 reads 358 comments

  24. Athletes Who Were 'Just Joking'

    Sometimes the things we say or the jokes we make are misunderstood or taken out of context. It’s why the expression “just joking” exists. Other times, we use the expression in a manipulative attempt to excuse our mistakes...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 10 months ago 37,807 reads 13 comments

  25. Winners and Losers from Week 1 of Houston Rockets' Preseason

    The Houston Rockets ’ preseason started in a big way this week, kicking off with a battle against the hated Dallas Mavericks —Chandler Parsons edition...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 10 months ago 4,273 reads 5 comments