1. Rockets vs. Grizzlies: Who Will Step Up in Absence of Star Players?

    It will be a battle between two of the top teams in the Western Conference that will be lacking a lot of star power...

    Andrew Tornetta Written by Andrew Tornetta about 5 months ago 506 reads 0 comments

  2. Dwight Howard Must Step Up for Houston Rockets to Become Legit Contenders

    The Houston Rockets are far from a bad team and, at 8-5, seem to be on the way to a respectable seed in the West. However, as it currently stands, they cannot yet be considered a legit title contender...

    Alex Kay Written by Alex Kay about 5 months ago 2,854 reads 12 comments

  3. Dwight Howard Can Hit Free Throws When It Doesn't Matter

    As it turns out, Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard can make free throws. He may not be very good at hitting them in games, but he was taped sinking one after another before a recent game...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 5 months ago 20,068 reads 51 comments

  4. How Well Are James Harden and Dwight Howard Meshing Together so Far?

    The Houston Rockets are off to a strong 8-5 start, and much of their early successes can be attributed to the chemistry that James Harden and Dwight Howard have already established...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 5 months ago 7,995 reads 29 comments

  5. Dwight Howard Called for Technical, Fined After Tossing Ball at Courtside Fan

    There are some instances when it's worth getting a technical foul. Maybe you're standing up for a teammate. Maybe you're making a point to the refs. Dwight Howard was just frustrated—and not even with anyone on the court...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 112,351 reads 220 comments

  6. Dwight Howard Answers Hakeem Olajuwon's Criticism, Defensive Issues Loom Larger

    Dwight Howard has drawn criticism from multiple sources recently for his post game and his defense, and he provided a stern on-court rebuttal for one of those rebukes in Wednesday's game...

    Sean Hojnacki Written by Sean Hojnacki about 5 months ago 7,854 reads 39 comments

  7. The Biggest Early Season Storylines for the Houston Rockets

    There have been several headlines concerning the Houston Rockets early on this year, some of them good and others not so much...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 5 months ago 1,577 reads 7 comments

  8. Dwight Howard Discusses Strategy on 'Sesame Street'; Exit Strategies Not Covered

    Sesame Street used their vast drawing power to recently lock down a cameo with one of history's greatest tacticians. No, it wasn't Napoleon or Alexander the Great (though both would have been amazing finds for a morning children's show)...

    Gabe Zaldivar Written by Gabe Zaldivar about 5 months ago 1,916 reads 5 comments

  9. Dwight Howard's Defensive Decline Is a Major Problem for Houston Rockets

    The Houston Rockets have been more than solid during the 2013-14 season, but they still have one fatal flaw. Defense...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 5,897 reads 37 comments

  10. Dwight Howard Loses to Rockets Mascot in Half-Court Shooting Contest

    A baller he might be, but no one has ever accused Dwight Howard of being any good from beyond the arc...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 5 months ago 7,019 reads 2 comments

  11. Hakeem Olajuwon Is Not Happy with Dwight Howard's Performance in the Post

    Even though he's on the other side of the globe, Hakeem Olajuwon hasn't lost sight of his prized pupil, Dwight Howard . And the Hall of Fame big man is not impressed with what he's seen...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 months ago 158,609 reads 343 comments

  12. Way-Too-Early Predictions for 2013-14 NBA All-Star Starting Lineups

    Is it way too early to be predicting the starting lineups for the next All-Star Game? Nah, it’s never too early—there is actual NBA basketball being played, and after ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 5 months ago 40,436 reads 243 comments

  13. Hack-a-Dwight? Better Think Twice

    Like a certain other legendary big man, a major weakness in Dwight Howard ’s game has always been his abysmal free-throw attempts. On Saturday night, the Denver Nuggets went to the Hack-a-Shaq against Howard...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 5 months ago 4,820 reads 42 comments

  14. Dwight Howard, Houston Rockets Still Searching to Build Identity Together

    NEW YORK – Let the record reflect that on Thursday night, in the final minutes of a tight game, the Houston Rockets finally made a team pay for intentionally fouling Dwight Howard ...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 5 months ago 48,155 reads 180 comments

  15. Why the Orlando Magic Will Be Contenders in the Eastern Conference by 2015

    Following the Dwight Howard fiasco and his forced trade to the Lakers , the Orlando Magic were seemingly destined to be cellar dwellers for years to come. But the rebuilding process could be over sooner than most fans expect...

    Sean Cunningham Written by Sean Cunningham about 5 months ago 3,578 reads 28 comments

  16. Houston Rockets Ditching Dwight Howard-Omer Asik Pairing Is the Right Move

    Twin towers. The name alone draws feelings of reverence in hoops circles, particularly in a city that once housed one of the best pairings to ever wear that title: Hakeem Olajuwon and Ralph Sampson...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 months ago 6,581 reads 51 comments

  17. Dwight Howard Says 'I Don't Want to Talk About It' When Asked About Free Throws

    Answer: Free throws and media relations. Question: What are two things Dwight Howard is awful at? Two of Howard's greatest flaws were on full display during and after the Houston Rockets ' overtime victory against the Toronto Raptors ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 13,077 reads 81 comments

  18. Positives Outweighing Negatives in Houston Rockets Dwight Howard Experiment

    Dwight Howard is starting to fit in with his Houston Rockets teammates, which is a development that should have the rest of the Western Conference a little worried...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 5 months ago 10,272 reads 60 comments

  19. How LA Lakers Can Free Themselves of Dwight Howard Forever

    Right now, the Los Angeles Lakers are the equivalent of a bitter ex-girlfriend. Dwight Howard moved on to bigger and redder things when he chose the Houston Rockets as the winners of last summer’s free agency sweepstakes, thus leaving L...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 5 months ago 1,975 reads 22 comments

  20. Houston Rockets' Problems Start with James Harden and Dwight Howard

    Christened answers have become a part of the problem for the Houston Rockets . Together, James Harden and Dwight Howard solved everything in Houston; they covered all the Rockets' bases...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 19,053 reads 166 comments

  21. Dwight Howard Will Silence His Critics with His Play and Rockets Success

    Dwight Howard 's struggles from the free-throw line were a big factor in the Houston Rockets 99-98 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night, but even the biggest Howard hater can't deny how effective D12 has been this year...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 5 months ago 1,447 reads 26 comments

  22. Dwight Howard Must Be Aggressive on Offense for Houston to Become a Contender

    Dwight Howard is the best center in the NBA . Some will pick apart his unpolished fundamentals, others will look to his struggles at the free throw line, and some have even dared ...

    Maxwell Ogden Written by Maxwell Ogden about 5 months ago 2,021 reads 32 comments

  23. Lakers Took Time Away from Beating the Rockets to Play Tag with Dwight Howard

    There is a very immature child alive and well in each of us who really wants to believe the Los Angeles Lakers were playing freeze tag with Dwight Howard while an actual NBA game was occurring...

    Gabe Zaldivar Written by Gabe Zaldivar about 5 months ago 113,733 reads 97 comments

  24. Mike D'Antoni Conveniently Changes Mind on Hack-a-Dwight Strategy

    What a difference a year—and a change of uniform—makes for Mike D'Antoni's opinion of the hack-a-Dwight strategy...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 5 months ago 3,087 reads 9 comments

  25. Steve Blake, Lakers Sharpshooters Exact Revenge on D12

    There were many interesting stories leading up to tonight's game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Houston Rockets . Dwight Howard was facing his old team—the team he rejected in the offseason—for the first time...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 5 months ago 7,117 reads 40 comments