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18 hours ago
Rotoworld
Dwight Howard (right shoulder strain) is being listed as probable for Monday's game vs. Portland.
Dec 18, 2014
ESPN Fantasy Basketball
After missing 11 games due to a sore knee, Dwight Howard has returned to the active roster, but on Tuesday he sat out practice. Howard did play 43 min...
Rotoworld 18 hours ago

Dwight Howard (shoulder) probable for Monday - Dwight Howard (F/C) Houston Rockets

Dwight Howard (right shoulder strain) is being listed as probable for Monday's game vs. Portland.
The Dream Shake Dec 20, 2014

Former Rocket Prospect Aldemir Suits Up For Philly

The Rockets' signing of Dwight Howard produces another NBA ripple as Turkish power forward Furkan Aldemir suits up for the Philadelphia 76ers. The Rockets held Aldemir's rights until shipping him and Royce White to the 76ers as Dwight Howard decided to join the Rockets. The stateside arrival of power forward Furkan Aldemir from Turkey is the latest indirect ripple from the Rockets' signing of Dwight Howard in 2013. Rockets fans will always know Aldemir as a Daryl Morey trade chip who got Royce White off the Rockets payroll and helped clear Rockets cap space in the aftermath of Dwight...
Houston Chronicle Dec 19, 2014

Dwight Howard moves past Kevin McHale on all-time blocks list

In the Rockets’ loss to New Orleans on Thursday night, center Dwight Howard moved up to No. 25 on the all-time NBA blocks list. Howard, who had three blocked shots in the game, now has 1,691 in his career. When Howard moved up a notch on the list, his coach Kevin McHale moved down a […]
Houston Chronicle Dec 18, 2014

Dwight Howard vs. Nuggets mascot Rocky (video)

Dwight Howard can’t contain his inner karate kid.

Dwight Howard's plan RE his knee

After missing 11 games due to a sore knee, Dwight Howard has returned to the active roster, but on Tuesday he sat out practice. Howard did play 43 min...
Houston Chronicle Dec 17, 2014

Dwight Howard good to go vs. Nuggets

DENVER – Dwight Howard played on Wednesday after sitting out Tuesday’s practice because of soreness in his right knee. He said he was not concerned that he has had to ease his way back after missing 11 games with a strained knee, having been told to expect an ongoing process. “They said the recovery process […]
Houston Chronicle Dec 17, 2014

Dwight Howard, listed as questionable, still feeling stiffness in knee

Rockets center Dwight Howard remained questionable to play Wednesday night in Denver, but did go through the Wednesday morning shootaround and said he was not concerned about the swelling and stiffness that followed his return to the court on Saturday. “I feel a lot better today,” Howard said. “They said the recovery process will be […]
Houston Chronicle Dec 15, 2014

Dwight Howard says knee getting used to playing, recovering

Center Dwight Howard went through the Rockets’ voluntary practice on Monday, a good sign after his knee was “real stiff” on Sunday, a day after his first game in nearly a month. “I just think my body has to get used to playing and then recovering,” Howard said. “When you don’t play for a while, […]
Houston Chronicle Dec 14, 2014

Motiejunas’ improvement shows with Howard’s return

Rockets forward Donatas Motiejunas averaged 14.3 points on 56.2 percent shooting with Dwight Howard out, but made sure the improvement he showed when the Rockets needed it carried over to when Howard was back, scoring a career high 25 points on 11-of-19 shooting. “He’s improved his game,” Nuggets coach Brian Shaw said. “He was a […]
Houston Chronicle Dec 14, 2014

Five things we learned in the Rockets’ 108-96 win over the Nuggets on Saturday

1. It was not supposed to be this way. Dwight Howard was supposed to need some time to take off rust. The Rockets were expected to need time to work him back in. He didn’t. And they didn’t. Players that miss just three games talk about the difficulty coming back. There is an old line […]
Houston Chronicle Dec 13, 2014

Dwight Howard returns to lineup to help Rockets top Nuggets

The Rockets knew what they were missing. Dwight Howard had not been out too long and the Rockets were not too drunk with their early-season success without him to have forgotten. He reminded them, anyway. In his first game since Nov. 13, when his strained right knee left him struggling to walk, Howard owned the […]
Houston Chronicle Dec 13, 2014

Rockets’ Pat Beverley welcomes Dwight Howard back to lineup

Though the Rockets have used Saturday’s starting lineup – Dwight Howard, Donatas Motiejunas, Trevor Ariza, James Harden and Pat Beverley – in just four games, Beverley said he did not expect much difficulty working Howard back in the mix, even if he is very different from the centers (Tarik Black and Joey Dorsey) that filled […]
Houston Chronicle Dec 13, 2014

Dwight Howard ‘thankful’ to be back in action Saturday after extended absence

With no signs of discomfort in his troublesome right knee and expecting to quickly return to game shape, Rockets center Dwight Howard on Saturday said he will return Saturday against the Denver Nuggets after missing 11 games. Howard has not played since Nov. 17 in Memphis because of a strained right knee, with the Rockets […]

Dwight Howard's long-term health plan

Dwight Howard has been sidelined since Nov. 19 due to what the Houston Rockets are listing as a right knee strain, but it's more than that, according ...
Houston Chronicle Dec 10, 2014

Dwight Howard’s return part of calculated plan for long-term health

SAN FRANCISCO — If Dwight Howard does return to the court on Saturday, as he said on Wednesday is his goal, he will take the court with his teammates, go through the usual warmups and likely offer his familiar pregame shouts after the introductions. He will not return with a dramatic, last-minute Willis Reed style […]

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