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Houston Chronicle May 26, 2015

Dwight Howard cleared to play in Game 5; category-1 flagrant foul vs. Bogut stands

Rockets center Dwight Howard was cleared to play in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals on Wednesday after the NBA ruled that his flagrant foul on Monday would not be upgraded. Howard was assessed a category-1 flagrant foul for striking Warriors center Andrew Bogut as they headed up the floor. The NBA ruled Bogut […]

NBA upholds flagrant foul call on Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard before Game 5

HOUSTON — Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will not be suspended for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals after the NBA announced Tuesday it would not reclassify his foul of the Warriors’ to a flagrant foul 2. “Howard was… Continue Reading → The post NBA upholds flagrant foul call on Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard before Game 5 appeared first on Inside the Warriors.
Oakland Tribune May 26, 2015

No suspension for Rockets' Dwight Howard

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard avoids suspension when the NBA rules that his flagrant foul of Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut will not be reclassified as a Flagrant 2.
San Francisco Chronicle 23 hours ago

Duo of Bogut and Ezeli dominate the boards

Centers Andrew Bogut and Festus Ezeli were sensational in the Warriors’ 104-90 Game 5 victory Wednesday night, wrapping up a Western Conference finals series during which the twosome surprisingly outdueled Houston’s Dwight Howard. Ezeli, playing a postseason-personal-best 28 minutes, responded with career playoff highs in points (12) and rebounds (nine). Bogut finished the series averaging 5.2 points on 54.5 percent shooting, 9.2 rebounds and 1.8 blocked shots. Ezeli added 6.8 points on 60 percent shooting, six rebounds and one blocked shot. Howard averaged 14.4 points on 54.9 percent...
The Dream Shake May 26, 2015

Rockets fans were stuck at Toyota Center last night...with Dwight Howard

He was there into the early morning hanging out with fans. Monday night brought seriously rough weather to the Houston area, right as James Harden started cooking in Game 4 against the Warriors. After the Rockets' impressive win to extend the Western Conference Finals, Dwight Howard said to reporters, "We don't wanna go home." I don't know if he meant it literally, but that's what wound up happening -- he and hundreds of fans were trapped in the Toyota Center overnight waiting for the storm to pass. With about two minutes left in the game (which ended at around 11 PM), the jumbotron in...
The Dream Shake 9 hours ago

Three storylines to watch for the Houston Rockets in the offseason

With a solid core, assets and Daryl Morey, the Rockets will reload in the summer. As we pick up the pieces of a disheartening Game 5 loss and the end of the 2014-2015 season, it's time to look forward to what may be in store for the 2015-2016 Houston Rockets. First and foremost, James Harden and Dwight Howard will be back, and they left the season fully healthy. They were both healthy at the end of last year, but Howard's health didn't last. This playoff run was a renaissance for him, leading the league with 13 double-doubles in 17 games. Despite the ignominious ending, Harden deserves to...
Houston Chronicle May 28, 2015

Dwight Howard on Game 5 loss: ‘It’s tough to get this far and to lose”

OAKLAND, Calif. – With the season done and the goal of a championship out of reach, Dwight Howard sat with ice wrapped around his knees, his head down in the visitor’s locker room at Oracle Arena. He once again gave it all he had. And once again, it wasn’t enough. The Rockets center finished Game […]

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