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The Dream Shake Jan 29, 2015

Dwight Howard has edema in his right knee

That's a thing? The Rockets shared some distressing news on their Twitter account late last night: Dwight Howard underwent an MRI today that revealed edema in his right knee. Howard will be evaluated further in the coming days. — Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) January 29, 2015 Edema just means an excess of fluid causing swelling, so the part of that tweet that is most crucial is that Dwight "will be evaluated further." The cause of that swelling is the concern. The fact that this could potentially be Dwight's second major knee-related absence this year is a scary thought for the...
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Houston Rockets vs. Detroit Pistons game preview

The Rockets head to Detroit and will try to compete against the Pistons' front line while being without Dwight Howard. In the last two meetings in Detroit, the Rockets have had a superstar step up to win the game. Two years ago, it was James Harden in his first game as Rocket. In that game, he showed us flashes of the MVP candidate he is today. Last year, the Rockets went into Detroit on a back-to-back after getting crushed in Indiana the night before. Harden was out with an injury and Dwight Howard went supernova, notching 35/19/5/3 against the upstart Detroit front line. Tonight, it...

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