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Report: Rockets to hire Mike D’Antoni as head coach

The last of the open head coaching spots around the NBA has reportedly been filled. Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Houston Rockets will hire long-time head coach Mike D’Antoni to fill their vacancy. Houston is finalizing a deal to hire Mike D'Antoni as head coach, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA)...
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Atlanta Hawks: Al Horford or Dwight Howard?

Kris and Phil discuss whether Al Horford or Dwight Howard would be the better free agent signing for the Hawks plus much more on this week's Peachtree Hoops Podcast On this edition of Peachtree Hoops hosts Kris Willis and Phil Naessens discuss whether or not the Atlanta Hawks should re-sign Al Horford or sign free agent Dwight Howard, Paul Millsap being named Second Team All-NBA...
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Jason Terry talks Dwight Howard’s trip to free agency

Count Houston Rockets guard Jason Terry as one of the few people who don’t buy into the notion of Dwight Howard opting for free agency this summer. Most believe it’s going to happen. Howard has a player option and the Rockets were the league’s biggest disappointments last year. It doesn’t help that Howard has had some pretty revealing interviews as of late and doesn’t sound...
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2015-2016 Rockets season recaps: Like it or not, this is the real Dwight Howard

This is likely the last we've seen of Dwight Howard in Houston, and this relationship is sadly ending like all of the rest for D-12. Back in December, rumors began to surface about Dwight Howard's unhappiness in Houston. Chris Sheridan of was the first to break the story, and naturally, mostly due to Dwight's past reputation and the precedent he set in his other...
Via The Dream Shake
9 hours ago

Houston Rockets: early free agency reports

The Houston Rockets need a lot of help, both in terms of players and coaches. Free agency isn’t the greatest this year. Dwight Howard is leaving the team. These are all knowns; well, the Howard part isn’t a fact yet but him wanting to go is one of the worst-kept secrets in the league. I don’t even think he’s really trying to keep it a secret anymore. However, there are still...
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Report: Rockets target Horford to replace Dwight Howard

Still without a head coach, the Houston Rockets are soon going to have to transition to free agency and the draft. Coming off a disappointing 41-41 season that saw them eliminated from the playoffs in the first round, the Rockets have a rather interesting summer ahead of them. Star center Dwight Howard will likely opt out of his contract, leaving Houston with the necessary ammo...
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Could the Hornets be Dwight Howard's next stop?

“With the first pick in the 2004 NBA Draft the Orlando Magic select Dwight Howard out of Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy (HS).” Those words uttered by NBA Commissioner David Stern on June 24, 2004, will forever pierce the hearts of Bobcats, now Hornets, fans across the world. The Bobcats selected Emeka Okafor with the second overall pick, and while he won NBA rookie of the...
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Dwight Howard: Daryl Morey told me to accept reduced role

Dwight Howard is likely going to opt out of his current contract and leave the Houston Rockets this summer, and it sounds like that is for the best. In a wide-ranging interview with ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan, Howard spoke about some of the issues he had in Houston this season. He said his role was diminished to the point where he became “disinterested.” “There were times...
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Howard: ‘I have had some conversations’ about opting out

It’s pretty much a forgone conclusion that Dwight Howard has played his final game with the Houston Rockets. Coming off a discouraging season for both the player and the team, Howard can opt out of his contract this summer. It would be a sound financial decision for the eight-time All-Star, who is set to earn $23.3 million in 2016-17, the final year of his contract. With the...
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Jason Terry: Dwight Howard would be ‘great fit’ in Dallas

Jason Terry has played with Dwight Howard in Houston and spent eight seasons with the Dallas Mavericks, so it’s worth a listen when the veteran guard pushes for a marriage between Howard and the Mavs. Terry appeared on ESPN Radio’s “Cowlishaw and Mosley” on Tuesday, and said that Howard could absolutely fit in Dallas – if he bought in. “It would be a great fit. I think...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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