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Game 5 Recap

What didn’t go well for the Atlanta Hawks Atlanta never could establish a solid inside presence as Dwight Howard dealt with foul trouble most of the night. In the first quarter, Howard was exceptional at contesting and altering shots. Once the fouls started to add up, the Wizards saw a chance to attack the basket ending the night with 40 points in the paint as opposed to the Hawk’s...
Via Hawks Hoop
12 hours ago

Dwyane Wade barely moved on defense for this play

Now that he’s 35 years old, Dwyane Wade must have decided that playing defense and boxing out is optional on certain plays.Wade, who signed a two-year deal with his hometown Bulls last summer, hasn’t given the team a great return on the $23.2 million he’s making this season.The Bulls guard isn’t a player who’s shown a lack of effort when he’s on the floor, though —...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard forgot to play defense on this play

Dwight Howard has been known for putting forth a lack of effort from time to time during games, and that continued to take place even in the playoffs, as we saw on Wednesday night.With the Wizards and Hawks squaring off in a pivotal Game 5, tensions were high and every point counted. The Wizards eventually emerged victorious, 103-99, but the game really could’ve gone either way...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal hits the raindrop over Dwight Howard

The best way to beat a shot blocker is to just shoot it way over him. Bradley Beal demonstrates that move here.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

Dwight Howard is revitalized, and the Wizards suddenly have a points-in-the-paint problem

After Dwight Howard got off just 11 shots and scored 13 points in two quiet games to open the Wizards’ first-round Eastern Conference series against the Hawks, John Wall predicted Washington would be seeing more of the Atlanta big man known for igniting during the playoffs. On Saturday, when the Hawks won their first game […]
Via Wizards Insider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dwight Howard Dominates Game 4

Dwight Howard tallied a double-double (16 points, 15 rebounds) as the Hawks win Game 4.
Via YouTube
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eight biggest choke artists of the NBA Playoffs thus far

The NBA Playoffs have gotten off to a rather lackluster start. Competitiveness has not really been the name of the game with five of the eight series featuring one team without a single win. And while there has been some drama, including Cleveland’s comeback against Indiana on Thursday, it’s been pretty ho-hum thus far.In keeping with that theme, here are eight players that have...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard tight-lipped with media after Game 2 loss

The Atlanta Hawks are down 0-2 in their first round series with the Washington Wizards following Wednesday’s 109-101 loss at Verizon Center. And the manner in which Dwight Howard interacted with the media after the game couldn't make that notion more plainly evident.Howard, who only posted six points and seven rebounds in just under 20 minutes of action, was relatively standoffish...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic fire GM Rob Hennigan after five years of poor roster decisions

As expected, after another disappointing season, the Orlando Magic have fired general manager Rob Hennigan.Poor trades, free agent signings, and draft picks prevented Orlando from ever taking the next step. In five years, Hennigan’s Magic failed to win more than 35 games in a single season.Looking over the 35-year-old’s moves, it’s surprising he wasn’t fired earlier. Hennigan...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard used to eat an absurd amount of candy daily

Dwight Howard has since kicked the sickeningly sweet habit, but details recently surfaced regarding a candy addiction that at one point was completely out of control.No one would ever forward the argument that the sculpted Atlanta Hawks superstar is out of shape by any stretch of the imagination. But a recent piece from ESPN’s Baxter Holmes about the NBA’s addiction to peanut...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 21, 2017  |  Discuss

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