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Rockets News: Hakeem Olajuwon says Dwight Howard 'ready' for MVP season

Dwight Howard has had high expectations the moment his name was announced with the first pick in the 2004 NBA Draft. Now, reports have one of his coaches with the Houston Rockets calling Howard “ready” for an MVP-caliber season.By Jose Garcia, c/o Wikimedia CommonsIt’s important to note the coach mentioning Howard in the MVP conversation is Hakeem Olajuwon, a former MVP center...
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Fantasy NBA Basketball: Mock Keeper Draft - the Dwight Howard edition

I recently had a keeper draft in Yahoo. I really wanted one of the first three picks in the first round to have a chance at drafting the beast, Anthony Davis. But alas, the fantasy gods did not favor me that day, and I got the 8th pick. This is when I decided to go full "Dwight Howard" mode on my league.Best advice I have for your #fantasybasketball draft is this: Go...
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Lock ‘Em Up, Rob Hennigan

It was not that long ago when the Orlando Magic’s top priority was dealing away a disgruntled Dwight Howard, and the Magic fans’ top priority was winning the break up. When Magic General Manager Rob Hennigan signed, sealed and delivered Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers, Walt Disney’s neighbors were not so pleased. That was especially true because Magic fans never heard of the...
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Dwight Howard And 1st Team All NBA Picks

(Source: Scott Halleran/Getty Images North America) Dwight Howard And 1st Team All NBA Picks By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff.. G: Chris Paul There are a few individuals who can conceivably challenge Paul as the best PG in the league, but it’s unlikely anyone will take that distinction away. Paul’s multi-dimensional scoring and passing make him a great leader for the...
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Report: Kobe has prevented Lakers from signing top talent

For the second consecutive season, the Los Angeles Lakers aren’t expected to do much this year as they find themselves in a rebuilding phase. ESPN The Magazine’s Henry Abbott put the blame for the Lakers’ recent misfortunes on the star largely responsible for their success in the 2000s — Kobe Bryant. Abbott says the Lakers’ lack of big name free agent acquisitions and Dwight...
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Dwight Howard could have MVP season

After several years of changing teams and battling injuries, Dwight Howard is finally healthy again. For the first time since the 2010-2011 season, Howard is pain-free and ready to become the dominating presence he once was. Howard is back to his jovial ways, and Hall of Fame center Hakeem Olajuwon believes Howard is ready for a monster year. Via “He’s healthy. He...
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Hakeem Olajuwon: Dwight Howard Will Have MVP-Type Season

Dwight Howard looks healthy and injury free during this training camp.  The Rockets big man has looked so good that a legend from years past believes Howard can dethrone Kevin Durant for league MVP. Rockets Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon believes Howard will have an MVP-type season. “I played at a time when were so many players that could win the MVP each year — Michael Jordan...
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Dwight Howard has a documentary coming out on EPIX

So Dwight Howard is going to have a documentary about his life. This little feature may clear up misconceptions about him. Here’s the trailer of the documentary that’s going to premiere on November 12th on EPIX. Dwight Howard has gotten a bad rap over the past couple of years but let’s also note that he did try to play through a back injury in that ill-fated 2012-13 season...
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Dwight Howard shows off new pet snake on Instagram

Dwight Howard has a new friend, apparently. And it’s not our usual kind of, um, pet. Check this picture out from his Instagram account: Loading Can't live in Texas and not own one of these. View on Instagram @-webkit-keyframes"dkaXkpbBxI"{ 0%{opacity:0.5;} 50%{opacity:1;} 100%{opacity:0.5;} } @keyframes"dkaXkpbBxI"{ 0%{opacity:0.5;} 50%{opacity...
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Dwight Howard has license suspended, ran 10 red lights

Dwight Howard’s wallet got a little bit lighter this week after his license was revoked in Orange County (Fla.) for running ten red lights during a two-and-a-half-year period starting in 2012. TMZ reports that Howard only has to pay $285 to get it reinstated, which, along with being a screaming deal, is basically “couch money” for a guy who’s starting Year 2 of a 4-year,...
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