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Position
C
 
Jersey
12
Name  Dwight Howard
Born  12/8/1985
Height  6-11
Weight  265
College  None
5/22/2015 9:58:00 AM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard started on Thursday night despite being less than 100 percent, but posted solid numbers - 19 points, 17 rebounds, two steals and a block.
Insight: Not bad for a guy playing on one good knee. Game 3 is Saturday and as long as the knee doesn't swell up overnight he should be good to go.
 
5/21/2015 8:38:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard will start on Thursday night.
Insight: He will play, but will be less than 100 percent.
 
5/20/2015 3:11:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard is listed as questionable for Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals versus the Warriors on Thursday according to the Houston Chronicle.
Insight: Howard is going to get a MRI on Wednesday, so owners should know more once the results from the test come back. Howard hurt his knee from Josh Smith rolling into his legs during the first half of Game 1. Howard returned to the game after the injury, but he didn't play in the fourth quarter. He finished with seven points and 13 rebounds in 26 minutes.
 
5/19/2015 11:11:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard left Tuesday's Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals with a bruised right knee.
Insight: Josh Smith fell and rolled into Howard's knee during the first half. Howard did come back into the game, but he is now on the bench with a wrap around the knee. He is questionable to return in the fourth quarter.
 
5/17/2015 6:17:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard came up big in Game 7 against the Clippers.
Insight: With the series outcome on the line, Howard was 6-for-8 from the field for 16 points and hauled in 15 rebounds.
 
4/28/2015 10:55:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard pulled down 19 rebounds on Tuesday night.
Insight: It was not quite as much as the 26 boards he grabbed in Game 4, but still impressive nevertheless. Howard also had 18 points, four blocks, four steals, and four turnovers.
 
4/24/2015 10:58:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard pulled down a ridiculous 26 rebounds during Friday's Game 3 win over the Mavericks.
Insight: He also had 13 points, three assists, two blocks, two steals, and three turnovers in 38 minutes of action.
 
4/22/2015 10:11:00 AM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard had a double-double in the, 111-99, victory over the Mavericks on Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Tuesday.
Insight: This was arguably Howard's best game since November. Howard shot 10-for-15 on his way to 28 points and 12 rebounds. He also had two assists and two blocks. Houston leads the series, 2-0.
 
4/18/2015 11:30:00 AM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard will have his minutes limit raised in the playoffs.
Insight: Howard can play 32 minutes per game in Game 1 of the series agains Dallas, according to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. Joey Dorsey will lose the minutes that Howard gains.
 
4/15/2015 10:58:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard had 14 points, eight rebounds and two blocks in the season finale blowout victory versus the Jazz.
Insight: Howard was very efficient, shooting 6-for-7 from the field. After resting some games this month, Howard should be ready to go for the playoffs.
 
4/12/2015 12:41:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard will play on Sunday versus the Pelicans but not on Monday against the Hornets according to the Houston Chronicle.
Insight: Howard still isn't ready for back-to-back sets, so this isn't a surprise. Plan your lineup accordingly.
 
4/10/2015 10:56:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard recorded a double-double during Friday's loss to the Spurs.
Insight: Howard played 27 minutes and finished with 12 points, 14 boards, two assists, two seals, two blocks, and four turnovers. He shot 3-of-5 from the field and 6-of-9 from the line.
 
4/8/2015 10:34:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard posted a double-double during Wednesday loss to the Spurs.
Insight: Howard had 16 points and 11 rebounds in just under 22 minutes of action. He also posted one assist, one steal, and one turnover.
 
4/5/2015 3:50:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard played 23 minutes on Sunday afternoon.
Insight: Howard looked healthy and finished with 23 points and eight boards. He also shot 10-of-15 fromt he field and 2-of-7 from the line.
 
4/2/2015 1:39:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard did not play on Wednesday against the Kings, but is likely to return on Thursday.
Insight: Howard hasn't been ok'ed to play in back-to-back games and after missing Wednesday should be ready to go on Thursday. The team appears to be limited Howard to about 20 minutes per night, which limits his fantasy value.
 
4/1/2015 7:11:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard will not play on Wednesday against the Kings according to the Houston Chronicle.
Insight: The Rockets are playing the first game of a back-to-back as they face the Mavericks on Thursday, so Howard will play versus the Mavericks. Joey Dorsey will start versus the Kings.
 
4/1/2015 12:20:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard (knee) is questionable for Wednesday's game versus Sacramento.
Insight: It seems the decision is up to Howard himself, and with Houston also playing on Thursday, owners should expect him to miss at least one of those contests.
 
3/30/2015 10:52:00 AM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard will not play in Monday's game against Toronto.
Insight: He's just back from missing 26 games due to a bad knee, so there is no need to push him until playoff time. He posted a double-double on Sunday, but will likely be on a minutes limit and miss some games for the remainder of the regular season.
 
3/29/2015 3:24:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard is getting a little bit better each game since returning from his injury.
Insight: Howard recorded a double-double on Sunday with 11 points and 10 rebounds. He took just six shots, so he isn't quite in rhythm yet with the Houston offense. As long as he is in the lineup, though, Howard must be in fantasy lineups.
 
3/27/2015 10:26:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard made his presence felt on Friday.
Insight: After recording just four points and seven boards on Wednesday, Howard produced 18 points, four rebounds, two steals, and one block on Friday night in 20 minutes of action. Houston will continue to ease him back in.