Dwight Howard Rumors

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Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard
Position: C
Born: 12/08/85
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:266 lbs. / 120.7 kg.
Salary: $23,500,000
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But they haven’t committed to staying small, and sticking Davis at center. They worry about the physical toll it would take, and fretted after Davis picked up two quick fouls jostling with Dwight Howard two weeks ago. In the days that followed, Atlanta and New Orleans had exploratory talks about possible Howard trades before the Hawks pulled everyone off the market, according to several league sources. It is unclear how interested New Orleans was, and there was not unanimous support within the team for acquiring Howard.
3 days ago via ESPN
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You can count Atlanta’s Dwight Howard among those whose advice Jaylen Brown says has been invaluable to making his adjustment to the NBA a relatively smooth one. “Dwight is like a big bro,” Brown said. “I’ve learned a lot from him.” Brown, who grew up in Marietta, Ga. which is just 15 minutes from Atlanta which is where Howard is from, said Howard’s mentoring began when Brown was in high school.
Howard said the conversations he has with Brown have a very clear purpose: to steer Brown from some of the mistakes Howard has made since coming into the NBA. “When you’re talking to a guy trying to be in the NBA and stuff like that, you just always want to be real,” Howard told CSNNE.com. “For us growing up, we didn’t see the stuff that players went through. I didn’t know what to expect. I only saw the TV, what was on TV, the cars, the houses, that stuff. Once I got in, it’s a different side. That’s the side I wanted to talk to him about, just try to … I don’t want him to make any of the mistakes I made as far as away from the game. On the court, he’s going to handle himself. But away from the game, just so he doesn’t make those little mistakes that could cost you in the end.”