Jeanne Buss said on ESPN she wanted Phil Jackson to come back & coach Kobe and Dwight Howard.
Dwight Howard and Jason Terry come out to the Rockets bench. Fans seem very interested in one of them.
Dwight Howard and Trevor Ariza just arrived on the Rockets' bench.
Dwight Howard was asked about Vucevic: "He's very skilled. He's not one of those guys who's going to fool you with his . . ."
Dwight Howard and Trevor Ariza getting the night off for Rockets tonight.
Dwight Howard will not play tonight after playing last night, Kevin McHale said.
NBA GMs still believe Dwight Howard is the best center in the NBA.
James Young and Dwight Powell both among Celtics getting early work in as I arrive at Garden. Stevens wants an extended look at both tonight
There is no context or situation in which I will not laugh at a joke or observation about how much Dwight Howard likes to fart.
Midway through 1, Lakers lead 11-10 and Jordan Hill has more post moves than Dwight Howard.
Howard and Harden with 15 apiece. Wade with 17. Guessing TNT is happy, but not sure they can rip Dwight in the studio tonight.
Rockets 52, Heat 41 at half. Wade with 17 on 8-of-10, Bosh with nine, Harden with 15, Dwight with 15.
Dwight to Nik: Pricey for center who doesn't block shots or intimidate, but ORL couldn't afford to lose a different kind of man in middle.
Pure coincidence, but news breaks on Magic C Nik Vucevic's $53 mill ext. as DHoward's team rolls into ORL. Nik arrived in 2012 Dwight trade.
Rockets starting Dwight Howard, Terrence Jones, Trevor Ariza, James Harden, Patrick Beverly. 8 p.m., TNT.
Stevens said starters will play half the game or less tomorrow. Wants to get extended look at James Young and Dwight Powell.
I do know that Dwight Howard bristled at the Lakers coming out early saying D'Antoni would be back - taking a hard stance there
Jazz 32 - Lakers 20 - I know LA is short-handed - that they went 0-8 the Dwight year, etc. - not looking too promising
Dwight started slowly, but came on well. Had 11 points, eight boards and two blocked shots in 16 minutes.
Rockets rookie center Tarik Black starting the second half. Appears Dwight is done for the night, unless Black is beating him out.
Dwight starting the second quarter. Knee looks sound, but he looks rusty. He's 2 of 10 in his two preseason games.
McHale said he wanted to use guys in combinations might play. Dwight came in with Terry, Smith, Papanikolaou.
With Nick Johnson on tm and Dwight high-flying again, Rockets' pregame dunk contest takes a serious step up. Dorsey puts on a show, too.
Doc compared fouls Blake takes to the ones Shaq took and Dwight Howard takes. "I think those guys got it way, way worse than I did." - Blake
Smith said he didn't ask good friend Dwight Howard about Stan, saying he wanted form opinions for himself and really likes his situation.