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Hakeem Olajuwon says Dwight Howard is ready for MVP-type of season

With Kevin Durant going down for the earlier part of the season, the Most Valuable Player award will likely not be retained by the Oklahoma City Thunder forward. LeBron James is the favorite to win a fifth MVP award. But former Houston Rocket Hakeem Olajuwon thinks a CURRENT Houston Rocket is poised to win it. From Fran Blinebury of NBA.Com: At least one former MVP doesn’t think...
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Hakeem Olajuwon says Dwight Howard is ready for an MVP season

Hakeem Olajuwon, who is the greatest player in the history of the Houston Rockets, is working with the team as a player development coach who specifically works with Dwight Howard. Olajuwon likes what he sees from Howard and thinks that he is ready to make a serious push for MVP. Via Fran Blinebury of  “He’s healthy. He’s strong. He’s ready,” said Olajuwon, who...
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Hakeem Olajuwon: ‘Dwight Howard Is Ready For An MVP-Type Season’

  At least one former MVP doesn’t think it should have taken a broken bone in Kevin Durant’s foot to throw the 2015 MVP race wide open. According to Hakeem Olajuwon, Dwight Howard was already prepared to kick the door down. “He’s healthy. He’s strong. He’s ready,” said Olajuwon, who won the award in 1994 when he led the Rockets to the first of their back-to...
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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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Hollywood loves NBA stars: KD, Kobe & Dwight Howard all have documentaries coming to cable

Hollywood has a love affair with athletes. Especially lately. LeBron James has his comedy series on Starz, Survivor’s Remorse – which was picked up for season two. Kevin Durant has an HOB docu-series debuting next month, The Offseason: Kevin Durant, which will follow the reigning MVP from the moment he won the prestigious award, through this past off-season which included a stint...
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Proud Texan Dwight Howard is now owner of pet snake

Dwight Howard is embracing being a Texan. Prior to last season, the Rockets' center took the first step to accepting his new Texas lifestyle when he went shopping for traditional cowboy garb, which included boots, hats, and chaps. And now, Howard is taking it one step further by owning a snake. Tuesday, the NBA All-Star posted a photo on Instagram with the caption "Can&...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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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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Howard’s return one of the top 5 most expensive games on the Magic schedule

The Orlando Magic have been in full-blown rebuilding mode ever since trading franchise cornerstone Dwight Howard away. They still seem to be putting the finishing touches on their climb up, but the 2014-15 season could finally begin to yield some positive results. Orlando has a ton of exciting young talent, including 2013 first round pick Victor Oladipo and this past year’s pick...
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