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Report: Rockets to hire Mike D’Antoni as head coach

The last of the open head coaching spots around the NBA has reportedly been filled. Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Houston Rockets will hire long-time head coach Mike D’Antoni to fill their vacancy. Houston is finalizing a deal to hire Mike D'Antoni as head coach, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA)...
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Magic expect to be active players in free agency, could target Al Horford

The Orlando Magic sound as if they have some big plans this summer. The organization is being quite transparent about their plans to be active players in free agency under new coach Frank Vogel. “The first part of the plan and the process is to develop your own [players] and grow your own [players],” said Magic CEO Alex Martins, via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel. ...
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Jason Terry talks Dwight Howard’s trip to free agency

Count Houston Rockets guard Jason Terry as one of the few people who don’t buy into the notion of Dwight Howard opting for free agency this summer. Most believe it’s going to happen. Howard has a player option and the Rockets were the league’s biggest disappointments last year. It doesn’t help that Howard has had some pretty revealing interviews as of late and doesn’t sound...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rockets target Horford to replace Dwight Howard

Still without a head coach, the Houston Rockets are soon going to have to transition to free agency and the draft. Coming off a disappointing 41-41 season that saw them eliminated from the playoffs in the first round, the Rockets have a rather interesting summer ahead of them. Star center Dwight Howard will likely opt out of his contract, leaving Houston with the necessary ammo...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Hornets be Dwight Howard's next stop?

“With the first pick in the 2004 NBA Draft the Orlando Magic select Dwight Howard out of Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy (HS).” Those words uttered by NBA Commissioner David Stern on June 24, 2004, will forever pierce the hearts of Bobcats, now Hornets, fans across the world. The Bobcats selected Emeka Okafor with the second overall pick, and while he won NBA rookie of the...
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Dwight Howard: Daryl Morey told me to accept reduced role

Dwight Howard is likely going to opt out of his current contract and leave the Houston Rockets this summer, and it sounds like that is for the best. In a wide-ranging interview with ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan, Howard spoke about some of the issues he had in Houston this season. He said his role was diminished to the point where he became “disinterested.” “There were times...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard: ‘I have had some conversations’ about opting out

It’s pretty much a forgone conclusion that Dwight Howard has played his final game with the Houston Rockets. Coming off a discouraging season for both the player and the team, Howard can opt out of his contract this summer. It would be a sound financial decision for the eight-time All-Star, who is set to earn $23.3 million in 2016-17, the final year of his contract. With the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Terry: Dwight Howard would be ‘great fit’ in Dallas

Jason Terry has played with Dwight Howard in Houston and spent eight seasons with the Dallas Mavericks, so it’s worth a listen when the veteran guard pushes for a marriage between Howard and the Mavs. Terry appeared on ESPN Radio’s “Cowlishaw and Mosley” on Tuesday, and said that Howard could absolutely fit in Dallas – if he bought in. “It would be a great fit. I think...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard talks upcoming NBA free agency

Most figure Dwight Howard will ditch the Houston Rockets this summer. Why not? Howard has a player option and the presumed superteam with James Harden never worked out. This year’s edition of the Rockets chewed through a head coach, underperformed while backing into the postseason and got whipped 4-1 by the Golden State Warriors. Despite these factors, it doesn’t sound like Howard...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s next for Dwight Howard?

With their first round defeat at the hands of the Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets disappointing season has come to an end. The end of Houston’s season also likely marks the end of the team’s relationship with center Dwight Howard, who will surely opt out of the last year of his contract with the Rockets. So, what’s next for Dwight Howard? Where will he go? Truthfully...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

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