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Dwight Howard hoping offseason perimeter work improves free throw shooting

The big guy is leaving no stone unturned in his quest to become a better free throw shooter. There has been no shortage this summer of videos that show new Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard working on a perimeter jump shot. While Howard isn’t necessarily looking to take his offensive game away from the basket, he is hoping that an improved shooting stroke will lead to improvement...
Via Peachtree Hoops
1 day ago

Dwight Howard trying new way to improve free throw shooting

Dwight Howard has committed to improving his free throw shooting, and he has an interesting way of going about it. Howard’s tactic is to shoot 19-footers, with the aim of gaining the muscle memory to help him at the free throw line when attempting shorter shots. He’s even working with a shooting coach, and as the video depicts, he’s actually not bad at it at all. Dwight...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Dwight Howard working with shooting coach during off-season

Dwight Howard’s run in Houston was disappointing. Now that he has signed with his hometown team in Atlanta, many are wondering if he can get back on track. Here’s a couple of videos that show him working on his shooting this off-season….. New form, New focus, New placement with hands, follow through getting better. Dwight Howard new mindset.
Via Crossover Chronicles
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard used to sing Beyoncé songs at free-throw line

Some NBA players have the weirdest free throw routines. Before every attempt, Jeff Hornacek would stroke his cheek three times, Jason Kidd would blow a kiss and Karl Malone would talk to himself. Newly-acquired Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard used to sing songs in his head at the free-throw line to help calm himself down. But not just any songs, Howard sang the musical stylings...
Via The Sports Daily
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard explains why he's switching to No. 8

After wearing No. 12 throughout his entire NBA career, Dwight Howard has chosen a different jersey number as he begins a new chapter with the Atlanta Hawks. He said after signing with the Hawks that his new number would be deeply significant, and the No. 8 he chose is clearly just that. In an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” Friday, Howard opened up about why he decided...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Howard thanks Houston, Rockets fans with full-page ad

Dwight Howard on Wednesday was officially introduced as a member of the Atlanta Hawks organization during an emotional news conference. On the same day — as players moving on to another town are wont to do — the veteran center took out a full-page ad in the Houston Chronicle to thank Rockets fans for their support during his three seasons with the team. In case you missed...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Howard says Hawks' pursuit of him boosted his confidence

The Atlanta Hawks apparently wanted Dwight Howard so badly, it made him even more confident. Howard told ESPN’s “SportsCenter” on Tuesday that the Hawks’ pursuit made Howard feel like he could still perform at a high level. “Grant Hill was a big part of the process,” Howard said in reference to Atlanta’s minority owner. “For somebody like [Hill] to believe in me...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard changing jersey numbers with Hawks

The days of D12 are apparently coming to an end for Dwight Howard. Howard appeared on Friday’s NBA TV broadcast of the Hawks’ summer league game and said he’d be switching away from the No. 12 he has worn his entire career, according to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Howard did not divulge what his new number would be, saying only that it would be biblical...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard wants to deliver NBA title to hometown Atlanta

Dwight Howard is set to enjoy a homecoming by joining the Atlanta Hawks. And he says nothing would please him more than delivering an NBA title to his hometown. The veteran center — who opted out of the final year of his deal with the Houston Rockets — will sign a reported three-year, $70.5 million deal with the Hawks on Friday once a league moratorium is lifted on Thursday...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Should Dwight Howard get a max deal?

After a tumultuous three-year stint in Houston, Dwight Howard decided to opt-out of the final year of his contract worth $23.2 million to become an unrestricted free agent. Howard's resume as a rim defender, rebounder and finisher makes him a lock for the Hall of Fame, but with three toxic relationships in Orlando, LA and Houston...is Dwight worth the risk of another max deal?...
Via Yardbarker
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss
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