Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard is still a big kid at heart, with a big vision for the Charlotte Hornets

If you want to make Dwight Howard glow, put him amidst kids - pretty much any kids anywhere.<p>Howard, the Hornets’ new starting center, has adopted …

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Southeast Division Preview

<b>Atlanta Hawks</b><p>Key Additions – John Collins (draft), Dewayne Dedmon (free agent), Marco Belinelli (trade), Luke Babbitt (free agent)<p>Key Losses – Paul …

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Charlotte Hornets vs. Detroit Pistons: Line-ups, preview & prediction 10/18/17

In the season opener, the Charlotte Hornets will fly north to take on Stan Van Gundy’s Detroit Pistons. Detroit won three of four meetings between …

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The Real-Life Diet of Dwight Howard, the NBA All-Star Who Allegedly Ate 24 Candy Bars a Day

The veteran talks honey buns, cream pies, and learning to eat like an adult.<p>Since making the leap from high school to the NBA in 2004, Dwight Howard has racked up eight All-NBA selections, the same number of All-Star nods, three Defensive Player of the Year awards, a Slam Dunk title, <i>and</i> an Olympic …

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NBA preview: The unbeatable juggernaut has only gotten scarier

Spoiler alert: The Warriors will win the NBA title again.<p>Double spoiler alert: The Cavaliers and LeBron James will reach the Finals again. And …

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Behold The NBA's 8 Most Dramatic Storylines Entering The 2017-2018 Season

A lot of what you are about to see through the 2017-2018 NBA season will be horrible television.<p>The next six months will often feel as if you’ve been locked in a room and forced to watch PBS for 24-hours a day, tedium bleeding from a.m. into p.m. Thankfully, there will be the occasional Downton …

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We Asked NBA Experts To Tell Us If Dwight Howard Deserves To Be In The Hall Of Fame

The NBA has evolved, changed, and grown into an incredibly fast-paced, unselfish and team-oriented game. With the recent changes, players who were once known as dominant on both ends could still survive, but others (specifically big men) have had to drastically change their roles. From post-moves …

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How far can Wall, Beal take the Wiz?

<i>Ahead of the regular season tipping off on Tuesday night, TSN.ca looks at a burning question facing every NBA team.</i><p><i>In the Southeast, the Washington</i> …

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Season preview: Charlotte Hornets

<b>STAYING:</b> Nicolas Batum, Treveon Graham, Frank Kaminsky, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Jeremy Lamb, Johnny O’Bryant, Kemba Walker, Marvin Williams and Cody …

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Will the Hornets matter with Dwight Howard in tow?

Whatever’s alive in Kemba Walker is more alive than in almost anyone else, but man, Steve Clifford is Mike Budenholzer but with heads-up defense …

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NBA Preview: Can Walker, Howard lead Hornets back to playoffs?

<b>GM:</b> Rich Cho <b><br>Head coach:</b> Steve Clifford <b><br>2016-17 record:</b> 36-46 (11th in the Eastern Conference) <b><br>2016-17 result:</b> Didn’t make the playoffs <b><br>Key departures:</b> …

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2017-18 NBA Preview: Projecting the East and West Standings

A summer to remember is in the books and the games count for real come Tuesday. Here’s how The Crossover projects the Western Conference and Eastern …

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Eight impact NBA off-season moves you may have forgotten about

To say the 2017 NBA off-season was wild would be a massive understatement.Superstars like Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Paul George, Kyrie Irving, …

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Watch: Irving humiliates Howard with blow-by, silky smooth finish

John Geliebter-USA TODAY Sports / Action Images<p>Kyrie Irving is quickly endearing himself to Boston Celtics fans with his craftiness.<p>The All-Star …

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WATCH: Kyrie Irving jukes Dwight Howard with between-the-legs dribble

Oct 11, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) goes up for a shot in the second half against the Charlotte Hornets at …

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Kyrie Irving Embarrasses Dwight Howard With Absurd Between-The-Legs Dribble

Kyrie Irving is one of, if not the best ball-handler in the NBA.And if you don’t believe us, just ask Dwight Howard.The Boston Celtics played their …

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Prepare Your Eyes for Kyrie Irving’s Magic Tricks

CHARLOTTE – Kyrie Irving is a magician with the basketball.<p>How does a magician dream up his tricks? Irving was kind enough to explain himself …

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The Boston Celtics close out preseason 4-0 with win over the Charlotte Hornets, 108-100

The <b>Boston Celtics</b> close out their unblemished preseason schedule with another win over the <b>Charlotte Hornets</b>, 108-100. <b>Kyrie Irving</b> notched a …

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ESPN’s Jeff Van Gundy on Charlotte Hornets’ Dwight Howard, Malik Monk and more

It was a chance meeting at Syracuse’s summer basketball camp. Jeff Van Gundy and Steve Clifford – both recently out of college – were aspiring …

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WATCH: Dwight Howard went to Charlotte and somehow turned into a point guard - CBSSports.com

The big man has been going coast to coast with regularity this preseason<p>Dwight Howard's career has taken a number of strange twists and turns since …

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NBA Season Preview 2017-18: Dwight Howard’s rebounding will change the Hornets

The Hornets have had the best defensive rebounding rate in the league in four of the last five seasons. They haven’t, however, been a dominant …

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NBA Big Threes: Worst star trios in NBA history

NBA franchises are seemingly obsessed with having a ‘big three’ at their disposal. Most recently, Carmelo Anthony has hooked up with Russell …

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Howard-Clifford reunion may determine Hornets' success

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dwight Howard is hoping a reunion with coach Steve Clifford in Charlotte will rejuvenate his NBA career.<p>Clifford is hoping the reunion rejuvenates the Hornets' struggling defense.<p>Regardless of what happens, Howard's arrival in Charlotte will go a long way toward determining …

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NBA Season Preview 2017-18: Where is the Magic in this mismatched rotation?

The Orlando Magic have brought in some new blood in the front office to try and turn around a messy roster. Will it be enough to return the team to …

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Hornets preview: Charlotte's challenge goes deeper than dealing with Dwight Howard - CBSSports.com

Nicolas Batum's injury already is clouding what should be a bounce-back season.<p>The Hornets were a legitimately good team before bad luck snowballed …

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NBA Season Preview 2017-18: The 76ers try building a winner

For the first time in a long time, the Philadelphia 76ers can boast a roster filled top-to-bottom with quality NBA players.<p>The NBA has been building …

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NBA Season Preview 2017-18: So about that Wizards bench…

While the Washington Wizards have some great players in their starting lineup, will their weak bench again be their undoing in the 2017-18 NBA season?<p>…

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Gary Washburn: Dwight Howard looking for a career rebound in Charlotte

The question is whether Howard still has the game, the desire, and the physical abilities to be a standout center.

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Fantasy: 5 specialists worth drafting in category leagues

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports / Action Images<p><i>For more fantasy basketball coverage, check out theScore's 2017 Fantasy Draft Kit, with player</i> …

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Behold, Dwight Howard's coast-to-coast slowbreak for a dunk in 2017

What are we even watching?<p>Hi, yes, hello — it’s me. I’m bringing you this message from an alternate 2004 where the Bobcats drafted Dwight Howard instead of Emeka Okafor, became the Hornets and then this happened.<p>Yup, that’s Dwight Howard going coast-to-coast in 2017, which isn’t a thing that should …

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