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Dwight Howard
PPG RPG APG
13.3 12.5 1.0
Team: AtlantaHeight: 6-11 Born: 12/8/1985
Position: F-CWeight: 265 Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
College: NoneDraft: 1st Round 1st pick by Magic (2004)


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Dec. 3 8:50 PM PT9:50 PM MT10:50 PM CT11:50 PM ET4:50 GMT12:50 9:50 PM MST11:50 PM EST8:50 UAE05:5023:50 ET10:50 PM CTNaN:� - Howard pulled down 17 rebounds while scoring 10 points in the Hawks' loss at Toronto on Saturday.
Analysis: The former All-Star, coming off a two-point effort on Friday, continues to put up inconsistent scoring totals, though he's been much more of a sure thing on the glass. Howard is averaging 13.3 boards over his last four games and ranks among the league leaders at 12.8 per game for the season.
Dec. 2 8:11 PM PT9:11 PM MT10:11 PM CT11:11 PM ET4:11 GMT12:11 9:11 PM MST11:11 PM EST8:11 UAE05:1123:11 ET10:11 PM CTNaN:� - Howard had a dismal performance Friday in a loss to Detroit, matching a season low with two points, taking only four shots and picking up five fouls in 25:27.
Analysis: This should only be a blip on the radar for Howard, who averaged 16.7 points on 71.0 percent (22 of 31) from the field and 13.0 rebounds in his three previous games.
Nov. 29 10:10 PM PT11:10 PM MT12:10 AM CT1:10 AM ET6:10 GMT14:10 11:10 PM MST1:10 AM EST10:10 UAE07:101:10 ET12:10 AM CTNaN:� - Howard pulled down 16 rebounds while tallying 14 points in the Hawks' loss at Golden State on Monday.
Analysis: Third in the league in rebounding at 12.8 per game, Howard is beginning to show a little more consistency on the scoring end as well. The star center has reached double figures in three of his last four games, averaging 15 points over that period.
Nov. 27 8:58 PM PT9:58 PM MT10:58 PM CT11:58 PM ET4:58 GMT12:58 9:58 PM MST11:58 PM EST8:58 UAE05:5823:58 ET10:58 PM CTNaN:� - While drawing a constant chorus of boos from the Staples Center crowd, Howard finished with 19 points on 9-of-13 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds in Atlanta's 109-94 loss to the Lakers on Sunday.
Analysis: The onetime Laker continues to be a consistent source of rebounds, though his scoring totals have been less predictable. Howard was coming off a four-point effort in which he went 2 for 9 from the field Friday in Utah, two days after he amassed 23 points on 10-of-12 shooting at Indiana.
Nov. 25 6:42 PM PT7:42 PM MT8:42 PM CT9:42 PM ET2:42 GMT10:42 7:42 PM MST9:42 PM EST6:42 UAE (+1)03:4221:42 ET8:42 PM CTNaN:� - Howard had four points and seven rebounds Friday.
Analysis: This is the second time in three games Howard failed to record a double-double.
Nov. 23 5:38 PM PT6:38 PM MT7:38 PM CT8:38 PM ET1:38 GMT9:38 6:38 PM MST8:38 PM EST5:38 UAE (+1)02:3820:38 ET7:38 PM CTNaN:� - Howard had 23 points and a season-high 20 rebounds to help the Atlanta Hawks beat the Indiana Pacers 96-85 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: It was his 11th double-double in 14 games this season. Howard is averaging 14.8 points and 13.3 rebounds while shooting 62.5 percent.
Nov. 20 3:41 PM PT4:41 PM MT5:41 PM CT6:41 PM ET23:41 GMT7:41 4:41 PM MST6:41 PM EST3:41 UAE (+1)00:4118:41 ET5:41 PM CTNaN:� - Howard had 18 points and 18 rebounds in the Hawks' 104-94 loss to the Knicks.
Analysis: Howard bounced back nicely after he was ejected for a flagrant foul Friday in the Hawks' 100-96 loss in Charlotte.
Nov. 18 6:21 PM PT7:21 PM MT8:21 PM CT9:21 PM ET2:21 GMT10:21 7:21 PM MST9:21 PM EST6:21 UAE (+1)03:2121:21 ET8:21 PM CTNaN:� - Howard had 10 points and 18 rebounds before being ejected in the fourth quarter Friday against Charlotte.
Analysis: Howard sat out Wednesday's game after leaving with 3:06 left in the third quarter Tuesday with a bruised left thigh.
Nov. 15 7:00 PM PT8:00 PM MT9:00 PM CT10:00 PM ET3:00 GMT11:00 8:00 PM MST10:00 PM EST7:00 UAE (+1)04:0022:00 ET9:00 PM CTNaN:� - As expected, Howard returned Friday at Charlotte.
Analysis: Howard sat out Wednesday's game after leaving with 3:06 left in the third quarter Tuesday with a bruised left thigh. The Hawks were likely just being cautious with Howard on a back-to-back.
Nov. 12 6:49 PM PT7:49 PM MT8:49 PM CT9:49 PM ET2:49 GMT10:49 7:49 PM MST9:49 PM EST6:49 UAE (+1)03:4921:49 ET8:49 PM CTNaN:� - Howard had 10 points and 11 rebounds Saturday.
Analysis: It was his seventh double-double in the first nine games of the season.
Nov. 9 6:24 PM PT7:24 PM MT8:24 PM CT9:24 PM ET2:24 GMT10:24 7:24 PM MST9:24 PM EST6:24 UAE (+1)03:2421:24 ET8:24 PM CTNaN:� - Howard had 18 points, 10 rebounds, three steals and two blocks in Wednesday's win over the Bulls.
Analysis: After a slow start, Howard is averaging 19 points and 12.5 rebounds in his last six games. He also has 11 blocks and nine steals in that span.
Nov. 5 8:14 PM PT9:14 PM MT10:14 PM CT11:14 PM ET3:14 GMT11:14 8:14 PM MST10:14 PM EST7:14 UAE (+1)04:1423:14 ET9:14 PM CTNaN:� - Howard finished with 20 points and 14 rebounds, his fourth straight game with a double-double, in Saturday's win over the Rockets.
Analysis: Howard has averaged 22.3 points and 12 rebounds during this stretch.
Nov. 4 5:49 PM PT6:49 PM MT7:49 PM CT8:49 PM ET0:49 GMT8:49 5:49 PM MST7:49 PM EST4:49 UAE (+1)01:4920:49 ET6:49 PM CTNaN:� - Howard had another solid game Friday with 20 points, 12 rebounds and three steals.
Analysis: In the last three games, he's averaging 23 points and 11.3 rebounds while shooting 24 of 37 (64.9 percent) from the field.
Nov. 3 9:54 PM PT10:54 PM MT11:54 PM CT12:54 AM ET4:54 GMT12:54 9:54 PM MST11:54 PM EST8:54 UAE05:540:54 ET10:54 PM CTNaN:� - Howard had 31 points and 11 rebounds in the Hawks' 123-116 loss to the Lakers on Wednesday.
Analysis: Howard equaled his point total from his first three games with the Hawks and even made 7 of 10 free throws.
Oct. 31 6:33 PM PT7:33 PM MT8:33 PM CT9:33 PM ET1:33 GMT9:33 6:33 PM MST8:33 PM EST5:33 UAE (+1)02:3321:33 ET7:33 PM CTNaN:� - Howard had 18 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks Monday.
Analysis: Howard, who totaled 13 points in his first two games with Atlanta, has 10 blocks in the first three games while averaging 12.3 rebounds.
Oct. 27 7:30 PM PT8:30 PM MT9:30 PM CT10:30 PM ET2:30 GMT10:30 7:30 PM MST9:30 PM EST6:30 UAE (+1)04:3022:30 ET9:30 PM CTNaN:� - Howard only finished with 11 points on Thursday, but he pulled down 19 rebounds in a win over the Wizards. He also blocked three shots.
Analysis: At the very least, Howard should be in line for some big rebounding numbers in Atlanta.
Sep. 12 1:52 PM PT2:52 PM MT3:52 PM CT4:52 PM ET20:52 GMT4:52 1:52 PM MST3:52 PM EST0:52 UAE (+1)22:5216:52 ET3:52 PM CT19:52 - Howard is recovering from a likely case of dehydration after becoming ill on a flight from China, leading to a brief hospitalization.
Analysis: The person says Howard became sick Sunday on the long flight back to Atlanta, which followed a promotional tour of the Asian country. He was released from the hospital early Monday after being treated with fluids and showing no signs of a serious problem. The person spoke to The Associated Press Monday on condition of anonymity because no official statement has been released by the team.
July 1 4:14 PM PT5:14 PM MT6:14 PM CT7:14 PM ET23:14 GMT7:14 4:14 PM MST6:14 PM EST3:14 UAE (+1)01:1419:14 ET6:14 PM CT22:14 - Howard agreed to a three-year, $70.5 million deal with the Hawks, multiple media outlets reported Friday.
Analysis: Howard, a native of Atlanta, is an eight-time All-Star who has won three Defensive Player of the Year Awards. Howard has averaged 17.8 points and 12.7 rebounds in his career with the Magic, Lakers and Rockets. This past season for the Rockets, Howard averaged 13.7 points and 11.8 rebounds.

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