|June 21 3:36 PM PT4:36 PM MT5:36 PM CT6:36 PM ET22:36 GMT6:36 3:36 PM MST5:36 PM EST2:36 UAE (+1)00:3618:36 ET5:36 PM CT21:36 - Howard is opting out of his contract with the Rockets and will become a free agent July 1.
Analysis: The move isn't a big surprise because the Rockets recently hired Mike D'Antoni as coach. Howard wasn't all that fond of D'Antoni's system when the two spent one season together with the Lakers.
|Apr. 22 9:56 PM PT10:56 PM MT11:56 PM CT12:56 AM ET4:56 GMT12:56 9:56 PM MST11:56 PM EST8:56 UAE06:560:56 ET11:56 PM CT3:56 - Howard had another double-double Thursday.
Analysis: Don't be fooled into thinking Howard played well. He had 13 points and 13 boards and got called for a technical.
|Apr. 19 10:09 PM PT11:09 PM MT12:09 AM CT1:09 AM ET5:09 GMT13:09 10:09 PM MST12:09 AM EST9:09 UAE07:091:09 ET12:09 AM CT4:09 - Howard had a double-double Monday.
Analysis: Don't be fooled into thinking Howard played well. He fouled out with 10 points and 12 boards.
|Apr. 11 7:08 PM PT8:08 PM MT9:08 PM CT10:08 PM ET2:08 GMT10:08 7:08 PM MST9:08 PM EST6:08 UAE (+1)04:0822:08 ET9:08 PM CT1:08 - Howard had 19 points and eight rebounds to keep the Houston Rockets' playoff hopes alive with a 129-105 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
Analysis: Howard has now gone 17 straight games without scoring 20 points, although he came close against the lowly Wolves.
|Apr. 7 10:17 PM PT11:17 PM MT12:17 AM CT1:17 AM ET5:17 GMT13:17 10:17 PM MST12:17 AM EST9:17 UAE07:171:17 ET12:17 AM CT4:17 - Howard notched his 37th double-double Wednesday.
Analysis: Howard finished with 14 points and 16 rebounds.
|Mar. 22 7:47 PM PT8:47 PM MT9:47 PM CT10:47 PM ET2:47 GMT10:47 7:47 PM MST9:47 PM EST6:47 UAE (+1)03:4722:47 ET8:47 PM CT1:47 - Howard finished with 16 points and 13 rebounds Tuesday.
Analysis: Fantasy owners know that kind of effort is about what Howard gives you this day. He has said that he will stop trying to doctor basketballs with a sticky substance.
|Mar. 19 8:28 PM PT9:28 PM MT10:28 PM CT11:28 PM ET3:28 GMT11:28 8:28 PM MST10:28 PM EST7:28 UAE (+1)04:2823:28 ET9:28 PM CT2:28 - The NBA is reviewing Dwight Howard's use of a sticky substance on his hands in Houston's loss at the Atlanta Hawks.
Analysis: Atlanta's Paul Millsap complained about the ball while shooting two free throws with 3:36 remaining in the first quarter. Howard made a layup with 4:04 remaining. Referees gave warnings to each bench and then approached the scorer's table, where they were directed to a can covered with white tape. The can was taken off the table and one of the officials told the scorer to alert him if it was seen again.
|Mar. 18 8:57 PM PT9:57 PM MT10:57 PM CT11:57 PM ET3:57 GMT11:57 8:57 PM MST10:57 PM EST7:57 UAE (+1)04:5723:57 ET9:57 PM CT2:57 - Howard finished with 10 points and 11 rebounds Friday.
Analysis: Howard had 30 and 16 the last time he faced the Hawks, who he faces Saturday.
|Mar. 10 9:29 PM PT10:29 PM MT11:29 PM CT12:29 AM ET5:29 GMT13:29 10:29 PM MST12:29 AM EST9:29 UAE06:290:29 ET11:29 PM CT4:29 - Howard had 21 points and 18 rebounds in Wednesday's win in Philadelphia.
Analysis: Howard has upped his scoring lately, averaging 18.2 points over his last 10 games.
|Mar. 7 9:46 PM PT10:46 PM MT11:46 PM CT12:46 AM ET5:46 GMT13:46 10:46 PM MST12:46 AM EST9:46 UAE06:460:46 ET11:46 PM CT4:46 - Howard finished with 21 points and 11 rebounds Sunday.
Analysis: He rebounded from Saturday's 3-for-9 shooting night by making 9 of 12 shots.
|Mar. 1 9:18 PM PT10:18 PM MT11:18 PM CT12:18 AM ET5:18 GMT13:18 10:18 PM MST12:18 AM EST9:18 UAE06:180:18 ET11:18 PM CT4:18 - Howard posted one of his best games of the season Monday with 30 points and 13 rebounds.
Analysis: Howard made 12 of 20 shots for his third 30-point game this season.
|Feb. 11 10:19 PM PT11:19 PM MT12:19 AM CT1:19 AM ET6:19 GMT14:19 11:19 PM MST1:19 AM EST10:19 UAE07:191:19 ET12:19 AM CT4:19 - Howard was outstanding Wednesday, scoring 28 points with 13 rebounds in the Rockets' 116-103 loss at Portland.
Analysis: Howard was averaging 13.2 points over his previous six games after sitting out three with a sprained left ankle. That certainly wasn't a problem against the Trail Blazers.
|Feb. 11 1:38 PM PT2:38 PM MT3:38 PM CT4:38 PM ET21:38 GMT5:38 2:38 PM MST4:38 PM EST1:38 UAE (+1)22:3816:38 ET3:38 PM CT19:38 - Howard is reportedly on the trading block.
Analysis: The Rockets are going nowhere with a losing record and Howard is considered part of the problem there and could be traded.
|Feb. 2 10:19 AM PT11:19 AM MT12:19 PM CT1:19 PM ET18:19 GMT2:19 11:19 AM MST1:19 PM EST22:19 UAE19:1913:19 ET12:19 PM CT16:19 - Howard had just five points on four shots but pulled down 16 rebounds Thursday in his return from a one-game suspension for touching an official during a loss last weekend.
Analysis: Howard battled some foul trouble. He'll look to get back on track in his next outing.
|Jan. 21 7:36 PM PT8:36 PM MT9:36 PM CT10:36 PM ET3:36 GMT11:36 8:36 PM MST10:36 PM EST7:36 UAE (+1)04:3622:36 ET9:36 PM CT1:36 - Howard returned Wednesday as the Rockets were crushed by the Spurs.
Analysis: The center was out with a left ankle sprain and had been playing well before the injury and had 10 straight double-doubles entering Wednesday's game. Howard is averaging 15.8 points, 10.5 rebounds and 1.3 blocks a game this season.
|Jan. 19 10:03 PM PT11:03 PM MT12:03 AM CT1:03 AM ET6:03 GMT14:03 11:03 PM MST1:03 AM EST10:03 UAE07:031:03 ET12:03 AM CT4:03 - Howard was sensational Monday night.
Analysis: Howard had 36 points and tied a career high with 26 rebounds en route to his 10th straight double-double, the league's longest active streak, and his longest since a 14-game run three seasons ago. He secured it before halftime with 13 points and 15 boards in front of a crowd that included comedian Conan O'Brien.
|Jan. 17 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET4:47 GMT12:47 9:47 PM MST11:47 PM EST8:47 UAE05:4723:47 ET10:47 PM CT2:47 - Howard collected 14 points, 15 rebounds and three blocks Sunday.
Analysis: Howard has flexed his muscles by amassing 42 points and 34 rebounds to help Houston capture both meetings this season with the Clippers entering Monday's matchup.
|Jan. 16 9:14 PM PT10:14 PM MT11:14 PM CT12:14 AM ET5:14 GMT13:14 10:14 PM MST12:14 AM EST9:14 UAE06:140:14 ET11:14 PM CT3:14 - Howard collected 14 points, 11 rebounds, two steals and two blocks Friday.
Analysis: Howard made 4 of 9 field goal attempts, while making 6 of 10 free throws. He tallied his 19th double-double of the year.
|Jan. 7 3:56 PM PT4:56 PM MT5:56 PM CT6:56 PM ET23:56 GMT7:56 4:56 PM MST6:56 PM EST3:56 UAE (+1)00:5618:56 ET5:56 PM CT21:56 - Howard had 21 points and 17 rebounds in his return Sunday, a 107-103 overtime win against Indiana.
Analysis: Howard, who did not play Thursday against Utah due to lower back tightness, is averaging 22.0 points on 70.2 percent shooting and 14.2 rebounds in a streak of five consecutive double-doubles.
|Jan. 3 11:18 PM PT12:18 AM MT1:18 AM CT2:18 AM ET7:18 GMT15:18 12:18 AM MST2:18 AM EST11:18 UAE08:182:18 ET1:18 AM CT5:18 - Howard scored 22 points with 12 rebounds in the Rockets' 121-103 loss at San Antonio on Saturday.
Analysis: Howard is averaging 24.3 points and 13.7 boards over the last three games -- all defeats for Houston.
|Jan. 1 9:38 PM PT10:38 PM MT11:38 PM CT12:38 AM ET5:38 GMT13:38 10:38 PM MST12:38 AM EST9:38 UAE06:380:38 ET11:38 PM CT3:38 - Howard posted 21 points and 13 rebounds during Thursday's loss to Golden State.
Analysis: He added a season-high five assists while going 8 of 9 from the field. Howard notched 30 points, also a season high, on 10 of 12 shooting while grabbing 16 boards two nights ago, so he's clearly going well right now.
|Dec. 30 10:17 PM PT11:17 PM MT12:17 AM CT1:17 AM ET6:17 GMT14:17 11:17 PM MST1:17 AM EST10:17 UAE07:171:17 ET12:17 AM CT4:17 - Howard scored a season-high 30 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in the Rockets' 121-115 loss to Atlanta on Tuesday.
Analysis: Howard's performance was a welcome change since he's averaging just 13.3 points on the season. It also came after he was limited to seven points in a loss at New Orleans on Saturday.
|Dec. 26 9:50 PM PT10:50 PM MT11:50 PM CT12:50 AM ET5:50 GMT13:50 10:50 PM MST12:50 AM EST9:50 UAE06:500:50 ET11:50 PM CT3:50 - Howard had 11 points and 12 rebounds on Friday.
Analysis: Howard rarely gets any shots anymore and his days of dominance seem to be a distant memory.
|Dec. 22 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET5:12 GMT13:12 10:12 PM MST12:12 AM EST9:12 UAE06:120:12 ET11:12 PM CT3:12 - Howard stunk it up Monday.
Analysis: Howard fouled out with nine points, nine boards and five turnovers. It's hard to believe he was once a fantasy stud.
|Dec. 18 10:21 PM PT11:21 PM MT12:21 AM CT1:21 AM ET6:21 GMT14:21 11:21 PM MST1:21 AM EST10:21 UAE07:211:21 ET12:21 AM CT4:21 - Howard shot just 3 for 10 from the field and 10 for 18 from the line on Thursday, but he finished with 16 points and 15 rebounds.
Analysis: Howard was coming off a four-point, four-board effort against the Kings.
|Nov. 12 10:13 PM PT11:13 PM MT12:13 AM CT1:13 AM ET6:13 GMT14:13 11:13 PM MST1:13 AM EST10:13 UAE07:131:13 ET12:13 AM CT4:13 - Howard logged 20 points and 17 rebounds on Wednesday.
Analysis: Since sitting out a game on Friday, Howard has posted 40 points and 37 rebounds in two games.
|Nov. 8 10:01 PM PT11:01 PM MT12:01 AM CT1:01 AM ET6:01 GMT14:01 11:01 PM MST1:01 AM EST10:01 UAE07:011:01 ET12:01 AM CT4:01 - Howard returned to action and posted 20 points and 20 rebounds in Saturday's win at the Clippers.
Analysis: The Rockets are going to be cautious with Howard due to his history of back troubles, often sitting him a game on a back-to-back. He's just about an automatic double when he plays, so use him when he does.
|Nov. 4 7:42 PM PT8:42 PM MT9:42 PM CT10:42 PM ET3:42 GMT11:42 8:42 PM MST10:42 PM EST7:42 UAE (+1)04:4222:42 ET9:42 PM CT1:42 - Howard had 23 points and 14 rebounds as he made all 10 shots in Wednesday's win over Orlando.
Analysis: It's always special when Howard faces his original NBA team and this was no exception as he received a flagrant 1 foul in the second quarter after knocking Aaron Gordon to the ground as he drove to the basket.
|Nov. 2 10:19 PM PT11:19 PM MT12:19 AM CT1:19 AM ET6:19 GMT14:19 11:19 PM MST1:19 AM EST10:19 UAE07:191:19 ET12:19 AM CT4:19 - Howard was held out of Sunday's game at Miami to rest his back.
Analysis: The Rockets were playing the first of a back-to-back, saving Howard for Monday's game against Oklahoma City.
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