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|Mar. 29 4:19 PM PT5:19 PM MT6:19 PM CT7:19 PM ET23:19 GMT7:19 4:19 PM MST6:19 PM EST3:19 UAE (+1)00:1919:19 ET5:19 PM CT22:19 - Howard will miss the Rockets' game against the Los Angeles Clippers because of a left ankle strain.
Analysis: Houston's star center is considered day to day.
|Mar. 17 4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 PM MST6:05 PM EST3:05 UAE (+1)00:0519:05 ET5:05 PM CT22:05 - Howard had a double-double in his return to the court, and the Houston Rockets earned their fourth straight win, 100-89 over the Charlotte Bobcats on Monday night.
Analysis: Howard had missed the previous three games with an ankle injury, but Houston won all three without him by an average of 23 points. He finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
|Mar. 5 7:19 PM PT8:19 PM MT9:19 PM CT10:19 PM ET3:19 GMT11:19 8:19 PM MST10:19 PM EST7:19 UAE (+1)04:1922:19 ET9:19 PM CT2:19 - Howard had 19 points and 14 rebounds in his second trip to Orlando to face his former team.
Analysis: Orlando fans greeted Howard with a round of boos during player introductions and another the first time he touched the ball after the game tipped off. He has 10 double-doubles in his last 12 games.
|Feb. 27 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 CT4:50 - Howard had 23 points and 11 rebounds as the Houston Rockets fell to the Los Angeles Clippers 101-93 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Howard has eight double-doubles in his last nine games.
|Feb. 21 9:51 PM PT10:51 PM MT11:51 PM CT12:51 AM ET5:51 GMT13:51 10:51 PM MST12:51 AM EST9:51 UAE06:510:51 ET11:51 PM CT4:51 - Howard was ineffective on offense in Thursday's loss to Golden State with 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting, but he grabbed 21 rebounds.
Analysis: It marked the sixth straight double-double for Howard.
|Feb. 20 1:16 PM PT2:16 PM MT3:16 PM CT4:16 PM ET21:16 GMT5:16 2:16 PM MST4:16 PM EST1:16 UAE (+1)22:1616:16 ET3:16 PM CT20:16 - Howard had 20 points and 13 rebounds for the Houston Rockets in 134-108 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night that extended the Rockets' winning streak to eight games.
Analysis: It was Howard's first game against the Lakers in Los Angeles since leaving the organization to sign a four-year, $88 million contract with the Rockets in July.
|Feb. 12 8:49 PM PT9:49 PM MT10:49 PM CT11:49 PM ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST8:49 UAE05:4923:49 ET10:49 PM CT2:49 - Howard ended up with 24 points and 16 rebounds in a 113-112 win over visiting Washington on Wednesday.
Analysis: Howard is averaging 25.8 points and 14.5 rebounds in his last four games.
|Feb. 10 7:02 PM PT8:02 PM MT9:02 PM CT10:02 PM ET3:02 GMT11:02 8:02 PM MST10:02 PM EST7:02 UAE (+1)04:0222:02 ET9:02 PM CT1:02 - Dwight Howard had 18 points and 15 rebounds, leading Houston to a 107-89 victory on Monday night against Minnesota. It marked the sixth consecutive victory for the Rockets.
Analysis: Howard's presence down low helped out the Rockets, as Houston held a 52-34 advantage in points in the paint.
|Feb. 8 8:03 PM PT9:03 PM MT10:03 PM CT11:03 PM ET4:03 GMT12:03 9:03 PM MST11:03 PM EST8:03 UAE05:0323:03 ET10:03 PM CT2:03 - Howard had another big game with 27 points and 13 rebounds in a win at Milwaukee on Saturday.
Analysis: He's totaled 61 points and 27 rebounds in his last two games.
|Feb. 6 9:55 PM PT10:55 PM MT11:55 PM CT12:55 AM ET5:55 GMT13:55 10:55 PM MST12:55 AM EST9:55 UAE06:550:55 ET11:55 PM CT3:55 - Howard finished with 34 points and 14 rebounds in a 122-108 win over Phoenix on Wednesday.
Analysis: Howard has averaged 26.0 points over his last four games.
|Jan. 29 10:37 PM PT11:37 PM MT12:37 AM CT1:37 AM ET6:37 GMT14:37 11:37 PM MST1:37 AM EST10:37 UAE07:371:37 ET12:37 AM CT4:37 - Howard had 23 points and 16 rebounds in a 97-90 win over the Spurs on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Howard had totaled 21 points and 24 boards over his previous two games.
|Jan. 13 8:39 PM PT9:39 PM MT10:39 PM CT11:39 PM ET4:39 GMT12:39 9:39 PM MST11:39 PM EST8:39 UAE05:3923:39 ET10:39 PM CT2:39 - Howard had 32 points and 10 rebounds, and the Rockets beat Boston 104-92 to send the skidding Celtics to their ninth consecutive defeat.
Analysis: The Celtics hacked Howard, a poor free throw shooter, over and over again in the fourth quarter and sent him to the line 14 times. The big man made six and finished 10 of 18 in all.
|Jan. 1 9:28 PM PT10:28 PM MT11:28 PM CT12:28 AM ET5:28 GMT13:28 10:28 PM MST12:28 AM EST9:28 UAE06:280:28 ET11:28 PM CT3:28 - Howard was sub-par in a 110-106 loss to the Kings on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Howard had 15 points and eight boards as he once again allowed DeMarcus Cousins to outplay him - just like a Dec. 15 loss. He's second fiddle now to Cousins, there's no doubt about that so don't use him in games Jan. 22 and Feb. 25 vs. Sacramento.
|Dec. 29 6:37 PM PT7:37 PM MT8:37 PM CT9:37 PM ET2:37 GMT10:37 7:37 PM MST9:37 PM EST6:37 UAE (+1)03:3721:37 ET8:37 PM CT0:37 - Howard was horrendous in a 117-86 loss to the Thunder on Sunday night.
Analysis: Howard had nine points and nine boards and made 1 of 7 from the line in a performance that would even make Shaq cringe.
|Dec. 25 7:52 PM PT8:52 PM MT9:52 PM CT10:52 PM ET3:52 GMT11:52 8:52 PM MST10:52 PM EST7:52 UAE (+1)04:5222:52 ET9:52 PM CT1:52 - Howard had 15 points and 20 rebounds, leading the balanced Houston Rockets to a 111-98 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday.
Analysis: Howard next faces Memphis and has failed to record a double-double in his last four meetings with that club so you should beware if you use him in such a difficult spot.
|Dec. 24 10:38 PM PT11:38 PM MT12:38 AM CT1:38 AM ET6:38 GMT14:38 11:38 PM MST1:38 AM EST10:38 UAE07:381:38 ET12:38 AM CT4:38 - Howard had 29 points and 15 rebounds in Monday's loss to Dallas.
Analysis: Howard has been nearly unstoppable over the last two games, posting 64 points and 34 boards while shooting 67.6 percent.
|Dec. 19 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 was 11 of 14 from the floor for 23 points with nine rebounds in Wednesday's victory against the Bulls.
Analysis: Howard has been a bigger factor offensively for Houston lately, averaging 21.3 points while shooting 65.2 percent in the last six games.
|Dec. 15 6:53 PM PT7:53 PM MT8:53 PM CT9:53 PM ET2:53 GMT10:53 7:53 PM MST9:53 PM EST6:53 UAE (+1)03:5321:53 ET8:53 PM CT0:53 - Howard had 13 points and 10 rebounds in Sunday's 106-91 loss to the Kings.
Analysis: Sure it was a double-double but fantasy owners have every reason to expect more out of the superstar, if he indeed can still be called that. DeMarcus Cousins was the star big man on this night.
|Dec. 13 10:25 PM PT11:25 PM MT12:25 AM CT1:25 AM ET6:25 GMT14:25 11:25 PM MST1:25 AM EST10:25 UAE07:251:25 ET12:25 AM CT4:25 - Howard had 32 points and 17 rebounds in a 111-104 loss to Portland on Thursday night.
Analysis: Howard is averaging 24.7 points and 19.0 rebounds in his last three games. He was averaging 13.1 points in his previous seven contests.
|Dec. 9 10:39 PM PT11:39 PM MT12:39 AM CT1:39 AM ET6:39 GMT14:39 11:39 PM MST1:39 AM EST10:39 UAE07:391:39 ET12:39 AM CT4:39 - Howard had his 13th double-double of the season Sunday with 20 points and 22 rebounds versus Orlando.
Analysis: Howard is averaging 19.3 rebounds over his last three games.
|Dec. 7 9:44 PM PT10:44 PM MT11:44 PM CT12:44 AM ET5:44 GMT13:44 10:44 PM MST12:44 AM EST9:44 UAE06:440:44 ET11:44 PM CT3:44 - Howard registered his 12th double-double with 22 points on only eight shots to go along with 18 rebounds in Friday's win over Golden State.
Analysis: It marked Howard's second-consecutive game with 18 rebounds. He's again among the league's rebounding leaders with 12.6 per game.
|Dec. 5 9:09 PM PT10:09 PM MT11:09 PM CT12:09 AM ET5:09 GMT13:09 10:09 PM MST12:09 AM EST9:09 UAE06:090:09 ET11:09 PM CT3:09 - Howard turned in his 11th double-double of the season with 15 points and 18 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to Phoenix.
Analysis: Howard's 36.4 field-goal percentage was his second-lowest of the season as he was just 4 of 11 from the field. His eight offensive rebounds were a season high, however.
|Dec. 3 9:13 PM PT10:13 PM MT11:13 PM CT12:13 AM ET5:13 GMT13:13 10:13 PM MST12:13 AM EST9:13 UAE06:130:13 ET11:13 PM CT3:13 - Howard had 15 points and nine boards in Monday's 109-103 loss to Utah.
Analysis: Howard turned in another fantasy flop against one of the NBA's worst teams. This is six games in a row he has failed to score more than 15 and that speaks for itself, really.
|Nov. 27 8:15 PM PT9:15 PM MT10:15 PM CT11:15 PM ET4:15 GMT12:15 9:15 PM MST11:15 PM EST8:15 UAE05:1523:15 ET10:15 PM CT2:15 - Howard only had 11 points and four boards in the Rockets' third straight win, 113-84 over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday.
Analysis: The Rockets have numerous players who have higher plus-minus ratings than Howard and his minutes have been going down a bit. Fantasy owners should monitor the situation since the Rockets are one of the top analytical teams in the NBA thanks to general manager Daryl Morey - who won't be afraid to sit D12 if he is not helping the team effort.
|Nov. 21 2:19 PM PT3:19 PM MT4:19 PM CT5:19 PM ET22:19 GMT6:19 3:19 PM MST5:19 PM EST2:19 UAE (+1)23:1917:19 ET4:19 PM CT20:19 - Howard has been fined $25,000 for throwing the ball into the stands late in the Rockets' loss in Dallas.
Analysis: Howard tossed the ball into the seats while turning toward the court, drawing a technical foul with 2:54 remaining in the game Wednesday night. The NBA announced the fine Thursday. Howard had a season-high 33 points and 11 rebounds so this won't affect his fantasy output.
|Nov. 12 10:26 PM PT11:26 PM MT12:26 AM CT1:26 AM ET6:26 GMT14:26 11:26 PM MST1:26 AM EST10:26 UAE07:261:26 ET12:26 AM CT4:26 - Howard exploded for 18 points and 24 rebounds in a 110-104 win over Toronto on Monday.
Analysis: Howard is averaging 20.8 points and 11.8 rebounds in his last four games.
|July 5 6:54 PM PT7:54 PM MT8:54 PM CT9:54 PM ET1:54 GMT9:54 6:54 PM MST8:54 PM EST5:54 UAE (+1)03:5421:54 ET8:54 PM CT0:54 - Howard says he is signing with the Houston Rockets.
Analysis: The All-Star center posted a message on Twitter on Friday night saying he thought Houston was ``the best place for me.''
|July 2 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)05:5723:57 ET10:57 PM CT2:57 - Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak, Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and other representatives of the team met Tuesday for about two hours with free agent center Dwight Howard to make their pitch for keeping him in Los Angeles. The Lakers can offer Howard a maximum of $118 million over five seasons, and other teams can offer $88 million over four years.
Analysis: Howard became one of the NBA's most coveted free agents when free agency opened Monday. The Lakers have made no secret they want to keep him. The Houston Rockets, the Dallas Mavericks and the Atlanta Hawks also are interested. Howard's first, and perhaps only, season in Los Angeles was a disappointment, ending in a first-round playoff sweep, and he acknowledged being unhappy at times. But the Lakers want to keep the former Defensive Player of the Year.
|July 1 2:22 PM PT3:22 PM MT4:22 PM CT5:22 PM ET21:22 GMT5:22 2:22 PM MST4:22 PM EST1:22 UAE (+1)23:2217:22 ET4:22 PM CT20:22 - Howard met with the Houston Rockets early Monday, the Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks also are interested, and the Lakers have said repeatedly they want to keep him.
Analysis: And he'll meet Tuesday with the Lakers' delegation. His first - perhaps only - season in Los Angeles was a disappointment and he acknowledged being unhappy at times. But the Lakers want to keep the former Defensive Player of the Year, believing the extra year and about $30 million more they can give him will provide a huge advantage.