Dwight Howard C HOU 1 day ago

Howard scored 13 points and grabbed a career Playoff-best 26 rebounds in Game 3's win against the Mavericks. He added three assists, two steals, and two blocks in 38 minutes of action.

In spite of a shaky regular season, Howard has been dominant in the postseason so far, averaging 17.3 points, 14.3 rebounds, and 3.0 blocks per game so far. He's a force to reckon with in the post and on defense, and it's a good sign that he's healthy moving forward.

Dwight Howard C HOU 4 days ago

Howard went off for 28 points and 12 rebounds over 33 minutes in Tuesday's win over Dallas. He also added two assists and two blocks.

This was the best Howard has played since returning from a knee injury in late March. He logged 33 minutes on the floor, five more than any other outing since coming back from that injury. He was 10-for-15 from the floor and was a surprising 8-for-11 from the free throw line.

Dwight Howard C HOU 1 week ago

Howard scored 11 points (5-9 FG, 1-2 FT) with five rebounds, one steal and five blocks in 17 minutes Saturday.

Howard accumulated five fouls in those 17 minutes, but luckily for Rockets' fans, he wasn't required in the comfortable victory. He was expected to play in excess of 30 minutes and assuming fouls don't play a part, he'll break that milestone in Game 2.

Dwight Howard C HOU 1 week ago

Howard could approach 32 minutes of playing time in the Rockets' postseason opener Saturday against the Mavericks, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Cleared to log up to 30 minutes in Wednesday's season finale, Howard was capped at 21 minutes due to the blowout nature of the contest. After recording 14 points, eight rebounds, and two blocks, he's averaging 13.8 points (on 68 percent shooting), 8.9 boards, 1.0 block, and 0.8 steals in 22 minutes in nine appearances since his return to the lineup.

Dwight Howard C HOU 1 week ago

Howard scored 14 points (6-7 FG, 2-4 FT) with eight rebounds and two blocks in 21 minutes during Wednesday's win over the Jazz.

He was originally set to play about 30 minutes, but got a lighter workload in a blowout win. Howard has battled knee issues this season, but he appears to be healthy heading into the playoffs.

Dwight Howard C HOU 1 week ago

Howard is set to play around 30 minutes Wednesday, Mark Berman of Fox 26 in Houston reports.

Howard, who rested Monday against Charlotte, continues to have his minutes monitored, but he's nearing the point where he can accept a full workload. Howard has posted a double-double in each of his last three games while playing 22, 27 and 28 minutes, respectively.

Dwight Howard C HOU 2 weeks ago

Howard (rest) will not play Monday against the Hornets.

As has been the case since he returned from an extended absence, Howard will be held out on the second night of a back-to-back. The big man played 28 minutes, his highest total since returning, Sunday against the Hornets, finishing with 19 points and 11 rebounds in the victory.

Dwight Howard C HOU 2 weeks ago

Howard recorded his third straight double-double Sunday, scoring 19 points (7-10 FG, 5-11 FT) and grabbing 11 boards in 28 minutes.

Despite being held to under 30 minutes in each of his past three outings, Howard has still racked up a combined five blocks, three steals and 36 rebounds.

Dwight Howard C HOU 2 weeks ago

Howard will play Sunday against the Pelicans, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

According to a previous report, Howard will sit out one of the Rockets two games of their upcoming back-to-back, so expect him to miss their tilt Monday night against the Hornets. His minutes have slowly increased since he returned from injury last month, so expect him to play around 28 minutes as the Rockets try to improve their playoff position Sunday.

Dwight Howard C HOU 2 weeks ago

Howard will sit out one game of the Rockets' back-to-back set Sunday against the Pelicans or Monday at Charlotte, the Houston Chronicle reports.

As reported when he returned to the lineup from his lengthy absence, Howard is slated to miss one outing of back-to-backs in order to preserve his health for the playoffs. Since coming back, he's built up to 27 minutes, which he logged Friday against the Spurs. In contests with limitations on his workload, he's averaged 13 points (on 65 percent shooting), 8.7 rebounds, 1.0 steal, and 0.7 assists in 21 minutes, including back-to-back double-doubles.