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Dwight Howard

Dwight David Howard (born December 8, 1985) is an American basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Howard, who usually plays center but can also play power forward, had an outstanding high school career at Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy. He chose to forgo college and entered the 2004 NBA Draft, and was selected first overall by the Orlando Magic. A six-time All-Star, six-time All-NBA team selection, five-time All-Defensive member, and three-time Defensive Player of the Year, Howard has been ranked consistently as one of the best in the league in rebounds, blocks, field goal percentage and free throw attempts, and has set numerous franchise and league records. He led the Magic to three division titles and one conference title, and he was the winner of the 2008 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. In the 2008 Olympics, he was the starting center for Team USA, which went on to win the gold medal. He was traded to the Lakers in 2012. Before he was drafted in 2004, Howard said that he wanted to use his NBA career and Christian faith to "raise the name of God within the league and throughout the world". In November 2009, he was named one of the

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Dwight Howard's Baby Mama -- Our Son Is Still Terrified Of Him

Dwight Howard's Baby Mama
Our Son Is Still Terrified Of Him

Dwight Howard's ex Royce Reed is FURIOUS that the NBA star is off the hook in his child abuse case ... telling close friends their 7-year-old son is still "terrified" of his father.  TMZ… READ MORE >

Dwight Howard -- ATL Child Abuse Case Closed ... No Charges Filed

Dwight Howard
ATL Child Abuse Case Closed ... No Charges Filed

Dwight Howard will NOT face criminal charges for allegedly beating his then 6-year-old son Braylon with a belt buckle ... TMZ Sports has learned.  As we previously reported, the NBA star… READ MORE >

- 9 days ago
Dwight Howard -- Uncle Is the D.A. ... In Child Abuse Investigation

Dwight Howard
Uncle Is the D.A. In Child Abuse Investigation

Fact: The child abuse investigation into NBA star Dwight Howard has just been kicked to the Atlanta PD. Fact: If charges are brought against Dwight, the matter would be prosecuted by the… READ MORE >

- 86 days ago
Dwight Howard's Son -- Cutest Litte Pitchman Ever ... For Michael Vick's Brush

Dwight Howard's Son
Cutest Litte Pitchman Ever ... For Michael Vick's Brush

Michael Vick is winning -- not with the Jets, but in business -- because his already super popular brush line just got an adorable celebrity endorser ... Dwight Howard's seven-year-old son… READ MORE >

- 124 days ago
Porn Legend Mary Carey -- Dwight Howard's a Human Tripod

Porn Legend Mary Carey
Dwight Howard's a Human Tripod

Time for "TALES FROM A PORN STAR" ... starring porn legend Mary Carey. Today's topic -- Which pro athlete would make the best adult movie star? Mary -- an expert in the subject (she's… READ MORE >

- 140 days ago
Dwight Howard -- Baby Mama Royce Reed Also Investigated for Child Abuse

Dwight Howard
Baby Mama Royce Reed Also Investigated for Child Abuse

Dwight Howard's son has had a rougher time than anyone thought ... the baby mama who reported Dwight to Children's Services for belting their son was herself investigated for the exact same… READ MORE >

- 150 days ago
Dwight Howard -- Baby Mama Throws 7-Year-Old Son's B-day Party At Hooters

Dwight Howard
Baby Mama Throws Son's B-day Party At Hooters

A seven-year-old boy should be having his birthday at Chuck E. Cheese's, NOT Hooters ... but that's exactly what Dwight Howard's baby mama did for their son's 7th birthday. "Basketball… READ MORE >

- 154 days ago
Dwight Howard -- Now Under Criminal Investigation for Child Abuse

Dwight Howard
Now Under Criminal Investigation For Child Abuse

Dwight Howard is under criminal investigation for child abuse ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ.We've learned the Cobb County PD in Georgia now has an active criminal investigation into… READ MORE >

- 155 days ago
Dwight Howard -- Doctor Concluded Basketball Star Abused His Child

Dwight Howard
Doctor Concluded Basketball Star Abused His Child

Dwight Howard was cleared of child abuse in Florida ... but now we know the doctor who examined his child determined the boy was hit with a belt buckle, struck with excessive force and was the… READ MORE >

- 156 days ago
Dwight Howard -- Investigated and Cleared For Child Abuse

Dwight Howard
Investigated and Cleared for Child Abuse

9:15 AM PT -- We now have confirmation that the Florida Dept. of Children and Families closed the investigation, concluding, "The investigation is being closed with no substantiated findings of… READ MORE >

- 157 days ago

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