Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard at 2008 NBA Slam Dunk Contest


TEAM: Los Angeles Lakers


Height/Weight: 6′ 10″, 265 lbs

Date of Birth: 12/8/1985 (36)

DRAFT INFO: 2004: Rd 1, Pk 1 (ORL)

STATUS: Active

EXPERIENCE: 17th Season

PLACE of BIRTH: Atlanta, GA

Career History

Los Angeles Lakers: 2012-2013, 2019-2020, 2021-CURRENT (3 SEASONS)

Philadelphia 76ers: 2020-2021 (1 SEASON)

Washington Wizards: 2018-2019 (1 SEASON)

Charlotte Hornets: 2017-2018 (1 SEASON)

Atlanta Hawks: 2016-2017 (1 SEASON)

Houston Rockets: 2013-2016 (3 SEASONS)

Orlando Magic: 2004-2012 (8 SEASONS)

Career Highlights

All-NBA 2nd Team (2014)

2xAll-NBA 3rd Team (2013, 2007)

5xAll-NBA 1st Team (2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)

4xAll-Defensive 1st Team (2012, 2011, 2010, 2009)

3xDefensive Player of the Year (2011, 2010, 2009)

All-Defensive 2nd Team (2008)

All-Rookie 1st Team (2005)

Dwight David Howard II is an American professional basketball player, currently playing for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has won quite some trophies and individual awards during his career, including an NBA champion, eight-time All-Star, eight-time All-NBA Team honoree, five-time All-Defensive Team member, and three-time Defensive Player of the Year.

Howard, who plays center, attended Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy in high school. He forewent college and entered the NBA draught in 2004, where he was taken first overall by the Orlando Magic. With the Magic, Howard set multiple club and league records. He led the squad to the NBA Finals in 2009.

Howard was moved to the Los Angeles Lakers in 2012 after eight seasons with the Orlando Magic. He played for the Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, and Washington Wizards after a year with the Lakers. Howard rejoined the Lakers in 2019 and won his first NBA title the following year.

Professional career

Orlando Magic (2004–2012)

Early years (2004–2008)

Dominance and NBA Finals appearance (2008–2011)

Final season in Orlando (2011–2012)

Los Angeles Lakers (2012–2013)

Houston Rockets (2013–2016)

Atlanta Hawks (2016–2017)

Charlotte Hornets (2017–2018)

Washington Wizards (2018–2019)

Return to the Lakers (2019–2020)

Philadelphia 76ers (2020–2021)

Third stint with the Lakers (2021–present)

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