It’s not often that you find a player who is as good on offense and defense as Dwight Howard.
He has the second-most blocks in NBA history, which means he can alter shots better than any other center in the league. He also has the most rebounds of all time for someone taller than 6’10”. And with an offensive game consisting of post moves, dunking, and mid range shooting, he ranks among the best big men to play basketball.
It’s no wonder why people are so excited about his potential championship this year with the Houston Rockets team.
Best NBA center of all time
Dwight Howard has the second-most blocks in NBA history to go along with his 5 Defensive Player of the Year Awards, plus his five All-Star appearances. He’s one of the most feared Centers in the league to guard because he can overload you on offense and defense, block shots, grab rebounds, and score. He’s also one of the best Centers at defending outside the paint. Dwight Howard also knows how to play off other big men by getting them easy buckets or setting screens for other players on offense.
How Dwight Howard’s career started
Dwight Howard was born in 1985 in Atlanta, Georgia to Dwight Sr. and Sheryl Howard. His mother is a Jehovah’s Witness while his father is a southern baptist. Growing up, he didn’t have a lot of money growing up but he had a lot of support from family and friends. Dwight grew up with a love for basketball and by age 14 he was already an MVP on his high school team.
He attended Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy from 2000 to 2003 where he played basketball and graduated early. In 2004, he enrolled at the University of Georgia on an athletic scholarship for Men’s Basketball where he majored in Sociology with a minor in African American Studies.
Just how many rings does Dwight have?
Dwight Howard also has multiple rings. Currently he has two, but he may end up with three this year. He is the only player in NBA history to have won championships at two different positions: center and power forward. This has never been achieved before.
Dwight Howard’s ability to defend and be a force on offense has made him one of the best Centers in the league today.
Dwight Howard is a five-time Defensive Player of the Year and an eight-time . Dwight Howard also has two championship rings, with a chance for another this year with the Houston Rockets.
Dwight Howard is as good as it gets as far as Centers go and he proved that by winning three NBA Championships since 2009.
Dwight Howard’s NBA Records
Dwight Howard has the second-most blocks in the history of the NBA with 1,254, and is behind only Kareem Abdul-Jabaar with 1,360. He also has the most rebounds of any player who is over 7 feet tall at 14,090. He’s an 8-time All-Star and a 5-time Defensive Player of the Year (and was runner up in 2009).
Dwight Howard is a five-time Defensive Player of the Year and an eight-time All Star. Dwight Howard also has two championship rings, with a chance for another this year with the Houston Rockets. Dwight Howard is as good as it gets as far as Centers go and he proved that by winning three NBA Championships since 2009. He’s currently second in blocks in history behind only Kareem Abdul Jabbar at 1,254 which means he can alter shots better than any other center in the league. His ability to defend on offense makes him one of the most feared centers to guard because he overloads you both ways – offensively and defensively.