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Dwight Howard - C, 6'11, 265
Atlanta Hawks - Signed as a free agent in July 2016
       Date of birth: 12/08/1985
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 1st pick, 2004
     Out of: SW Atlanta Christian Academy
  NBA Experience: 12 years
  Hand: Right

2004 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 1st overall by Orlando.
7th July, 2004 NBA Signed four year, $19,540,874 rookie scale contract with Orlando. Included team option for 2007/08.
27th March, 2006 NBA Orlando exercised 2007/08 team option.
12th July, 2007 NBA Signed a five year maximum value contract extension ($83,235,900) with Orlando. Included early termination option after 2011/12 season.
15th March, 2012 NBA Declined to exercise early termination option.
10th August, 2012 NBA As a part of a four team deal, traded by Orlando to L.A. Lakers, along with Earl Clark and Chris Duhon, and Jason Richardson to Philadelphia, in exchange for Nikola Vucevic, Mo Harkless and a protected 2015 first round pick from Philadelphia, Christian Eyenga, Josh McRoberts, a protected 2015 second round pick and a protected 2017 first round pick from L.A. Lakers, and Al Harrington, Arron Afflalo, a 2013 second round pick (#51, Romero Osby) and a 2014 first round pick from Denver.
10th July, 2013 NBA Signed a four year, $87,591,270 contract with Houston. Included player option for 2016/17.
21st June, 2016 NBA Declined 2016/17 player option.
12th July, 2016 NBA Signed a three year, $** contract with Atlanta.
When: Where:
June 2004 - August 2012 Orlando Magic (NBA)
August 2012 - June 2013 L.A. Lakers (NBA)
July 2013 - June 2016 Houston Rockets (NBA)
July 2016 - present Atlanta Hawks (NBA)
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Nowadays, it seems as though every star player takes a turn at rapping. One of the more recent examples of this phenomenon has been Dwight Howard, who recently released an album called "Shoot for the Stars" that promises "MVP worthy recordings of popular arena anthems." In the following song, Dwight gets his Isley Brothers on.

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