Dwight Howard on the Verge of signing contract with PBA Team


On the horizon of basketball, Dwight Howard is a big name who keeps on shining always. His mark in this American basketball era will be a great tale of perseverance and class for the young basketball players of America.

In this article, the reader can find the life and career of Howard written in a complimenting way. We will try to shed light on the probability of Howard joining the Philippine Basketball Association. In the table below, the readers can find the details of the biography of Dwight Howard which also includes his physical features and the point of his position on the basketball court.

However, it is important to discuss the news about his life and profession as the news of the probability of joining PBA is the talk of the town.

Dwight Howard on the Verge of signing contract with PBA Team

Dwight Howard considering moving to the Philippines as per the PBA News 2024

The news has been in the streets that the legend of the game Howard is going to join the Philippine Basketball Association. This will be a great step in the history of the game. The presence of such a legend in a league and game will enhance the popularity of the game at the global level.

Howard, an eight-time NBA All-Star, is reportedly joining the Philippines-based Strong Group, according to a report by Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium.

His contract will be for the duration of the Dubai International Basketball Championship, which is set to take place from January 19 to January 28 in the United Arab Emirates.

As per the latest PBA news 2024, this is not just a media rumor but Dwight Howard himself admitted that he was going to join the PBA. His intentions were positive in joining the PBA, but time will tell how true this is. However, it is suggested that his age has declined his performances throughout the years.

So, it is very unclear whether he will take another stint in this age of his career. Since his statement about joining the Philippines basketball league, he has been all over the PBA news 2024. His time in Taiwan was also not that good. He could not perform to his potential. The flexibility in his body was looking declined. Apart from the discussion of the performances, the other legends of the game believe that Howard is still a very capable player in the current era of the game.

A Quick Biography of Howard

A Quick Biography of Howard


 December 8, 1985


38 years and 103 days

Birth Place

 Atlanta, Georgia

High School

Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy in Atlanta, Georgia

NBA Debut

November 3, 2004


Thunder, D- Twelve and  Man Child

Jersey Numbers

12 (Magic, Lakers and Rockets), 8 (Hawks), 12 (Hornets), 21 (Wizards), 39 (Lakers, 76ers)

Career Length

18 years


Orlando Magic, 1st round (1st pick, 1st overall), 2004 NBA Draft


Center and Power Forward







Dwight's Career Highlights in the NBA

Dwight Howard has played lots of basketball games as they are 1242 in number. He is really good at scoring points which shows his professional skills as he averages 15.7 points per game. He is also great at grabbing rebounds, getting around 11.8 of them per game. While he doesn't pass the ball as much, his count of assists per game is 1.3 which is evidence of his passion for the game. When he shoots, he is usually very accurate, he shows some perfect shots, sometimes making about 58.7% of his shots but he is not the best at shooting three-pointers. This is an unwanted stat that he only made around 21.4% of them. His free throw percentage is not too high either, which stands at 56.7% only. Even though he has some weaknesses, he still has a big impact on the game, with a Player Efficiency Rating of 21.3. Overall, Dwight Howard has been a really important player for his teams, with a total of 141.7 win-shares.

The Howard effect on basketball is huge as he won many games for his team. In today’s world, individual performances do not get as much accolades as the impact on the game gets. His performances are even in the PBA news 2024 headlines as his name has become the talk of the town. At this age of his career, it is said in PBA news 2024 that he would be part of the Philippine Basketball Association.

Awards and Accolades in Dwight Howard Career

The life of Dwight is full of accolades and awards as he has won them throughout his career. His career is full of those highlights as this is how the career of a legend looks like. It is a great inspiration for the world of basketball. These awards and accolades are the true representation of success in the life of a professional.

Awards and Accolades Year Award Count
NBA Championship 2019-20 01 time
All-Star Game: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 08 times
Defensive Player of the Year 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11 03 times
Blocks Leader 2008-09, 2009-10 02 times
All-NBA First Team 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12 05 times
All-NBA Second Team 2013-14 01 time
All-NBA Third Team 2006-07, 2012-13 02 times
All-Defensive First Team 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12 04 times
All-Defensive Second Team 2007-08 01 time
All-Rookie First Team 2004-05 01 time

Teams for Dwight Howard played in his professional life

The stalwart career of Dwight Howard has been made through a huge number of teams he played for. His performances were so good that every franchise and global team wanted him to play for them. His performances in these teams were all great but the age factor has definitely hurt his technique and skills, however, the class of a player never fades away.

Teams for Dwight Howard played in his professional life



Orlando Magic

2004- 2005 and then 2011- 2012

Los Angeles Lakers

2012- 2013

Houston Rockets

2013- 2014 and then 2015- 2016

Atlanta Hawks

2016- 2017

Charlotte Hornets

2017- 2018

Washington Wizards

2018- 2019

Los Angeles Lakers

2019- 2020

Philadelphia 76ers

2020- 2021

Los Angeles Lakers

2021- 2022