Dwight Howard

Basketball Star

             BUZZERBEATER! Dwight Howard is the MVP! The crowd is chanting,"MAGIC,MAGIC,MAGIC!" I will tell you about his childhood,how he became famous,and how he is doing now. So, hold on to your hats because I'm starting my biography now!

             Dwight Howard was born on December 8,1985 in Atlanta,Georgia. He started playing basketball when he was 9 years old. Sports were very important to his family. His dad was the athletic director of his high school, Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy. His parents do college sports. He played for the Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy when he was in high school. He won two National Player of the year awards in his senior year. He was named the best high school player in the country.

             Dwight Howard's basketball skills got him right into the NBA. The Orlando Magic drafted him on the first round pick in 2004. During his first season, he made 12 points in a game. He became the youngest player to make at least 10 rebounds. During his second season he learned to be better at defense. He had 26 rebounds in a game. By the end of the season, Howard got 1,022 rebounds, and in total,that is 734 defensive rebounds. His number is 12 because he was a big fan of Kevin Garnett and Kevin wore the number 21 on the Minnesota Timberwolves. To honor Kevin Garnett, Dwight Howard wears Kevin's number reversed. He made it to the U.S. Olympic basketball team and he got the team a gold medal.

             Dwight Howard is still playing in the NBA today. He is not on the Orlando Magic though, he is on the Houston Rockets. He is now a 9 year pro on the NBA. He  will be a 10 year pro when the 2014 season starts. Dwight Howard has been on more teams then the Magic, and his current team the Rockets. Dwight Howard's jersey number 12 on the rockets.

             Well, now you know about Dwight Howard. You know about his childhood,how he became famous, and what he is doing now.So, now I'm done with this biography. Hope you liked it!

Comment Stream