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Josh Howard | Guard/Forward

Team: San Antonio Spurs
Age / DOB:  (34) / 4/28/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 210
College: Wake Forest
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Josh Howard is working out in Las Vegas with hopes of being picked up for an NBA camp.
Howard hasn't played in the NBA since the 2012-13 season, and he spent last year playing in the D-League. Howard mentioned that he's open to returning to the D-League if he's unable to get a camp invite, but it's extremely unlikely at 34-years-old he'll be able to sign another NBA contract. He's completely irrelevant from a fantasy perspective. Oct 3 - 6:19 PM

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Josh Howard is hoping that he'll get a chance to continue his basketball career in the NBA.

After a season in the D-League and a summer with the New Orleans Pelican's Summer League squad, the 34-year-old is hoping he can catch on somewhere. "I want to show these guys I still have my legs, I still have my work ethic, and I’m 34," Howard said. "I’m still out here running around with these 24-year-olds." Howard has said he'd explore other options if he is unable to play in the NBA during the 2014-15 season, but he'll be a fantasy non-factor even if he is able to land with a team.
Source: Grantland
Aug 14 - 9:26 AM

Josh Howard is playing with the Pelicans' Summer League team in the hopes of continuing his NBA career.

Howard's career was derailed by multiple ACL surgeries and he spent last season in the D-League. If he can stay healthy the 34-year-old has a chance to earn a minimum contract, and the Pelicans do need depth at SF, but even if he doesn't latch on with an NBA team he'll continue to play somewhere. "I plan on making a comeback. That's my motivation," Howard said. "Pelicans, D-League, overseas. Whatever happens, just to have the opportunity to play the game that I love. You can't beat that."
Jul 9 - 10:10 AM

Josh Howard was waived by the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday.

Signed on Friday, Howard was with the Spurs for a total of 17 hours.
Source: NBA.com
Sat, Oct 26, 2013 12:26:00 PM

The Spurs signed Josh Howard to a non-guaranteed deal on Friday.

This doesn't mean he is going to make the team, but they do need someone to back up Kawhi Leonard. Corey Maggette didn't work out, so they Spurs had similar logic with this move.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 01:58:00 PM

The Wolves are expected to call Josh Howard to participate in training camp.

There is no real news yet on this front, but the team is looking for help with Chase Budinger (knee) expected to miss time. Howard worked out with the Spurs and Rockets, but didn't receive an invite. He's no lock to be in Minnesota.
Mon, Sep 30, 2013 09:34:00 AM

Josh Howard worked out for the Spurs and Rockets but has not been invited to join an NBA team in training camp.

Reports said the workouts went well for Howard as he continues the road back from ACL surgery last January. He appeared in 11 games for the Timberwolves before the injury.
Sat, Sep 28, 2013 12:01:00 PM

Free agent Josh Howard, who had ACL surgery in January, is hoping to start playing basketball again in September.

Howard last played for the Timberwolves and was with them when he suffered the devastating injury. He's an unrestricted free agent and if his workouts go well this fall, he could end up signing with an NBA team. However, there's no reason to put him on your radar for this year's drafts.
Tue, Jul 30, 2013 09:43:00 PM

Josh Howard (ACL surgery) wrote on Friday that his rehab is "going great ... it was a clean tear of the ACL this time and nothing else was damaged."

In a post entitled "Staying Positive and Putting It All In Perspective," Howard goes on to thank the Wolves for signing him and he ends on a note suggesting he'll make another NBA comeback attempt. "As soon as they release me to start doing exercises, I'm going to take a page out of Adrian Peterson's book," he wrote. "The sky's the limit for me."
Mon, Jan 28, 2013 04:50:00 PM

Josh Howard had successful knee surgery to repair a torn ACL on Wednesday.

Howard is out for the season and is facing a lengthy rehab process as he'll once again try to come back from a knee injury.
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 11:56:00 AM

The Timberwolves have waived Josh Howard after an MRI revealed he has a season-ending torn ACL.

It's not the same ACL that Howard tore in 2010, but nevertheless, it's pretty evident that Howard's most productive days are behind him, and beat writer Jerry Zgoda suggests that this is "probably" the end of Howard's career. The 32-year-old averaged a career-low 6.7 points in 11 games this season.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 06:08:00 PM

Josh Howard (knee) hopes to return to action vs. the Knicks on Sunday.

The veteran was picked up once Brandon Roy (knee) went down again, but Roy is nearing a return and there's no upside for Howard in standard leagues.
Mon, Dec 17, 2012 06:55:00 PM

Josh Howard (knee) will not travel with the Timberwolves on the upcoming two-game road trip.

Howard will be out both Monday and Tuesday, leaving the Wolves with one less wing option on the bench. With Andrei Kirilenko back in the fold after his bout with back spasms, Howard didn't have much fantasy appeal even when healthy.
Mon, Dec 17, 2012 12:01:00 PM

Josh Howard (knee) will not play against the Mavericks on Saturday.

Howard hyperextended his knee in Friday's game and did not return. The Wolves don't really need him now that Andrei Kirilenko is back and they'll be able to run some three-guard lineups now that Ricky Rubio has returned. Howard can remain on the waiver wire in the majority of leagues.
Sat, Dec 15, 2012 04:42:00 PM

Josh Howard hyperextended his right knee in the first half of Friday's game and he will not return.

This is not the same knee that had ACL reconstructive surgery back in 2010. Howard has lost a lot of his fantasy luster with Andrei Kirilenko back and can be left on the waiver wire in almost all leagues.
Fri, Dec 14, 2012 09:33:00 PM

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