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Josh Howard | Guard/Forward | #19

Team: San Antonio Spurs
Age / DOB:  (38) / 4/28/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'7" / 210
College: Wake Forest
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (29) / DAL

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Josh Howard has been hired as head coach at Piedmont International University.
Clearly this doesn't have any fantasy impact, but we can now put the annual storyline of Howard's comeback attempt to bed. Sat, Aug 6, 2016 04:09:00 PM

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Josh Howard is planning to join the D-League in the hopes of an NBA comeback.

Howard said he is also open to playing overseas, but is hoping to restart his NBA career after a stint in the D-League. The 35-year-old faces an uphill battle to play his way back into the league and can be ignored be fantasy owners.
Thu, Nov 19, 2015 12:21:00 PM

Josh Howard had two workouts at the American Airlines Center this week in the hopes of landing an NBA contract.

Howard hasn't been in the league since 2012 and has had two major knee surgeries in the past five years, so his chances of latching on with an NBA team are very slim. We will let you know if he gets a training camp invite, but fantasy owners can simply ignore him.
Fri, Aug 28, 2015 09:38:00 AM

Josh Howard is working out in Las Vegas and is hoping to earn a training camp invite.

The 35-year-old hasn't played in the NBA since the 2012-13 season, so it's extremely unlikely that he'll have many NBA suitors. We'll keep an eye on this comeback story, but fantasy owners in standard leagues can feel free to ignore Howard.
Tue, Aug 4, 2015 10:38:00 AM

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.
Fri, Oct 3, 2014 06:19:00 PM

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
Thu, Aug 14, 2014 09:26:00 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."
Wed, Jul 9, 2014 10:10:00 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.
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

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