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Dwight David Howard: Wiki, Interesting Facts, Achievements, Why he is in News?

Dwight David Howard is 6 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 120 kg, is one of the top players of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a professional basketball player of the United State of America. Dwight David has started his professional career in 2004. The first team of Howard in the NBA was Orlando Magic.

He played for 8 years in Orlando Magic. The current team of Dwight David Howard in the NBA is Los Angeles Lakers. Howard is a very successful and popular player of Basketball worldwide.

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Dwight David Howard: Wiki

Nationality- United States of America

NBA team– Los Angeles Lakers

Date of Birth– December 8, 1985

Birth Place- Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

NBA draft– 2004

Dwight David Howard: Interesting Facts

Howard is the winner of the All-Star Games- 8 times

All-NBA Team honoree- 8 times

All-Defensive Team member- 5 times

Defensive Player of the Year- 3 times

Dwight David Howard: Achievements

David Howard’s achievements as a representing the USA-

  • 2008 Olympic Games (Beijing)- Gold Medal– Team competition
  • 2007 FIBA Americas Championship (Las Vegas)- Gold Medal– Team competition
  • 2006 FIBA World Championship (Japan)- Bronze Medal– Team competition

Dwight David Howard: Why in News?

American international basketball player Dwight David Howard reached Kashi in search of peace. In Kashi, he prayed for peace and tranquility around the world on the banks of the life-giving Ganges. He learned why Kashi of Baba Vishwanath, situated on the banks of the Ganga, is called the city of salvation. Why do cremations take place here round the clock? Why did Lord Buddha give his first sermon in Sarnath, Kashi?

American basketball player Dwight is on a trip to India these days. After coming to Kashi, he saw the world-famous Ganga Aarti of Dashashwamedh Ghat and also got a tripund on his forehead. After this, he sailed in the Ganges. Then, they went to local shops to shop for Banarasi saris and kurta-pajama.
May there be peace like Kashi all over the world


Dwight said- He has come on a spiritual journey to Varanasi. Coming here they have found great peace and comfort. This peace should be all over the world. He joined the Ganga Aarti and prayed for his close relatives as well as those whom he does not know.

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