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NBA Playoffs Rumors: Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard suspension is imminent?

The Houston Rockets have avoided a sweep by the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 through the heroic acts of James Harden. After Game 5, there’s none bigger story but about center Dwight Howard who stayed at Toyota Center long enough be with the fans because of the bad weather and his action of elbowing Warriors center Andrew Bogut in the face.

While the center didn’t get ejected because the call was just a flagrant 1, many NBA observers believed that it should be flagrant 2 that would cause him to be ejected in the game. Everybody knows, Howard stayed in the game and helped the Rockets in eking out a victory. Nonetheless, the NBA has the ability to review the play and alter the call, which would ban Howard in Game 5 and could be detrimental to Houston.

Many are comparing the Howard-Bogut incident to the Cleveland Cavaliers Matthe Dellavedova and Al Horford’s in which the referee called Horford a flagrant 2 and and ejection.

Jason Collins tweeted:

In the postseason, Howard averages 16.3 points, 13.9 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 2.19 blocks. His numbers are needed for the Rockets to be back in the series.

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