List of career achievements by Dwight Howard

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This page details the career achievements of American basketball player Dwight Howard.


Awards[edit]

  • Olympic gold medal: 2008
  • Eastern Conference Champion: 2009
  • 3x Southeast Division Champion: 2008, 2009, 2010
  • 3x NBA Defensive Player of the Year: 2009, 2010, 2011
  • 8 NBA All-Star Selections: 2007—2014[1]
  • Voted as starter 6 times (2008—2013)
  • 7 All-NBA Selections
  • First Team: 2008—2012[1]
  • Third Team: 2007, 2013[2]
  • 5 NBA All-Defensive Selections
  • First Team: 2009—2012[1]
  • Second Team: 2008[3]
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team: 2005[1]
  • NBA Slam Dunk Contest Winner: 2008
  • Runner-up: 2009[1]
  • NBA Community Assist Award: July 2007, January 2009, October 2010[4]


Conference Player of the Week Selections[edit]

Listed rankings are for the conference, unless otherwise specified.

Led entire league
Selection Week Season Team
record
Points per
game
Field goal
percentage
Rebounds per
game
Blocks per
game
1 November 20, 2006November 26, 2006 2006–07 (1/1) 3—1 18.5 .531 14.3 1.5
2 November 12, 2007November 18, 2007 2007–08 (1/2) 4—0 23.3 .617 13.3 2.8
3 November 26, 2007December 2, 2007 2007–08 (2/2) 3—1 23.8 .614 15.3 3.8
4 January 5, 2009January 11, 2009 2008–09 (1/4) 4—0 19.5 .667 14.8 1.8
5 February 17, 2009February 22, 2009 2008–09 (2/4) 3—1 25.5 .694 15.0 4.3
6 March 23, 2009March 29, 2009 2008–09 (3/4) 3—0 23.7 .614 14.3 3.3
7 March 30, 2009April 5, 2009 2008–09 (4/4) 3—1 23.3 .615 15.3 2.3
8 October 27, 2009November 1, 2009 2009–10 (1/4) 3—0 21.7 .629 16.0 (1st) 2.3
9 December 14, 2009December 20, 2009 2009–10 (2/4) 3—1 17.0 .556 17.8 (1st) 4.5 (1st)
10 February 15, 2010February 21, 2010 2009–10 (3/4) 2—1 28.0 .580 16.3 5.3
11 April 5, 2010April 11, 2010 2009–10 (4/4) 3—0 21.3 .730 (2nd) 12.0 3.3 (1st)
12 November 1, 2010November 7, 2010 2010–11 (1/6) 3—0 23.3 .585 13.3 3.7
13 November 22, 2010November 28, 2010 2010–11 (2/6) 3—1 26.3 .632 14.5 1.8
14 January 17, 2011January 23, 2011 2010–11 (3/6) 3—1 26.0 .589 13.3 (2nd) 1.3
15 February 7, 2011February 13, 2011 2010–11 (4/6) 3—1 25.8 .667 (1st) 16.8 (1st) 2.3
16 February 21, 2011February 27, 2011 2010–11 (5/6) 2—1 30.3 (1st) .673 (1st) 14.0 (1st) 3.3 (1st)
17 March 21, 2011March 27, 2011 2010–11 (6/6) 3—0 27.3 .711 (1st) 14.3 (1st) 3.3
18 January 16, 2012January 22, 2012 2011–12 (1/1) 3—1 19.5 .547 18.8 (1st) 2.8

Conference Player of the Month Selections[edit]

Selection Month Season Team
record
Points per
game
Field goal
percentage
Rebounds per
game
Blocks per
game
1 1April 2006 2005–06 (1/1) 7—2 18.1 .531 14.0 0.7
2 2October/November 2006 2006–07 (1/1) 12—4 17.1 .576 13.6 1.9
3 3October/November 2007 2007–08 (1/2) 14—4 23.8 .618 15.0 2.7
4 4December 2007 2007–08 (2/2) 8—7 21.7 .598 16.1 2.9
5 5October/November 2010 2010–11 (1/2) 13—4 21.8 (5th) .594 (2nd) 12.1 (4th in league) 2.4
6 6February 2011 2010–11 (2/2) 7—4 26.6 (3rd) .667 (1st) 14.8 (1st) 2.0 (3rd)

NBA career statistics[edit]

Led the league
Bold Denotes career highs
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  W-L  Games won-Games lost  MIN  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage  OFF  Offensive rebounds per game
 DEF  Defensive rebounds per game  REB  Total rebounds per game  AST  Assists per game  STL  Steals per game
 BLK  Blocks per game  TOV  Turnovers per game  PF  Personal fouls per game  PTS  Points per game

Regular season[edit]

Averages[edit]

Season Age Team GP GS MIN FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF REB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2004–05 19 Orlando 82 82 32.6 .520 .000 .671 3.5 6.5 10.0 .9 .9 1.7 2.01 2.83 12.0
2005–06 20 Orlando 82 81 36.8 .531 .000 .595 3.5 9.0 12.5 1.5 .8 1.4 2.65 3.38 15.8
2006–07 21 Orlando 82 82 36.9 .603 .500 .586 3.5 8.8 12.3 1.9 .9 1.9 3.87 2.99 17.6
2007–08 22 Orlando 82 82 37.7 .599 .000 .590 3.4 10.8 14.2[5] 1.3 .9 2.2 3.21 3.34 20.7
2008–09 23 Orlando 79 79 35.7 .572 .000 .594 4.3 9.6 13.8[6] 1.4 1.0 2.9[7] 3.04 3.42 20.6
2009–10 24 Orlando 82 82 34.7 .612[8] .000 .592 3.5 9.7 13.2[9] 1.8 .9 2.8[10] 3.34 3.50 18.3
2010–11 25 Orlando 78 78 37.5 .593 .000 .596 4.0 10.1 14.1 1.4 1.4 2.4 3.58 3.31 22.9
2011–12 26 Orlando 54 54 38.3 .573 .000 .491 3.7 10.8 14.5[11] 1.9 1.5 2.1 3.24 2.94 20.6
2012–13 27 L.A. Lakers 76 76 35.8 .578 .167 .492 3.3 9.1 12.4[12] 1.4 1.1 2.4 2.96 3.83[13] 17.1
2013–14 28 Houston 71 71 33.8 .591 .286 .547 3.3 8.9 12.2 1.8 .8 1.8 3.23 3.38 18.3
Career 768 767 35.9 .579 .087 .574 3.6 9.3 12.9 1.5 1.0 2.2 3.10 3.30 18.3
All-Star 8 6 23.3 .642 .154 .450 3.3 5.5 8.8 1.5 .6 1.1 1.3 2.5 12.1

Totals[edit]

Season Age Team GP GS W-L MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA OFF DEF REB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2004–05 19 Orlando 82 82 36-46 2,670 352 677 277 413 287 536 823 75 77 136 165 232 981
2005–06 20 Orlando 82 81 36-46 3,020 468 881 356 598 288 734 1,022 125 65 115 217 277 1,292
2006–07 21 Orlando 82 82 40-42 3,023 526 873 390 666 283 725 1,008 158 70 156 317 245 1,443
2007–08 22 Orlando 82 82 52-30 3,087 583 974 529 897 279 882 1,161 110 74 176 263 274 1,695
2008–09 23 Orlando 79 79 57-22 2,821 560 979 504 849 336 757 1,093 112 77 231 240 270 1,624
2009–10 24 Orlando 82 82 59-23 2,842 510 834 483 816 284 798 1,082 144 75 228 274 287 1,503
2010–11 25 Orlando 78 78 51-27 2,922 619 1,044 546 916 309 789 1,098 107 107 186 279 258 1,784
2011–12 26 Orlando 54 54 33-21 2,070 416 726 281 572 200 585 785 104 81 116 175 159 1,113
2012–13 27 L.A. Lakers 76 76 42-34 2,722 470 813 355 721 251 694 945 108 84 186 225 291 1,296
2013–14 28 Houston 71 71 48-23 2,396 473 800 349 638 231 635 866 131 60 128 229 240 1,297
Career 768 767 454-314 27,578 4,977 8,601 4,070 7,086 2,748 7,135 9,883 1,174 770 1,658 2,384 2,533 14,028
All-Star 8 6 3-5 186 43 67 9 20 26 44 70 12 5 9 10 20 97

Playoffs[edit]

Season Age Team GP GS MIN FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF REB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2007 21 Orlando 4 4 41.8 .548 .000 .455 4.0 10.8 14.8 1.8 .5 1.0 4.3 3.3 15.3
2008 22 Orlando 10 10 42.1 .581 .000 .542 6.0 9.8 15.8[14] .9 .8 3.4[14] 3.2 3.8 18.9
2009 23 Orlando 23 23 39.3 .601[15] .000 .636 4.3 11.0 15.3[15] 1.9 .9 2.6 2.9 4.4 20.3
2010 24 Orlando 14 14 35.5 .614 .000 .519 2.7 8.4 11.1 1.4 .8 3.5[16] 3.6 4.2 18.1
2011 25 Orlando 6 6 43.0 .630[17] .000 .682 4.5 11.0 15.5[17] .5 .7 1.8 5.5 4.2 27.0
2013 27 L.A. Lakers 4 4 31.5 .619 .000 .444 2.5 8.3 10.8 1.0 .5 2.0 4.0 4.3 17.0
2014 28 Houston 6 6 38.5 .547 .000 .625 4.5 9.2 13.7 1.8 .7 2.8 3.2 4.2 26.0
Career 67 67 38.9 .594 .000 .584 4.1 9.9 14.1 1.4 .8 2.7 3.5 4.2 20.3

Top career rebounding averages since 1973[edit]

^ Active NBA player
* Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Player Height [18] Minutes
per game
Offensive
rebounds
Defensive
rebounds
Total
rebounds
Games
played
Rebounds
per game
Rodman, DennisDennis Rodman* 6'6" 31.7 4,329 7,625 11,954 911 13.1
Howard, DwightDwight Howard^ 6'11" 35.9 2,748 7,135 9,883 768 12.9
Malone, MosesMoses Malone* 6'10" 33.9 6,731 9,481 16,212 1,329 12.2
Barkley, CharlesCharles Barkley* 6'6" 36.7 4,260 8,286 12,546 1,073 11.7
Duncan, TimTim Duncan^ 6'11" 34.8 3,574 10,366 13,940 1,254 11.1

Career performances[edit]

Led the league
Season Led team in
scoring
Led team in
rebounding
20 points 20 rebounds 10 rebounds 20-20 Double
double
5 blocks 1 block Scoring
high
Rebounding
high
Blocks
high
2004–05 6 55 11 3 43 0 32 2 68 29 20 7
2005–06 20 70 18 3 62 2 60 2 66 28 26 6
2006–07 33 74 30 4 64 4 60 5 70 35 25 6
2007–08 34 76 43 11 72 8 69 8 74 39 24 7
2008–09 39 70 42 10 63 9 63 15 73 45 23 10
2009–10 35 70 36 9 70 3 64 13 73 33 24 8
2010–11 55 71 51 8 68 6 66 10 73 40 23 8
2011–12 28 48 27 10 44 9 43 3 49 45 25 8
2012–13 15 55 27 4 54 1 48 7 71 39 26 5
2013–14 16 57 31 5 49 1 47 3 58 35 26 6
Regular season 281 646 316 67 589 43 552 68 675 45 26 10
Playoffs 27 56 37 7 51 5 48 11 58 46 24 9
Grand total 308 702 353 74 640 48 600 79 733 46 26 10

Career highs[edit]

Orlando Magic franchise record
NBA record

Regular season[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Advanced statistics[19][edit]

Led the league

Inside presence[edit]

Offensive inside presence[edit]

Season Offensive
goaltending
Own shot
blocked
Shooting fouls
drawn
Dunks Lay-ups Tip-ins Finger
rolls
Offensive
rebounds
Offensive
inside presence[20]
2004–05 2 60 183 162 76 10 2 287 6.55
2005–06 2 85 269 214 118 12 3 288 7.74
2006–07 6 96 294 254 126 14 4 283 8.30
2007–08 78 385 269 147 9 279
2008–09 111 378 202 166 14 336
2009–10 2 76 355 197 131 16 5 284 7.72
2010–11 82 389 227 170 13 309
2011–12 55 236 137 128 7 200
2012–13 77 275 187 156 14 251
2013–14 81 225 195 143 6 231
Regular season 801 2,989 2,044 1,361 115 2,748

Defensive inside presence[edit]

Season Defensive
goaltending
Blocks Shooting fouls
committed
Defensive
rebounds
Defensive
inside presence[21]
Overall
inside presence
2004–05 17 136 536 8.20 14.74
2005–06 14 115 734 10.35 18.10
2006–07 29 156 725 10.74 19.05
2007–08 176 133 882 12.90
2008–09 231 757 12.51
2009–10 42 228 58 798 12.51 20.17
2010–11 186 789 12.50
2011–12 116 585 12.98
2012–13 186 694 11.58
2013–14 128 635 10.75
Regular season 1,658 7,135 11.45

Dunk breakdown[edit]

Season Alley
Oop
Driving Put-back Reverse Running Slam Fastbreak Plain Total
2004–05 12 17 30 1 0 72 0 30 162
2005–06 49 9 15 0 0 94 4 43 214
2006–07 52 9 30 5 0 114 1 43 254
2007–08 269
2008–09 202
2009–10 49 4 24 2 0 64 4 50 197
2010–11 227
2011–12 137
2012–13 187
2013–14 195
Regular season 2,044

Foul breakdown[edit]

All fouls committed[edit]

Season Offensive Defensive Total Technical Illegal
defense
2004–05 31 201 232 1 3
2005–06 43 234 277 2 13
2006–07 45 200 245 6 16
2007–08 55 219 274 7 10
2008–09 61 209 270 14
2009–10 72 215 287 17 23
Regular season 307 1,278 1,585 47

Personal fouls committed[edit]

Season Shooting Personal Loose
ball
Offensive Other Total
2004–05 20 31 232
2005–06 18 43 277
2006–07 22 45 245
2007–08 133 56 28 55 2 274
2008–09 32 61 270
2009–10 58 134 20 72 3 287
Regular season 140 307 1,585

Personal fouls drawn[edit]

Season Shooting Personal Loose
ball
Offensive Other Total
2004–05
2005–06
2006–07
2007–08 379 254 51 8 2 694
2008–09
2009–10 264 355 42 3 0 664
Regular season

Triple-double[edit]

Recorded 30 points, 19 rebounds and 10 blocks (in 38 minutes) at Oklahoma City Thunder on November 12, 2008

Game-winning shots[edit]

Shot Time (sec) Score Opponent Date
Alley-oop dunk 0.2 106—104 vs. San Antonio Spurs February 9, 2007
4-foot shot 4.3 100—99 at Washington Wizards November 27, 2010


NBA records and milestones[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Youngest player in NBA history to:

Milestone/Achievement Age Date Opponent Season Career Games Surpassed
20 rebounds in a game 18 years, 359 days December 1, 2004 vs. Toronto Raptors 2004–05 14
average a double-double 19 years, 133 days April 20, 2005 2004–05 82
20 points & 20 rebounds in a game 19 years, 342 days November 15, 2005 vs. Charlotte Bobcats 2005–06 89
1,000 rebounds 19 years, 356 days November 29, 2005 at Chicago Bulls 2005–06 96 Shaquille O'Neal (21 years, 38 days)
2,000 rebounds 20 years, 347 days November 20, 2006 at Memphis Grizzlies 2006–07 175 Shaquille O'Neal (22 years, 21 days)
3,000 rebounds[22] 21 years, 343 days November 16, 2007 at New Jersey Nets 2007–08 256 Shaquille O'Neal (23 years, 32 days)
4,000 rebounds[23] 22 years, 129 days April 15, 2008 at Atlanta Hawks 2007–08 327 Wilt Chamberlain (24 years, 6 months)
lead the league in rebounding[24] 22 years, 130 days April 16, 2008 2007–08 328 Dolph Schayes (1950–51, 22 years, 303 days)
5,000 rebounds[25] 23 years, 112 days March 30, 2009 at Miami Heat 2008–09 399 Wilt Chamberlain (25 years, 128 days)
lead the league in blocked shots 23 years, 128 days April 15, 2009 2008–09 407
win Defensive Player of the Year[26] 23 years, 134 days April 21, 2009 2008–09 407 Alvin Robertson (1985–86, 23 years, 303 days)
6,000 rebounds 24 years, 96 days March 14, 2010 vs. Charlotte Bobcats 2009–10 475 Wilt Chamberlain (25 years, 193 days)
7,000 rebounds[27] 25 years, 83 days March 1, 2011 vs. New York Knicks 2010–11 548 Wilt Chamberlain (26 years, 128 days)
8,000 rebounds 26 years, 106 days March 23, 2012 vs. Cleveland Cavaliers 2011–12 616 Wilt Chamberlain
9,000 rebounds[28][29] 27 years, 130 days April 17, 2013 vs. Houston Rockets 2012–13 697 Wilt Chamberlain (27 years, 144 days)
  • First player directly out of high school to start in all 82 games of his rookie season (2004–05)
  • Only player to record at least 45 points, 19 rebounds and 8 blocks in a game[30]
  • Since blocks became an official statistic in 1973–74
  • 107—102 overtime win, Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Bobcats, February 17, 2009
  • First player in 41 years to record at least 30 points and 15 rebounds while shooting perfectly from the field in a game
  • First player since Wilt Chamberlain, who recorded 34 points on 14—14 shooting from the field, 27 rebounds (and 11 blocks, not officially counted) in 40 minutes, Los Angeles Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons, on March 11, 1969
  • Howard scored 30 points on 11—11 shooting from the field and grabbed 16 rebounds in 34 minutes in a 110—92 win, Orlando Magic at Houston Rockets, February 24, 2010
  • Fifth player in NBA history to lead the league in blocks and rebounding in the same season (2008–09)[26]
  • Only player in NBA history to lead the league in blocks and rebounding in more than one season (2008–092009–10)[31]
  • Only player in NBA history to lead the league in blocks, rebounding and field goal percentage in the same season (2009–10)[31]
  • Averaged 2.8 blocks and 13.2 rebounds per game, and shot 62.1% from the field.
  • One of two players in NBA history to lead the league in three statistics in the same season (2009–10)
  • One of two players in NBA history to lead the league in blocks, rebounding and field goal percentage in his career
  • Only player in NBA history to lead the league in rebounding three times before turning 25 years old (2007–082009–10)
  • Fourth player in NBA history to record at least 25 points, 15 rebounds, 5 steals and 5 blocks in a game[4]
  • Howard scored 25 points, grabbed 16 rebounds and recorded 5 steals and 5 blocks in 34 minutes in a 120—117 win, Los Angeles Lakers at Minnesota Timberwolves, March 27, 2013[32]
  • The other players to achieve this are Hakeem Olajuwon (four times), David Robinson and Shaquille O'Neal.
  • Free throw attempts, game: 39, twice[33]
    • 39, Orlando Magic at Golden State Warriors, January 12, 2012 (made 21)[34]
    • 39, Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic, March 12, 2013 (made 25)[35]

Playoffs[edit]

  • Highest field goal percentage, career: .601 (419—697)
  • Highest field goal percentage, any playoff series: .844 (27—32), Orlando Magic vs. Atlanta Hawks, 2010 Eastern Conference Semifinals
  • Blocked shots, half: 8, first half, Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Bobcats, April 18, 2010
  • tied with Derrick Coleman, New Jersey Nets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, May 7, 1993
  • Blocked shots, quarter: 6, first quarter, Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Bobcats, April 18, 2010
  • Personal fouls, single postseason: 102, 2009
  • Personal fouls, 4-game series: 22, Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Bobcats, 2010 Eastern Conference First Round[36]
  • Disqualifications, 4-game series: 2, Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Bobcats, 2010 Eastern Conference First Round[33]

NBA Finals[edit]

  • Blocked shots, 5-game series: 20, Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 2009
  • Blocked shots, game: 9, Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Lakers, June 11, 2009 (OT)[37]

All-Star[edit]

  • Personal fouls, quarter: 4, fourth quarter, 2010[33]


Ranks 2nd in NBA history[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • Free throw attempts, half: 22, second half, Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs, January 28, 2014[33][38]
  • Free throw attempts, quarter: 17, second quarter, Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic, March 12, 2013[33][39]
  • Seasons leading the league in total rebounds: 6 (2005–062009–10, 2011–12)
  • Trailing Wilt Chamberlain's record of 11.

Playoffs[edit]

Finals[edit]

  • Defensive rebounds, 5-game series: 58, Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 2009[33]


Ranks 3rd in NBA history[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • Free throw attempts, half: 21, second half, Orlando Magic at Golden State Warriors, January 12, 2012[33]
  • Free throw attempts, quarter: 16, four times
    • 16, third quarter, Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Bobcats, November 23, 2007[33]
    • 16, fourth quarter, Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, February 3, 2012[33][40]
    • 16, fourth quarter, Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers, January 8, 2014[33][41]
    • 16, third quarter, Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs, January 28, 2014[33][42]

Playoffs[edit]

  • Highest average, offensive rebounds per game, career: 4.1 (250/61)


Ranks 4th in NBA history[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • Free throws made, game: 25, Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic, March 12, 2013
  • Free throw attempts, half: 20, thrice
    • 20, second half, Orlando Magic vs. Milwaukee Bucks, November 24, 2008
    • 20, second half, Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic, March 12, 2013[43]
    • 20, second half, Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers, January 8, 2014[44]
  • Seasons leading the league in rebounding: 5 (2007–082009–10, 2011–122012–13)
  • Consecutive seasons leading the league in rebounding: 3 (2007–082009–10)

Playoffs[edit]

  • Points, overtime: 10, Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, May 26, 2009
  • Highest average, blocked shots per game, career: 2.7 (166/61)

Orlando Magic franchise records[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Service[edit]

Consecutive games played: 351, November 3, 2004 to December 12, 2008

Consecutive games started: 201, March 24, 2006 to December 12, 2008

Seasons, playing in every team game: Five (2004–052007–08, 2009–10)

Seasons, starting in every team game: Four (2004–05, 2006–072007–08, 2009–10)

Minutes played, career: 22,471

Scoring[edit]

Points, career: 11,435

Seasons scoring 1,000 or more points: Seven (2005–062011–12)

Field goal percentage[edit]

Highest field goal percentage, season: .612 (510—834) (2009–10)

Most field goals without a miss, game: 11—11, at Houston Rockets, February 24, 2010

Most field goals without a miss, half: 10—10, twice

  • 10—10, second half, vs. Utah Jazz, March 14, 2007
  • 10—10, first half, at Philadelphia 76ers, April 14, 2007

Free throws[edit]

Free throws made, career: 3,366

Free throws made, game: 21, at Golden State Warriors, January 12, 2012

Free throws made, half: 15, second half, at Oklahoma City Thunder, January 13, 2011

Free throw attempts, career: 5,727

Free throw attempts, season: 916 (2010–11)

Free throw attempts, game: 39, at Golden State Warriors, January 12, 2012

Free throw attempts, half: 21, second half, at Golden State Warriors, January 12, 2012

Free throw attempts, quarter: 16, twice

  • 16, third quarter, vs. Charlotte Bobcats, November 23, 2007
  • 16, fourth quarter, vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, February 3, 2012

Rebounding[edit]

Rebounds, career: 8,072

Highest average, rebounds per game, career: 13.0 (8,072/621)

Seasons with 1,000 or more rebounds: Six (2005–062010–11)

Rebounds, season: 1,161 (2007–08)

Rebounding average, season: 14.5 (785/54) (2011–12)

Rebounds, quarter: 12, twice

  • 12, first quarter, vs. Detroit Pistons, February 10, 2006
  • 12, third quarter, vs. Charlotte Bobcats, November 18, 2006

Games with 20 or more rebounds, career: 58

Games with 20 or more rebounds, season: 11 (2007–08)

Games with 10 or more rebounds, season: 72 (2007–08)

Consecutive games with 20 or more rebounds: 3, twice

  • 3, December 28, 2007 to December 31, 2007
  • 3, December 18, 2010 to December 21, 2010

Consecutive games with 15 or more rebounds: 7, March 9, 2011 to March 21, 2011

Consecutive games with 13 or more rebounds: 14, January 21, 2011 to February 13, 2011

Consecutive games with 10 or more rebounds: 33, January 21, 2011 to April 1, 2011

Offensive rebounds, career: 2,266

Offensive rebounds, quarter: 7, first quarter, vs. Detroit Pistons, February 10, 2006

  • tied by Rashard Lewis (first quarter, vs. Boston Celtics, January 22, 2009)

Offensive rebounds, overtime: 4, at New Orleans Hornets, January 12, 2011

  • tied with Terry Catledge (vs. Washington Bullets, March 30, 1990)

Defensive rebounds, career: 5,806

Defensive rebounds, season: 882 (2007–08)

Defensive rebounds, game: 21, vs. Miami Heat, March 13, 2012 (OT)

Defensive rebounds, half: 13, twice

  • 13, second half, at Los Angeles Clippers, December 8, 2008
  • 13, second half, vs. Atlanta Hawks, January 30, 2010
  • 13, second half, vs. Miami Heat, March 13, 2012

Defensive rebounds, quarter: 10, twice

  • 10, third quarter, vs. Charlotte Bobcats, November 18, 2006
  • 10, fourth quarter, vs. Miami Heat, March 13, 2012

Defensive rebounds, overtime: 5, vs. Minnesota Timberwolves, April 1, 2007

Steals[edit]

Steals, quarter: 4, first quarter, at Los Angeles Clippers, January 9, 2008

  • tied with Pat Garrity (first quarter, vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, March 21, 2003), Doug Christie (third quarter, vs. Los Angeles Clippers, February 15, 2005) and others

Blocked shots[edit]

Blocked shots, career: 1,344

Blocked shots, quarter: 6, third quarter, vs. Minnesota Timberwolves, November 3, 2010

Consecutive games with a blocked shot: 44, April 4, 2010 to January 15, 2011

Turnovers[edit]

Turnovers, career: 1,930

Turnovers, season: 317 (2006–07)

Turnovers, game: 11, at Chicago Bulls, February 26, 2007

Turnovers, half: 7, first half, vs. Toronto Raptors, January 6, 2010

  • tied with Terry Catledge (second half, vs. Boston Celtics, January 17, 1990)

Turnovers, quarter: 5, twice

  • 5, third quarter, at Cleveland Cavaliers, December 28, 2010
  • 5, third quarter, at New York Knicks, March 28, 2012
  • tied with Troy Hudson (fourth quarter, vs. Miami Heat, April 18, 2001)

Personal fouls[edit]

Personal fouls, career: 2,002

Personal fouls, half: 6, second half, vs. Detroit Pistons, November 6, 2009

  • Tied with many players

Disqualifications, career: 25

Double-doubles[edit]

Double-doubles, career: 457

Double-doubles, season: 69 (2007–08)

Consecutive games with a double-double: 33, January 21, 2011 to April 1, 2011


Playoffs[edit]

Scoring[edit]

Points, game: 46, vs. Atlanta Hawks, April 16, 2011

  • tied with Tracy McGrady (at Detroit Pistons, April 23, 2003)

Points, half: 31, first half, vs. Atlanta Hawks, April 16, 2011

Points, quarter: 20, second quarter, vs. Atlanta Hawks, April 19, 2011

  • tied with Jameer Nelson (third quarter, vs. Atlanta Hawks, April 16, 2011)

Points, overtime: 10, vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, May 26, 2009

Field goals[edit]

Field goals, overtime: 4, vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, May 26, 2009

Free throws[edit]

Free throws made, game: 15, vs. Atlanta Hawks, April 19, 2011

Free throws made, half: 12, second half, vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, May 24, 2009

Free throws made, quarter: 10, second quarter, vs. Atlanta Hawks, April 19, 2011

Free throw attempts, game: 22, vs. Atlanta Hawks, April 16, 2011

Free throw attempts, half: 15, second half, vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, May 24, 2009

Free throw attempts, quarter: 13, second quarter, vs. Atlanta Hawks, April 19, 2011

Rebounding[edit]

Rebounds, game: 24, vs. Philadelphia 76ers, April 28, 2009

Rebounds, quarter: 11, first quarter, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, June 11, 2009

Rebounds, overtime: 5, at Boston Celtics, May 24, 2010

Defensive rebounds, game: 18, at Boston Celtics, May 4, 2009

Defensive rebounds, half: 10, second half, at Boston Celtics, May 4, 2009

Defensive rebounds, quarter: 8, first quarter, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, June 11, 2009

Steals[edit]

Steals, overtime: 1, vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, May 26, 2009

  • tied with Dee Brown (vs. Milwaukee Bucks, April 28, 2001) and Rafer Alston (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, May 26, 2009)

Blocked shots[edit]

Blocked shots, game: 9, twice

  • 9, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, June 11, 2009 (OT)
  • 9, vs. Charlotte Bobcats, April 18, 2010

Blocked shots, half: 8, first half, vs. Charlotte Bobcats, April 18, 2010

Blocked shots, quarter: 6, first quarter, vs. Charlotte Bobcats, April 18, 2010


Rookie[edit]

Howard's rookie season was 2004–05.

Most field goals without a miss, game: 5—5, vs. Denver Nuggets, December 18, 2004

Most games played: 82

Most starts: 82


Los Angeles Lakers franchise records[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Free throws made, game: 25, at Orlando Magic, March 12, 2013

Free throw attempts, game: 39, at Orlando Magic, March 12, 2013

Free throw attempts, half: 20, second half, at Orlando Magic, March 12, 2013

  • tied with Shaquille O'Neal (second half, at Golden State Warriors, March 14, 2002)

Free throw attempts, quarter: 17, second quarter, at Orlando Magic, March 12, 2013


Franchise records set as an opponent[edit]

Note: Different franchises track different records. For instance, some track records for halves and quarters of games, and some do not. Some track single-season and individual playoff series records, and some do not. Therefore, there is no consistency among franchises.

  • Atlanta Hawks
    • Defensive rebounds, game, playoffs: 14, twice
      • 14, Orlando Magic vs. Atlanta Hawks, May 6, 2010
      • 14, Orlando Magic at Atlanta Hawks, May 8, 2010
  • Boston Celtics
    • Defensive rebounds, game, playoffs (regulation): 18, Orlando Magic at Boston Celtics, May 4, 2009
  • Charlotte Bobcats
    • Free throw attempts, quarter: 16, third quarter, Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Bobcats, November 23, 2007
    • Rebounds, game: 26, Houston Rockets vs. Charlotte Bobcats, October 30, 2013
    • Rebounds, half: 17, first half, Houston Rockets vs. Charlotte Bobcats, October 30, 2013
    • Rebounds, quarter: 12, third quarter, Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Bobcats, November 18, 2006
    • Defensive rebounds, game: 20, Houston Rockets vs. Charlotte Bobcats, October 30, 2013
    • Defensive rebounds, half: 12, first half, Houston Rockets vs. Charlotte Bobcats, October 30, 2013
    • Defensive rebounds, quarter: 10, third quarter, Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Bobcats, November 18, 2006
    • Blocked shots, game: 8, Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Bobcats, February 17, 2009 (OT)
    • Free throw attempts, game, playoffs: 12, Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Bobcats, April 21, 2010
    • Rebounds, game, playoffs: 13, Orlando Magic at Charlotte Bobcats, April 26, 2010
    • Offensive rebounds, game, playoffs: 7, Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Bobcats, April 21, 2010
    • Defensive rebounds, game, playoffs: 12, Orlando Magic at Charlotte Bobcats, April 26, 2010
    • Blocked shots, game, playoffs: 9, Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Bobcats, April 18, 2010
    • Turnovers, game, playoffs: 6, Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Bobcats, April 21, 2010
  • Golden State Warriors
    • Free throw attempts, game: 39, Orlando Magic at Golden State Warriors, January 12, 2012
    • Free throw attempts, half: 21, second half, Orlando Magic at Golden State Warriors, January 12, 2012
  • Houston Rockets
    • Most field goals without a miss, game: 11, Orlando Magic at Houston Rockets, February 24, 2010
  • Miami Heat
    • Defensive rebounds, quarter: 10, fourth quarter, Orlando Magic vs. Miami Heat, March 13, 2012
  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    • Free throws made, half: 15, second half, Orlando Magic at Oklahoma City Thunder, January 13, 2011
    • Blocked shots, half: 7, first half, Orlando Magic at Oklahoma City Thunder, November 12, 2008
  • Orlando Magic
    • Free throws made, game: 25, Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic, March 12, 2013
    • Free throw attempts, game: 39, Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic, March 12, 2013
    • Free throw attempts, half: 20, second half, Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic, March 12, 2013
    • Free throw attempts, quarter: 17, second quarter, Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic, March 12, 2013
  • San Antonio Spurs
    • Free throws made, quarter: 10, third quarter, Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs, January 28, 2014
    • Free throw attempts, game: 25, Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs, January 28, 2014
    • Free throw attempts, half: 22, second half, Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs, January 28, 2014
    • Free throw attempts, quarter: 16, third quarter, Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs, January 28, 2014
  • Toronto Raptors
    • Offensive rebounds, half: 8, second half, Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors, February 20, 2008
    • Turnovers, half: 7, first half, Orlando Magic vs. Toronto Raptors, January 6, 2010
    • Highest field goal percentage, game, playoffs: .750 (9—12), Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors, April 26, 2008
    • Rebounds, game, playoffs: 22, Orlando Magic vs. Toronto Raptors, April 20, 2008
    • Offensive rebounds, game, playoffs: 10, Orlando Magic vs. Toronto Raptors, April 28, 2008
    • Defensive rebounds, game, playoffs: 15, Orlando Magic vs. Toronto Raptors, April 20, 2008
    • Blocked shots, game, playoffs: 8, Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors, April 26, 2008

See also[edit]


References[edit]

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