Houston Rockets: Dwight Howard Expected To Play Against Charlotte Bobcats

By Michael Ma

Mar 16, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) reacts during the second half against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

After missing the past three games with a left ankle sprain, Dwight Howard is expected to return Monday night when the Houston Rockets face the Charlotte Bobcats.

Dwight Howard expected to return vs. Charlotte tonight: Rockets coach Kevin McHale said he would be “shocked” … http://t.co/i9P3C27jCP

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Howard is expected to warm up before the game before making a final decision on whether he can play or not. The Rockets’ center is averaging 18.6 points and 12.4 rebounds this season.