Hawks' Dwight Howard: Scores 19 points on 9-of-13 shooting Sunday

Howard registered 19 points (9-13 FG, 1-5 FT), nine rebounds, three assists, two blocks and one steal across 33 minutes in Sunday's 109-94 loss to the Lakers.

Howard has alternated good and bad performances the last four games, but the first of those poor outings was a byproduct of the Hawks limiting his minutes, so it doesn't seem that there's much to worry about here. On the whole this season, Howard has reemerged as one of the league's best defensive centers, with his 12.6 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game representing his highest marks since the 2012-13 campaign.

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