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Dwight Howard wants 'fresh start'

Updated: July 14, 2013, 12:03 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Dwight Howard has a new team and catchy new nickname.

"He's not Superman anymore. He's Rocket Man now," longtime Rockets broadcaster Bill Worrell said Saturday as he introduced the team's major free-agent acquisition.

As Howard took the stage and greeted several Houston officials, including owner Leslie Alexander and coach Kevin McHale, a couple of his new teammates playfully repeated his new moniker -- "Rocket Man, Rocket Man" -- and were met with a huge, toothy smile ...

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