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Dwight Howard has improved his shooting during the offseason

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Dwight Howard is in a sort of rebuilding stage at this moment in his career as he recovers from a second underwhelming spell with a franchise.

His time with the Houston Rockets may have included a Western Conference finals series with the Golden State Warriors in 2015 but it never really delivered what a combination of James Harden and 'Superman' could have.

Fresh off the back of his ill-fated spell with the L.A. Lakers, Howard finds himself at his home franchise; the Atlanta Hawks, as he looks to prove to people that he does have the appetite needed to win a championship ring.

One of the main issues throughout Howard's career has been his free throw shooting. It's an issue that has plagued many big men throughout the years, and the former Orlando Magic man is no different.

Throughout his regular season career, the 30-year-old has attempted 7,831 shots from the charity stripe and holds a success rate of .568. He has also fallen victim to the Hack-a-Shaq tactics throughout his time in the NBA.

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However, it appears the Georgia native is finally doing something to tackle his issues from the free throw line. Ahead of his first season with the Hawks, Howard has been working with a shooting coach all summer to hopefully improve his game.

Drills include shooting from 19ft, letting go from the free throw line and working with his new teammate Kyle Korver to hopefully get some understanding into their game before the new season tips off in October.

On the latest evidence, Dwight is definitely improving. Hopefully, he can take it into a real game.

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