Feb 19, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard arrives before playing against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Here’s a new way for fans wanting to see themselves on the Sportscenter Not Top 10: fake a high five to a player as they walk off the court.
During halftime of the Houston Rockets/Los Angeles Lakers game, as Dwight Howard was preparing to walk into the locker room, a handful of fans stuck out their hand, and Howard politely acknowledged them until the last fan, who pulled back just as Howard was about to give him a high five. (click image for video)
Lakers fans also couldn’t let a beat down from their former player’s new team to happen without them putting up one last fight, so they decided to engage in a ‘Howard sucks’ chant. But Howard himself, joined in as well.