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Dwight Howard, Lakers fans agree: Dwight Howard sucks

Lakers fans chanted "HOWARD SUCKS! HOWARD SUCKS!" at Dwight Howard as he rampaged over his former team, so he helped them chant.

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Dwight Howard and the Rockets played against the Lakers tonight in Los Angeles, his first game back after deciding to leave Hollywood in the prolonged DWIGHTMARE PART TWO: EVEN DWIGHTIER proceedings of the 2013 free agency class. Houston entered the game on a seven-game win streak, Los Angeles on a three-game losing streak, and the Rockets made quick work of the Lakers, entering the half up 21 and leading by as much as 35 before a 134-108 win.

Howard was dominant, with 20 points and 13 boards before an early rest:




But despite his play and his team winning, Lakers fans serenaded their short-time star with chants of "HOWARD SUCKS! HOWARD SUCKS!"

Suffice it to say, he had fun with it:

The Rockets took the cheer to the team bench:

And after the game, the squad chanted "HOWARD SUCKS!" on the team plane as they head to play Golden State tomorrow night:

Howard takes a lot of guff for his play on the court and child-like humor and decision-making ability off it. But right now, he's playing like a star, his team is dominating, and in the face of adversity -- or at least something we'd imagine would cause Dwight Howard adversity -- he's laughing.