Dwight Howard was criticized by Shaquille O’Neal after the NBA’s best center spurned Los Angeles for “small town” Houston a couple weeks ago. Most people took it as Shaq saying something clueless for attention (we noted Houston is the 4th biggest city in America), but people in Houston obviously had a right to take it personally. Like this little kid who
spoke yelled at a television camera during the Dwight Howard Welcome Rally over the weekend.
“Dwight Howard is the best center in the league. Shaq! Shaq! I want to say one thing to you Shaq! Don’t ever disrespect Houston like that again! Don’t ever disrespect Houston! H-Town baby!”
So is this simply an amazing amount of braggadocio from such a young fan? Or should O’Neal take this as a stern warning to steer clear of Houston – lest he get attacked like Kramer following karate class?
[Original Video via ABC13]