Found July 16, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
PLAYERS: Dwight Howard
TEAMS: Houston Rockets
The funny part isn’t the kid, it is the white dude in the back screaming…. “WHO GOT DWIGHT HOWARD!!!”
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