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Rockets celebrate Dwight Howard’s birthday with silly string attack (VIDEO)

Dec 9, 2013, 1:59 PM EDT

Dwight Howard turned 28 on Sunday. (Maybe that’s why Kobe decided to not play Friday and wait until Sunday… nah.)

Howard celebrated by dropping 20 points and grabbing 22 rebounds on his old Orlando Magic team (you knew he’d be up for that game) then the team went out bowling with his Rockets’ teammates — who showered him with silly string when he walked in the door.

This is the kind of collegiate atmosphere Howard likes around a team, and it’s just not how Kobe Bryant‘s Lakers roll. The Rockets are 15-7 to start the season and Howard is averaging 17 points and 13 rebounds a game (slightly more efficiently than he did last season in Los Angeles, but not up to his peak). For now, Howard is enjoying Houston, but we’ll see how it goes when the season rolls on and things get more serious.

  1. belleby123 - Dec 9, 2013 at 2:31 PM

    28? Silly String? I hope they can get Shakes the Clown for next year.

    • pbtunpaidwriter - Dec 9, 2013 at 3:23 PM

      Damn all 12 of his baby mamas were there!

      • sportsfan18 - Dec 9, 2013 at 5:52 PM

        they were, til the paddy wagon pulled up due to them fighting with the new set of 12 hopeful baby mammas…

      • franbotel - Dec 10, 2013 at 1:44 AM

        I doubt any if them will touch you with a 10 foot pole

      • mytthor - Dec 10, 2013 at 10:18 PM

        Or, you know, his one kid…and his heavily christian charity?

  2. mayorrobford - Dec 9, 2013 at 2:34 PM

    Ahhhhhh likeable Dwight Howard long time no see

  3. slowclyde86 - Dec 9, 2013 at 3:11 PM

    “This is the kind of collegiate atmosphere Howard likes around a team…l.”

    If by “collegiate” you mean “extremely immature and designed to stroke a very fragile star’s child-like mind” then yes, yes it is.

  4. asimonetti88 - Dec 9, 2013 at 3:12 PM

    They went bowling? Did Andrew Bynum recommend the spot?

  5. 32magicman - Dec 9, 2013 at 4:50 PM

    28 with a mental age of 11

  6. kingkershaw - Dec 9, 2013 at 6:00 PM

    Have a miserable birthday Dwight Coward.

  7. soflasfinest - Dec 9, 2013 at 8:39 PM

    Did they play pin the tail on the donkey afterwards?

  8. theromeo2k - Dec 10, 2013 at 12:01 AM

    Not a fan of this guy ever since he left Orlando and the Lakers the way he did. But at least he’s having fun in Houston. Glad to see he’s alright!

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