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Reporter asks question that makes Dwight Howard feign sleep rather than answering

Jan 7, 2014, 11:58 AM EST

The Houston Rockets play the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday, and that means Dwight Howard is going to be asked about facing his old team. And asked. And asked.

So, rather than given a cliché answer, Howard perfectly explains what he thinks with a great non-verbal response.

Even after Howard “wakes up,” he holds his hand over his face, clearly dreading the pending discussion he surely knew was coming. For Howard, it’s a tired subject. (Though, for the rest of us, there’s still intrigue, which is why the inquiries won’t end anytime soon.)

But as funny as Howard was, I still think Troy Barnes does it better:

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