Los Angeles Lakers Fans Burning Dwight Howard Jerseys

August 10, 2012; El Segundo, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard holds his jersey during a press conference held to introduce the three-time defensive player of the year who they aquired in a four-team trade from the Orlando Magic. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

It wouldn’t be a high profile free agent leaving his team in favor of another franchise without fans burning their jerseys, so the Los Angeles Lakers fans felt obligated to light a fire to their Dwight Howard jerseys upon the news that he was leaving for the Houston Rockets.

If you don’t believe us, check out some of these tweets that surfaced on twitter:


Ah, God bless America.

This isn’t the first time that we have fans go to this extreme and it certainly will not be the last time that this happens.

What are your thoughts on fans burning jerseys? Sound off in the comments section and share your thoughts.

[H/T: CBS Sports]

Topics: Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers

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  • Eric

    I don’t really see the point in burning Howard jerseys. I can understand the Cleveland fans with LeBron, or if Kobe went to OKC or something. But Howard was only here for a year.

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