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:
— erick mata (@ERECK_MATA) July 5, 2013
— mambaish (@imtheeishhh) July 6, 2013
Lakers fan burning Dwight Howard jersey. pic.twitter.com/4dPGh1DBhA
— Busted Coverage (@bustedcoverage) July 6, 2013
— NestyLuis (@NestyLuis) July 5, 2013
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]