Report: Dwight Howard called cops after LA fan hit him in head with a ball
NOV 07, 2013 3:44p ET
It's no secret Dwight Howard isn't the most loved guy in Los Angeles. When the Rockets came to town to play the Clippers this week, fans made it clear that he wasn't welcome at Staples Center — he was booed every time he touched the ball.
Instead of going all UFC on the guy, Howard did what taxpayers do and called the authorities to hunt him down.
The fan, reportedly a 22-year-old man, was detained by security and ultimately ejected but not arrested. The man said he was only trying to get an autograph from Howard and the ball just ... slipped out of his hand.
Well, Dwight, at least now you know to bring a helmet with you when the Lakers host the Rockets on Jan. 8.