Houston kid has strong warning for Shaq

"Don't ever disrespect Houston again!"

Shaq better listen up.

After Dwight Howard made his decision to join the Houston Rockets, the infamous center had some not-so-nice words to say on the deal:

"It was expected. Not everyone can handle being under the bright lights. It was a safe move to go to a little town like Houston."

He later backed down from the comments saying he just meant the city was a smaller market, but the message was still sent out.

One kid didn't take to kindly to Shaq's critique of Howard's new town.

The as-yet-unidentified Rockets fan sent a message to Shaq captured by the local news.

H-Town, baby!

Late Tuesday night, Shaq finally responded by taking to his Twitter account: