Metta World Peace Interrupts Dwight Howard Presser, Confuses Own Twitter Handle

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Metta World Peace interrupted Dwight Howard's moment with reporters on Tuesday with the confidence and bravado of a man with a plan. He subsequently botched a shout out to his own Twitter account. 

If you are scoring at home, the Lakers' season has gone from dreadful to pleasantly bizarre.

Kobe Bryant is dunking like a spry 18-year-old, the team is holding onto renewed hope for a playoff spot and they are now about to embark on a homecoming game of sorts for Dwight Howard. 

What the moment really needed was a little more Metta World Peace. 

The Basketball Jones spotted the wonderful video when one teammate tried his best to diffuse the pressure that comes with a throng of reporters. 

They also point us to this section of Dave McMenamin's report to give us exactly what MWP stated. 

“My Twitter’s,” World Peace gladly announced to the throng of media, mixing up his Twitter handle and website in one breath. “Follow me on Twitter, follow Dwight. I need a million followers.”

Of course, Howard is heading into a Tuesday night game in which we can expect a somewhat healthy dose of boos and jeers. 

We applaud World Peace for being a great teammate by trying to bring some levity to the situation. At the same time, we give the man a standing ovation for confusing his very own handle and website. 

The Lakers season, where anything can and will happen. 

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