- Howard has spent the last 18 months abroad after leaving the LA Lakers
- He has urged Cenat to join him in Taiwan and the Philippines for a celebrity game.
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Former NBA star Dwight Howard left fans baffled after bizarrely calling out YouTuber Kai Cenat to join him for a foreign version of the celebrity All-Star game.
Cenat, who was recently crowned Streamer of the Year for the third consecutive time, was one of the celebrities involved in the NBA’s annual celebrity game on Friday night, and the 22-year-old was seen arriving alongside Golden guard State Warriors, Steph Curry. .
The online personality was on the winning team that night and was even close to tears during the trophy presentation, despite having few minutes and only scoring four points.
However, he clearly did enough to win over Howard, who sent him a strange request over the weekend while clearly missing being a part of the NBA All-Star weekend.
Dwight Howard has left fans baffled after bizarrely calling out YouTuber Kai Cenat to join him for an overseas version of the NBA All-Star celebrity game.
Cenat, who was recently crowned Streamer of the Year for the third time in a row, was one of the celebrities involved in the annual NBA Celebrity Game on Friday.
Howard sent the online personality a strange request and clearly missed being a part of the NBA All-Star weekend.
The former Orlando Magic and LA Lakers center, who recently joined non-league team Strong Group based in the Philippines, posted a video of himself on a speedboat yelling “let’s go” along with the caption: “Aye Kai, Let’s make our own celebrity game.” abroad!
“First stop Taiwan – second stop Philippines.”
Howard left the NBA in 2022 to move to Taiwan, signing with the Taoyuan Leopards after his third stint with the Lakers ended.
After becoming a free agent again, he joined Strong Group for the Dubai International Basketball Championship last month.
The 38-year-old, former NBA champion and eight-time All-Star, is currently facing allegations of sexual assault and battery following an incident that took place at his Georgia home in 2021.
Howard left the NBA in 2022 to move to the Taiwanese team, the Taoyuan Leopards.
The former Magic center is being sued in his home state by a man named Stephen Harper, who claims he was sexually assaulted in July 2021.
In October, he denied sexually assaulting Harper and instead claimed through his attorney that the two had a consensual encounter.
And two months later, Howard accused Harper of deleting and even altering crucial text messages while asking for the lawsuit to be dismissed.