**UPDATE: Dwight Howard has 'officially' made the announcement on Twitter....
I've decided to become a member of the Houston Rockets. I feel its the best place for me and I am excited (cont) http://t.co/h8WK4yP3zB— Dwight Howard (@DwightHoward) July 6, 2013
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Earlier, the bid for Dwight Howard to join the Rockets was on, even celebs are joining in on pitching Houston to him.
Here's Jim Parsons, the star of The Big Bang Theory and Houston native doing his part to recruit Howard.
Here's Hakeem Olajuwan's thoughts on Dwight Howard. "It's an 85 percent chance he ends up in Houston," according to Olajuwan
Houston rapper Slim Thug got at Dwight Howard too on Twitter:
Yooo @DwightHoward what uppp gone come down to Houston G we got ya u already know Kobe gone act like a girl and blame u all season— slim thug (@slimthugga) July 1, 2013
And @DwightHoward we got the Texans so not too much pressure on winning a ring this year we got time to grow u kno LA gone hate tho— slim thug (@slimthugga) July 1, 2013