Dwight Howard (Doug Benc/Getty Images)

It began as a normal day in cyberspace. Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard was online, minding his own business, engaging in some light banter with fans on Twitter, and everything on Earth was as it should have been.

Suddenly, a menacing shadow spread like spilled ink across the horizon. The fate of the warm, sunny vibe hung in the balance, now writhing in the cold grasp of a hater with nothing better to do.

And in rode Dwight Howard on his trusty steed, undaunted, thwarting the hater with a mighty dusting of his shoulders.


And they all tweeted happily ever after.

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Tracy Clayton is a writer, humorist and blogger from Louisville, Ky.