Dwight Howard's actions during last night's game between the Houston Rockets and Atlanta Hawks is being reviewed by the NBA.
This is after the Rockets center was found to have been using some form of sticky substance after being subbed into the action.
Howard sprayed his hands with a substance and then got a feel of the ball from an official before Paul Milsapp was set to take a free-throw. Milsapp handed the ball back to the ref, complaining about just how sticky the ball had become.
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"I've never felt the ball like that ever," Millsap told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "It was sticky. It was like super glue or something was on there. I couldn't get it off my hands. It was the weirdest thing ever."
The use of stickum is illegal in the NBA, but no penalty was issued when the incident occured, with the official instead handing out warnings to both teams. It was quickly determined that Howard was the culprit.
However, the Rockets big man has doubled down on his transgression, saying he uses the stuff all the time.
"I've been using it for the last five years," Howard said. "It hasn't been a problem. I don't know why people are making a big deal out of it. I do it every game. It's not a big deal. I ain't even tripping."
Well, the NBA may consider it a big deal and are now investigating what happened.