Howard & The Rockets Outside LA Hotel (Videos)

Dwight Howard and Chandler Parsons signing autographsWednesday night, Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets battle the once formidable Los Angeles Lakers, in Howard's first road game against his former team. During this week's trip to Southern California, as well as the Rockets early season road game against the Clippers, Houston has called the luxurious Beverly Wilshire Hotel home.  Wednesday morning, was on hand as Howard and company boarded their charter bus, prior to a shootaround session at nearby UCLA.  

Below are a series of original videos, chronicling the scene.

A gregarious Howard leaving the same hotel that served as the base of operation for his free agent courting sessions, during last summer.


Chandler Parsons signing multiple autographs for fans.


James Harden, Omri Casspi, Ronnie Brewer and Greg Smith boarding the bus.


Head Coach Kevin McHale getting ready to battle his longtime rivals.


Jeremy Lin preparing for the evening's action.


Omer Asik, the subject of ongoing trade rumors, doing his thing.


Lithuanian big man Donatas Motiejunas prepping for the Lakers.


Hoops lovers can also check out original videos, from Houston's early November stop through LA, as well as Howard's one tumultuous season with the Lakers.

Here is Howard, followed by McHale, Parsons, Lin and Casspi signing autographs, prior to the Rockets' 137-118 loss, courtesy of the Clippers.

In addition, take a look at iFolloSports behind the scenes videos of Howard, on what would be his first day and last day with the Lakers.