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Metta World Peace

Wait, Dwight Howard's

Going to Houston???

7/8/2013 6:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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You'd THINK Los Angeles Lakers star Metta World Peace would be one of the FIRST one's to know that Dwight Howard ditched the team for the Houston Rockets ... turns out, he was one of the last.

Metta was leaving Mastro's in Beverly Hills on Saturday night with his GF Shin Shin when we asked how he felt about the move -- but to our surprise (and his), Metta told us he had NO IDEA Howard picked the Rockets.

The reaction seems legit ... considering Shin Shin seemed just as shocked.

"I don't know what happened," Metta said ... "He's going to Houston?"

Metta explained he doesn't pay attention to basketball in the off-season (he spends his time watching TMZ) ... but says he'll call Dwight to figure out what the hell went wrong.

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3 COMMENTS

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kimkardashianstalkingass    

I think it's pretty cool that he's leaving a steak house in a regular ol cab! That snob Kobe Bryant would never do such a thing.

475 days ago
2.

NOT ELMO    

WHO ??????????????????????????

475 days ago
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Sincerity    

Metta World Peace is only interested in "GETTING PAID"!!! Whatever is going on with Dwight Howard only concerns "DWIGHT HOWARD'S PAYCHECK"!!! I would "PLAY DUMB", too!!! The "REAL QUESTION" is whether or not Kobe Bryant can recover from his serious injury and continue his basketball career with the Lakers.

474 days ago

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