Dwight Howard appears at VMAs in LA

Dwight Howard laughs at comedian Kevin Hart wearing his Lakers jersey. McCarten/PictureGroup/AP Photo

Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard made a brief appearance Thursday at the MTV Video Music Awards show, where he presented a jersey to host Kevin Hart. Howard thanked the crowd for making him feel welcome in Los Angeles. As fans were laughing at Howard's jersey on Hart, the 5-foot-2 comedian quipped to the 6-11 center: "That's funny to you? Let’s see if it’s funny when Kobe don’t pass you the ball."