Following a 95-80 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night at the STAPLES Center, Los Angeles Lakers big man Dwight Howard, who scored just two points on 1-of-2 shooting and a -10 differential, was caught on camera singing “I love L.A.” on his way back to the locker room.

When the Lakers initially signed Howard to a non-guaranteed contract this offseason, the move was met with hefty criticism and skepticism.