Dwight Howard responds to accusations that he is a ‘deadbeat dad’

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The Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard responded to his son Braylon Howard who posted an Instagram video saying that he hates his father for neglecting him.

The newly crowned NBA champion denied accusations that he is a deadbeat father by. He gave an example of his other son who lives with him.

“There’s no way I could be a deadbeat dad if I have a son that lives with me. The situation with my other son, it’s unfortunate that a lot of things have been made public,” Howard told Nina Brown per AceShowbiz.

“He was one of the biggest reasons why I was able to go out there and help this team win the championship,” former dunk contest champion referred to his title with the Lakers.