According to the City Council, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, has been declared "Dwight Howard Day."
Council members Bernard C. Parks and Jan Perry put forward the motion in Wednesday morning's City Council meeting.
Howard will visit City Hall at 5 p.m. to receive the honor.
The Lakers acquired the 26-year-old center from the Orlando Magic over the off-season. Through eight games, Howard is averaging 19.3 points, 11.1 and 3.6 blocks a game.