Josh Pastner was hired as the Georgia Tech head basketball coach few months ago, and Atlanta native Dwight Howard recently signed with the Hawks.

McCamish Pavilion and Philips Arena are only separated by two miles, so the Yellow Jackets and the Hawks have plenty in common. So much, in fact, that Howard paid Pastner a visit on Tuesday:

Howard is known for his strength, but the takeaway here? Pastner’s emoji game is the strongest part about this tweet.

Pastner will look to lead the Yellow Jackets to their first NCAA tournament berth since 2010 this season.

Joe Boozell has been a college basketball writer for NCAA.com since 2015. His work has also appeared in Bleacher Report, FOXSports.com and NBA.com. Joe’s claim to fame since joining NCAA.com: he’s predicted the correct national championship game twice… and picked the wrong winner both times. Growing up, Joe squared off against both Anthony Davis and Frank Kaminsky in the Chicagoland basketball scene. You can imagine how that went.