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Joe Boozell | NCAA.com | July 6, 2016

Josh Pastner welcomes Dwight Howard to Atlanta

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.

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