HOUSTON Emmy-award winning actor Jim Parsons has issued his pitch to free agent center Dwight Howard on why he should sign with the Houston Rockets this offseason.

Parsons, the star of the CBS sitcom Big Bang Theory, made his plea via YouTube on Friday as the All-Star center Howard nears his decision on where he will play ball next season.

Parsons, a Houston native and Rockets fan, said in his video that Howard is the missing piece to the team s chance of success in the NBA playoffs.

Watch Parsons' video below:

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