Found January 24, 2013 on Hoop Fantasies Fantasy Basketball Blog:
Dwight Howard's shoulder was examined Thursday, and Dr. James Tibone determined there was no further damage, according to Lakers beat reporter Mike Trudell. Howard aggravated his right shoulder in Wednesday's game after playing 14 minutes. Howard finished the game with two points (0-4 FG, 2-4 FT, with two rebounds, a steal and a block. D12 owners will have to wait and see if Howard is in the lineup Friday.
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