Found February 12, 2012 on Orlando Sentinel:
PLAYERS: Dwight Howard
TEAMS: Orlando Magic
Howard says coach had to have confidence in himMagic C Dwight Howard says he wants a new role despite his shaky free-throw shooting: Closer.

Top rebounders Howard, Love face off

Tune into FOX Sports Florida at 6:30 p.m. to watch the Orlando Magic take on the Minnesota Timberwolves. NBA Magic territory. All eyes were on the perimeter in the Minnesota Timberwolves' last game, but the focus will turn to the paint when they take the court in Orlando. In a matchup of the league's top rebounders, Dwight Howard's Magic look to send Kevin Love and...

Magic C Howard unhappy with fourth quarter role

Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard is upset with his diminished role in the fourth quarter of games.Howard told FOX Sports he wants more touches in crunch time, after he had only six possessions in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s 99-94 win over the Milwaukee Bucks – one coming off an offensive rebound. He scored 11 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in the victory."I do want...

Wolves can't capitalize on Howard's downturn

There might not have been a worse time for the Timberwolves to try to snap out of their offensive lull than Monday night. Minnesota fell to the Magic, 102-89, their seventh loss in a row to Orlando, the latest in a losing streak that dates back to April 11, 2008. Since defeating the Magic 102-101 that day, the Timberwolves have been shut down by the Magic consistently, and they...

Mailbag: The calm before the trade deadline storm

NBA mailbag: Until the Magic resolve their situation with Dwight Howard, the rest of the league will be slow to make trades. But don't worry, there will be action before the March 15 deadline.

Howard, Magic ousted by Hawks in overtime

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) --Josh Smith had 23 points and 19 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks hit enough free throws late in overtime to slip past the Orlando Magic 89-87 Friday night. Joe Johnson scored four of his 14 points in the extra period and added five assists for the Hawks, who won their fourth straight regular-season meeting with the Magic dating to last season. Atlanta won its...

Smith not shaken by All-Star snub during win

ORLANDO -- Josh Smith won't be coming back to All-Star Weekend in Orlando later this month he was snubbed again -- so he left his All-Star Game on the court Friday night. Take that, Dwight Howard. Take that, Orlando Magic. Howard may have been the best player in this game, but it was his old buddy Smith who played the best Friday, making sure the Atlanta Hawks maintained the...

NBA Score Card: Scores and videos from 2-11-2012

It was a Saturday night special in the NBA as Lance Stephenson, Dwight Howard and of course Blake Griffin were among the league’s best of 2-11-2012. The score and highlights follow.

Magic Wands: vs. Timberwolves 2/13

Orlando, Fla. (13-15) vs. (17-11)   Time/TV: 7 p.m./NBATV, FSFloridaLine: Magic by 5Tickets: $9-$290 on TiqIQSeason Series: Tonight in Orlando Pace Off. Rtg. Def. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR Minnesota 96.7 99.5 98.5 46.9 27.9 15.0 32.8 Orlando 91.3 100.7 99.2 49.8 25.4 14.8 32.7 Video Vault: 1) In an odd interview with Fox...

Magic Wands: at Bucks 2/11

Milwaukee, Wis. (16-11) vs. (12-14)   Time/TV: 9 p.m./FSFloridaLine: Magic by 2Tickets: $35-$103 on TiqIQSeason Series: Tonight in Milwaukee; Feb. 17 in Orlando; Feb. 20 in Milwaukee; March 3 in Orlando Pace Off. Rtg. Def. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR Orlando 91.2 100.5 99.1 49.7 25.6 14.9 33.0 Milwaukee 95.4 99.7 101.0 47.2 26.6 13.6 25.2 ...
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