Found April 07, 2012 on Fox Sports Florida:
MIAMI Flipping through the pages of the NBA guide, no record can be found for the earliest in a day a team lost a game. If there were such a record, perhaps the Orlando Magic might hold it after Stan Van Gundy torpedoed his team's chances with the revelation Thursday after the morning shootaround that center Dwight Howard had requested he be fired as coach. The Magic were then walloped that night at home by New York. As for the other team in Florida, Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade got the sense that Friday night's game against Memphis was lost in the layup line. So while that might not challenge to be a record, it's still pretty early. "I said in the warmup line, I was like, 'This might be one of these nights, Jesus,' and I hoped it wasn't," Wade said after his Heat were crushed 97-82 by Memphis at AmericanAirlines Arena. "But it was one of those nights." Wade, who didn't deny fatigue played a role in his feelings of impending doom,...
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