Found February 13, 2012 on Basketball ]
The Minnesota Timberwolves try to avoid a fourth straight loss this evening when they visit the Orlando Magic

Timberwolves recall G Malcolm Lee from D League

The Minnesota Timberwolves have recalled rookie shooting guard Malcolm Lee from their NBA Developmental League affiliate. The Wolves made the move on Tuesday. Lee played in three games for the Sioux Falls Skyforce, averaging 9.7 points, 2.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 25.3 minutes. He has yet to make his NBA debut, due to surgery he had on Dec. 30 to repair torn meniscus cartilage...

Howard wants the ball more in the fourth

MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Dwight Howard wants the ball in the fourth quarter. He wants to be the closer. He wants to show why he's known as Superman. Unfortunately for the six-time All Star and soon-to-be free agent, that didn't happen Saturday night in Milwaukee. Howard touched the ball only six times on offense in the fourth quarter, with one of those coming from his own offensive...

Dwight Howard not happy with role late in games, wants to be Magic's 'closer'

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.

Timberwolves-Magic Preview

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 the Timberwolves to a fourth straight defeat Monday night. The physical Howard is one of the league's most intimidating big...

Magic-Timberwolves game will feature the sport's two best rebounders

Tonight’s matchup between the Orlando Magic and the Minnesota Timberwolves at Amway Center will offer a fascinating contrast in styles between the sport’s two best rebounders.

Shaq: Howard leaving Magic would be 'travesty'

Shaquille O'Neal says it would be a "travesty" if Dwight Howard leaves the Orlando Magic.

Shaq: It would be a 'travesty' if Dwight Howard leaves the Magic

No one doubts that speculation about Dwight Howard's uncertain future will a primary storyline of All-Star weekend in Orlando on Feb. 24-26.

Lakers look at Arenas in private workout

Free agent guard Gilbert Arenas conducted a workout in the Los Angeles area Sunday that was attended by Lakers officials, the three-time All-Star confirmed to via text message.

Video: What’s in Dwight’s Bag?

Last week, Dwight Howard debuted his adidas adiPower Howard 2, and now, Superman reveals what’s inside his all-important gym bag. Like DRose and JSmoove before him, DH12 dips into his knapsack and gives us some insight into what he carries around all day. And trust us, you’ll want to see what Dwight’s been hiding in there. Just a hint: it involves Skittles, chopsticks and...

Richardson's 9 3s rally Magic by Bucks (AP)

Jason Richardson scored 28 of his season-high 31 points in the second half and made nine 3-pointers to lead the Orlando Magic to a 99-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. The Bucks limited Dwight Howard to 11 points and 14 rebounds, but had no defense for Richardson, who unleashed a barrage of 3-pointers in the second half that helped Orlando erase a 10-point fourth quarter...

76ers-Magic Preview

Although Dwight Howard is pursuing a trade from Orlando, the star center has expressed that he wants the ball more late in games. The Philadelphia 76ers take a different approach, using a team-first mentality while relying on a balanced attack, and that system seems to be working well for the Atlantic Division leaders. Howard's Magic look to avenge last month's loss to...
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