Found February 13, 2012 on
Fox Sports North:
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 lost by 42 the last time they played in Orlando.
With a young team, one that's had more success in the past month and a half than it had in all of last season, the Timberwolves had reason to believe that Monday night could be different. But coming off a three-game losing skid, its offense stagnating, the Timberwolves were powerless against the Magic's scoring.
"We just kept on being aggressive on the offensive end and got some stops on the defensive end," Magic guard Jason Richardson said. "And we were finding each other, getting open shots."
The Timberwolves, on the other hand...
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(20-9) vs. (18-11) Time/TV: 7 p.m./Sun SportsLine: Magic by 3Tickets: $12-$460 on TiqIQSeason Series: Lost 74-69 in Philadelphia; Tonight in Orlando; April 7 in Philadelphia; April 16 in Orlando
Ryan Anderson had seven 3-pointers and 27 points, Dwight Howard added 17 points and 14 rebounds and the Orlando Magic shot their way past the Philadelphia 76ers, 103-87 on Wednesday night.