Dwight Howard has a big game against his childhood idol, but the Magic fail to close out the quarter. Magic lose a close one to the Timberwolves, 98-82. Howard finishes the game with 19 points and 19 rebounds. Hedo Turkoglu matches a career high with 32 points, who started in place of Grant Hill. Hill sat out the game with a left bruised shin.
Kelvin Cato and Tony Battie only contributed 5 rebounds as the Magic were out-rebounded by the Timberwolves. Magic also committed 15 turnovers and the bench only contributes 10 points. Magic fought hard and stayed within the game until the very end. Even with the loss, they played hard and you have to think they will put out the win tomorrow night against the Nets.