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1) Dwight Howard will be out for tonight's game and is doubtful for tomorrow's game in Washington, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports. The hope is to have him ready for Friday's game against Atlanta.
2) Stan Van gundy re-iterated to Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel that he hopes to be coaching the Magic next year.
3) Glen Davis has been taking advantage of his opportunity with Dwight Howard fighting injuries. And he is really shining, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel writes.
4) Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel wonders is Shaquille O'Neal angling for the Magic's potentially vacant general manager job?
5) The Heat dominated the Pistons without Dwyane Wade in a win last night, Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press writes. LeBron James was particularly dominant, Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News writes.
6) Eddy Rivera of MagicBasketball.net shows how the Magic got J.J. Redick open in crunch time against Philadelphia.
7) Sean Newell of Deadspin suggests the Magic just start over... completely.
8) David Steele of Sporting News says blame the Magic for their current situation and embarrassment.
9) Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated talked to Jeff Van Gundy on how he talks about his brother's coaching situation.
10) Tayshaun Prince believes he still has a lot of basketball in him and can play a big role in the NBA (h/t Dan Feldman of Piston Powered).
11) The Pistons were impressed with how rookie center Vernon Macklin handled his stint in the D-League, Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press writes. The stint was beneficial to the former Gator, Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News writes.
12) Eddy Rivera of MagicBasketball.net recounts one of his favorite memories from the Orlando Arena.
13) Otis Smith claimed that Dwight Howard never approached him about firing Stan Van Gundy (h/t Pro Basketball Talk).
14) Dwight Howard reportedly did have some coaches in mind as a replacement -- reportedly Brian Shaw or Michael Malone (h/t SLAM).
15) Charlie Villanueva has apparently lost 30 pounds this season, even though he has not cracked the rotation in a while.
16) Sean_Corp of Detroit Bad Boys is skeptical of Joe Dumars' intent of re-signing Damien Wilkins.