Luke Ridnour had 19 points and five rebounds, and Greg Stiemsma got the rout started with six straight points to end the third quarter in Minnesota's 90-75 victory over the Magic on Wednesday night. The Twolves opened the game with the same starting five leveraged in the first few games – Ridnour, Roy, AK47, DWill, and Pekovic. Orlando's only star is playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, and the young Magic are starting to find out that life without Dwight Howard definitely will take some getting used to. In fact, Derrick must have been aware that it was my time to put together the game recap, as he had a very strong start – active hands on defense, running the floor, and hitting his first 3-pointer of the season.
For the first time this season, I got to see the Timberwolves from beginning to end with the electricity and cable back in my section of NJ. Thanks to Big Al for running the show here to begin the season. Given tonight’s impressive win, barring anymor