GM Elgin Baylor: "Oops, sorry Corey Maggette, we really weren't looking to trade you after all. No hard feelings, huh?" It will be interesting to see how Maggette responds when he returns from his injury.
One foot forward, one foot back: T.J. Ford is back from his foot injury, but now Mo Williams is day to day with plantar fasciitis. Meanwhile, Wednesday's loss at Indy made it four defeats in their last five.
Kevin Garnett notched his 500th career double-double in Tuesday's win over the Bulls, which snapped Minnesota's three-game losing streak. But will KG do a double-take on his refusal to play for the 2008 Olympic team?
Thursday's loss at Phoenix was their fourth straight as they continue to make Mike Montgomery sweat. At least Mickael Pietrus (sprained knee) appears ready to return soon after missing the last two months.
Paging Dean Smith! With his team having lost five of six, Eddie Jordan yanked Antawn Jamison and Brendan Haywood from the starting lineup before Wednesday's game with the Hawks. The Wizards won in a romp.