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Tuesday

— Kevin Garnett, Timberwolves, totaled 29 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, leading Minnesota to a 105-92 win in Seattle.

— Carmelo Anthony, Nuggets, had 26 points, seven assists and six rebounds as Denver routed Washington 117-87.

STATUS

Orlando confirmed Tuesday that oft-injured forward Grant Hill will delay his fourth comeback attempt until next season. Hill had four operations on his left ankle, limiting him to 47 games since signing with the Magic in 2000.

SO LONG

Former NBA All-Star Terrell Brandon announced his retirement Tuesday after missing most of the past three seasons with knee injuries. Brandon, a 5-foot-11 point guard was waived by Atlanta on Feb. 19, at the trading deadline.

SPEAKING

"That guy scares me. He's as talented as any player in the league. I hate it when he's on the court." — Miami coach Stan Van Gundy on Orlando's Tracy McGrady after a 100-89 victory Tuesday night.