Asbestos fear prompts postponement

Updated: November 3, 2010, 8:06 AM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Dwight Howard and his teammates received an unusual text message Tuesday afternoon: Report to the team bus at the usual time, but don't bother getting ready for that night's game at Madison Square Garden. There won't be one.

Fearing that asbestos had fallen from the rafters at the building known as the World's Most Famous Arena, the New York Knicks postponed their game against the Orlando Magic.

A spokesman for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection ...

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