January, 2011 | Magic Basketball

Monthly Archive: January 2011

Jan 31

Recap: Memphis Grizzlies 100, Orlando Magic 97

BOX SCORE If the game against the Chicago Bulls may have put the nail in the coffin for a team considered by many as part of the elite in the NBA, consider the case closed now as the Memphis Grizzlies were able to defeat the Orlando Magic by the score of 100-97. To be rather …

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Jan 31

Preview: Orlando Magic at Memphis Grizzlies

8:00 EST | Sun Sports 31-17 @ 24-24 Pythagorean Record: 33-15 Pythagorean Record: 26-22 Pace: 92.1 (16th) Pace: 92.4 (15th) Offensive Rating: 108.4 (10th) Offensive Rating: 106.2 (17th) Defensive Rating: 102.2 (4th) Defensive Rating: 105.1 (11th) FedEx Forum | Magic lead season series 1-0

Jan 31

Recap: Orlando Magic 103, Cleveland Cavaliers 87

BOX SCORE In a game that lacked any drama, whatsoever, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers by the score of 103-87. For the Cavaliers, the latest loss puts them on a 20-game losing streak. Clearly, this is not the same franchise that was piloted by LeBron James for the past seven …

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Jan 30

Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic

6:00 EST | Sun Sports 8-38 @ 30-17 Pythagorean Record: 8-38 Pythagorean Record: 32-15 Pace: 93.5 (10th) Pace: 92.0 (16th) Offensive Rating: 99.9 (30th) Offensive Rating: 108.5 (10th) Defensive Rating: 112.0 (30th) Defensive Rating: 102.4 (5th) Amway Center | Magic lead season series 2-0

Jan 29

Recap: Chicago Bulls 99, Orlando Magic 90

BOX SCORE In a revealing game that may have put the nail on the coffin for a team considered by many as part of the elite in the NBA, the Chicago Bulls were able to defeat the Orlando Magic by the score of 99-90. The Bulls were led by a three-pronged attack, as Derrick Rose, …

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Jan 28

Preview: Orlando Magic at Chicago Bulls

8:00 EST | Sun Sports 30-16 @ 31-14 Pythagorean Record: 32-14 Pythagorean Record: 31-14 Pace: 92.0 (17th) Pace: 91.7 (18th) Offensive Rating: 108.7 (11th) Offensive Rating: 105.5 (21st) Defensive Rating: 102.3 (5th) Defensive Rating: 99.4 (1st) United Center | Magic lead season series 1-0

Jan 27

Orlando’s Dwight Howard named NBA All-Star for fifth straight time

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard led all Eastern Conference players, and was second overall, in the NBA All-Star Balloting program presented by T-Mobile with 2,099,204 votes. It marks Howard’s fifth straight appearance in the NBA All-Star Game and fourth consecutive time voted a starter. Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, a …

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Jan 27

Hedo Turkoglu and comfort

Via Fran Blinebury of NBA.com: After [Hedo] Turkoglu was the second-best player on the Magic team that lost in the 2009 NBA Finals to the Lakers, there was every reason to saddle up the old gang and let them take another shot again last season. But there were $53 million worth of reasons why it …

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Jan 26

Recap: Orlando Magic 111, Indiana Pacers 96

BOX SCORE The Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Indiana Pacers by the score of 111-96, getting back in the win column after losing to the Detroit Pistons on Monday. The Magic were led by a balanced attack, as six players scored in double-figures. Dwight Howard led the way for Orlando with 19 points, …

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Jan 26

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Reserve point guard Jason Williams did not join the Orlando Magic on their two-game road trip to face the Indiana Pacers tonight and the Chicago Bulls on Friday night, leaving his status with the team up in the air. When asked about Williams’ status after the Magic’s shootaround today …

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