Preview: Orlando Magic at Chicago Bulls | Magic Basketball



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

3 of 4 quarters the magic play quite well. an horrible third quarter and 90 secounds in the last quarter at the end kill the victory.
gilbert wasnt good but the bigest reason for the loose is that hedo seems hopeless in defending deng.
pg in a new team will need much more time to adjust his game as another position.
many good open shots are missed (if it goes in often gilbert get the assist) next game the shot goes in.
without the 3. quarter magic control the game and it would be a win. i see no reason to say you have no change to beat the bulls in a playoff matchup.


I think loss shows that the Magic just don't have the team cohesion and personal to compete in the East this year. If the Magic can beat the Bulls with a sick Rose and an injured Noah then its probably not happening in the playoffs.