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Monthly Archive: December 2011

Dec 28

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Get ready for your close-up, Orlando Magic fans. The Dwight Howard saga will say almost as much about you as it does about Howard and the Magic. Will you cheer him? Will you boo him? Will you respond with a collective yawn? Whatever you do will define Orlando’s image …

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Dec 28

Hedo Turkoglu’s own worst enemy

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: Turkoglu demonstrated that he still can be one of the Magic’s most dangerous players during Monday night’s 104-95 win over the Houston Rockets. The performance evoked memories of the ’09 Playoff Edition Turkoglu. He scored a team-high 23 points on 10-of-14 …

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Dec 27

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “What should Magic fans have in common with Jack Nicholson? They should be keeping a close eye on the L.A. Lakers. The Lakers remain winless after two games, stunningly losing to the Chicago Bulls and the Sacramento Kings to start the season. The Lakers used to toy with teams …

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Dec 27

Recap: Orlando Magic 104, Houston Rockets 95

BOX SCORE In a home opener that lacked any fanfare, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Houston Rockets by the score of 104-95. It was Kevin McHale’s head coaching debut with the Rockets and they put forth a solid effort, but the Magic overwhelmed them in the fourth quarter with Hedo Turkoglu leading …

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Dec 27

Reaction: Orlando Magic 104, Houston Rockets 95

Dec 26

Preview: Houston Rockets at Orlando Magic

7:00 ET | NBA TV 43-39 @ 52-30 Pythagorean Record: 47-35 Pythagorean Record: 56-26 Pace: 94.2 (8th) Pace: 91.4 (17th) Offensive Rating: 111.3 (4th) Offensive Rating: 107.7 (14th) Defensive Rating: 109.0 (19th) Defensive Rating: 101.8 (3rd) Amway Center | First meeting this season

Dec 26

Recap: Oklahoma City Thunder 97, Orlando Magic 89

BOX SCORE On Christmas Day, the Oklahoma City Thunder were able to defeat the Orlando Magic by the score of 97-89 to kick off the 2011-2012 NBA season. Strong bench play as well as the two-headed monster of Kevin Durant and James Harden were the keys to victory for the Thunder. The Magic actually held …

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Dec 26

Reaction: Oklahoma City Thunder 97, Orlando Magic 89

AP Photo/Alonzo Adams Oklahoma City Thunder 97 Final Recap | Box Score 89 Orlando Magic Dwight Howard 4-12 FG | 3-8 FT | 15 REB | 2 BLK | 11 PTS | -4 Howard had an underwhelming performance on Christmas Day. He had the type of game that’d probably make conspiracy theorists wonder if he …

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Dec 25

Preview: Orlando Magic at Oklahoma City Thunder

8:00 ET | ESPN 52-30 @ 55-27 Pythagorean Record: 56-26 Pythagorean Record: 51-31 Pace: 91.4 (17th) Pace: 92.2 (16th) Offensive Rating: 107.7 (14th) Offensive Rating: 111.2 (5th) Defensive Rating: 101.8 (3rd) Defensive Rating: 107.2 (15th) Chesapeake Energy Arena | First meeting this season

Dec 23

Friday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “There’s another who-dun-it that Coach Stan Van Gundy is trying to solve: Who will be the starting power forward this season — Anderson or Glen “Big Baby” Davis? Davis started the first preseason game against the Miami Heat and Anderson got the call for the rematch. The Magic open …

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