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Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 17

Recap: Orlando Magic 96, Charlotte Bobcats 89

BOX SCORE The Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats by the score of 96-89, extending their winning streak to a season-high five games. Despite playing one of their worst games of the regular season, the Magic were able to get their act together in the late stages of the fourth quarter, pulling …

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Jan 17

Reaction: Orlando Magic 96, Charlotte Bobcats 89

AP Photo/John Raoux Orlando Magic 96 Final Recap | Box Score 89 Charlotte Bobcats Dwight Howard 11-18 FG | 3-8 FT | 4 BLK | 17 REB | 25 PTS | +21 After receiving one technical foul in the first 11 games, Howard has racked up two in as many games, earning one in tonight’s …

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Jan 17

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel: “Hey, Magic fans, you might want to show up at the Amway Center tonight just to say a potential goodbye to the Big Fella. Chances are he’s not going to be around much longer. When they announce his name, give him a standing ovation. Show him how much he …

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Jan 17

Preview: Charlotte Bobcats at Orlando Magic

7:00 ET | Fox Sports Florida 3-11 @ 9-3 Pythagorean Record: 2-12 Pythagorean Record: 8-4 Pace: 93.0 (8th) Pace: 89.9 (23rd) Offensive Rating: 97.4 (27th) Offensive Rating: 109.7 (1st) Defensive Rating: 109.0 (29th) Defensive Rating: 103.8 (19th) Amway Center | Magic lead season series 1-0

Jan 17

Hedo Turkoglu in crunch time

An emerging storyline this season for the Orlando Magic so far has been Hedo Turkoglu’s renaissance on offense. In 12 games, Turkoglu’s True Shooting percentage is 61.6 percent, which is a career-high. Likewise, Turkgolu’s usage rate is 20.4 percent, which is important to note because it means that he’s been more involved on offense for …

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Jan 17

Stan Van Gundy uses a zone defense

For head coach Stan Van Gundy, his defense-first philosophy is one of the main reasons that the Orlando Magic have won 52 games or more in four seasons under his watch. With Dwight Howard manning the middle, some of the Magic’s defensive tenets are as followed: limit shot opportunities at the rim, don’t foul as …

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Jan 16

Recap: Orlando Magic 102, New York Knicks 93

BOX SCORE On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the New York Knicks by the score of 102-93, extending their winning streak to a season-high four games and sweeping a four-game road trip that started on the West Coast. In a rare matinee game, the Magic started off slow …

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Jan 16

Reaction: Orlando Magic 102, New York Knicks 93

AP Photo/Seth Wenig Orlando Magic 102 Final Recap | Box Score 93 New York Knicks Dwight Howard 3-6 FG | 2-9 FT | 3 BLK | 10 REB | 8 PTS | +2 Howard has had better days. Tyson Chandler toed the line with his post defense, utilizing tactics that generally aren’t allowed (outstretching his …

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Jan 16

Preview: Orlando Magic at New York Knicks

1:00 ET | Sun Sports 8-3 @ 6-6 Pythagorean Record: 7-4 Pythagorean Record: 6-6 Pace: 89.8 (24th) Pace: 94.0 (4th) Offensive Rating: 109.5 (1st) Offensive Rating: 100.0 (23rd) Defensive Rating: 103.9 (18th) Defensive Rating: 100.6 (8th) Madison Square Garden | First meeting this season

Jan 16

3-on-3 roundtable: Diagnosing the Magic’s early start

Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images With one-sixth of the regular season in the books, the Orlando Magic are 8-3, Dwight Howard hasn’t been traded yet, Ryan Anderson may be emerging as a star, and J.J. Redick is off to the best start of his career. There’s a lot of positives to point out …

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