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Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 04

Recap: Orlando Magic 103, Washington Wizards 85

BOX SCORE The Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Washington Wizards by the score of 103-85, spoiling the first game that Rashard Lewis played at Amway Center as an opposing player (he was injured last season). The Magic jumped out to a 9-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back, overwhelming the …

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Jan 04

Reaction: Orlando Magic 103, Washington Wizards 85

AP Photo/John Raoux Orlando Magic 103 Final Recap | Box Score 85 Washington Wizards Dwight Howard 11-13 FG | 6-14 FT | 20 REB | 3 BLK | 28 PTS | +23 Historically, Howard has dominated in head-to-head matchups against JaVale McGee and the rest of the frontline for the Washington Wizards and tonight was …

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Jan 04

Preview: Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic

7:00 ET | NBA TV 1-4 @ 4-2 Pythagorean Record: 0-5 Pythagorean Record: 4-2 Pace: 92.2 (13th) Pace: 88.2 (28th) Offensive Rating: 92.4 (30th) Offensive Rating: 107.2 (4th) Defensive Rating: 105.7 (20th) Defensive Rating: 100.9 (12th) Amway Center | First meeting this season

Jan 04

Magic Basketball needs your help

We’re about to start doing a new recurring feature here at MBN, something a little more free-flowing than we sometimes do, and something we want you to contribute to. Every Friday, I’ll be doing a weekly roundup type deal (name TBD), and as part of it, I want y’all to email me questions or concerns …

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Jan 04

Rashard Lewis still a Magic at heart

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: Lewis emphasized that he feels no ill will toward the Magic and that he wishes the best for the franchise that signed him to a huge free-agent contract in July 2007. He remains in touch with former teammates, most notably point guard Jameer Nelson. …

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Jan 03

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Only a year and a half has passed since the Orlando Magic made a crucial decision about J.J. Redick. The team chose to retain Redick by matching the three-year, $19 million offer sheet Redick had signed from the Chicago Bulls as a restricted free agent. It’s tough to believe, …

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Jan 03

Glen Davis and the post-up

Photo by Dan Lippitt/NBAE via Getty Images For all the menacing things Glen Davis did while he was in Boston, he has not seemed to find his groove in Orlando yet. I chose that word carefully: menacing. He was kind of a pest. Playing off Garnett and Perkins in the post during the Celtics’ prime, …

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Jan 03

Dealing with an organizational identity crisis

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Through the first six games of the season, the Magic have shown themselves to be a team of poles and contrasts. There have been stretches, like the comeback win over the Raptors or the second quarter in the loss against Detroit, when the Magic seem to have rediscovered …

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Jan 02

Recap: Detroit Pistons 89, Orlando Magic 78

BOX SCORE The Palace at Auburn Hills has been the house of horrors for the Orlando Magic in recent memory and tonight was no different. The Pistons defeated the Magic by the score of 89-78. With the victory, Detroit snapped Orlando’s four-game winning streak. The Pistons deserve all the credit in the world for coming …

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Jan 02

Reaction: Detroit Pistons 89, Orlando Magic 78

AP Photo/Paul Sancya Detroit Pistons 89 Final Recap | Box Score 78 Orlando Magic Dwight Howard 8-14 FG | 3-8 FT | 7 REB | 5 STL | 19 PTS | -9 Howard just didn’t have it against the Detroit Pistons. Oh, sure, he got his dunks and nailed some righty hooks but he never …

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