January, 2013 | Magic Basketball

Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 31

Thursday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Glen Davis will undergo surgery on Friday to repair a fractured fifth metatarsal in his left foot, and Orlando Magic officials expect him to miss eight to 12 weeks, leaving his return by the end of the season in serious doubt.” Jameer Nelson is a master of the trick …

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Jan 30

Recap: New York Knicks 113, Orlando Magic 97

Photo by Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE The Magic are great at having small successes, but still losing games. The interesting thing is that the small successes, just like the ways they end up losing games, change from night to night. On Wednesday, Orlando had no trouble scoring from the perimeter and did …

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Jan 30

Preview: Orlando Magic at New York Knicks

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at New York Knicks Date: January 30, 2013 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Madison Square Garden Records Magic: 14-30 Knicks: 27-15 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson J.J. Redick Maurice Harkless Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Knicks: Raymond Felton Jason Kidd Iman Shumpert Carmelo Anthony Tyson Chandler Advanced stats Magic: …

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Jan 30

Nikola Vucevic named to 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic was named to the 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge to be played Friday, Feb. 15, in Houston during NBA All-Star 2013, as announced today by the NBA. The BBVA Rising Stars Challenge consists of current rookies and …

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Jan 29

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports: “The Magic have dropped six straight and have only won twice in January. There isn’t much hope for optimism ahead with upcoming road games against New York, Boston, Milwaukee and Philadelphia.” Kyle O’Quinn threw a pass directly at Andray Blatche’s face in last night’s game between the Orlando Magic …

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Jan 29

A midseason review on the Magic

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Magic’s season is now 44 games old and and while some characteristics of this team are starting to take focus, others are still a bit hazier. The Magic are somehow simultaneously exactly what we thought they’d be and not really anything like we thought they’d be. Results …

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Jan 29

Recap: Brooklyn Nets 97, Orlando Magic 77

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE Let’s just cut to the chase. With each loss, the Orlando Magic are confirming everyone’s suspicion before the season began that they were going to be one of the worst teams in the NBA. After beginning the season with a 12-13 record, it seemed like …

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Jan 28

Preview: Orlando Magic at Brooklyn Nets

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Brooklyn Nets Date: January 28, 2013 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: NBA TV Arena: Barclays Center Records Magic: 14-29 Nets: 26-18 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson J.J. Redick Maurice Harkless Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Nets: Deron Williams Joe Johnson Gerald Wallace Reggie Evans Brook Lopez Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 91.5 (16th …

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Jan 28

Recap: Detroit Pistons 104, Orlando Magic 102

Photo by FPaul Chapman/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE The Magic’s offensive strategy in Sunday’s loss to the Pistons was pretty simple: Get the ball to J.J. Redick and hope he can get a three-pointer off. The box score will show that other Magic players had excellent games, namely Jameer Nelson, E’Twaun Moore, and Nikola …

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Jan 27

Preview: Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic Date: January 27, 2013 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Pistons: 15-27 Magic: 14-28 Probable starters Pistons: Brandon Knight Kyle Singler Tayshaun Prince Jason Maxiell Greg Monroe Magic: Jameer Nelson J.J. Redick Arron Afflalo Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Pistons: Pace: 89.9 …

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