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Dec 22

Recap: Toronto Raptors 93, Orlando Magic 90

AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jesse Johnston BOX SCORE For a good chunk of the game, the Toronto Raptors were in control against the Orlando Magic. As has been his custom during the Raptors’ winning streak, Jose Calderon quarterbacked the offense while Toronto got enough help from the supporting cast — including a surprising contribution from …

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Dec 20

Recap: Orlando Magic 90, Washington Wizards 83

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE After a competitive first quarter, the Orlando Magic were able to cruise to their season-high fourth consecutive win with a 90-83 victory against the Washington Wizards. And the Magic have J.J. Redick and E’Twaun Moore to thank for that. For Redick, it’s not puzzling that he …

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Dec 17

Recap: Orlando Magic 102, Minnesota Timberwolves 93

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE Glen Davis’ struggles offensively this season have been well-documented. In short, Davis’ bad shot selection has been the driving force behind his inefficiency. Despite shooting a career-high 65.4 percent at the rim on 5.2 attempts per game, Davis has undermined his effectiveness on offense because of …

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Dec 16

Recap: Orlando Magic 107, Charlotte Bobcats 98

Photo by Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE For the Orlando Magic, Saturday night was a prime example of what is good, what can go wrong, and how to preserve the latter when faced with adversity. Early on, the offense was clicking, the ball was moving, and life was sublime. This included your usual …

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Dec 15

Recap: Orlando Magic 99, Golden State Warriors 85

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE One of the main reasons why the Orlando Magic have overachieved up to this point in the season is because their youth have been able to contribute. Guys like Nikola Vucevic, E’Twaun Moore, Maurice Harkless, and Andrew Nicholson have each played a role in the Magic’s …

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Dec 13

Recap: Atlanta Hawks 86, Orlando Magic 80

AP Photo/John Raoux BOX SCORE Heading into Monday’s game against the Atlanta Hawks, the Orlando Magic were earning plaudits for going 3-2 on their West Coast road trip (which included impressive wins against the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors). Unfortunately for the Magic, they were unable to keep the good vibes going against …

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Dec 10

Recap: Orlando Magic 98, Phoenix Suns 90

AP Photo/Paul Connors BOX SCORE In the franchise’s 23 years of existence, the word “bust” has almost always been used to describe the draft picks made by the Orlando Magic. When the Magic haven’t owned the top overall pick, their track record in the draft has been horrible. Names like Fran Vasquez and Jeryl Sasser …

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Dec 08

Recap: Sacramento Kings 91, Orlando Magic 82

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli BOX SCORE For the most part, the Magic’s offense of late has been fairly well-balanced, even in their losses. They get contributions from diverse areas of the roster, with the youngsters trading off having standout performances and the veterans generally being reliable. That held true for one quarter on Friday and one …

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Dec 06

Recap: Utah Jazz 87, Orlando Magic 81

Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE After rallying in the fourth quarter to beat the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors in the first two games of their West Coast road trip, the Orlando Magic tried to catch lightning in a bottle thrice against the Utah Jazz. Trailing for most of …

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Dec 04

Recap: Orlando Magic 102, Golden State Warriors 94

Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images BOX SCORE Fresh off Sunday’s season-defining victory over Dwight Howard and the Lakers, the Magic continued to impress on their West Coast road trip with another victory over a quality opponent in the Warriors. This one was much more of a back-and-forth affair than the Lakers game, which was pretty …

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