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May 03

Recap: Indiana Pacers 97, Orlando Magic 74

AP Photo/John Raoux BOX SCORE This is all you need to know after the Indiana Pacers beat the Orlando Magic on the road in Game 3 by the score of 97-74 to take a 2-1 series lead in their best-of-seven first round playoff matchup. In 63 minutes, the Pacers’ starting lineup (Hill-George-Granger-West-Hibbert) has outscored the …

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May 01

Recap: Indiana Pacers 93, Orlando Magic 78

AP Photo/Darron Cummings BOX SCORE In the first half of Game 2 between the Orlando Magic and Indiana Pacers, you couldn’t help but think you were watching a rerun of Game 1 on NBA TV. After a quick start from the Pacers, in which they jumped out to an 11-point lead midway through the first …

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Apr 29

Recap: Orlando Magic 81, Indiana Pacers 77

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images BOX SCORE Heading into Game 1, not many people within the mainstream media and blogosphere were giving the Orlando Magic a chance in their first round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers. Pacers in 5 games seemed to be the most common prediction out there. Head coach Stan Van Gundy …

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Apr 27

Recap: Memphis Grizzlies 88, Orlando Magic 76

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE Congratulations to you if you stuck out Orlando’s loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, in which the Magic were beaten far more thoroughly than the 88-76 score suggested. Now granted, the Magic started Hedo Turkoglu, Earl Clark, Chris Duhon, Von Wafer, and Daniel Orton. So we were …

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Apr 26

Recap: Orlando Magic 102, Charlotte Bobcats 95

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE The short end of it: by beating the Charlotte Bobcats in their final home game of the regular season, the Orlando Magic clinched the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference and are slated to face off against the Indiana Pacers in a first round playoff …

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Apr 23

Recap: Denver Nuggets 101, Orlando Magic 74

Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE On Saturday, the Utah Jazz punished the Orlando Magic’s interior defense below the rim. Yes, Derrick Favors provided the Jazz with some aerial coverage thanks to a couple of dunks. But for the most part, with Al Jefferson leading the way, it was mostly a …

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Apr 22

Recap: Utah Jazz 117, Orlando Magic 107 (OT)

Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE It speaks to the defensive mastery of Dwight Howard (and head coach Stan Van Gundy) that in the Van Gundy era, the Orlando Magic have ranked in the top five or better in Defensive Rating between 2008-2011. And considering the personnel on the roster last season, …

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Apr 19

Recap: Boston Celtics 102, Orlando Magic 98

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE The Orlando Magic played a hard-fought game against the Boston Celtics but came up short, losing 102-98. With the score at 98-96 and the Celtics trying to hold on for the victory, after Glen Davis stole a pass from Avery Bradley and converted a dunk on …

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Apr 17

Recap: Orlando Magic 113, Philadelphia 76ers 100

AP Photo/John Raoux BOX SCORE Whenever the Orlando Magic play against the Philadelphia 76ers, especially on the road, people like to bring up the hometown narrative for Jameer Nelson since he grew up in nearby Chester, Pennsylvania and played his college ball at St. Joseph’s. It’s a nice story, sure, but the overriding theme this …

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Apr 16

Recap: Orlando Magic 100, Cleveland Cavaliers 84

AP Photo/Mark Duncan BOX SCORE Ask any Magic fan and he or she will probably tell you the same thing. The Orlando Magic have been in existence for 23 seasons and this has likely been the craziest season of them all. We all know about “The Indecision.” We all know about the ongoing saga between …

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