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Jan 22

Five reasons to be happy in Magic kingdom

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Magic ended a 10-game losing streak against the Celtics this past weekend, a streak which dated back to 2013. That’s a long stretch to go winless, and Magic fans are predictably perturbed. But this most recent losing streak shouldn’t make the fanbase catatonic with woe, since there’s …

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Jan 20

Monday’s Magic Word

ESPN ran a mock draft lottery with the Orlando Magic selecting Marcus Smart with the No. 4 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. However, the experts are divided over whether or not Smart is best suited to play alongside Victor Oladipo. The Magic snapped a 10-game losing streak with their win over the Boston Celtics …

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Jan 20

Grades: Orlando Magic 93, Boston Celtics 91

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 93 Final Recap | Box Score 91 Boston Celtics Arron Afflalo 7-16 FG | 4-5 FT | 13 REB | 6 AST | 20 PTS | -2 It wasn’t Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier, but Afflalo and Jeff Green had themselves quite the duel that went into …

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Jan 19

Preview: Boston Celtics at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Boston Celtics at Orlando Magic Date: January 19, 2014 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Celtics: 14-27 Magic: 10-30 Probable starters Celtics: Rajon Rondo Avery Bradley Jeff Green Jared Sullinger Kris Humphries Magic: Jameer Nelson Victor Oladipo Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Advanced stats Celtics: Pace: 93.5 …

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Dec 30

Staying ahead of the statistical revolution

Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images Though a rising tide ostensibly lifts all boats, the trend toward analytically-minded NBA head coaches has left Orlando Magic coach Jacque Vaughn adrift in the wake of public opinion. And it’s too bad, too, as Vaughn and the Magic were a year ahead of the curve. This past …

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Dec 26

The pros and cons of trading Arron Afflalo

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic — similar to the Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, Charlotte Bobcats and a host of other Eastern Conference teams — are wedged between a tank job and the very real possibility they make the playoffs in a flat-lining East. This is both good and bad — …

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Nov 19

A blueprint to tank harder

Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images At 4-6 on the year, the Orlando Magic have again started hot after most preseason prognosticators lumped them in with the Celtics, the Suns, the Jazz, the Sixers and other like-minded franchises attempting to turn things around through the 2014 NBA Draft. The term “tank” has an odious stank to …

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Nov 12

Tuesday’s Magic Word

The headline says it all: “Glen Davis trashes a computer keyboard after being denied access to a fully booked hotel.” Roger Simmons of the Orlando Sentinel: “Orlando Magic player Glen “Big Baby” Davis is apologizing for throwing a temper tantrum and breaking a computer at a downtown Orlando motel over the weekend. TMZ Sports first …

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Nov 11

Grades: Boston Celtics 120, Orlando Magic 105

AP Photo/Charles Krupa   Boston Celtics

Nov 11

Preview: Orlando Magic at Boston Celtics

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Boston Celtics Date: November 11, 2013 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: TD Garden Records Magic: 3-4 Celtics: 3-4 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Jason Maxiell Nikola Vuvevic Celtics: Avery Bradley Jordan Crawford Jeff Green Brandon Bass Vitor Faverani Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 97.2 …

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