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Apr 12

Grades: Washington Wizards 96, Orlando Magic 86

AP Photo/Reinhold Matay   Washington Wizards 96 Final Recap | Box Score 86 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 6-14 FG | 6-6 FT | 2 REB | 1 AST | 19 PTS | -1 At halftime, it seemed like Afflalo was well on his way to another big scoring night. He had 14 points in the …

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Mar 29

Grades: Orlando Magic 110, Charlotte Bobcats 105 (OT)

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 110 Final Recap | Box Score 105 Charlotte Bobcats Arron Afflalo 3-9 FG | 9-10 FT | 2 REB | 1 AST | 17 PTS | -6 Afflalo is the biggest reason why the Magic were able to beat the Bobcats. With Orlando trailing 97-94, …

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Mar 17

Monday’s Magic Word

Marc Stein of ESPN.com: “Among the reasons why I refuse to get all worked up about Philly’s horrific second half and whether that should affect Michael Carter-Williams’ rookie of the year campaign: Victor Oladipo’s Magic have racked up exactly one win since the All-Star break against teams other than Philly. One.” Chad Ford of ESPN …

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Mar 17

Wisdom for the Magic from the Middle Ages

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images I’ve been reading Dante (Alighieri, not Marchitelli) in my spare time. As you might know, his Divine Comedy is divided into three parts: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. Dante writes about himself and his passage through each. Before I lose you, here’s what I’ve found: that old book from …

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Mar 14

The fall of Andrew Nicholson

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images In the Magic’s season opener in Indiana, Andrew Nicholson was a human blowtorch. He lit up the Pacers for 18 points (all in the first half) and set basketball Twitter ablaze with his scoring prowess. Nicholson unleashed his full arsenal of moves — some old, some new. A lefty hook …

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Mar 13

Thursday’s Mini-Magic Word

Arron Afflalo wants to win and become an elite player, but is understanding that the Magic are rebuilding and better days are coming. John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: “On an Orlando Magic team filled with so much youth and inexperience, practically every scenario of every game can qualify as a teachable moment for head coach Jacque …

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Mar 06

Thursday’s Mini-Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “From Nov. 26 through Jan. 14, O’Quinn didn’t play at all in nine separate Magic games. And when he did play in other games, he usually played sparingly. But everything changed when starting center Nik Vucevic suffered a concussion in early January. Vucevic’s absence gave O’Quinn a chance to …

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Mar 05

Dwight Howard’s impact still being felt in Orlando

Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images Tonight, Dwight Howard returns to the house he built, Amway Center, for a second time as an opposing player. In his first go-around as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, Howard put up a dominant 39-point, 16-rebound, three-block performance against the Orlando Magic while being showered by boos all …

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Feb 26

Grades: Washington Wizards 115, Orlando Magic 106

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images   Washington Wizards 115 Final Recap | Box Score 106 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 9-14 FG | 3-4 FT | 14 REB | 2 AST | 19 PTS | +1 Vucevic may average a double-double on a nightly basis, but his defense leaves much to be desired sometimes. …

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Feb 22

Grades: Orlando Magic 129, New York Knicks 121 (2 OT)

AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.   Orlando Magic 129 Final Recap | Box Score 121 New York Knicks Arron Afflalo 11-18 FG | 6-9 FT | 3 REB | 3 AST | 32 PTS | -9 It’s been a while since Afflalo scored 30-plus points. You have to go back to the first month of …

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