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Dec 01

Grades: Orlando Magic 93, Phoenix Suns 90

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin   Orlando Magic 93 Final Recap | Box Score 90 Phoenix Suns Nikola Vucevic 7-15 FG | 4-6 FT | 1 BLK | 8 REB | 18 PTS | -1 It was Vucevic’s right hook with 42.2 seconds left, which gave the Magic an 85-80 lead, that was a lightning rod …

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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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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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