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Jan 29

Grades: Detroit Pistons 103, Orlando Magic 87

Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images   Detroit Pistons 103 Final Recap | Box Score 87 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 6-12 FG | 1-3 3P | 1 STL | 3 REB | 14 PTS | -15 After a relatively quiet first half, Afflalo was finally able to make his presence felt offensively in the …

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Apr 26

Recap: Orlando Magic 101, Atlanta Hawks 76

Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images BOX SCORE Able to stave off elimination and avoid ending their season on their home court, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Atlanta Hawks by the score of 101-76 and force a Game 6 on Thursday on the road. One of the running narratives in the series has …

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Aug 17

Playbook: The Orlando Magic’s 4-Out/1-In Offensive Scheme

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images The 4-out/1-in offensive scheme. For three years and counting, head coach Stan Van Gundy has used an alignment (which features Dwight Howard in the post surrounded by four shooters on the perimeter) on offense that has vaulted the Orlando Magic to the elite in the NBA. The system works, as best …

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May 10

Starting Lineup Comparison Between the Orlando Magic and the Atlanta Hawks

Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic‘s utter dominance of the Atlanta Hawks in the 2010 NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals has been well-documented and, to be honest, this write-up does nothing more than to further throw salt in the wound. And Ben Q. Rock of Orlando Pinstriped Post did briefly touch on …

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May 04

Recap: Orlando Magic 114, Atlanta Hawks 71

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images BOX SCORE To annihilate is to destroy completely. In Game 1 of the 2010 NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals, the Orlando Magic showcased what ‘annihilate’ means as they were able to defeat the Atlanta Hawks by the score of 114-71. This was, quite simply, a savage beating. Two players for the …

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May 03

Interview with Ben Q. Rock of Orlando Pinstriped Post, Part II

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images No introduction necessary. A few days ago, I was able to ask Rock a few questions to preview the 2010 NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals between the Orlando Magic and the Atlanta Hawks. Do you foresee Jameer Nelson having his way on offense in his matchup with Mike Bibby …

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Apr 20

Orlando’s Dwight Howard Wins 2009-10 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award Presented By Kia Motors

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images Via the Orlando Magic: Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic is the recipient of the 2009-10 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award presented by Kia Motors, the NBA announced today, marking the second straight season the All-Star has earned the honor. The 6-11 center became the first player to …

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