Kevin Garnett | Magic Basketball - Part 7

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May 21

Media Log: 2010 NBA Draft Combine Media Availability Day 2

In today’s media session (click here to read the log from Day 1), I was able to speak with Evan Turner amongst the media, as well as speak with Paul George, Patrick Patterson one-on-one, and Larry Sanders. _______ Evan Turner Could you talk about the rich basketball culture in Chicago, given that you’ve grown up …

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May 21

Friday’s Magic Word

Tania Ganguli of the Orlando Sentinel: “The Orlando Magic are well aware of how important this weekend. Center Marcin Gortat called it the most important weekend of the season. After practice on Friday, Magic coach Stan Van Gundy acknowledged that the season would be judged based on how the team performed in the playoffs. He said …

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May 21

A Quick Rundown on Rashard Lewis’ Struggles Against the Boston Celtics

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images Via Peter D. Newmann of ESPN NBA Statistics and Information Research Rashard Lewis has been an absolute non-factor in this series. This comes after he was a major factor against the Celtics in the 2009 postseason. Lewis has as many points as rebounds in this series. How many of his …

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May 20

Video Highlights: J.J. Redick

Yes, J.J. Redick goofed at the end of Game 2 against the Boston Celtics when he didn’t immediately call a timeout after he rebounded a missed shot attempt from Kevin Garnett with 6.9 seconds left in the game but it is what it is. Unfortunately for Redick, his mental error overshadowed another solid performance coming …

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May 19

Dwight Howard Improves Offensively in Game 2

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Via ESPN Stats and Information: Dwight Howard clearly upped his play in game two. He dominated his two primary defenders (Kendrick Perkins and Rasheed Wallace) while racking up fouls by the bucket load. PTS FG TO Fouls Drawn Wallace 12 4-5 0 3 Perkins 11 4-4 2 3 Davis …

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May 19

Second Look: Boston Celtics 95, Orlando Magic 92

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “It’s up to the Orlando Magic now to bring back another game of basketball — not to mention their NBA championship dream — to Amway Arena. The Magic will leave the place for new digs next season, and it looked as if the Boston Celtics are swinging the wrecking ball …

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May 19

Recap: Boston Celtics 95, Orlando Magic 92

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images BOX SCORE “Don’t ever underestimate the heart of a champion.” Former head coach Rudy Tomjanovich said those memorable words after the Houston Rockets swept the Orlando Magic in the 1995 NBA Finals, and that statement could — in theory — best describe the Boston Celtics as they defeated the Magic …

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May 18

Sneak Preview: Boston Celtics at Orlando Magic, Game 2

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “[Orlando] Magic coach Stan Van Gundy decided before the series that he would use [Vince] Carter to defend Paul Pierce and [Matt] Barnes to defend Allen — the opposite of how the Magic began games against the Celtics during the regular season. Pierce scored 22 points, and Van Gundy said Monday that …

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May 16

A Look at How the Boston Celtics’ Starting Lineup Fares Against the Orlando Magic

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via ESPN Stats and Information: Boston’s starting five of Rajon Rondo, Ray Allen, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Kendrick Perkins destroyed opponents this season, posting the highest +/- of any 5-player combination in the regular season (+298). Against [the Orlando Magic], however, this lineup was far from dominant. …

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May 16

Sneak Preview: Boston Celtics at Orlando Magic, Game 1

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “If their chance to construct a championship era was any grander, it would be lit up in blinking neon and announced by blaring horns. Surely, the Orlando Magic have taken a look around the shifting league landscape below them and admired the view. […] If the Magic can’t see an opening …

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