Monday's Magic Word | Magic Basketball - Part 9

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Feb 21

Monday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “Funny, I don’t recall Stern coming to Carmelo’s defense. In fact, deep inside, part of him has to love this ‘Melo-to-Knicks and ‘Melo-to-Nets media scrum. Keeps the NBA in the news, you know. Didn’t Stern and his fellow owners create a landscape inwhich ‘Melo is using to his advantage? Doesn’t he …

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Feb 21

Dwight Howard’s star shines bright at All-Star weekend

Jesse D. Garrabrant, NBAE/Getty Images Via the Orlando Magic: For those that normally don’t get the opportunity to watch Dwight Howard on a regular basis, the 2011 All-Star Game was another inimitable showcase for NBA enthusiasts across the world. While it’s customary for the participants of All-Star Games to dazzle fans with a variety of …

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Feb 18

Friday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “The season is winding down, meaning every game is big when you are chasing the leaders and jockeying for playoff positions. With 25 games left, the [Orlando] Magic are hunters instead of the hunted this season. Circle March 3 and 4 on your calendar. It’s likely a tell-tale back-to-back. …

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Feb 13

Interview with Andy Kamenetzky of ESPN Los Angeles

Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images Heading into the season, the Los Angeles Lakers were widely seen as the favorites to win their third consecutive NBA championship. Even the Miami Heat, after making their free agent splash during the offseason, knew that the road to an NBA title went through the Lakers. However, with more than …

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Feb 11

Friday’s Magic Word

Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: “The relationship between a coach and an NBA superstar is not a simple one. The coach, by definition, is supposed to be the authority, the loudest voice in the organization and a leader to the team. But in many NBA cities, where a larger-than-life superstar plays basketball, the team’s …

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Feb 10

A steady descent for the Orlando Magic

Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images It was January 9. The Orlando Magic just got done beating the Dallas Mavericks the night before to extend their winning streak to nine games — tying a franchise record. The Magic’s record was 25-12, third in the Eastern Conference, and they were within striking distance of the Miami Heat …

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Feb 10

Recap: Orlando Magic 99, Philadelphia 76ers 95

BOX SCORE The Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Philadelphia 76ers by the score of 99-95, winning their second game in as many nights. The Magic were led by a balanced attack, as six players scored in double-figures. Dwight Howard had a magnificent outing, posting 30 points, 17 rebounds, two steals, and two blocks …

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Feb 06

Recap: Boston Celtics 91, Orlando Magic 80

BOX SCORE The Boston Celtics were able to defeat the Orlando Magic by the score of 91-80, further proving the notion that there’s a team from the state of Florida that doesn’t deserve to be considered an elite team and championship contender. And it’s not the Miami Heat. Buoyed by Rajon Rondo’s excellent play and …

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Feb 04

Recap: Miami Heat 104, Orlando Magic 100

Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images BOX SCORE In a battle between two titans from the state of Florida, the Miami Heat were able to defeat the Orlando Magic by the score of 104-100. This was a game in which the Heat led from start to finish, but not without some theatrics in between. Miami led …

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Feb 03

Interview with Surya Fernandez of NBA FanHouse

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Later tonight, the Orlando Magic and Miami Heat will square off in a game that has a chance to be special. Or not. Right now, the Magic are a team struggling to right the ship. Brandon Bass, the starting power forward for Orlando, is sidelined for the foreseeable future and …

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