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Jan 25

Grades: Orlando Magic 114, Los Angeles Lakers 105

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images   Orlando Magic 114 Final Recap | Box Score 105 Los Angeles Lakers Arron Afflalo 7-12 FG | 7-9 FT | 2 REB | 6 AST | 23 PTS | +4 After an uncharacteristic six-point performance against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, Afflalo responded with a bounce-back game offensively versus …

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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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Nov 05

Waiting for Tobias Harris: Act I

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images A short, semi-fictional play about Orlando forward, Tobias Harris, who’s out indefinitely with an ankle injury. Characters: Stan Rony Bus driver Tobias Harris Act I: A country road halfway between Jacksonville and Orlando abutting a bus stop late at night. Rony is lying on a concrete bench nursing …

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Oct 23

How can the Magic improve on offense?

AP Photo/Eric Gay When I covered high school sports and had to interview a coach of a young team that just got blown out of the water, there was one phrase that I heard more than any other. “The guys are learning. They are getting better.” As obnoxious and coach-speaky as it may seem, there’s …

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Sep 02

T-Mac and 62

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Disclaimer: I’m about to poke a few holes in Tracy McGrady’s 62-point game against the Washington Wizards. No doubt it was one of the most impressive individual outings of his career, but this was a volume shooting session. A Nick Young lucid dream. T-Mac had the green light and he …

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Feb 17

Second Look: Orlando Magic 101, Washington Wizards 76

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “If nothing else, Wednesday night’s matchup between the Orlando Magic and the Washington Wizards can serve as Exhibit No. 1 for anyone who argues that the NBA regular season is too long. The Magic did exactly what they were expected to do: They clobbered a rebuilding Wizards team that cannot …

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Feb 16

Sneak Preview: Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic

Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel: “Pat Williams has always been the ultimate optimist. He’s always been the impossible dreamer. He’s always been the Magic man who could transform a no-horse town into an NBA city and turn little pingpong balls into mega-superstars. There’s a plaque hanging next to some flowers out by his swimming pool: ‘Plant smiles. Grow giggles. …

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Nov 28

Recap: Orlando Magic 100, Washington Wizards 99

BOX SCORE Superman to the rescue. Thanks to Dwight Howard‘s game-winning putback with 4.3 seconds left in the game, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Washington Wizards by the score of 100-99. For the third Saturday in a row, Jameer Nelson tried to be the hero on the Magic’s final possession of the …

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