Orlando Magic | Magic Basketball - Part 18

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Jan 24

What makes fans loyal?

Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images It’s been five years since the Magic went to the NBA finals. That year, there was a marked energy around the city; the excitement and camaraderie between fans then is something many won’t forget. Five years doesn’t feel like a long time, but you only have to think back to …

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Jan 23

Thursday’s Magic Word

Kurt Helin of ProBasketballTalk tabs Arron Afflalo as an All-Star reserve in the Eastern Conference. So does Tom Haberstroh of ESPN Insider. He had this to say about Afflalo: “With Irving voted into the starting lineup, everyone gets moved down a peg on my list. And that puts Afflalo in my wild-card slot. Afflalo was …

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Jan 23

Orlando learning to deal with growing pains

AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack The tank is good for you. That’s what everyone wants to believe. When the games on the court become something of a lost cause, focus shifts to games of probability. The actual losses — those that show up in the box score and go down in the record books — are …

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Jan 22

Grades: Atlanta Hawks 112, Orlando Magic 109

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Atlanta Hawks 112 Final Recap | Box Score 109 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 3-9 FG | 0-1 3P | 1 REB | 3 AST | 6 PTS | -15 With the All-Star reserves set to be announced on January 30, Afflalo picked a bad time to have …

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Jan 22

Preview: Atlanta Hawks at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Atlanta Hawks at Orlando Magic Date: January 22, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Hawks: 21-19 Magic: 11-31 Probable starters Hawks: Jeff Teague DeMarre Carroll Kyle Korver Paul Millsap Pero Antic Magic: Jameer Nelson Victor Oladipo Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Advanced stats Hawks: Pace: 94.8 …

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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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Jan 22

Grades: Brooklyn Nets 101, Orlando Magic 90

Photo by Reid Kelley/NBAE via Getty Images   Brooklyn Nets 101 Final Recap | Box Score 90 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 4-9 FG | 2-4 FT | 1 STL | 2 REB | 11 PTS | -21 With the way Joe Johnson had been playing lately, you knew it was going to be a tough …

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Jan 21

Preview: Orlando Magic at Brooklyn Nets

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Brooklyn Nets Date: January 21, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Barclays Center Records Magic: 11-30 Nets: 17-22 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Victor Oladipo Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nets: Shawn Livingston Alan Anderson Joe Johnson Paul Pierce Kevin Garnett Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 94.1 …

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Jan 21

Magic to honor Bo Outlaw on January 24

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Via Orlando Magic press release: In continuation of the Orlando Magic’s 25th anniversary season-long celebration the team will honor former Magic forward and current community ambassador Bo Outlaw at the Magic’s January 24 matchup vs. the Los Angeles Lakers, tip-off set for 7 p.m. The night will feature a center …

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Jan 20

Monday’s Magic Word

ESPN ran a mock draft lottery with the Orlando Magic selecting Marcus Smart with the No. 4 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. However, the experts are divided over whether or not Smart is best suited to play alongside Victor Oladipo. The Magic snapped a 10-game losing streak with their win over the Boston Celtics …

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