Orlando Magic | Magic Basketball - Part 21

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Jan 27

Monday’s Magic Word

John Schuhmann of NBA.com: “To add more pain to the Bucks’ train wreck of a season, Tobias Harris is starting to put up big numbers again. He had 28 points and 20 rebounds in Friday’s win over the Lakers and has averaged 17.7 points (on 50 percent shooting) and 9.7 boards over his last 10 …

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Jan 27

In praise of Arron Afflalo

Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images Before the season, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that Arron Afflalo’s long-term impact on the Magic would be through the assets he’d net in a trade. He was one of the players constantly brought up in the “perfect role player for a good team” conversation. He …

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Jan 26

Grades: New Orleans Pelicans 100, Orlando Magic 92

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images   New Orleans Pelicans 100 Final

Jan 26

Preview: Orlando Magic at New Orleans Pelicans

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at New Orleans Pelicans Date: January 26, 2014 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: New Orleans Arena Records Magic: 12-32 Pelicans: 17-25 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Victor Oladipo Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Pelicans: Brian Roberts Eric Gordon Al-Farouq Aminu Anthony Davis Alexis Ajinca Advanced stats Magic: …

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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 25

Video: Orlando runs a “Showtime” fast break

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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