Tuesday's Magic Word | Magic Basketball - Part 15

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Jan 04

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “For now, the Orlando Magic will attempt to treat the discomfort in Brandon Bass‘ left knee without surgery. Team physician Craig Mintzer and the surgeon who operated on Bass during his college years at LSU examined the scans of Bass’ knee. According to coach Stan Van Gundy, the two doctors aren’t convinced that Bass’ pain …

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Jan 03

Recap: Orlando Magic 110, Golden State Warriors 90

Photo by Fernando Medina BOX SCORE The Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Golden State Warriors by the score of 110-90 and extend their winning streak to six games. The highlight of the evening was Hedo Turkoglu‘s triple-double — 10 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists, and five steals (for good measure). If there was …

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Jan 03

Monday’s Magic Word

Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: “If Brandon Bass misses any action because of a possible knee injury — and it’s still possible he’ll miss no time — the Magic will possess just two true big men: Dwight Howard and Ryan Anderson. Malik Allen is still injured, and Earl Clark is more of a combo forward than a …

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Jan 03

Brandon Bass and Ryan Anderson emerging at power forward

Via Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: The [Orlando] Magic‘s power-forward position, which has leaned toward the unconventional, is currently being manned by two young players with contrasting styles who weren’t certain about their futures in Orlando. It took a trade to convince Brandon Bass and Ryan Anderson that they had a place. And maybe …

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Dec 31

Recap: Orlando Magic 112, New York Knicks 103

BOX SCORE With the year 2010 coming to a close, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the New York Knicks by the score of 112-103 in front of a nationally televised audience and a record sell-out crowd (19,090) at the Amway Center. The win extends the Magic’s winning streak to five games. Orlando was …

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Dec 29

Wednesday’s Magic Word

George Diaz of the Orlando Sentinel: “One more piece, Otis [Smith]. One more piece that allows you to go from Major Fail to Major Coup. Snag a serviceable backup center, and the Orlando Magic are right there in the conversation of NBA championship contenders. As good as they look now, the Orlando Magic won’t get far in the …

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Dec 29

Interview with Kyle Weidie of Truth About It

Here’s Part II of my interview (click here for Part I) with Kyle Weidie of Truth About It, who covers the Washington Wizards for the TrueHoop Network. In this segment, Kyle offers his own opinion on Gilbert Arenas. _______ Will Gilbert Arenas’ knees hold up? I think they’ll “hold up” … just how effective will …

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Dec 29

Interview with Mike Prada of Bullets Forever

Photo by Fernando Medina It’s fitting that Gilbert Arenas had his finest game in an Orlando Magic uniform last night against the Cleveland Cavaliers, putting up 22 points, 11 assists, five rebounds, and three steals. Why? Because there’s two writers that cover the Washington Wizards and have been around Arenas long enough to provide insight …

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Dec 28

Recap: Orlando Magic 110, Cleveland Cavaliers 95

BOX SCORE The Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers by the score of 110-95 to extend their winning streak to four games. It was a competitive game for three quarters, but the Magic were able to blow things wide open in the fourth quarter and put the Cavaliers away for good. Orlando …

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Dec 28

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “[Orlando] Magic guard Gilbert Arenas told me recently that he has yet to show an explosive side that he displayed this summer in workouts. ‘This summer, when I was playing, I was attacking the basket and dunking on guys,’ Arenas said. ‘I hope to get back to that.’ Arenas said …

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