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Feb 17

Remembering Rashard Lewis, Part I

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images Rashard Lewis, now a member of the Washington Wizards, didn’t play against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday due to a sore right knee. It’s a shame because, given that the Wizards have exhausted their two road games against the Magic this season, that means Lewis won’t be returning to the Amway …

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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 17

Recap: Orlando Magic 101, Washington Wizards 76

BOX SCORE The Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Washington Wizards by the score of 101-76, sweeping the season series. Rashard Lewis made his return to the Amway Center since being traded on December 18 but unfortunately for him and Magic fans, he was unable to play due to a sprained right knee. Because …

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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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Feb 02

Brandon Bass’ injury complicates matters

Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: An awkward landing has made the Orlando Magic‘s month of February more difficult than they initially anticipated. Team officials don’t know exactly how many games starting power forward Brandon Bass will miss because of a left-ankle injury. But it’s clear that the limited depth at the power forward and …

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Jan 25

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “It would be tempting to attribute the Orlando Magic‘s 103-96 loss to the Detroit Pistons on Monday night to midseason doldrums. Even the best NBA teams suffer two or three embarrassing losses at home. It happens. But perhaps the loss revealed larger problems that must be addressed before the postseason …

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Jan 10

Monday’s Magic Word

Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: “The good news? The Orlando Magic have now won nine consecutive games, one win away from the first double-digit winning streak in franchise history. The better news? This team can get a whole lot better. Magic coach Stan Van Gundy, always a difficult man to please, spoke highly of the …

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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 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 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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