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Magic win fifth straight, end 13-game skid vs Hornets

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic ended a 13-game losing streak to Charlotte, routing the Hornets 127-89 on Thursday night behind 21 points from reserve Terrence Ross. The Magic have won five straight for the first time in more than three years. Nikola Vucevic had his fifth straight double-double with 17 points and 11 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Magic, Orlando Magic, Charlotte, Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Fla, Hornets, Terrence Ross


Markelle Fultz happy to have 'a coach that's going to push you to be better'

Markelle Fultz talked excitedly about a fresh start in Orlando while taking a veiled shot at his former coaching staff in Philadelphia.
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Davis on loss: Pels weren't interested in playing

Disgruntled star Anthony Davis scored three points on 1-of-9 shooting, outplayed badly by big man Nikola Vucevic as the Orlando Magic beat the listless New Orleans Pelicans 118-88 on Tuesday night.
Tags: Sport, Davis, Nba, Anthony Davis, Orlando Magic, Nikola Vucevic, Pels


Disgruntled AD has just 3 points, Pelicans routed by Magic

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Disgruntled star Anthony Davis scored three points on 1-of-9 shooting, outplayed badly by big man Nikola Vucevic as the Orlando Magic beat the listless New Orleans Pelicans 118-88 on Tuesday night. Davis played 24 minutes in his third game since his agent told New Orleans the six-time All-Star wanted to be […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Davis, New Orleans, Magic, Anthony Davis, Orlando Magic, Nikola Vucevic


Vucevic leds Magic to 3rd straight win, 124-108 over Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) — All-Star Nikola Vucevic scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, leading the Orlando Magic to a 124-108 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night. Despite getting into Atlanta around 2:40 a.m. after a 20-point victory at East-leading Milwaukee the previous night, Orlando looked like the fresher team by far in recording […]
Tags: News, Milwaukee, Sports, Atlanta, Ap, Orlando Magic, Atlanta Hawks, Orlando, Nikola Vucevic, Hawks


Vucevic leads Magic to 3rd straight win, 124-108 over Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) — Nikola Vucevic played like an All-Star. Jonathan Isaac turned one possession into his own personal block party. And the Orlando Magic picked off road victories on back-to-back nights for the first time in nearly five years. Vucevic, who will be making his first All-Star Game appearance next weekend in Charlotte, scored 19 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Atlanta, Ap, Magic, Orlando Magic, Charlotte, Nikola Vucevic, Hawks, Vucevic, Jonathan Isaac


Playing without Antetokounmpo, Bucks lose to Magic 103-83

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jonathan Isaac scored 17 points and Nikola Vucevic and Terrence Ross each added 15 as the Orlando Magic cruised past Milwaukee 103-83 on Saturday night and snapped the Bucks’ six-game winning streak. The Bucks played without All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, who sat out with right knee soreness after scoring 29 points and […]
Tags: News, Milwaukee, Sports, Ap, Orlando Magic, Nikola Vucevic, Terrence Ross, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jonathan Isaac


Opinion: Markelle Fultz's fresh start is great, but NBA history tells us it probably won't work

Former No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz was traded to the Orlando Magic at the trade deadline. He'll have to buck history to live up to his draft hype.            [Author: For The Win]
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Philadelphia 76ers trade former No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz to Orlando Magic

Former Husky Markelle Fultz gets a desperately needed fresh start with his trade to the Orlando Magic.
Tags: News, Sports, Nba, Philadelphia, Orlando Magic, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Markelle Fultz


Ross makes 6 3s, Magic beat Timberwolves 122-112

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Terrence Ross scored 32 points and came up with a big defensive play to help the Orlando Magic to a 122-112 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night. Ross came off the bench to make six 3-pointers and 13-of-23 shots overall. Nikola Vucevic added 21 points, Aaron Gordon 19 and […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Minnesota Timberwolves, Orlando Magic, Ross, Nikola Vucevic, Timberwolves, Orlando Fla, Terrence Ross, Aaron Gordon


Westbrook’s 7th straight triple-double leads OKC past Magic

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook posted his seventh straight triple-double, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Orlando Magic 132-122 on Tuesday night. Westbrook finished with 16 points, 16 assists and 15 rebounds to match the longest triple-double streak of his career. It was his 20th of the season and No. 124 for his […]
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Orlando C Bamba out indefinitely with left leg injury

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Orlando Magic reserve center Mo Bamba will be out indefinitely with a stress fracture in his left leg. The team made the announcement in a news release before the Magic were set to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night. Bamba also missed Friday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets. Bamba, […]
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No Mo Bamba: Magic rookie to miss time

Orlando Magic rookie center Mo Bamba will miss significant time with a stress fracture in his lower left leg. He isn't expected to need surgery.
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Boys do cry so get over it

The reaction to Rudy Gobert crying after finding out he didn’t make the NBA All Star game was a mix of sympathy and scorn. Emmet Ryan on the utter stupidity of those who took issue with Gobert being in tears after addressing the media for the first time following his snub Best to get the cash out of the way first. $1 million is a lot of money to me and the bulk of people reading this site, it’s also an amount Rudy Gobert understands the value of but in reality is just not what matters to him. H...
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Ross scores 30 as Magic hand Pacers 4th straight loss

Terrence Ross scored 13 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter and the Orlando Magic beat Indiana 107-100, handing the Pacers their fourth straight loss            [Author: AP]
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Whicker: Josh McDaniels overcomes his balk, still pitching for Patriots

ATLANTA — Noted quarterback and hashtagger Tom Brady has established the theme for his ninth Super Bowl trip: “We’re Still Here.” So is Josh McDaniels. He never proclaimed it from a sendoff podium, as Brady did. But he could be here a long time. McDaniels is New England’s offensive coordinator. He was Sean McVay before Sean McVay. His reputation was built by association, with Tom Brady and with Bill Belichick. When he was 35 he was Denver’s head coach, and after two rough years he was fired and ...
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Marc Gasol would kind of like to be traded for his brother Pau again

Marc Gasol knows his time with the Memphis Grizzlies — the city and team that shepherded him from 16-year-old little brother of Pau Gasol to backbone of The Grit 'N' Grind Era — may be coming to a close. He spoke at length about his affection for the franchise after a loss on Monday that left the Grizz tied with the Orlando Magic for the NBA's seventh-worst record entering a three-game road trip. That tour through Minnesota, Charlotte and New York will take the Grizzlies close to ...
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Harden scores 40 in Rockets’ 103-98 comeback win over Magic

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 40 points, including five critical ones down the stretch to lead the Houston Rockets to a 103-98 comeback win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night. Houston trailed by as many as 16 and never led until there were about four minutes remaining. The game was tied with about […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Rockets, Houston, Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets, James Harden


Paul to return for Houston after 17-game absence

HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Paul will return for the Houston Rockets against the Orlando Magic after missing the last 17 games with a strained left hamstring. The nine-time All-Star has been out since he was injured Dec. 20 in a loss at Miami. Coach Mike D’Antoni said Paul’s minutes will be limited initially and he […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Miami, Houston, Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets, Chris Paul, PAUL, Mike D Antoni


Sources: CP3 will return to Rockets on Sunday

Chris Paul will return from his hamstring injury for Houston's game Sunday against the Orlando Magic, sources told ESPN's Tim MacMahon
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Green’s late basket lifts Wizards past Magic 95-91

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Green made the go-ahead layup with 42 seconds left and scored a season-high 24 points as the Washington Wizards defeated the Orlando Magic 95-91 on Friday night. Bradley Beal had 27 points and seven assists for the Wizards, who won for the fifth time in seven games. Nikola Vucevic led […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Magic, Orlando Magic, Wizards, Washington Wizards, Nikola Vucevic, Bradley Beal, Orlando Fla, Jeff Green


Fournier, Vucevic power Magic past Hawks, 122-103

ATLANTA (AP) — Evan Fournier and Nikola Vucevic scored 29 points apiece to lead the Orlando Magic to a 122-103 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday in the season’s first matchup between the Southeast Division rivals. Vucevic had 14 rebounds and Fournier had seven assists as Orlando snapped a three-game losing streak. Dewayne Dedmon […]
Tags: News, Sports, Atlanta, Ap, Magic, Orlando Magic, Atlanta Hawks, Orlando, Nikola Vucevic, Southeast Division, Fournier, Evan Fournier, Vucevic, Dewayne Dedmon, Fournier Vucevic


Bledsoe scores 30 points, Bucks hold off Magic 118-108

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Eric Bledsoe scored 30 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo had 25 points and 13 rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks won their fourth straight game, beating the Orlando Magic 118-108 on Saturday night. Malcolm Brogdon added 18 points, and Khris Middleton had 15. The Bucks are 11-2 in their last 13 games. Nikola Vucevic […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Orlando Magic, Milwaukee Bucks, Nikola Vucevic, Khris Middleton, Orlando Fla, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Malcolm Brogdon, Eric Bledsoe, Bledsoe


Russell scores 40 points, Nets rally to beat Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — D’Angelo Russell matched his career high with 40 points and the Brooklyn Nets overcame a 21-point deficit to beat the Orlando Magic 117-115 on Friday night. Russell’s 3-pointer with 27.1 seconds left put the Nets up for the first time since they led 2-0. After missed free throws by both teams […]
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Russell scores 40 as Nets come back to beat Magic 117-115

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — D’Angelo Russell matched his career high with 40 points and the Brooklyn Nets came back from a 21-point deficit to beat the Orlando Magic 117-115 on Friday night. Russell’s 3-pointer with 27.1 seconds left put the Nets up for the first time since they went ahead 2-0 in the game’s first […]
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Magic rally in fourth quarter to beat Rockets 116-109

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic threw about everything they had at Houston’s James Harden and the strategy worked. Barely. Orlando rallied in the fourth quarter to squeeze out a 116-109 win over Houston on Sunday behind 22 points apiece from Nikola Vucevic and Aaron Gordon, and 17 points from Evan Fournier. The Magic […]
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Kyrie Irving fired up at Gordon Hayward after last-second shot costs Celtics game vs. Magic

The Boston Celtics have now lost four of their last five games against the lowly Orlando Magic, and Kyrie Irving is not thrilled. Trailing 105-103 with 2.9 seconds left, the Celtics were inbounding the ball from a sideline beyond halfcourt. Gordon Hayward found Jayson Tatum coming off a pick, but Tatum could only put up a contested, fall-away jumper, which clanged off the rim as time expired.
Tags: News, Orlando Magic, Boston Celtics, Celtics, Gordon Hayward, Kyrie Irving, Tatum, Jayson Tatum


Kyrie Irving offers terse explanation of Celtics' failed final play

Kyrie Irving clearly wasn't pleased with how the final seconds of Saturday's game unfolded. The Boston Celtics guard appeared to bark at Gordon Hayward after the final whistle of a 105-103 loss to the Orlando Magic that ended in a missed Jayson Tatum jumper from the right corner. After the game, Hayward said Irving would have rather he inbounded the ball to Al Horford than find Tatum in the corner for a tough shot.
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Magic hold on to beat Celtics for second time, 105-103

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Gordon had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic held off a late rally to beat the Boston Celtics 105-103 on Saturday night. Jayson Tatum missed a jumper at the buzzer that would have tied it for the Celtics, who charged back from a nine-point deficit in the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Orlando Magic, Boston Celtics, Celtics, Orlando Fla, Aaron Gordon, Jayson Tatum


Mitchell scores 33 points, Jazz rally to beat Magic

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell had 33 points and seven assists and the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Orlando Magic 106-93 on Wednesday night. Joe Ingles added 16 points and seven assists, and Rudy Gobert had 12 points and 14 rebounds. Utah improved to 21-21, winning for the third time in four […]
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