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Magic rout Pistons 115-87

Orlando, Fla. — It’s always sweet when a team gets a win over its former coach, and even more so when that win knocks them farther out of playoff contention. For the struggling Pistons, who have been flip-flopping point guards on a whim in search of offensive consistency, the Magic appeared to catch them off-guard […]

Richaun Holmes Fills Shoes for Sixers

Orlando, Fla. – – With both of Philadelphia’s bigs out Joel Embiid and Jahlil Okafor with injuries, the 76ers needed someone to step up. In tonight’s game vs. the Orlando Magic, it had everyone questioning who is this number 22. Richaun Holmes was the 37th pick for the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2015 draft and […]

Magic beat 76ers 112-109 in OT thriller

Orlando, Fla. — The last time the Orlando Magic and Philadelphia 76ers met in the Amway Center, the Sixers won 112-111 on a game-winning shot by point guard T.J. McConnell. On Monday night in Orlando, the Magic got their revenge, overcoming a 17-point Sixer lead in the third quarter to force overtime, where they won […]

Magic Keep it Competitive, Lose Steam Late in 116-104 Loss to Cavs

Orlando, Fla. — The Orlando Magic dropped their second-straight of a back-to-back set on Saturday, losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers 116-104 at home. The Magic played with much more energy than on Friday, an 81-121 loss to the Hornets in Charlotte where they never really got going, but it still wasn’t enough to top the […]

Magic Beat Short-handed Bulls

Orlando, Fla. — The  Bulls entered Amway Arena Wednesday night looking to get back on track after losing their past two games  and the Magic were trying to recover from the big lead lost against the Knicks.  Both teams have been struggling to close out games and tonight’s focus for both teams was to play […]

Odds are: Everyone Pumped for March Madness

Coming off a dramatic Final Four last year with the exciting win by the Villanova Wildcats over the North Carolina Tar Heels has everyone pumped up for this year. The 2017 NCAA men’s basketball tournament is looking to be the best it has been in years with a number of teams that could be poised […]

I4 goes to the Knights 59-56

Tampa, Fla. – – The UCF Knights and their fans traveled down I-4 to to take on the USF Bulls at the SunDome on Thursday night. USF Bulls (7-21, 1-16 AAC), has struggled mightily in conference play this year but was looking to close the last two games of the season in a positive way. […]

Bubble Watch 2017

The NCAA tournament is less two weeks away and for several teams on the proverbial NCAA bubble this is their make or break week. Syracuse: For the second year in a row, the Orange find themselves on the bubble. Quality wins over Duke, Virginia, Florida State and Miami give the Orange a very good chance […]

Magic Offense Sputters

Orlando, Fla. — Calling Wednesday night’s Orlando Magic vs. New York Knicks matchup sloppy would be an understatement. The game, a 101-90 win for the Knicks, featured two teams out of rhythm. The Knicks, fresh off the news that Joakim Noah will miss the remainder of the year, took the floor without Willy Hernangómez, and […]

New Look Magic Stun Hawks 105-86

  Orlando, Fla. – – The new look Orlando Magic secured a much-needed 105-86 win against the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night at the Amway Center. With Atlanta in playoff position and Orlando’s hopes fading, it was the Magic that dominated the game, holding a comfortable 20-point lead in the fourth quarter. The Magic, for […]