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Magic win Season Finale over Pistons 113-109 at Home

Orlando, Fla. — It was a confusing, random, emotional, roller coaster of a game, and it was a perfect ending to a Magic season that could be called the same. This game saw some zany lineup combinations by two teams that were out of the playoff hunt, and it made for some ugly but generally […]

Magic Youth Shine in 115-107 win over Nets

Orlando, Fla. — The Orlando Magic have only three games left, and before Thursday’s loss to the Nets, they began the unofficial practice of shutting down veterans and getting a look at the youth. For Orlando, that youth came in the form of recently-signed swingmen Patricio Garino and Marcus Georges-Hunt, who joined the team on […]

MVP? Westbrook has Monstrous Game in Orlando

Orlando, Fla. – – Russell Westbrook is a monster, and he proved that basketball nightmares can become reality against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday. Westbrook scored 57 points, 19 in the fourth quarter alone, to complete a freakish triple double that included 11 assists and 13 rebounds. This total represented the most points scored in […]

Magic rout Pistons 115-87

TO PF +/- PTS M. MorrisPF 22 1-8 0-2 2-2 1 1 2 2 1 0 T. HarrisSF 26 3-8 1-3 4-4 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 -23 6 I. SmithPG 16 3-7 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 -25 8 BENCH MIN FG 3PT FT OREB DREB […]

New Look Magic Stun Hawks 105-86

  Hawks STARTERS MIN FG 3PT FT OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK 3 3 -24 11 K. BazemoreSF 24 4-9 1-2 0-0 1 3 4 0 0 0 1 4 -18 11 M. DelaneyPG 15 1-4 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 2 -24 15 BENCH MIN FG 3PT FT OREB […]

The Jazz Outlast Magic at Amway

Orlando, Fla. — The Orlando Magic dropped their third straight game on Friday, losing at home to the Utah Jazz by a score of 74-87. The Magic were able to keep it competitive throughout, but a 13-2 run by the Jazz at the end of the game closed out any hopes of a Magic comeback. […]

Magic Drop Season Opener 108-96 to Heat

  Orlando, Fla. — The Orlando Magic dropped their season opener to the visiting Miami Heat 96-108 on Wednesday night. Through two quarters the Magic looked clunky but effective, leading at the half by three, but they would be outscored 16-30 in the third period. Both the offense and defense struggled, as bad misses led […]

Orlando Magic 2016-2017 Season Preview

With the start of the NBA season Magic fans are wondering if this will be their magic moment. During the offseason the Magic franchise made crucial changes to compete in a much-improved eastern division, home of the reigning NBA champion’s the Cleveland Cavaliers. New Year, New Magic After a disappointing season, the Orlando Magic welcomed […]

Magic Finish Preseason With Win Over Pelicans

Orlando, Fla. –The Orlando Magic finished off their preseason schedule on a high note, securing an overtime win over the New Orleans Pelicans by a score of 114 to 111. The Magic’s defensive play improved as the game went on, culminating in a 16-3 run at the end of regulation. In overtime, the Magic defense […]

Magic Beat Bucks Without Gordon, Oladipo, or Vucevic

  ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Magic won a gritty one in their final home game of the season, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 107-98. Playing without three starters, and arguably their best players, Aaron Gordon, Victor Oladipo, and Nicola Vucevic, the Magic rallied behind a strong performance from their fill-ins. Orlando scored the first points […]