Posts Tagged ‘scott skiles’

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 […]

Magic Keep Composure, Hold On to Beat Heat

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Magic continued their late season tear on Friday night, beating the Miami Heat by a score of 111-109 in front of a home crowd. It was a hard-fought affair for the in-state rivals, featuring 23 lead changes. Tonight’s Magic win snapped a four-game losing streak to the Heat. A lesser […]

Magic Lose Lead, Fall to Tobias Harris’ Pistons

  ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Magic cooled down on Wednesday night, falling to the Detroit Pistons 104-108 in front of a home crowd at the Amway Center. It was another close game that got away from the Magic, as they allowed a seven-point fourth quarter lead to slip away. A collection of bad breaks […]

Magic put on a show against the Bulls

  The 36-35 Chicago Bulls arrived in Orlando to sunny skies looking to rebound from back to back losses to a Knicks team that once again will not make the playoffs. The Orlando Magic are also looking to bounce back after playing last night in Miami. The Magic also are struggling as they are dealing […]

Steph’s Historic Performance Buries Magic

The Orlando Magic fell victim to a historic performance by Steph Curry on Thursday night as the Golden State Warriors prevailed by a score of 130-114. Curry’s 51 points would tie for 5th most by any player against the Magic, and he would hit a blazing 20-of-27 from the field to get there. The Warriors […]

kWh’s Dagger Ends Magic Upset Hopes

  The Orlando Magic lost another heartbreaker on Wednesday night – this time against the San Antonio Spurs, who prevailed 98-96 on a last second shot by Kawhi Leonard. The Magic hung with the Spurs all night, leading for the majority of the game. When it became crunch time, however, San Antonio erased a 14-point […]

OH NO! Magic Continues to Stumble, Lose to Sixers

  “Our lack of competitiveness is frightening, really,” said Orlando Magic coach Scott Skiles following Wednesday’s 87-96 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. It seemed like the Magic had hit rock bottom after losing seven of the last eight games, but few could imagine a home loss to the NBA’s losingest team, the 5-38 76ers. Now […]

Unhappy New Year Continues as Magic Fall to Wizards

  ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Magic struggled at home on Saturday night, losing to the Washington Wizards 99-105. This loss marks the fifth in the last six games, as well as the 11th straight to the Wizards. Magic point guard Elfrid Payton missed his fourth straight game, with Victor Oladipo getting the start in […]

Magic Beat Nets in Ugly Fashion

ORLANDO, Fla – The Magic (19-13) held on the beat the Brooklyn Nets (9-23) by a score of 100-93 on Wednesday night. In an ugly win at home, the Magic capped off a 10-5 record in the month of December. It was a team effort, with four Magic players scoring double digits. After a slow […]

LeBron, Cavs Dominate Magic at Home

  ORLANDO, Fla – LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers (15-7) handed the Orlando Magic (12-11) an ugly loss on Friday, beating the home team by a score of 111 to 76. The Cavs led for the entire game, but it became a blowout when James caught fire in the second quarter. The four-time MVP […]