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Orlando Magic Finish Season with Game Against Miami Heat
April 17th, 2013 at 12:11 AM
It has been a long, hard season for the Orlando Magic, who are currently tied with the Charlotte Bobcats for the worst record in the NBA. And although their opponents will be resting players for the playoffs in both team's season finale, things won't get any easier when they travel to face...

Orlando Magic Host Chicago Bulls in Final Home Game
April 14th, 2013 at 11:20 PM
It has been a rough season for the Orlando Magic, including at home, where they have compiled a 12-28 record. On Monday, their home slate comes to an end when they welcome the Chicago Bulls to the Amway Center. ***PHOTO1*** Chicago (43-37), which is gearing up for the playoffs, lost to the...

With 20th Win Under Their Belt, Orlando Magic Look to Knock Off Boston Celtics
April 12th, 2013 at 1:27 PM
Coming off a 113-103 overtime victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, the Orlando Magic look to make it two in a row when they host the playoff-bound Boston Celtics on Saturday at the Amway Center. ***PHOTO1*** The Celtics (40-38) are at the Miami Heat on Friday before traveling to face the...

J.J. Redick Returns as Orlando Magic Host Milwaukee Bucks
April 9th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
It has been about a month and a half since the Orlando Magic parted with longtime shooting guard J.J. Redick, shipping him to the Milwaukee Bucks as part of a six-player trade. While Orlando has since traveled to Milwaukee to face the 6-foot-4, 190-pounder in what turned out to be...

Orlando Magic Visit Youthful and Dangerous Cleveland Cavaliers
April 6th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
Of all the teams in the NBA, one of the few that can match the Orlando Magic's youth is the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are led by the likes of Kyrie Irving, Tristan Thompson and Alonzo Gee, all averaging double figures in scoring. On Sunday at Quicken Loans Arena, these two...

Orlando Magic Look to Right Ship Against Chicago Bulls
April 4th, 2013 at 8:00 PM
With only six games remaining in the season, the Orlando Magic are shorthanded and have seemingly nothing to play for. They have the second-worst record in the NBA ahead of only their Southeast Division foes, the Charlotte Bobcats, and it is quite clear that they are building for the future....

Orlando Magic Face Uphill Battle Against Western Conference-Leading San Antonio Spurs
April 3rd, 2013 at 12:00 PM
When the Orlando Magic take the court on Wednesday at the AT&T Center, they will be dealing with the San Antonio Spurs, who are the NBA's second-best team and the top squad in the Western Conference. ***PHOTO1*** San Antonio (55-19) is coming off a 92-90 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday...

Orlando Magic Host Washington Wizards, Travel to Face Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets
March 28th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
Starting on Friday, the Orlando Magic will play three games in four days, as they host the Washington Wizards at the Amway Center before road contests with the Atlanta Hawks at on Saturday at Philips Arena and the Houston Rockets on Monday at the Toyota Center. The Magic will look to...

Orlando Magic Go from First to Worst as They Face Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday
March 26th, 2013 at 12:52 PM
Just two days after hosting the NBA's best team, the Miami Heat, the Orlando Magic hit the road for a game against the hapless Charlotte Bobcats, who own the league's worst record, on Wednesday at Time Warner Cable Arena. ***PHOTO1*** Charlotte (16-54) was blown out by the Heat on Sunday, losing 109-77...

Orlando Magic Seek to End Miami Heat’s Record Winning Streak
March 24th, 2013 at 1:05 AM
Okay, let's be honest: the Charlotte Bobcats probably aren't going to beat the Miami Heat on Sunday. Which means that the Heat are likely going to enter Monday's matchup with the Orlando Magic on a 26-game winning streak, which would put them just seven victories behind the 1972 Los Angeles...

Orlando Magic Welcome Oklahoma City Thunder to Town
March 21st, 2013 at 5:54 PM
Just one week after a 117-104 loss to Oklahoma City Thunder in OKC, the Orlando Magic welcome the Thunder to their house when they host the Western Conference's second-best team on Friday at the Amway Center. ***PHOTO1*** Oklahoma City (50-19) received 26 points and nine rebounds from Kevin Durant in last Friday's...

Orlando Magic Continue Four-Game Road Trip with Back-to-Back at Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks
March 18th, 2013 at 1:00 PM
Following a pair of road losses at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Milwaukee Bucks, the Orlando Magic travel to face the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse and the New York Knicks on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden. ***PHOTO1*** After a road game against the...

Orlando Magic Visit Former Shooting Guard J.J. Redick’s Milwaukee Bucks
March 16th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
The Orlando Magic will have to wait until next month to welcome former shooting guard J.J. Redick back to the Amway Center, but they will be reunited with the 28-year-old sharpshooter when they visit the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. ***PHOTO1*** Redick has averaged 14.2 points per game in...

Orlando Magic Host Oklahoma City Thunder, MVP Candidate Kevin Durant
March 14th, 2013 at 4:27 PM
When the Oklahoma City Thunder visit the Amway Center on Friday, it will be a battle of teams with nearly opposite records, as the 48-17 Thunder take on the 18-47 Orlando Magic. ***PHOTO1*** Kevin Durant is pacing the Western Conference's second-best team with 28.3 points per game, 7.9 rebounds per game and...

Orlando Magic Look to Make Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers Pay for Howard’s Recent Remarks
March 11th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
After ending a seven-game home losing streak with a 99-91 defeat of the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday at the Amway Center, the Orlando Magic look to make it two wins in a row when they welcome the Los Angeles Lakers to town on Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** The most intriguing storyline entering the game...

Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic Game Preview
March 9th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
Coming off a tight loss to the Miami Heat and a blowout defeat at the hands of the Indiana Pacers, the Orlando Magic host the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday at the Amway Center. ***PHOTO1*** In a 102-93 loss to the Miami Heat on Friday, the Sixers (23-38) received 25 points from Thaddeus Young,...

Indiana Pacers at Orlando Magic Game Preview
March 7th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Following a close win over the New Orleans Hornets on Monday and a tight loss to the Miami Heat on Wednesday, the Orlando Magic host the Indiana Pacers on Friday at the Amway Center. ***PHOTO1*** David West is leading Indiana (38-23) at 17.7 points per game and 7.6 rebounds per game, while...

Game Previews: Memphis Grizzlies at Orlando Magic, Magic at New Orleans Hornets, Magic at Miami Heat
March 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Following a home matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday at the Amway Center, the Orlando Magic have a road contest against the New Orleans Hornets on Monday at New Orleans Arena and then visit the Miami Heat on Wednesday at American Airlines Arena. ***PHOTO1*** In a 98-91 loss to Miami on Friday, the Grizzlies (38-19)...

Orlando Magic Host James Harden, Houston Rockets
February 28th, 2013 at 1:43 PM
Following a 125-101 beat down at the hands of the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday, the Orlando Magic remain home as they host the Houston Rockets on Friday at the Amway Center. ***PHOTO1*** In a 110-107 victory over former Magic guard J.J. Redick and the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, Houston (31-28) got 25 points and...

Second Straight Back-to-Back Pits Orlando Magic Against Philadelphia 76ers and Sacramento Kings
February 26th, 2013 at 1:10 PM
After losing both games of a back-to-back against the Memphis Grizzlies and Cleveland Cavaliers last week, the Orlando Magic prepare for another stretch of two games in two days when they travel to face the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday at the Wells Fargo Center before hosting the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday...