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No. 1 Draft Pick Could Belong to Orlando Magic
April 19th, 2013 at 8:05 PM
While a 20-62 record isn't anything to brag about, owning the worst mark in the NBA could prove fruitful for the Orlando Magic's future. Thanks to a two-game winning streak by their Southeast Division foes, the Charlotte Bobcats, the Magic now have the best odds of earning the No. 1...

Orlando Magic Suffer Second Straight Blowout Loss, This Time at Hands of Chicago Bulls
April 15th, 2013 at 11:26 PM
 Following a 32-point loss to the Boston Celtics on Saturday, the Orlando Magic were hoping to regroup and give the Chicago Bulls a run for their money. Unfortunately, they were unable to do so, falling 102-84 in their home finale on Monday night at the Amway Center. ***PHOTO1*** Chicago (44-37) was paced...

Nikola Vucevic, Tobias Harris Help Orlando Magic Shock Milwaukee Bucks 113-103 in Overtime
April 11th, 2013 at 2:47 PM
Trailing by five points in the final minute of regulation, it appeared  the Orlando Magic were done for. However, a 3-pointer by Tobias Harris with 1.9 seconds left propelled the Magic to a 113-103 overtime victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night at the Amway Center. ***PHOTO1*** "I feel great. I've...

Orlando Magic Can’t Hold Fourth-Quarter Lead in Loss to Cleveland Cavaliers
April 7th, 2013 at 11:53 PM
Through three quarters, it appeared the Orlando Magic were going to knock off the Cleveland Cavaliers and earn their 20th win of the season. However, Cleveland got hot in the final period, ultimately defeating the Magic 91-85 on Sunday night at Quicken Loans Arena. ***PHOTO1*** "You've just got to be more selfish...

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....

San Antonio Spurs Defeat Orlando Magic 98-84
April 4th, 2013 at 2:33 PM
Both the San Antonio Spurs and the Orlando Magic were playing without all their bullets, but it was the Spurs who had just enough ammo to overcome the Magic, beating them 98-84 on Wednesday night at the AT&T Center. ***PHOTO1*** The Spurs (56-19) received a game-high 20 points from Danny Green, while...

Orlando Magic Coach Jacque Vaughn Makes Return to San Antonio on Wednesday
April 3rd, 2013 at 4:00 PM
On Wednesday at the AT&T Center, the Orlando Magic will be matching up against the best team in the Western Conference. Not only that, but head coach Jacque Vaughn will be making his return to San Antonio when his team does battle with the Spurs. ***PHOTO1*** Prior to taking the job as...

Charlotte Bobcats Move Within a Half-Game of the Orlando Magic After Victory
March 28th, 2013 at 1:55 PM
In a battle of two teams suffering from futility, the Charlotte Bobcats knocked off their Southeast Division rivals, the Orlando Magic, to move to within a half-game of the Magic for the second-worst record in the NBA. In the process, they handed Orlando its eighth loss in a row, beating...

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...

Indiana Pacers Thump Orlando Magic 95-73
March 20th, 2013 at 12:10 AM
Despite losing two of their previous three games, the Indiana Pacers were too strong for the Orlando Magic, defeating them 95-73 on Tuesday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse. ***PHOTO1*** Indiana (42-26) was led by 19 points from Paul George, with Gerald Green scoring 15 points to go with eight rebounds, Tyler...

Razor-Sharp Oklahoma City Thunder Too Much for Orlando Magic
March 16th, 2013 at 1:54 PM
The Oklahoma City Thunder have been dominant at home this season, as the Orlando Magic found out firsthand, falling 117-104 on Friday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. ***PHOTO1*** The Thunder (49-17) improved to 30-4 at home after receiving 26 points and nine rebounds from Kevin Durant, while Russell Westbrook had 23 points, six...

Dwight Howard Dominates as Los Angeles Lakers Knock Off Orlando Magic
March 13th, 2013 at 1:56 PM
Dwight Howard's return to the city where he spent his first eight seasons in the NBA didn't go as the Orlando Magic had planned, as he registered 39 points and 16 rebounds in a 106-97 Los Angeles Lakers win on Tuesday night at the Amway Center. ***PHOTO1*** "I wasn't nervous tonight. I...

Tobias Harris Impresses Again, but Isn’t Enough to Help Orlando Magic Defeat Houston Rockets
March 1st, 2013 at 11:58 PM
Ever since coming over from the Milwaukee Bucks, Tobias Harris has looked like a man on the mission, reaching double figures in points in all four of his games with the Orlando Magic. Unfortunately, the Magic have won just one of those contests and this was not one of those games,...

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...

Young Sacramento Kings Squad Demolishes Orlando Magic 125-101
February 27th, 2013 at 11:19 PM
The Sacramento Kings and Orlando Magic have two of the youngest teams in the NBA, but it was the Kings who received more production from their youngsters, defeating the Magic 125-101 on Wednesday night at the Amway Center. ***PHOTO1*** "At the end of the day the games' about wins and losses," Magic...

Shorthanded Orlando Magic Fall to Memphis Grizzlies
February 23rd, 2013 at 1:11 PM
After a whirlwind Thursday that saw the Orlando Magic part with longtime shooting guard J.J. Redick and three bench players, the Magic dressed just eight players a day later, as their four new acquisitions were not yet cleared to play and point guard Jameer Nelson was out with a strained left patellar...

Charlotte Bobcats Inch Closer to Orlando Magic After Defeating Them 105-92
February 19th, 2013 at 10:12 PM
If Orlando Magic fans were expecting to see their team come out of the All-Star break reinvigorated and playing at a higher level than ever, they were sorely disappointed after the Southeast Division's fourth-place Magic lost to the division's fifth-place Charlotte Bobcats 105-92 on Tuesday night at the Amway Center. ***PHOTO1*** "Bad...

Atlanta Hawks Too Much for Orlando Magic
February 14th, 2013 at 1:03 PM
Heading into the All-Star break, the Orlando Magic were looking to make it two wins in a row. Alas, it was not to be, as the Atlanta Hawks defeated the Magic 108-76 on Wednesday night at the Amway Center. ***PHOTO1*** "We were down, definitely down. Nothing more to say. We got punked,"...

J.J. Redick Returns to Help Orlando Magic End 12-Game Slide
February 10th, 2013 at 10:40 PM
Losing a dozen games in a row is never fun, especially when you're doing so at less than full strength. The Orlando Magic aren't at full strength and won't be for the rest of the season, but the return of J.J. Redick provided a spark for the slumping squad, which...

Game Preview: Portland Trail Blazers at Orlando Magic
February 9th, 2013 at 11:30 PM
Losers of 12 straight games, the Orlando Magic seek to end their second double-digit losing streak of the year when they welcome the Portland Trail Blazers to town on Sunday at the Amway Center. ***PHOTO1*** In a 125-119 overtime win over Orlando on January 7th, the Trail Blazers (25-25) got 27 points and 10 rebounds...