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Magic Back at Home to Take on Bucks

The Orlando Magic will look to end their three game losing streak against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday. After a tough loss against the Pelicans to end their six game road trip, the Magic will be happy to be back home. Magic Struggling on Both Ends A big part of …

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Local Player Joel Embiid Shining in the NBA

The Philadelphia 76ers have taken on the motto of “Trust the Process.” The centerpiece of that process: Joel Embiid, an alum of The Rock School in Gainesville. Embiid’s Roots Before he made his way to the United States, Embiid was born and raised in Yaoundè, Cameroon. At 15, he picked up a basketball …

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Magic End Road Trip Against Pelicans

In their contest against an injury-riddled New Orleans Pelicans squad, the Orlando Magic hope to fly home with a much-needed victory. The Orlando Magic (17-26) are ending their dreadful six-game road trip against the New Orleans Pelicans (16-26) at 8 p.m. Wednesday night. Prior to kicking off their games on the road, the Magic …

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Heat Snap Losing Streak With Win Over Rockets

During a season which has had quite a tumultuous beginning, positives for the Miami Heat are few and far between. The Heat sit at 14th in the Eastern Conference standings, with only the Brooklyn Nets behind them. Numerous injuries combined with underwhelming performances have created a rocky season start where evaluating …

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Time to Be Done with the One-and-Done?

March Madness is one of the most thrilling times of the year for sports fans.  However, those talented young athletes that fans admire during March Madness have a tendency to bolt for the NBA draft come June.  Players are turning down an education and the fundamentals of competitive college basketball in …

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Golden State Defend Home Turf in Rematch

Warriors Briefly Escape Ghost of Final’s Past The Golden State Warriors got their revenge against the Cleveland Cavaliers last night in their second regular season match up of the season. The Warriors cruised to the end of the game with a 35-point lead over their Eastern Conference counterparts. The teams …

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Orlando Magic Fall to Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets took down the Orlando Magic 125-112 at the Pepsi Center on Monday. It was a strange game on Martin Luther King Day for these two teams. Tip off  came at 5 p.m., much earlier than most NBA games are usually played and the arena was half empty. Nuggets …

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Magic Drop Fourth In A Row

The Orlando Magic dropped their fourth game in a row after being defeated by the Los Angeles Clippers 105-96. Center Nikola Vucevic stood out and led the team in assists with four and in rebounds with 12. Forward Aaron Gordon also had an impressive night, leading the team with a …

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Heat Fall Short Despite Whiteside’s Huge Night

Hassan Whiteside tallied 28 points paired with 20 rebounds to notch his 26th double double in the Miami Heat’s 107-95 loss to the Golden State Warriors. Whiteside’s stat line resulted in not just one record, but multiple. When he grabbed his 18th rebound, Whiteside passed Shaquille O’Neal for 11th place …

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