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NBA Suspends Play

Minutes before tipoff of the Jazz vs. Thunder NBA game Wednesday night, the game was postponed due to the belief that Rudy Gobert was infected with the Coronavirus. Gobert was taken to the hospital and confirmed to have the virus along with All-Star teammate Donovan Mitchell. The original idea for …

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Are the 76ers OK?

A lot noise is in the system for the Philadelphia 76ers. They were a team expected to be in the hunt for a title but right now look like a team searching for answers. The Sixers suffered a 10-point loss to a team in the NBA’s cellar, a 21-point loss …

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The Fuel to Miami’s Fire is Young Stars

Just exactly where did the Heat come from? The Miami Heat are third in the Eastern Conference standings with a little over a month before the All-Star break. FiveThirtyEight projected Erik Spoelstra’s team to finish the season at .500 and seventh in the East when the season started. Rookie Contributions …

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Orlando Magic Defeat Beal and Wizards

Orlando Magic, Washington Wizards, Bradley Beal, Evan Fournier, Nikola Vucevic

The Orlando Magic picked up their third-straight win Sunday night with a 125-121 victory over the Washington Wizards in the Amway Center. Nikola Vucevic led his team with a 30-point, 17-rebound double-double. Former Gator guard Bradley Beal put up 34 points and eight assists in 40 minutes, but it wasn’t …

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Raptors even series with Magic at 1-1 behind Leonard’s 37 points

The Toronto Raptors most definitely redeemed themselves from a disappointing Game 1 performance. Following D.J. Augustine’s late heroics on that occasion, the Raptors needed a pair of big performances from their star-studded duo. Head coach Nick Nurse received just that from Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry. Leonard netted 37 points …

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Orlando Magic Clinch Playoff Spot, Heat Face Long Odds to Make Playoffs

The Orlando Magic clinched a playoff spot for the first time in seven seasons. Meanwhile, the Miami Heat crumbled in OT in Toronto and their playoff hopes are on thin ice. Magic Are Back To start with, after dealing with four different head coaches, five seasons with 50-plus losses, the …

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Can inconsistent Celtics make a postseason run?

  Boston’s Situation As of now the Boston Celtics sit tied for the 4th seed with the Indiana Pacers. They will travel to Indiana Friday to take on the Pacers at 8 PM. This is a big game for both teams as the winner of this game all but locks …

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Miami Heat Playoff Hopes Dwindling after 112-102 Loss to Boston Celtics

The Miami Heat was unable to take advantage of an opportunity to jump into the sixth seed in the NBA’s Eastern Conference playoff race with four regular season games to go. Miami lost 112-102 to the Boston Celtics at home last night after losing to Boston on April Fool’s Day. …

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Lightning top Capitals in OT 5-4

In the 2018 Eastern Conference Finals, the Washington Capitals and the Tampa Bay Lightning met to test their playoff fates. In a magical series, spanning all seven games, the Caps just edged out the Bolts and took the series 4-3 to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals. Over the course …

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