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Magic Lose to Depleted Knicks Squad at MSG

The Orlando Magic (22-30) lost 105-103 to the New York Knicks (16-36) in one of the NBA’s most iconic arenas Thursday night. Even after losing their top scorer, Marcus Morris, the Knicks rose to the occasion to win their third straight. The Magic have been in a rut since they …

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Magic Fail to Cap Comeback Against the Cavs

The Orlando Magic have now dropped 17 of their last 19 games including a 104-103 road loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night. The Magic didn’t, however, go down without a fight. After trailing by as many as 23 points in the second quarter, Orlando rallied to take a …

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Orlando Magic Defeat Atlanta Hawks 110-106 in Overtime

Trailing to the Atlanta Hawks since the second quarter, the Orlando Magic rallied back to send the match to overtime. They then defeated the Hawks 110-106 in a gritty victory Tuesday night. After starting the season with an 8-4 record, the Magic then went on a nine-game losing streak throughout …

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Magic Edges Out 76ers for Overtime Win, 112-109

With only eleven games left this regular season and a 26-45 record, the Magic have no chance for a winning season. Even though a losing season is a definite, that doesn’t deter Orlando from trying to get a win. And that’s exactly what the Magic did Monday night when they …

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RECAP: Despite Payton Triple-Double, Magic Fall Short 120-115

For the Orlando Magic, last night’s matchup against the Sacramento Kings should’ve been one in their favor. After back-to-back losses for Orlando, the team looked to refocus versus a Sacramento team that was missing four key players. The Kings sat Ty Lawson, Arron Afflalo and Kosta Koufos for a planned rest night. …

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Magic’s Harsh Season Continues After All-Star Break

After eight days of rest due to the All-Star festivities, the Orlando Magic could not get a home win over the Portland Trail Blazers. The Blazers’ dynamic duo of Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum leaded their team with 33 and 22 points respectively in a 112-103 victory at Amway Center. …

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Harden, Rockets blow by Magic 128-104

In the early hours of the 2016-2017 NBA season, newly-adorned Orlando Magic head coach Frank Vogel preached the idea of a new identity for the team. Based on his previous successful campaigns with Indiana, Vogel talked about defense. And then Vogel showcased his love for the principle of hard-nosed defense …

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Magic Fall to Timberwolves in Overtime

The Minnesota Timberwolves took down the Orlando Magic 111-105 in overtime last night. Andrew Wiggins scored 27 points, Karl-Anthony Towns posted 23 points and 12 rebounds and Ricky Rubio had a career high six three-pointers, totaling 22 points, eight rebounds and eight assist. Wiggins jump shot with 10 seconds left …

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Magic Face The Celtics at The Garden

Later tonight, the Orlando Magic will look to end their two-game losing streak when they visit the Boston Celtics, which are coming from an impressive 120-109 victory against the Houston Rockets. Tip-off will be at 7:30 p.m. ET. The Thomas Effect He is an MVP candidate and one of the most …

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