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Frank Vogel Defense Could Be a Factor in Lakers’ Success

The Los Angeles Lakers made major strides this offseason to overhaul not only their roster, but also their coaching staff. The addition of head coach Frank Vogel could be a contributing factor to the success of this new Lakers team. The combination of Anthony Davis and LeBron James the Lakers …

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Magic Johnson Drama in La La Land

The drama unfolding in the Los Angeles Lakers front office seems more fitting of a Hollywood movie than a basketball team. Media Magic Former Lakers president of basketball operations Earvin “Magic” Johnson appeared on ESPN’s “First Take” Monday morning. He held little back as he explained why he suddenly resigned …

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Orlando Magic Ending Season in Underwhelming Fashion

In June 2016, the Orlando Magic made a splash in the NBA by trading their star shooting guard, Victor Oladipo, for Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka. The front office felt this trade would bring the balance the team needed. Unfortunately, that did not pan out. Ibaka was out halfway …

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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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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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NBA Preview: Orlando Tries to Work Their Magic Against Chicago Bulls

The Orlando Magic (19-25-2) face the Chicago Bulls (20-25) tonight at home in the Amway Center.  Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m.  The Magic were blown out in their previous matchup with the Bulls, losing 80-112 in Chicago on Nov. 7.  The Bulls held the Magic to 23 percent shooting and …

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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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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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