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Magic-Grizzlies Preview

Oct 3, 2016; Memphis, TN, USA; Orlando Magic guard D.J. Augustin (14) lays the ball up against Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) during the first quarter at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

The Orlando Magic (7-11) will continue their west coast road trip tonight as they head to Memphis to take on the injury depleted Grizzles. Last Time Out The Orlando Magic are coming off a big victory in San Antonio, upsetting the Spurs 95-83.  The Magic are hoping to add to their …

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NBA: OKC vs Golden State Warriors Preview

Apr 16, 2016; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) and  guard Russell Westbrook (0) react after a play against the Dallas Mavericks during the second quarter in game one of their first round NBA Playoff series at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

“Revenge is a dish best served cold.” That may be All Star guard Russell Westbrook’s mind set going into the first match up of the season between the Oklahoma Thunder (4-0) and the Golden State Warriors (3-1) on Thursday night. A lot has changed since the last time these two teams met in …

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Despite Losses, Westbrook’s Goal Remains Same

May 30, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Billy Donovan (left) instructs guard Russell Westbrook (0) against the Golden State Warriors during the second quarter in game seven of the Western conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

New season, new expectations. Or, maybe not, according to the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook. Despite an offseason that had the team undergo significant changes, Westbrook’s clear goal is still to win an NBA title. His drive and determination prevent him from looking at the colossal obstacles that stand in …

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Nikola Vucevic Still Recovering from Injury

Jan 8, 2016; Brooklyn, NY, USA;  Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9) scores against Brooklyn Nets guard Bojan Bogdanovic (44) during second half at Barclays Center.  The Orlando Magic defeated the Brooklyn Nets 83-77. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Center Nikola Vucevic returned to practice on Monday for the Orlando Magic. Vucevic has not been practicing with the team for the last three weeks after sharp pains in a strained groin muscle. Not only has his absence hurt the offense, but before Vucevic’s injury the Magic held a 27-34 record but dropped …

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Magic Drop Fourth Consecutive Game

Mar 21, 2016; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley (0) pulls down a rebound while guarded by Orlando Magic point guard Elfrid Payton (4) and forward Jason Smith (14) during the fourth quarter at TD Garden.  The Boston Celtics won 107-96.  Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

The Orlando Magic (29-41) fell short on Monday night against the Boston Celtics, 107-96. The Magic have lost four consecutive games with three of them being away and one at home. Orlando  began slow and then lead briefly in the second quarter. Shooting Guard Victor Oladipo led the Magic with 25 points and eight …

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Magic Fall on Road to Hornets

Mar 16, 2016; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Hornets forward Frank Kaminsky (44) shoots the ball against Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo (5) in the second half at Time Warner Cable Arena. The Hornets defeated the Magic 107-99. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

The Orlando Magic fell to the Charlotte Hornets on the road Wednesday night, 107-99. The Magic got off to a solid start and held a 30-26 lead at the end of the first quarter. But, the Hornets’ offense exploded in the second quarter, outscoring the Magic 35 to 13. Orlando headed into halftime …

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Magic Fall to Lakers, 107-98

Mar 8, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell (1) knocks the ball from the hands of Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo (5) in the second half of the game at Staples Center. The Lakers won 107-98. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

After falling to the record-chasing Golden State Warriors (56-6) Monday night, the Orlando Magic (27-36) looked to take a win against the Los Angeles Lakers (14-51) Tuesday night. Even without Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (shoulder), the Orlando Magic were not able to pull of a win, losing to the Lakers …

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Magic, Heat Pick Up Wins

Feb 28, 2016; New York, NY, USA; Miami Heat small forward Joe Johnson (2) grabs a loose ball in front of New York Knicks small forward Lance Thomas (42) during the fourth quarter at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Both of Florida’s NBA teams notched wins Sunday night. The Orlando Magic snapped their two game losing streak defeating the Philadelphia 76ers, 130-116. The Magic got off to a fast start, scoring 40 points in the first quarter alone. The 40 points was the highest number of points the Magic have scored …

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