After strong start, Orlando Magic failing to finish

The Orlando Magic started off the year with some gritty wins that required late-game charges. Lately, the team is struggling to close games strong. It is late in the game for the Orlando Magic. A dreaded time for fans, having suffered through four long years of bungled defeats, random and poorly timed fouls, inbounds violations […] After strong start, Orlando Magic failing to finish...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
3 hours ago

Stephen Zimmerman shines in D-League debut

Stephen Zimmerman is not with the Orlando Magic on this current road trip. Instead he tore it up in his D-League debut Thursday in Erie. While the Orlando Magic have been out on the road this past week, they left one player behind. Or rather in Erie. Magic rookie Stephen Zimmerman has not gotten much […] Stephen Zimmerman shines in D-League debut - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
10 hours ago

Orlando Magic shift their Aaron Gordon strategy to get him going

The Orlando Magic have struggled to use Aaron Gordon effectively as they reconfigure their small forward experiment. Friday they found something that worked. Aaron Gordon got free from the wing early in Friday’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers. He lined up his shot and took it. That has not always been the most comfortable thing […] Orlando Magic shift their Aaron Gordon...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
15 hours ago

Gordon powers Magic past slumping Sixers, 105-88

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Aaron Gordon scored a season-high 20 points, Nikola Vuvevic had 12 points, 11 rebounds and five assists and the Orlando Magic cruised by the Philadelphia 76ers 105-88 in a matchup of slumping Eastern Conference teams Friday night. Serge Ibaka, Evan Fournier and Jeff Green all added 16 points for the Magic (8-12), who had lost five of six coming in. Bismack Biyombo...
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Orlando Magic 105 Philadelphia 76ers 88: hot shooting Magic crush Sixers

The Magic shot the lights out from beyond the arc, cruising against the Sixers. A night after one of their biggest collapses in recent memory, the Orlando Magic continued their five game road trip in Philadelphia against the Joel Embiid led Sixers. After a shaky start, the Magic began shooting the lights out, crushing the Sixers in Philly, 105-88. Early on, things were a train...
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1 day ago

How To Fix The Magic Offense In The Short-Term

When the Magic signed Bismack Biyombo this summer, after previously trading for Serge Ibaka at the draft, the thought was Orlando would have a potentially elite defense. The second thought was: where is the offense going to come from? One month into the season, we still have the same thoughts on Orlando. Let's cover the defense first, because they have been as good as expected...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic 94 vs Memphis Grizzlies 95: Magic crumble in fourth quarter in Memphis

The Magic led by 14 in the fourth quarter, but fell apart late, dropping another game in Memphis. Looking to build off their impressive performance against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, the Orlando Magic continued their five game road trip in Memphis against a depleted Grizzlies team. Despite leading by as many as 14 in the fourth quarter, the Magic fell to the shorthanded Grizzlies...
Via Orlando PInstriped Post
2 days ago

Ibaka's 18 points help Magic upend sloppy Spurs 95-83

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Serge Ibaka had 18 points and the Orlando Magic took advantage of a sloppy night by San Antonio, winning 95-83 on Tuesday to snap the Spurs' nine-game winning streak. San Antonio committed a season-high 19 turnovers in its worst scoring performance of the season. The Spurs have four home losses in the first two months of this season after falling just once at...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikola Vucevic not happy with Magic’s decision to bring him off bench

The Orlando Magic may find themselves on the receiving end of a torrent of Montenegrin rage if they aren’t careful. Magic big man Nikola Vucevic was brought off the bench in Sunday’s 104-96 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks and said afterwards that he was far from pleased with the decision. “I spoke to [head coach] Frank [Vogel] about it last night, and obviously I wasn’t happy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bradley Beal leaves handprint after choking Evan Fournier

During the fourth quarter of Friday’s game between the Wizards and Magic, the two teams were involved in a skirmish that resulted in multiple technical fouls. After D.J. Augustin was called for a blocking foul against Bradley Beal, tempers flared between Washington and Orlando along the baseline. Kelly Oubre Jr. and Bismack Biyombo exchanged words. So did Beal and Evan Fournier...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Have the Orlando Magic forgotten about Mario Hezonja?

The Orlando Magic selected Mario Hezonja with the 5th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft – which was ahead of players such as: Emmanuel Mudiay (7th overall), Justise Winslow (10th overall), Myles Turner (11th overall), and Devin Booker (13th overall). Hezonja also failed to make an All-NBA Rookie team last year, and many began to question whether or not the Orlando Magic selected...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Serge Ibaka hits game-winner to sink former team

How sweet is it to hit the game winning shot in your first game against your former team? That’s exactly what Orlando Magic forward Serge Ibaka did against his former team, the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday….. The post Watch: Serge Ibaka hits game-winner to sink former team appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

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