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Andre Drummond played just 16 minutes of Sunday's win over the Orlando Magic. The rookie center missed his only shot and finished with four rebounds and two blocks.
No Rodney Stuckey (DNP-CD) was a good thing for Brandon Knight, who blew up for 31 points (12-16 FG, 2-2 FT) with five 3-pointers, four rebounds and a steal.
Will Bynum turned in nine points (3-7 FG, 3-4 FT) with 12 assists in 20 minutes. If Stuckey stays on the bench, both should flourish.
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Orlando Magic guard JJ Redick spent the night at a Justin Bieber concert, but don't worry -- he went to the concert for his wife.
If Orlando Magic guard JJ Redick was a fan of Justin Bieber, he would not be the first grown man to have come down with a case of Bieber Fever. The Biebs typically appeals to young girls between the ages of 8 and 15, but there are many exceptions. Redick may have attended Bieber’s concert at the Amway Center in Orland last week, but he insists it was not his choice.
It has been that kind of season for the Magic. Frustration all around. If the basketball did what it was suppose to do after Glen Davis shoots it than this kind of language would not be necessary. Unfortunately, Glen needs to curse after the ball decides to take an awkward bounce. The ball didn't want to feel Big Baby's wrath, so it went back on course. Things need...
There have undoubtedly been a lot of questions about the Magic at small forward.
Orlando has rotated DeQuan Jones, Maurice Harkless and J.J. Redick in the position ever since Hedo Turkoglu went out with a broken hand in the first game of the season. Turkoglu is the presumed starter when he is healthy and conditioned. The problem is he has not been there since he made his first...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Brandon Knight had a career-high 31 points, including five 3-pointers, and Greg Monroe scored 17 points and the Detroit Pistons ended a two-game losing streak with a 104-102 win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday.
The Magic had a chance to tie the game in the closing seconds after a missed free throw, but missed three putback attempts as the final horn sounded...
The Magic looked a bit fatigued through one half of play as the Nets picked apart the Magic defense -- particularly the undermanned second unit -- draining 3-pointers and getting into the lane whether it was through pick and rolls or post ups. Orlando did not have the will to drive to the basket or the ability to make shots.
Another blowout to the Nets seemed certain.
Brandon Knight had a career-high 31 points, including five 3-pointers, and Greg Monroe scored 17 points and the Detroit Pistons ended a two-game losing streak with a 104-102 win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday.
The Magic had a chance to tie the game in the closing seconds after a missed free throw, but missed three putback attempts as the final horn sounded.
It's not often that you get to see an NBA player catch another but during Monday night's Brooklyn Nets/Orlando Magic affair, Orlando's Glen Davis came up holding Brooklyn's Gerald Wallace.The moment happened in the third quarter of play and watch as Glen catches "Crash" after a drive attempt:
While they made some strides defensively in their last game, the Orlando Magic couldn't put a dent in their lengthy slump.
The free-falling Magic will try to snap a four-game skid and win for only the third time in 18 games Sunday night when they host the Detroit Pistons.
Wins have been awfully tough to come by for Orlando, regardless of the venue or strength of its opponent...
Andre Drummond looked dominant in 28 minutes, double-doubling with 18 points and 18 rebounds in Detroit's 117-90 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. The rookie added an assist, two steals and a block.
I keep harping on it, but Drummond is under-owned (38 percent in Yahoo). Tuesday night was an example of what he can do with big minutes.
Rodney Stuckey played 27 minutes after a DNP...
The Brooklyn Nets (27-18) had their way with the Orlando Magic (14-30) in just about every aspect of last night's game. The final score was 97-77, but you got the feeling that the gap would have been even bigger if the Nets hadn't gone third-string for much of the final quarter. It was clear that these were two teams heading in opposite directions.
The Magic are heading...