Jacque Vaughn says despite it all -- another nine-game losing streak, and losing now 19 of the past 21 games -- his team is approaching the game positively. They are actively trying to solve the problems facing them and buying in to the offense and defense they are playing.
There is not any quit in this team, even as they tumble down the standings.
Whether this is coach-speak to the media or the bottling up of frustrations or a genuine expression of where this team is at this point of the season is something for observers to decide. The Magic are not quitting on the season even when they are under-manned and playing a lot of players still learning the NBA game and their place in it. Not to mention the Magic are playing a lot of players in roles that they are probably not fit for.
Orlando could have folded when it gave up 50-percent shooting to Milwaukee in the first half and fell behind by 13 points in a hurry. Jacque Vaughn had to call a quick timeout in the first quart...