Found April 03, 2012 on Orlando Magic Daily:
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There are plenty of excuses you can give for the Magic's fourth straight loss. Dwight Howard, Jameer Nelson and Ryan Anderson, the Magic's three leading scorers and most consistent players, sat out with various injuries. It put the Magic in a deep hole as far as production goes entering the game. Even against a Pistons team that struggles to score, it was a concern getting stops and getting points. This was going to be very similar to the game against the Nuggets on Sunday, which the Magic played without Dwight Howard. Once again, the effort was there. It was more than there. It came from every crest and cavity of the Magic roster. None moreso than an exhausted Glen Davis who poured everything he could into the last two games. Effort is still not enough. Not when rotations are being missed, not when guards are getting blown by, not when this is not a defensive team and lacks anyone who can challenge at the rim outside of Howard. Detroit put on a rare offensive onslaught...
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