Found April 07, 2013 on Orlando Magic Daily:
The Magic just needed one shot to fall to stem one more tide from the Cavaliers. Orlando had controlled the game the entire way, taking eight-point leads in both the first and third quarter and staying in the lead for pretty much the entire game. Nikola Vucevic was dominating the glass. Kyrie Irving was struggling. The defense was creating stops. The Magic were doing everything seemingly right to break this losing skid and go home from this long road trip with at least one win. Like so many games this year though the Magic faltered at the end of the game. Whether it was fatigue, inexperience or coaching or whatever else it might be, the Magic could not finish and could not eke out a win. It was another disappointing and frustrating loss for a team that has shown plenty of growth, but not the wins that should come with that. The Cavaliers took the lead with a 10-0 run in the fourth quarter for a four-point lead. They held on, getting to the line and taking advantage o...
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