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One of the bigger questions for the Magic entering the season was how would the team defend?
Offense was predictably going to be a problem without a player who could create his own shot consistently unless someone really stepped up. Jameer Nelson, Arron Afflalo, Glen Davis and J.J. Redick have each taken turns carrying the offensive load. But there have been plenty of games where none have had it going and the Magic offense has cratered.
The success of this season was going to center around how well the defense would play. And, as one might expect, the Magic won 12 of their first 25 games when their defense was among the best in the NBA and has struggled mightily in losing 23 of the next 25 games entering Sunday's game against Portland when the defense has cratered.
If Orlando is going to right the ship and get back to winning, it will -- as it so often does -- start on the defensive end.
That is how Orlando raced out to that 12-13 start -- and it certainly feels...
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The Milwaukee Bucks are reported to be interested in Orlando Magics' guard J.J. Redick. Redick's contract will terminate at season's end. Marc Stein of ESPN tweeted about it.Weekend Dime addendum: Milwaukee now in mix for Magic's JJ Redick. Bucks, I'm told, assessing their ability to retain sharpshooter long term— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 9, 2013To...
The New York Knicks are in the market for another sharpshooter, possibly J.J. Redick.
ESPN New York reported that the Knicks are monitoring the trade market for Orlando Magic bomber J.J. Redick. The speculation is that the Magic would ask for Iman Shumpert in a deal. No word on whether there's actually an offer on the table.
Rumors Saturday also mentioned Shumpert as a...
J.J. Redick, who will be a free agent this summer, is averaging career-highs in scoring, rebounding, assists, and field-goal percentage and is one of the most mentioned names in trade rumors as the deadline approaches. Earlier today, it was reported the Bucks were showing interest, and now the Pacers, Bulls and even the Knicks have joined that mix.
According to ESPN:
As the trade deadline nears, more and more interest in players across the league is coming to the surface. As part of this interest, the Milwaukee Bucks are apparently interested in J.J Reddick of the Orlando Magic. Redick is currently sidelined with a shoulder injury.According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Bucks have been added as one of the teams expressing interest in Redick...
The Milwaukee Bucks are trying to make moves, for what reasons, nobody will know, but they are trying to improve as team.
CBSSports.com is reporting that the Milwaukee Bucks are interested in trading for Orlando Magic guard J.J. Redick.
J.J. Redick scored 22 points, Nikola Vucevic added 17 points and 19 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a 12-game losing streak with a 110-104 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night.
The Magic shot 50 percent from the field in earning their first win since Jan. 16. They play their next two games at home. Reserve Gustavo Ayon had 16 points and 11 rebounds for...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- J.J. Redick scored 22 points, Nikola Vucevic added 17 points and 19 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a 12-game losing streak with a 110-104 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night.
The Magic shot 50 percent from the field in earning their first win since Jan. 16. They play their next two games at home. Reserve Gustavo Ayon had 16 points...
In preparation for tonight's UNC/Duke game here are some of the great moments in Cameron Indoor Stadium as told by a UNC fan.
The Stackhouse Dunk. That is all
J.J. Redick's senior night. Also know as the night the Hansbrough-Green four game winning streak at Duke started
The Danny Green Dunk
UNC wins its fourth straight in Cameron. Hansbrough and Green leave undefeated...
For the third time in just 16 days, the Boston Celtics are facing a season ending injury to an important rotation player. First it was All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo, lost with a torn ACL in a loss against the Hawks. Next it was rookie starter Jared Sullinger, who's sore back led to surgery to correct an injured disc. Now it appears that reserve guard Leandro Barbosa will join...
(25-25) vs. (14-36)
Time/TV: 6 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Blazers by 3.5
Tickets: $6-$877 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Lost 125-119 in Portland on Jan. 7; Tonight in Orlando
Road trip continues
The Portland Trail Blazers are 1-2 half way through their six-game road tip, and the Orlando Magic should provide for a good warm-up before Rip City takes on the Miami Heat Tuesday night.
Matchup: Portland (25-25) @ Orlando Magic (14-36)
Venue: Amway Center
Time: 3:00 PM PT
Date: Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013
No team in the NBA can be considered a throwaway, but the...