Found November 19, 2012 on Fox Sports Florida:
Game time: 7:30 p.m. ET TV: FOX Sports Florida After surviving an illness that ravaged the team during its West Coast trip, the Atlanta Hawks are looking forward to healthier days on their home floor. Orlando first-year coach Jacque Vaughn, however, is getting sick of the Magic's chronic slow starts. The Hawks will try for their seventh straight regular-season win over the slumping Magic on Monday when they begin a stretch of seven of eight games at home. Atlanta (4-4) seemed to turn the corner with its 112-96 win at Sacramento on Friday after a flu virus spread throughout the team. Kyle Korver hit five 3-pointers and scored 22 points to help the Hawks salvage a split of the four-game swing. Al Horford and Devin Harris had been too sick to play in Wednesday's loss at Golden State, while Josh Smith and Lou Williams managed to play through the stomach ailment in the team's win at Portland on Nov. 12. "We had guys not playing, guys playing sick, but we persevere...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Horford, Williams lead Hawks over Magic

ATLANTA (AP) -- Al Horford scored 15 points and Lou Williams added 14 to lead the Atlanta Hawks past the Orlando Magic 82-72 on Monday night. Zaza Pachulia pulled down 10 rebounds in a reserve role for Atlanta, which has won two straight and three of four. Glen Davis was the only player to score in double figures with 11 points for the Magic, who have lost two straight and seven...

Magic Wands: at Hawks

Atlanta, Ga. (3-6) vs. (4-4)    Time/TV: 7:30 p.m./NBATV, FSFlorida Line: Hawks by 10.5 Tickets: $4-$238 on Vivid Seats Season Series: Tonight in Atlanta; Dec. 12 in Orlando; Feb. 13 in Orlando; March 30 in Atlanta   Pace Off. Rtg. Def. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR ...

Hawks emerge with ugly victory over Magic

ATLANTA -- It was a slog-fest Monday night. The Atlanta Hawks were just back from a West Coast road trip. The Orlando Magic played for the second consecutive night after flying in from a loss to the Toronto Raptors, battling tired legs and a flu bug. "We didn't have our legs early," Hawks coach Larry Drew said. "This was going to be a game that had to be fought...

Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 2

This week the Magic went 1-2 and found their offense a little bit. I review this past week's games in this week's podcast: Listen to internet radio with Orlando Magic Daily Weekend on Blog Talk Radio And since it was so garbled (I will be sure to fix that for next week), here are the Cliff's Notes version of what I said after the jump: --The Magic began...

Magic Wands: at Raptors

Toronto, Canada (3-5) vs. (2-7)    Time/TV: 1 p.m./FSFlorida Line: Raptors by 4.5 Tickets: $5-$276 on Vivid Seats Season Series: Today in Toronto; Dec. 21 in Toronto; Dec. 29 in Orlando; Jan. 24 in Orlando   Pace Off. Rtg. Def. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR Orlando...

Hawks 81, Magic 72

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks rode a 22-8 third-quarter run to an 81-72 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday night, holding on despite nearly blowing a 24-point lead. Al Horford scored 15 points and had nine rebounds to lead the Hawks (5-4). Zaza Pachulia contributed 11 rebounds and eight points, and Jeff Teague added nine points and seven assists. Lou Williams poured in 14 points...

Pistons-Magic Preview

The Orlando Magic have been brutal offensively the last two weeks, with their lone win being the exception. The Magic will try to replicate that offensive showing in Wednesday night's rematch with the Detroit Pistons, who have been inconsistent defensively. After opening the season by averaging 108.5 points in a pair of wins and scoring 93 in a loss to a Chicago team known...

Raptors come up big in fourth

Orlando can fight. That much is clear as the Magic erased a double-digit deficit from the first half and took a two-point lead into the fourth quarter. The Magic seemed like they had the momentum to roll into another big road victory. Amir Johnson had energy too. And he displayed it in going after the offensive glass and going after the ball for easy baskets. Johnson scored 13...

Magic grounded in Atlanta

Arron Afflalo said after the loss to Toronto on Sunday that Orlando has to keep a defensive mentality. Even when the offense is not flowing and the team is not scoring consistently, the defensive end of the floor has to be consistent. It is where offense can be born from. That is a message Atlanta is certainly aware of with all the playoff experience still on the roster. That...

Magic at Raptors game preview

Game time: Sunday at 1 p.m. TV: FOX Sports Florida The return of point guard Jameer Nelson gave the Orlando Magic a much-needed offensive boost. The Toronto Raptors need to do something to fix their defensive woes. Orlando looks to build off its first victory in nearly two weeks on Sunday when the host Raptors try to get back on track before hitting the road again. Out since...

Raptors 97, Magic 86

TORONTO -- The Orlando Magic was able to overhaul one double-digit deficit to the Toronto Raptors. It wasn't able to do it twice. After leading by as many as 13 points in the first half, the Raptors (3-7) found themselves trailing by two after three quarters but came on strong in the fourth to pick up a 97-86 home win over the Magic (3-6). DeMar DeRozan led the way with 20...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.