Found January 10, 2013 on Orlando Magic Daily:
27-7. That was the number nobody on the Magic specifically talked about following Wednesday's loss to the Nuggets. Jameer Nelson opened up his postgame comments saying he was not going to talk about the foul disparity. Jacque Vaughn deadpanned he was going to talk to George Karl and his staff about learning some of the defensive schemes he used in the game to implement with the Magic. There was no getting around it, the Nuggets committed the fewest fouls in a single game against the Magic in Magic history. The focus though should be on the other numbers from that game -- the 27 fouls committed and the 36 free throws attempts. Denver scored, as Eddy Rivera of noted this morning on ESPN's Daily Dime, 102 points off of free throws (22), 3-pointers (4 makes for 12 points) and points in the paint (68). If you can do math, that means the Nuggets made just three mid-range jumpers. So as much as people want to talk about the Magic's poor p...

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The Magic know a little bit about hard work. Everyone can see Orlando fighting and scrapping in every game. Kenneth Faried's level of effort is just a little bit more some times. On a free throw in a tie game, Faried found his way around Andrew Nicholson and got to the ball before Nicholson could. The two fought the ball to the ground, but Faried got the timeout. Out...

Nuggets, Magic both cry foul in Denver win over Orlando

DENVER -- Orlando has lost heartbreakers, let wins slip away and has been blown out during its 10-game losing streak. Wednesday's game might have topped them all. The Magic saw another fourth-quarter lead slip away in a 108-105 loss to Denver, but after the game it was the head-shaking foul differential that had them baffled. The Magic nearly overcame 19 points and 19 rebounds...

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George Karl can see LeBron returning to Cavs

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DENVER -- If center Chris Andersen is looking for a letter of recommendation for the Miami Heat, he's got one from George Karl. The Denver coach, who had Andersen with the Nuggets from 2008-12 until he was an amnesty victim last summer, believes it would be a good move for Miami to sign Andersen. The Heat, desperate for rebounding help, worked Andersen out earlier this week...

George Karl: Chris Andersen Could be a Strong Fit for Heat

Chris Andersen worked out for the Miami Heat this week, and the team is considering offering him a contract.  Despite his age and the fact that he has not played at all this season, Andersen may be able to help the Heat.  At least former NBA coach George Karl thinks so. Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports' Florida interviewed George Karl, and they talked about Andersen's possible...

George Karl: I Can See LeBron Returning To Cleveland

LeBron James opened the door last year on returning to Cleveland. A former Cavaliers coach said he wouldn’t be surprised if it happens. “I think LeBron is at that stage where he’s challenging himself to motivate him to do something that’s maybe more difficult,” Denver coach George Karl told FOX Sports Florida before Friday’s game against Cleveland at the Pepsi Center...

Cavaliers-Nuggets Preview

Denver Nuggets coach George Karl didn't think his team was aggressive enough in the last game, but his players keep producing in the paint and working the boards. To prevent that from happening to them, the Cleveland Cavaliers are likely going to need their young big men to step up with center Anderson Varejao still sidelined. Denver will try to match a season high with a fourth...
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