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There was a giddiness in the Magic locker room following Monday's win over the Timberwolves. This win just felt good. It took a special effort and revealed a lot about this Orlando team.
There is, of course, just one question left to answer: Yes, this team can compete day-to-day and game-to-game, but is this is a .500 team, is this a winning team? Is this a Playoff team?
"Win as many games. Have a winning record. Maybe make the playoffs," said J.J. Redick when asked about the team's goals for this season. "You don’t want to be on a losing team. That’s never an expectation you want to set for yourself. That’s never the bar, it’s never the standard you want to set for yourself. You want to be on a winning team."
That is definitely the attitude the Magic needed to take with so few people expecting much from them. Orlando may have already taken advantage of some teams taking the team a bit lightly without a "superstar" to dominate the ba...
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Expect Redick to be traded by the February deadline. Orlando wants to dump him and there are some contenders who could use him, mainly Chicago and Memphis.
Redick on the Grizzlies would be epic.
The Orlando Magic received a scare when Glen Davis was fouled and dislocated his left shoulder late in Wednesday's victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday.
On Thursday, an MRI revealed a shoulder sprain. The injury will keep Davis sidelined four to six weeks, but will not require season-ending surgery.
"After further evaluation by our medical staff, Glen Davis has...
Glen Davis has always played with a certain amount of reckless abandon. His driving into the lane looking for contact and a chance to put a shot up at the rim is nothing new. Seeing Davis on the floor, writhing in pain and unable to collect himself and get back up was the concerning part.
With the Magic on their way to a sometimes comfortable, sometimes uneasy 90-83 victory over...
Rumors of Glen Davis' demise may have been greatly exaggerated. The Magic received some very encouraging news Thursday, a day after Davis was writhing in pain and holding his shoulder late in a win over the Wizards on Wednesday.
Everyone feared the worst, but Rob Hennigan announced that Davis suffered a shoulder sprain and there was no structural damage to his shoulder.
Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan said in a statement today that Glen Davis has been diagnosed with a left-shoulder sprain and that an MRI exam revealed “no significant structural damage.”
“He will be treated non-operatively,” Hennigan said in the statement. “Treatment will include rest and subsequent strengthening of the muscles around his shoulder. His return...
magic 90 wizards 8312/19/2012 - Amway Center, Orlando, FLESPN BoxscoreNBA.com Game Highlights
Tonight’s Wizards MVP is Nene, who played an excellent game off the bench for Washington. In 24 minutes of play, Nene posted 20 points on 8-10 shooting and pulled down two rebounds.
On a night where Washington was clearly offensively challenged, it would have been...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- J.J. Redick scored 17 points and fellow reserve E'Twaun Moore had 15 on Wednesday night, leading the Orlando Magic to a 90-83 win over the Washington Wizards.
Redick had four 3-pointers in leading Orlando to its fourth straight win. Arron Afflalo had 15 points for the Magic.
Nene had 20 points off the bench for the Wizards, who lost their fifth in a row...
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Jacque Vaughn has a calm demeanor at all times. He is the anti-Stan Van Gundy in that way. He doesn't stomp his feet and gesticulate, yell or gyrate. He gives a stern stare and a calm word. He and his coaching staff discuss and plan what they are going to say.
There is strategy behind everything.
Take the decision to move Maurice Harkless into the starting lineup. It...
ORLANDO -- The Orlando Magic beat the lowly Washington Wizards, 90-83, Wednesday night at Amway Center to win their fourth consecutive game. The Magic used a balance attack that included seven players with at least eight points. Reserves J.J. Redick and E’Twaun had 17 and 15 points, respectively. They combined to hit 7 of 11 from 3-point range. Arron Afflalo had 15 points for...
High octane sporting events all have a few things in common: screaming fans, jock jams, and cheerleaders. In order to create the necessary level of showmanship and excitement at the Orlando Arena, it was imperative that an incredible squad of local talent be assembled. Jodie Pennington was a choreographer for the FSU Golden Girls. She was eventually hired to become the head of the...
Not much was expected of the Magic after Dwight Howard was finally traded in August.
Orlando, however, is beginning to prove otherwise.
The Magic look to extend their season-high three-game win streak Wednesday night when they host the league-worst Washington Wizards.
After a 5-10 start, the new-look Magic (11-13) have started to come together by winning six of nine in December...
It did not take long for the first trade rumors to start taking shape after the December 15 opening of the trade season. The Magic figured to be a big part of many trade discussions thanks to the "transition" the franchise is in after Dwight Howard's departure.
That has meant anyone is on the table as the Magic try to figure out what kind of team and franchise they...
Glen Davis scored 28 points and J.J. Redick had 18 points and seven assists as the Orlando Magic beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 102-93 on Monday night.
Kevin Love had 23 points and 15 rebounds and Nikola Pekovic added 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who had won four straight coming into the game.
Minnesota led 87-85 with six minutes left when Orlando's Arron...