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Tonight at 7 p.m. EST the Orlando Magic (13-23) will square off against the Washington Wizards (6-28). This will be their third meeting of the season, with each team taking a victory on their home court. The Magic are contending with a better Wizards squad than they faced earlier in the season, with the return of John Wall. They are on a two game winning streak, their longest of the season.
Magic fans received some good news this week. Glen Davis, Al Harrington, and E'Twaun Moore have all returned to practice. Hopefully, this means that their returns are imminent. In the meantime, the Magic are coming off of a much-needed win against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Magic veterans are showing that they can carry the team and rookies DeQuan Jones and Maurice Harkless are showing that they can contribute, as well. Second-year standout, Nic Vucevic, is taking a lot of the sting out of losing All-Star center, Dwight Howard.
The Wizards are finally starting to find a groove. It may so...
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Emeka Okafor had 19 points and 11 rebounds, leading six players in double figures for Washington in a 120-91 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday night for the Wizards' third straight win.
The Wizards were just 4-28 before their streak, but beat Oklahoma City, Atlanta and now Orlando -- all at home -- to nearly double their wins total. Washington leaves...
The schedule is never an excuse for a loss. Everyone plays whatever the schedule makers give them whether they want to or not. The schedule does not care if you had to travel 2,668 miles a few days earlier. When the schedule says you play, you play.
It cannot be used as an excuse -- each game still counts the same and each game starts at 0-0 with the chance to win in the next...
I can confidently say that this is the first Ish Smith post that we've attempted on That NBA Lottery Pick and he had to do something pretty impressive to earn it.Earlier tonight, the Orlando Magic guard was playing some solid defense on Wizards guard John Wall.As he went up to attempt a block, Ish cleared Wall and leapt over him:
***The Orlando Magic have proven once again that they are not to be slept on. The Clippers, after getting off to a 16-5 start, took their collective foot off the gas, allowing the Magic to hang around. The Magic went on to outscore the Clippers 29-18 in the fourth quarter, leading to a 104-101 victory. Arron Afflalo, a Los Angeles native, dropped 8 of his 30 in that very fourth...
Two things happened last night for the Washington Wizards that had not happened all season -- and both of them were good. First, point guard John Wall made his season debut after missing the first 33 games of the season with a stress injury to his knee. Second, the Wizards finally won back-to-back games, the last NBA team to do so this season.
The Wizards downed the Atlanta...
Wizards PG John Wall’s second game resulted in the another win. The team’s third straight win at home and second consecutive win over the Orlando Magic, a 120-91 win vs Magic. The Wizards are now 2-1 against the Magic this year but more importantly, they feel as though they’re beginning to gel. Wall’s return has given these [...]
(13-23) vs. (6-28)
Time/TV: 7 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Wizards by 1.5
Tickets: $1-$850 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Won 90-83 in Orlando on Dec. 19; Lost 105-98 in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 28; Today in Washington, D.C.; March 29 in Orlando
The Washington Wizards won their third straight game tonight, routing the Orlando Magic 120-91 in front of over 14,000 happy fans. The 29-point win is the largest in the history of the Wizards-Magic series. Washington led by as much as 31 late in the fourth quarter.
Washington shot 56 percent from the field, 63.6 percent on 3-pointers and 84 percent from the free throw line....
In his first season in Orlando, Arron Afflalo has played well for the Orlando Magic.
Never in a million years did I think we'd be sitting just months out from the four team blockbuster that sent Dwight Howard to Los Angeles thinking: "Orlando really got off well in that trade." Orlando didn't get the best player in the deal, nor did they get the second or the...
On Wednesday night, the Orlando Magic (13-24) will host the Indiana Pacers (23-15) at the Amway Center. The Magic suffered arguably their worst loss of the season to the Washington Wizards on Monday, losing 91-120. For a team that was thought to hang their hat on defense, the Magic definitely dropped the ball by allowing the league's worst offensive team to put up 120 points...
Rudy Gay, of the Memphis Grizzlies, has been on the trade block for quite sometime; it was just last week when multiple scenarios presented last week with Gay and even teammate Zach Randolph. Ronald Tillery of The Commercial Appeal reports Bradley Beal was a centerpiece for a recent offer: For example, the Griz have entertained the [...]The post Washington Wizards Reportedly Offered...
The return of John Wall even in limited minutes has seemed to ignite the Washington Wizards, who are on the verge of a four-game winning streak that would double their previous win total.
Accomplishing that feat requires beating the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night to begin their five-game, eight-day western road trip.
One game after rookie Bradley Beal hit a jumper with 0.3...