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ORLANDO, Fla. The games outcome had long since been decided. But that didnt matter one bit to Al Harrington.
With the Orlando Magic down by an insurmountable margin Sunday night to the Memphis Grizzlies, Harrington cut to the basket and scored off a crisp pass from rookie Kyle OQuinn. Then he deflected the ensuing inbounds pass by Jon Leuer, gathered in the ball and missed his first shot before converting the put-back.
In a season when feel-good moments have grown harder to find, the return of the 15-year NBA veteran from nearly a 10-month absence resulting from arthroscopic knee surgery compounded by a staph infection feels like a million bucks. Harringtons hustle and work ethic are attributes that the Magic hope will serve as an inspiration on a team where four of the five current starters are 24 or younger.
I just try to show them that playing hard is whats going to keep them around, said Harrington, who turned 33 last month. Im in a type of situation where there are rookies ...
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Tobias Harris was surprisingly efficient and effective in his first four games in a Magic uniform. The forward, under-utilized in Milwaukee, took to having playing time immediately and cashed in on the potential that made him the 19th pick int he 2011 Draft.
Entering Sunday's loss to Memphis, Harris was averaging 20.0 points per game and shooting 69.6 percent. That included...
I'll give these guys a few points for trying to include it in a mash-up performance, but I get the sneaking suspicion that the Orlando Magic Dancing Dads figured they can't do anything on the court worse than the basketball team has this season...
We are a week away from the bloodbath that will be Dwight Howard's first game back in Orlando. There is not a game Magic fans have anticipated more than any other this season.
He did not need to throw any fuel onto the fire to get Magic fans' ire up.
He may have done that anyway.
In an interview with Kristine Leahy of CBS2, Howard opened up about his transition...
Arron Afflalo scored five of his game-high 26 points in the final 38 seconds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a three-game skid with a 105-102 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Monday night.
Jameer Nelson, returning from a left knee injury that sidelined him six games, scored 15 points and Tobias Harris also scored 15 for Orlando, which trailed by as many as 17 points in the...
There are plenty of times for a team with the Magic's record to be OK with the results and pack it in after falling too far behind. Certainly after a six minute drought to end the first half and then a 17-point deficit early in the third quarter.
That is not part of a winning culture.
Certainly with a young team like the one the Magic have there will be games with a scoreline...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Arron Afflalo bolted through a crowd of Hornets defenders as he angled toward the hoop, switching the ball from his left hand to his right to hit a layup Orlando needed to keep another game from slipping away.
Minutes later, he sank an 11-foot turnaround fade in the lane with Eric Gordon's hand in his face -- yet another clutch play that led the Magic...
New Orleans rookie forward Anthony Davis and Orlando guard Jameer Nelson both are returning to their respective lineups for Monday night's game between the Hornets and Magic.
Hornets coach Monty Williams says Davis is ready to return with no playing time restrictions after missing two games with a left shoulder sprain.
Magic coach Jacque Vaughn says Nelson also is without playing...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Arron Afflalo scored five of his game-high 26 points in the final 38 seconds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a three-game skid with a 105-102 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Monday night.
Jameer Nelson, returning from a left knee injury that sidelined him six games, scored 15 points and Tobias Harris also scored 15 for Orlando, which trailed by as many...
Dwight Howard left a bad taste in many Orlando Magic fan’s mouths. In a recent interview with Kristine Leahy of CBS/KCAL 9, Dwight has assured that time won’t diminish the bitter taste left for Magic fans to consume with these comments about his former team:
“I always tell people, like hey, my team in Orlando was a team full of people who nobody wanted, and I was the leader...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Tayshaun Prince had 14 points and Marc Gasol added 12 points and 11 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies cruised to a 108-82 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night.
The Grizzlies, who have won nine of their last 10 games, led by as many as 32 points and had six players in double figures. Sunday was their first of five straight games against teams with...