Grasping on to anything positive is a must to survive this kind of a season. The Magic have the second worst record in the league and are already facing the realization that things will get worse as the team continues its rebuilding after this summer's trade. Youth has its ups and downs.
When the Magic play a game like they did Tuesday night against the 76ers -- together, patient and with energy -- the team looks like they did at the beginning of the season. They look capable of beating anybody and competing for a Playoff spot.
That time and that Tuesday night seem so long ago. Not after Sacramento carved its way through Orlando's defense with ease and Orlando put up very little resistance at home to a team struggling like Orlando was and on a six-game losing streak.
The Kings fell behind by six points and succumbed to fouls, but that is probably the only negative Keith Smart will be able to point to. After that, Sacramento went...