Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 10/24/14
ORLANDO, Fla. First came the question, then the snicker. The reaction from Orlando Magic forward Kyle OQuinn was delivered unfiltered and uncontained, like water boiling over a pots edge. His words showed that the thickest of thunderheads come with humor as well as a silver lining.OQuinn stood near his stall in a quiet locker room after the Magics 86-76 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night at Amway Center. It was Orlandos 11th consecutive defeat -- its second double-digit losing streak this season -- and the rookie was asked how he keeps his focus despite the slide.For OQuinn and other young Magic talent, the franchises post-Dwight Howard world has included lessons in loss, yes, but also opportunity. Injuries to leaders such as guards Arron Afflalo (strained calf) and J.J. Redick (sore right shoulder), both out Wednesday, have led to the current dry spell. But their absences have allowed inexperienced players to receive more court time, which could accelerate Orlando...
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