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Magic Musings: Another defensive letdown too much to overcome

For the first time all season, the Orlando Magic had a full complement of healthy players Wednesday night when they faced the Detroit Pistons. But for the second time in as many games, their play on defense left a lot to be desired. The Magic made matters interesting in the fourth quarter after trailing by as many as 21 points before losing 128-118 to the Pistons, who raised their...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic get much-needed win, but not without some drama

ORLANDO, Fla. -- To the Orlando Magic, all was well that ended somewhat less than well Tuesday night. Yes, a team with occasional problems playing with leads through its first 30 games saw a 27-point advantage over the Boston Celtics whittled to three in an eight-minute stretch of the fourth quarter. And it appeared for a moment as if Jameer Nelson's first regular-season game against...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic use big 1st half to hold off Celtics 100-95

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Tobias Harris scored 19 points and the Orlando Magic hung on to beat the Boston Celtics 100-95 on Tuesday night. Nik Vucevic and Kyle O'Quinn each added 18 points as Orlando ended a four-game losing streak. Orlando looked to be in control in the second half and led by as many as 27 points. But that advantage was trimmed all the way down to three points in the...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tobias Harris helps lead Magic past visiting Celtics

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Tobias Harris scored 19 points and the Orlando Magic hung on to beat the Boston Celtics 100-95 on Tuesday night. Nik Vucevic and Kyle O'Quinn each added 18 points as Orlando ended a four-game losing streak. Orlando looked to be in control in the second half and led by as many as 27 points. But that advantage was trimmed all the way down to three points in the...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Orlando avoids another letdown by holding off Celtics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- After frustrating and confounding losses at home to the Utah Jazz and the Philadelphia 76ers, the Orlando Magic weren't taking any chances of a repeat performance Tuesday night against the Boston Celtics. At least they weren't through the first three quarters. Up by 27 points early in the fourth quarter, the Magic saw the Celtics get to within three on Kelly Olynyk...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tobias Harris helps lead Magic past visiting Celtics

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Tobias Harris scored 19 points and the Orlando Magic hung on to beat the Boston Celtics 100-95 on Tuesday night. Nik Vucevic and Kyle O'Quinn each added 18 points as Orlando ended a four-game losing streak. Orlando looked to be in control in the second half and led by as many as 27 points. But that advantage was trimmed all the way down to three points in the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Lineup switch comes up short in loss to 76ers

ORLANDO, Fla. -- A starting lineup change Sunday night wasn't enough to prevent the Orlando Magic from becoming only the third team this season to lose to the Philadelphia 76ers. After falling behind by 11 points midway through the third quarter, the Sixers went on to outwork and outhustle the Magic in coming away with a 96-88 victory. Not even a game-high 23 points from Victor Oladipo...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Turner Q&A: Magic still looking to find rhythm at home

FOXSportsFlorida.com checks in with color analyst Jeff Turner to get the latest on the Magic. You can follow Turner on Twitter at @JTurnerMagic. FOX SPORTS FLORIDA: The Magic faced the Washington Wizards and the Atlanta Hawks three times in a four-day stretch. What makes them the teams to beat in the Southeast Division, and what do the Magic need to do to get to their level? JEFF...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Orlando gives sizzling Hawks all they can handle in loss

The Orlando Magic gave the red-hot Atlanta Hawks all they could handle Friday night before losing 87-81. Despite getting 21 points from Victor Oladipo and 18 from Evan Fournier, the Magic became the ninth team in a row to fall to the Hawks, who are on their longest winning streak in 17 years. Both Oladipo and Fournier did the bulk of their scoring in the first three quarters. The...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Orlando gives sizzling Hawks all they can handle in loss

The Orlando Magic gave the red-hot Atlanta Hawks all they could handle Friday night before losing 87-81. Despite getting 21 points from Victor Oladipo and 18 from Evan Fournier, the Magic became the ninth team in a row to fall to the Hawks, who are on their longest winning streak in 17 years. Both Oladipo and Fournier did the bulk of their scoring in the first three quarters. The...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite injuries, improved Magic in thick of things in East

ORLANDO, Fla. -- In a conference where only five teams currently have winning records, the Orlando Magic find themselves in better shape through their first 24 games than most NBA experts would have expected. Despite being without Victor Oladipo for the first nine games and losing rookie Aaron Gordon indefinitely after 11, the Magic have avoided the type of lengthy losing streaks...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

9 Defensive Players to Target in Fantasy Basketball

See below for a rundown of well rounded glue guys with solid defensive production. These players are fairly reliable options depending on your needs. Streaming is key in H2H leagues and people often neglect defensive stats in roto leagues. The second part of this article outlines games played in H2H playoffs. Still a bit early to think about the playoffs but definitely something...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Thrust into starting role, Kyle O'Quinn recapturing rhythm with Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Between a sprained left ankle that sidelined him for a month and a referee's whistle that sent him on an early exit a week ago, Kyle O'Quinn is still in the process of working his way back into his usual playing time with the Orlando Magic. But the thought of bringing him along easily had to be abandoned to a large extent when back problems sidelined center Nikola...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic end four-game losing streak to Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Tobias Harris scored a season-high 27 points, Channing Frye made a game-changing 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter and the Orlando Magic beat the Sacramento Kings 105-96 on Saturday night. Victor Oladipo added 16 points, seven assists and five rebounds, Evan Fournier had 15 points and Kyle O'Quinn scored 13 to help the Magic to their second straight win...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic finish off road trip by beating Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Tobias Harris scored a season-high 27 points, Channing Frye made a game-changing 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter and the Orlando Magic beat the Sacramento Kings 105-96 on Saturday night. Victor Oladipo added 16 points, seven assists and five rebounds, Evan Fournier had 15 points and Kyle O'Quinn scored 13 to help the Magic to their second straight...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic finish off road trip by beating Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Tobias Harris scored a season-high 27 points, Channing Frye made a game-changing 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter and the Orlando Magic beat the Sacramento Kings 105-96 on Saturday night. Victor Oladipo added 16 points, seven assists and five rebounds, Evan Fournier had 15 points and Kyle O'Quinn scored 13 to help the Magic to their second straight...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tobias Harris scores 22 in Magic's win over Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Tobias Harris scored 22 points and Victor Oladipo had 20 to help the Orlando Magic outlast Utah 98-93 Friday night and send the Jazz to their eighth loss in a row. Harris made a 3-pointer from the corner and then converted a three-point play on a drive to give the Magic an 88-78 lead with 4:04 to play. Drives and jumpers from Harris and Oladipo kept the Jazz...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Tobias Harris scores 22 in Magic's win over Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Tobias Harris scored 22 points and Victor Oladipo had 20 to help the Orlando Magic outlast Utah 98-93 Friday night and send the Jazz to their eighth loss in a row. Harris made a 3-pointer from the corner and then converted a three-point play on a drive to give the Magic an 88-78 lead with 4:04 to play. Drives and jumpers from Harris and Oladipo kept the Jazz...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic at Utah Jazz game preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 8:30 P.M. The Utah Jazz are still searching for answers after a winless two-week stretch. The Orlando Magic haven't been much better. Utah tries to avoid an eighth consecutive loss Friday night when it hosts the Magic, losers of seven straight in the series. The Jazz (5-14) have been outscored by an average of 11.3 points during...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic at Utah Jazz game preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 8:30 P.M. The Utah Jazz are still searching for answers after a winless two-week stretch. The Orlando Magic haven't been much better. Utah tries to avoid an eighth consecutive loss Friday night when it hosts the Magic, losers of seven straight in the series. The Jazz (5-14) have been outscored by an average of 11.3 points during...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic-Jazz Preview

The Utah Jazz are still searching for answers after a winless two-week stretch. The Orlando Magic haven't been much better. Utah tries to avoid an eighth consecutive loss Friday night when it hosts the Magic, losers of seven straight in the series. The Jazz (5-14) have been outscored by an average of 11.3 points during their skid after falling 123-104 to Toronto on Wednesday. Utah...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic's Kyle O'Quinn fined $15,000 for Flagrant 2 foul

Orlando Magic forward Kyle O'Quinn has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for what was called "excessive contact above the shoulders" with Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin during Wednesday night's game. Rod Thorn, the NBA's president of basketball operations, made the announcement on Thursday. O'Quinn was assessed a Flagrant 2 foul and ejected from the game with 5:54 remaining...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle O'Quinn ejected for hitting Blake Griffin in face (GIF)

Orlando Magic forward Kyle O'Quinn received an automatic ejection from Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers after being called for a flagrant 2 foul for hitting Blake Griffin in the face with his forearm.It happened in the second quarter as Griffin was driving down the lane for a layup. O'Quinn made an aggressive play to swat the ball out of Griffin's hands, but...
Via Holdout Sports
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Absence of Tobias Harris limits Magic in loss to Heat

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Fifteen games into their season, the Orlando Magic continue to find it a challenge to get enough people healthy and contributing at the same time. They began the season without Channing Frye and Victor Oladipo. They've been without Kyle O'Quinn for the past three weeks. They lost rookie Aaron Gordon for an indefinite length of time a week ago. They didn't have Evan...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic, FOX Sports Florida host 'Social Media Night' on Nov. 19

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Orlando Magic are teaming up with FOX Sports Florida to host a "Social Media Night" on Wed., Nov. 19 when the Magic face the Los Angeles Clippers at Amway Center, tip off set for 7 p.m. Highlights of "Social Media Night" Include: -- Fans will have the opportunity during the game to send their tweets to @FOXSportsMagic and @OrlandoMagic, using the hashtag #PureMagicSocial...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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