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KJ McDaniels’ Mom Goes to Games to Boo His Sixers Teammates (Photos)

KJ McDaniel’s is a beast, but he’s going to have to calm his mom down. The Philadelphia 76ers were in Orlando on Sunday night to take on the Magic, and according to Jordan Eichenblatt, McDaniels mom became that rec league mom that boos everything not involving her son. A 76ers family member across from me. She keeps booing the 76ers and yelling "pass the ball to my son" sparkly...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 6:30 P.M. Jameer Nelson spent his first 10 seasons with the Orlando Magic. Last week, he played for two different clubs in a span of five days. One of Boston's newest additions, Nelson returns to Orlando to face his former team for the first time Tuesday night as the Celtics try to hand the Magic a season-high fifth consecutive...
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Boston Celtics at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 6:30 P.M. Jameer Nelson spent his first 10 seasons with the Orlando Magic. Last week, he played for two different clubs in a span of five days. One of Boston's newest additions, Nelson returns to Orlando to face his former team for the first time Tuesday night as the Celtics try to hand the Magic a season-high fifth consecutive...
Via Fox Sports Florida
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics-Magic Preview

Jameer Nelson spent his first 10 seasons with the Orlando Magic. Last week, he played for two different clubs in a span of five days. One of Boston's newest additions, Nelson returns to Orlando to face his former team for the first time Tuesday night as the Celtics try to hand the Magic a season-high fifth consecutive defeat. Playing his first season in Dallas, Nelson wasn't scheduled...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

After frustrating loss, Magic determined to snap out of current funk

ORLANDO, Fla. -- There's no such thing as a sure thing in the NBA. So Orlando Magic coach Jacque Vaughn knew there was some risk involved in deciding to pair rookie Elfrid Payton with second-year pro Victor Oladipo in the starting lineup for the first time Sunday night. Still, with the 2-23 Philadelphia 76ers providing the opposition, what was the worst that could happen? This happened...
Via Fox Sports Florida
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tobias Harris: “It’s Embarrassing” and More Sixers-Magic Postgame

  Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Tobias Harris is right, it is very embarrassing for the Orlando Magic to have lost tonight. Tobias Harris:   Below are interviews from Jacque Vaughn, Victor Oladipo, Nikola Vucevic, and Elfrid Payton.   Jacque Vaughn:   Victor Oladipo:   Nikola Vucevic:   Elfrid Payton:   Adam Papageorgiou is Owner/Editor of MBO and...
Via Magic Basketball Online
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sixers hold off Magic to claim 3rd win of season, all on road

  Michael Carter-Williams scored 21 points and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied in the second half to claim a 96-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night. The win, which ended a five-game losing streak, came as the Sixers began a seven-game road trip. All three of their victories this season have come away from home. Philadelphia trailed by 11 in the third quarter, but led...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Magic can't hold off Michael Carter-Williams, 76ers

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Michael Carter-Williams scored 21 points and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied in the second half to claim a 96-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night. The win, which ended a five-game losing streak, came as the Sixers began a seven-game road trip. All three of their victories this season have come away from home. Philadelphia trailed by 11 in the third...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

76ers claim 3rd win of season, 96-88 over Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Michael Carter-Williams scored 21 points and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied in the second half to claim a 96-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night. The win, which ended a five-game losing streak, came as the Sixers began a seven-game road trip. All three of their victories this season have come away from home. Philadelphia trailed by 11 in the third...
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23 hours ago  |  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
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boos and Outrage Follow Orlando’s Loss to Sixers

AP Photo/John Raoux Loud, vehement boos could be heard throughout the arena. No, the Orlando Magic were not playing in Philadelphia. The disapproving reaction came from 15,682 fans inside Amway Center on Sunday night as the Magic somehow managed to lose 96-88 to the Philadelphia 76ers. It’s about as low as you can get when you lose to the worst team in the NBA. It’s an embarrassing...
Via Magic Basketball Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Magic can't hold off Michael Carter-Williams, 76ers

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Michael Carter-Williams scored 21 points and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied in the second half to claim a 96-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night. The win, which ended a five-game losing streak, came as the Sixers began a seven-game road trip. All three of their victories this season have come away from home. Philadelphia trailed by 11 in the third...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Magic 8-Ball: Seth Curry, Flip-Flops and Please Don’t Lose to Philly

In our Magic 8-Ball you’ll find quotes, tweets, Orlando Magic player social media posts, a random prediction that sticks to the Magic 8-Ball theme, any stats or tidbits you don’t find in our other MBO postings, and more. Basically a buffet of things that may slip through the cracks that are worth bringing up.    #1: Despite the Utah Jazz Loss, Elfrid Payton Had Quite a Game...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Magic Host a Holiday Party for 21 Local Families

As part of the NBA Cares Season of Giving, Orlando Magic players and coaches on Saturday afternoon spread some holiday cheer to 21 pre-selected local families from the Seminole County Families in Transition program and the Osceola County School District. The Families in Transition program was established in April 2003 to serve the educational needs of children in the Seminole County...
Via Magic Basketball Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. After pinning their latest loss on a listless start, the Orlando Magic acknowledged they must come out with more energy. Despite their struggles, the Magic seemingly shouldn't have much trouble starting fast Sunday night against a Philadelphia 76ers team that routinely lets teams impose their will in the opening...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. After pinning their latest loss on a listless start, the Orlando Magic acknowledged they must come out with more energy. Despite their struggles, the Magic seemingly shouldn't have much trouble starting fast Sunday night against a Philadelphia 76ers team that routinely lets teams impose their will in the opening minutes...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers-Magic Preview

After pinning their latest loss on a listless start, the Orlando Magic acknowledged they must come out with more energy. Despite their struggles, the Magic seemingly shouldn't have much trouble starting fast Sunday night against a Philadelphia 76ers team that routinely lets teams impose their will in the opening minutes. Orlando (10-19) was never able to recover from a miserable...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic: Is Tobias Harris an All-Star?

The Orlando Magic recently put an advertisement out prompting fans to vote forward Tobias Harris into the All-Star game. At first, I laughed. Tobias Harris? I mean he’s evolved into a solid rotation player but All-Star? Surely the Magic’s marketing team had lost their minds. Then, I started to investigate. After a thorough investigation, I have changed my mind. 22 year-old Tobias...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Players That Shoot Better Away From Amway Center

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images There are 5 Orlando Magic players that shoot better on the road than at home inside Amway Center. One of those is Devyn Marble who has barely played and so I won’t mention him again because that’d be unfair. You may or may not guess the other four who have large roles on this 10-19 squad that is 3-7 at home so far this ’14-...
Via Magic Basketball Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Contemplate Defense, Effort, and Mental Strength at Practice

The Orlando Magic began their practice preparations for their Sunday matchup against the Philadelphia 76ers. Defense, effort, mental strength, flagrant worries with Kyle O’Quinn, and Victor Oladipo‘s bad home shooting were the themes. Evan Fournier dropped truth bombs after the Jazz loss last night, and Channing Frye picked up the slack on Saturday morning. Jacque Vaughn: ...
Via Magic Basketball Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Fournier urging more toughness after Magic's loss to Jazz

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Evan Fournier's week began with him spitting up blood after a stray elbow by Tyler Hansbrough of the Toronto Raptors caught him in the lip. It ended Friday night with him spitting mad over the way the Orlando Magic came out to play against the Utah Jazz. Losing for the third game in a row and the fifth time in their last six games should have been aggravating enough...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Fournier: “We’re Just Not Tough Enough” & More Jazz-Magic Postgame

  Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Evan Fournier said it all tonight after the Magic lost to the Jazz at Amway Center: “Look at ourselves in the mirror. Come tomorrow to work. Be ready to practice. ‘Cause we’re going to play the Sixers. Yes they are the worst team, but they play really hard. So if we don’t play hard, they’re going to kick our ass at home...
Via Magic Basketball Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Fournier, Tobias Harris not enough for Magic against Jazz

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Derrick Favors had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Gordon Hayward added 20 points to lead Utah to a 101-94 victory over Orlando on Friday night. The Jazz, who won in Miami Wednesday, claimed back-to-back victories for the first time this season. Enes Kanter added 11 points and Trey Burke had 11 points and five assist for Utah, which shot 53.4 percent against a...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz Hand Magic Another Frustrating Defeat at Home

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic are now 3-7 at Amway Center this season after a 101-94 loss against the Utah Jazz on Friday evening. Home not so sweet home. Utah shot 53.4 FG% and won the rebound battled 42-34. The Jazz doubled up Orlando on free throw attempts 24-12. Orlando stuck around due in large part to shooting 12-for-22 from 3-point range...
Via Magic Basketball Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Return home results in uneven performance

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Orlando Magic began a lengthy late December homestand a year ago by losing to the Utah Jazz, not exactly one of the upper echelon teams in the NBA's Western Conference. History repeated itself Friday night as the Jazz dominated the paint early on and came away with a 101-94 victory. The Jazz never trailed over the final three quarters and led by as many 17 points...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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