ORLANDO MAGIC NEWS

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
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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
16 hours 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
17 hours 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
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Favors, Hayward lead Jazz over Magic 101-94

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Derrick Favors had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Gordon Hayward scored 20 to lead Utah to a 101-94 victory over Orlando on Friday night. The Jazz, who won in Miami Wednesday, got 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. Tobias Harris led Orlando with 24 points and...
Via AP on Fox
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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
18 hours 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
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Evan Fournier, Tobias Harris not enough for Magic against Jazz

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Derrick Favors had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Gordon Hayward scored 20 to lead Utah to a 101-94 victory over Orlando on Friday night. The Jazz, who won in Miami Wednesday, got 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. Tobias Harris led Orlando with 24 points and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tobias Harris to Meet Fans at Orlando Fashion Square Mall on Saturday

As part of the NBA Cares Season of Giving, Magic player Tobias Harris along with the Orlando Magic Dancers will meet fans at Orlando Fashion Square (3201 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32803) in the mall’s basketball court to sign autographs, take photos, and participate in basketball drills. It’s happening this Saturday – December 20th – between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m....
Via Magic Basketball Online
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Orlando Magic believe their time on the road has built chemistry, but they're excited to finally have an extended stay at home. Orlando looks to avoid a third consecutive defeat as it begins a four-game homestand against the Utah Jazz on Friday night. The Magic (10-18) have played by far the most road games...
Via AP on Fox
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Utah Jazz at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Orlando Magic believe their time on the road has built chemistry, but they're excited to finally have an extended stay at home. Orlando looks to avoid a third consecutive defeat as it begins a four-game homestand against the Utah Jazz on Friday night. The Magic (10-18) have played by far the most road games in...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Jazz-Magic Preview

The Orlando Magic believe their time on the road has built chemistry, but they're excited to finally have an extended stay at home. Orlando looks to avoid a third consecutive defeat as it begins a four-game homestand against the Utah Jazz on Friday night. The Magic (10-18) have played by far the most road games in the league, going 7-12 in such contests after falling 95-82 at Toronto...
Via AP on Fox
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Orlando Magic Become First NBA Team to Offer Apple Pay

The Orlando Magic, Chase, and E15 Group the tech and analytics subsidiary of Levy Restaurants, will be integrating Apple Pay into the Amway Center, a new category of service that transforms mobile payments with an easy, secure, and private way to pay. The Magic become the first team in the NBA to offer fans access to Apple Pay, which will debut in Amway Center when the Magic host...
Via Magic Basketball Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lottery Player Spotlight: Tobias Harris

An improved jump shot has elevated the 22-year-old’s game. Entering this season, Orlando Magic small forward Tobias Harris cashed in on just 28 percent of his 3-point attempts. He also struggled from 3-point range in college. In his lone season at Tennessee, he shot only 30.3 percent from 3-point land. But his rebounding skills and his ability to get high-percentage shots near...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic’s Interior Defense Bludgeoned by Boston in Loss

Photo by Brian Babineau /NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic looked out-matched in the second half of their game in Boston on Wednesday evening as they lost to the Celtics 109-92. The Celtics prevailed in large part to 55.0 FG% as Orlando’s interior defense was nonexistent at times. Dewayne Dedmon didn’t play in the contest, and you wonder if his shot blocking capabilities...
Via Magic Basketball Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics prove magic doesn't exist, beat the Orlando Magic, 109-92

A return to form for Jared Sullinger and big games from Kelly Olynyk, Jeff Green & Rajon Rondo helped lead the Celtics to a win over the Orlando Magic.After a seesaw 1st quarter the Celtics fell behind by as many as 10 to the Magic in the second. Late in the 2nd quarter, Kelly Olynyk scored five quick points off the bench to spark a 19-6 run to end the half putting the C's up...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Boston Celtics-Orlando Magic Game Online (Live Stream)

The Orlando Magic head north Wednesday night to visit the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET, and NBC Sports Live Extra is streaming the game online and through their app for Xfinity and Time Warner Cable customers. You can watch it by clicking the photo below. Photo via Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled under: Live Stream
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Rob Hennigan Has the Orlando Magic Moving in the Right Direction

Led by Worcester and Emerson College's own, Rob Hennigan, the young and talented Orlando Magic arrive in Boston tonight to face the Celtics as a much improved bunch.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Fournier Spits Blood After Tyler Hansbrough Elbow Jab (Video)

Orlando Magic’s Evan Fournier’s face lived a good life up until this painful to watch elbow that ripped through it. OUCH. The post Evan Fournier Spits Blood After Tyler Hansbrough Elbow Jab (Video) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
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Evan Fournier’s Face Gets Rearranged By Tyler Hansbrough’s Elbow

Evan Fournier found himself on the wrong end of Tyler Hansborough’s elbow during Monday night’s Magic-Pacers game. Psycho T’s elbow was inadvertent, but it was still just about as vicious as an elbow shot gets. Amazingly, Fournier got stitched up and finished the game. *Warning*: The above video just shows the initial hit, but video Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Evan Fournier Bloodied After Taking A Tyler Hansbrough Elbow to Face

It’s easy to hate the Toronto Raptors’ Tyler Hansbrough. He’s really not that talented but provides value to his team because of his ruffian style of play (cheap shots, pounding the glass, acting as an instigator of sorts, throwing elbows, etc.). Unfortunately for Orlando Magic guard Evan Fournier, he was on the receiving end of one of those erratic Psycho T elbows Monday...
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Magic's rally falls short in loss vs. Raptors

TORONTO (AP) -- Lou Williams scored 18 points, Kyle Lowry had 17 and the Toronto Raptors won their 10th straight game over the Orlando Magic, 95-82 Monday night. Amir Johnson scored 11 points and Patrick Patterson had 10 for the Raptors, who improved to 11-1 this season against opponents with losing records. This was Toronto's third of six straight games against teams below .500...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ball Movement Problems Doom Magic in Toronto

Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic lost for the third time this season to the Raptors Monday night in Toronto, 95-82. It’s just another reminder that the Magic have been struggling mightily in regards to sharing the basketball. Toronto proved why they’re first in the East as they out-scored Orlando 51-30 in the second half. Just look at the assists...
Via Magic Basketball Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks-Magic Post-Tobias Harris Game-Winner Interviews

Photo by Gary Bassing/NBAE via Getty Images   It’s all about that Tobias Harris game-winner. That Orlando Magic locker room needed that victory so badly. Tobias Harris:   Below are interviews from Nikola Vucevic, Evan Fournier, Jacque Vaughn, and Victor Oladipo.   Nikola Vucevic:   Evan Fournier:   Jacque Vaughn:   Victor Oladipo:   Adam Papageorgiou is Owner/Editor...
Via Magic Basketball Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Harris' buzzer beater wins it for Magic, snaps Hawks' streak

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Tobias Harris got a leaning, 13-foot jumper to rattle in at the buzzer, giving the Orlando Magic a 100-99 victory Saturday night that snapped the Atlanta Hawks' nine-game winning streak. Harris finished with 20 points, Evan Fournier added 19 and Nik Vucevic 18. Orlando took the second game of the back-to-back after Atlanta's victory at home on Friday. The game was...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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