Orlando Conclude The Trip In Denver

Tonight Orlando conclude the trip in Denver as the Magic take on the Nuggets. The road trip has seen two loses and a win so far. The tip time from the Ball Arena is shown on the Orlando Magic website as being 2am here in the UK (9pm Eastern for our friends in Orlando). To watch the game live or on demand in the UK you will…

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Beyond the 407 – NBA Trade Deadline!

Beyond the 407, trade deadline was a frenzy of activity seeing everything from superstar trades, smart piece acquisition, key role players, salary cutting and moves with an eye to the future. The Magic move of acquiring Bol Bol was already covered exceptionally by our very own savant, Paul Bacon and needs no further discussion.(To read, Paul's article click here) However, if we break away from…

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Phoenix Outclass Orlando To Win Comfortably

Sometimes you just have to say “well played” and that was the case last night as we saw Phoenix outclass Orlando to win comfortably, 105-132. Phoenix are perhaps the blueprint for rebuilding through the draft. Devon Booker, Deandre Ayton, Mikal Bridges and Cameron Johnson all played their part in the victory. That patient draft rebuilding landed them their veteran star in Chris Paul. Paul is…

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Utah’s Class Showed To Beat Orlando

It was a 99-114 loss for the Magic in Salt Lake City last night as Utah’s class showed to beat Orlando. The Magic fought but came up short in the final quarter. Struggling offensively in the first quarter the Magic closed it with just 12 points scored. However this team has spirit. The Magic trailed by 18 points in the second quarter but through solid…

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Orlando Played As A Team To Beat Portland

Last night was an example of what unity and spirit can achieve, as an on the road Orlando played as a team to beat Portland by 113-95. The win came on the back of effective ball movement, resulting in a season high 34 assists for the Magic. Orlando are on a 4 game road trip West and beating an undermanned Portland Trail Blazers was a…

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Boston’s Defence Shut Down The Magic

Orlando’s offensive play lacked any rhythm last night as Boston’s defence shut down the Magic. By the close the Celtics had won 116-83. The win extended Boston’s winning streak over Orlando to 9 games. It also saw Boston sweep the season 3-0. As a Magic fan it was an ugly game and not fun to watch. The Magic failed to find any rhythm all night.…

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The Magic Were Mauled By The Grizzlies

On the first night of a home back-to-back the Magic were mauled by the Grizzlies 135-115. As Orlando struggled Ja Morant took control of the game and never let go, finishing with 33 points Memphis Coach Taylor Jenkins has his team playing to a level greater than the sum of its individual parts. The pace, rebounding, ball movement, defensive aggression and determination displayed by Memphis…

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The Magic Took The W Over The Pacers

For long parts it was not an easy watch, however the Magic took the W over the Pacers with a third quarter comeback from 17 points down. It took two late back-to-back three pointers to tie the game from Gary Harris, with a Franz Wagner ”and 1” to take the lead. Cole Anthony free throws made it a 4 point lead and sealed the win…

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Orlando Fall To Defeat In Chicago

The first night of a back-to-back saw Orlando fall to defeat in Chicago by 115-126. It was a hugely entertaining game to watch as the Magic went toe-to-toe with the Eastern Conference leading Chicago Bulls. A high scoring first half saw Orlando trail going into the break by 63-70. Defence wasn't Orlando’s strength having given up 103 points going into the final frame. With 6…

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Orlando Finish At Home By Beating Dallas

Closing January which has been for the Magic their best month of the season, Orlando finish at home by beating Dallas 108-110. It was an outstandingly gritty performance from Orlando, closing out a tight game for their third win in four games. What Orlando have done is January is show progress and potential whilst still having key absences. The Magic earlier in the season would…

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