GAME DAY 64 – THE MAGIC TAKE ON THE GRIZZLIES

Game Day 64 sees the Magic take on the Grizzlies back in Orlando on the second night of a home and away back-to-back with Memphis. To watch the game live or on demand here in the UK you will need an active NBA League Pass subscription. Never miss a game again and watch the entire 2020/21 season by subscribing here. The tip time is shown on the NBA app and Orlando Magic website as being 1:00am here in the UK (8pm Eastern for our friends in Orlando). THE MATCHUP AS THE MAGIC TAKE ON THE GRIZZLIES LAST OUTTINGS Last night in Memphis the Grizzlies…

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ORLANDO TAKE DOWN PHOENIX

A final score of 111-112 saw Orlando take down Phoenix. Three lead changes in the game's final 30 seconds peaked with an Evan Fournier layup. It was a difficult move with 6.4 seconds remaining by Fournier that saw him hit the winning shot.  Nikola Vucevic led the team with 27 points and 14 rebounds for his 30th double-double of the season. A full game review by Josh Cohen on the Orlando Magic website can be read here

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MAGIC LOSE TO DENVER IN THE AMWAY

DENVER NUGGETS 110-99 ORLANDO MAGIC As the Magic lose to Denver in the Amway there was some good second half effort. It saw the deficit cut by Orlando from 24 points to 5 before Denver pulled away for the win. Evan Fournier led the team with 31 points. A full game review by Josh Cohen on the Orlando Magic website can be read here

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ORLANDO MAGIC LOSE IN BOSTON

ORLANDO MAGIC 96-112 BOSTON CELTICS This evening saw the Orlando Magic lose in Boston by 96-112 to the Celtics. Leading after the first quarter Orlando pressed the self destruct button, scoring only 17 points in the second quarter. Boston consolidated their lead during the third period. Nikola Vucevic led the team with 22 points and 13 rebounds for another double-double. A full game review by Josh Cohen on the Orlando Magic website can be read here

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ORLANDO STUN THE BROOKLYN NETS

BROOKLYN NETS 113-121 ORLANDO MAGIC Last night saw some MAGIC as in a shock result a 9 game losing streak was broken and in the process Orlando stun the Brooklyn Nets. Leading after the first quarter Orlando pressed all game. A huge 39 points in the third quarter saw Orlando with a big lead. Brooklyn got within 4 points in the final quarter before fading. Aaron Gordon led the Magic team with a hugely impressive 38 points. A full game review by Josh Cohen on the Orlando Magic website can be read here

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MAGIC LOSE THREE STRAIGHT

Orlando got themselves off to another good start and held their own for much of the first half. But the Magic lose three straight at home to the Jazz, 109-124. ANOTHER LINEUP CHANGE Before the game the Orlando Magic announced James Ennis III would miss the game due to a sore left calf. Already missing Cole Anthony and Aaron Gordon, Ennis would miss the game, Dwayne Bacon was back into the starting lineup. James Ennis III had started the previous four games. FIRST QUARTER Both teams started slowly on the offensive end, Utah playing in their second night of a…

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HEAVILY BEATEN IN BROOKLYN

The Orlando Magic were heavily beaten by 92-129 in Brooklyn by a red hot Nets team. Brooklyn secured their 8th consecutive win as Kyrie Irving and James Harden controlled the game. The Magic again had a settled starting lineup with Michael Carter-Williams, Evan Fournier, James Ennis III, Al-Farouq Aminu and Nikola Vucevic. That left Chasson Randle, Khem Birch, Terrence Ross, Dwayne Bacon, Chuma Okeke, Gary Clark and Mo Bamba to come from the bench. THE OPENING QUARTER An ominous start for Orlando saw James Harden feed Kyrie Irving for a made two under the basket inside 15 seconds. The Orlando…

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THE NIGHT OF LACKLUSTRE EFFORT

Unfortunately on the night of lacklustre effort, a loss muted Nikola Vucevic's celebration, being selected for his second All-Star appearance. Simply put Orlando could not find their game. DETROIT PISTONS 105-93 ORLANDO MAGIC THE OPENING QUARTER Al-Farouq Aminu opened Orlando’s scoring with a corner jump shot for three. Dennis Smith Jr got off to a nice start for Detroit as they took an early lead. Orlando’s offensive play was not functioning well. The second time All-Star Nikola Vucevic got his first points of the game in the seventh minute. Orlando were neither shooting the ball well nor taking care of…

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A SOLID BUT UNEXCITING PERFORMANCE BY ORLANDO

Last night saw a solid but unexciting performance by Orlando to beat Detroit in the Amway. For Orlando the result was the needed one as they seek to build on the win streak they have began. BEFORE THE TIP The Magic again had a different starting line-up as Al-Farouq Aminu joined James Ennis III, Nikola Vucevic, Michael Carter-Williams and Evan Fournier. That left Chasson Randle, Khem Birch, Terrence Ross, Mo Bamba, Chuma Okeke, Gary Clark and Dwayne Bacon to come from the bench. For the Pistons starting guard Delon Wright was unavailable so Dennis Smith Jr opened the game. THE…

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VUCEVIC SHOWED ALL-STAR FORM IN ANOTHER ORLANDO WIN

Magic fans were cheering as Nikola Vucevic showed All-Star form in another Orlando win over a tough and in form opponent. His third career triple-double guided Orlando past the Golden State Warriors in the Amway. GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS 120-124 ORLANDO MAGIC The Magic had a different starting line-up again. Khem Birch got a start along with the returning James Ennis III. They joined Nikola Vucevic, Michael Carter-Williams and Evan Fournier. That left Chasson Randle, Al-Farouq Aminu, Terrence Ross, Mo Bamba, Chuma Okeke, Gary Clark and Dwayne Bacon to come from the bench. For the Warriors Draymond Green was available to…

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