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Beede’s Breakdown: How Magic overcame mistakes to beat Jazz in Banchero’s return

Beede’s Breakdown: How Magic overcame mistakes to beat Jazz in Banchero’s return

The Magic battled back and fourth with the Jazz at Kia Center on Thursday night before Paolo Banchero (29 points) and Jalen Suggs (15) lifted Orlando to victory in the fourth quarter. Jamahl Mosley’s squad won their 34th game, 115-107, with 22 regular-season games remaining, to match last season’s win total. Orlando just missed the […]
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Paolo Banchero returns to Magic while Jalen Suggs’ clutch 3s clinch victory vs. Jazz

Paolo Banchero returns to Magic while Jalen Suggs’ clutch 3s clinch victory vs. Jazz

While the Magic had their best player Paolo Banchero back, it took three 3-point shots from Jalen Suggs to seal the outcome.
Feb 28, 2024
Paolo Banchero, Jonathan Isaac under the weather as Magic host Jazz

Paolo Banchero, Jonathan Isaac under the weather as Magic host Jazz

Magic forward Paolo Banchero has missed two games in a row due to an illness and is listed questionable for Thursday's contest vs. Utah, a team Orlando hasn't faced since November.
Feb 27, 2024
Beede’s Breakdown: How Magic overcame Paolo Banchero’s absence to blowout Brooklyn

Beede’s Breakdown: How Magic overcame Paolo Banchero’s absence to blowout Brooklyn

Franz Wagner led the Magic with 21 points as Orlando held its own and more against the Nets without first-time All-Star Paolo Banchero.
Feb 27, 2024
Magic adjust to playing without Paolo Banchero, dominate Nets

Magic adjust to playing without Paolo Banchero, dominate Nets

Franz Wagner led the way with 21 points as Orlando made it a blowout by halftime and never was threatened by Brooklyn.
Feb 26, 2024
MRI reveals positive results for Magic’s Jonathan Isaac as Nets come to town

MRI reveals positive results for Magic’s Jonathan Isaac as Nets come to town

Jonathan Isaac avoiding a major leg injury could bode well for the Magic's playoff push. Orlando opens a 3-game home stand against the Nets on Tuesday.
Feb 25, 2024
Beede’s Breakdown: How Magic fell short at Atlanta to wrap up road trip

Beede’s Breakdown: How Magic fell short at Atlanta to wrap up road trip

The Magic did themselves no favors Sunday night against the Hawks while Paolo Banchero missed his first game of the season.
Feb 25, 2024
Paolo Banchero: Making dreams come true on and off the court

Paolo Banchero: Making dreams come true on and off the court

Meet Paolo Banchero, a Generation Z basketball player with Orlando Magic, as part of our Black Month History series.
Feb 25, 2024
Beede’s Breakdown: How Magic found balanced way to win at Detroit

Beede’s Breakdown: How Magic found balanced way to win at Detroit

Although it was Paolo Banchero who hit the game-winner, the Magic needed all hands on deck Saturday night at Detroit as eight players finished in double figures.
Feb 24, 2024
Magic improve in 3-point percentage during win at Detroit

Magic improve in 3-point percentage during win at Detroit

A three-point play from Paolo Banchero with 0.8 seconds delivered a  112-109 victory over the NBA-worst Pistons on Saturday night.
Feb 22, 2024
Paolo Banchero shakes off illness, Magic knock off Cavs on the road

Paolo Banchero shakes off illness, Magic knock off Cavs on the road

The bench scored 63 points, led by Moe Wagner's 22, to help Orlando on a night when Paolo Banchero struggled and had foul trouble.
Feb 21, 2024
Magic set to begin trip at Cleveland without guard Markelle Fultz

Magic set to begin trip at Cleveland without guard Markelle Fultz

Magic rookie Anthony Black previously made 30 starts in place of Markelle Fultz, who won't be available Thursday in Cleveland. "You want to make sure that we're doing the right thing for our teams as well as the young men that are out there every single night," coach Jamahl Mosley said.
Feb 21, 2024
Doesn’t Magic G-Leaguer Mac McClung deserve an NBA shot after soaring over Shaq to again win Dunk Contest? | Commentary

Doesn’t Magic G-Leaguer Mac McClung deserve an NBA shot after soaring over Shaq to again win Dunk Contest? | Commentary

It’s not like Mac McClung is just a dunker. He’s currently third in the G-League in scoring (23.7 ppg) and is shooting 39.4 percent from 3-point range. Last season, he averaged 19.8 points and shot 47.4 percent from 3-point range.
Feb 21, 2024
What needs to happen for Magic to avoid NBA Play-In? | Analysis

What needs to happen for Magic to avoid NBA Play-In? | Analysis

Fifteen of the Magic's final 27 games are at home, including an eight-game stand March 17-April 1 at Kia Center. It's a favorable final stretch.
Feb 19, 2024
Nets fire former Magic coach Jacque Vaughn with team in 11th place at All-Star break

Nets fire former Magic coach Jacque Vaughn with team in 11th place at All-Star break

The Nets' 136-86 loss to the Celtics on Wednesday was their worst defeat since moving to Brooklyn in 2012 and the second-worst in franchise history, and leading scorer Mikal Bridges seemed particularly frustrated in his postgame comments.