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Sixers star Joel Embiid pops up on injury report ahead of Magic game

Philadelphia 76ers superstar Joel Embiid continued his rampage on Monday as he torched the Orlando Magic with a 30-point, 11-rebound double-double. The Sixers big man has been on an absolute tear of late, as he has been for pretty much the entire season. His streak could be put on hold, though, as he’s now popped […] The post Sixers star Joel Embiid pops up on injury report ahead of Magic game appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Wizards star Kristaps Porzingis gets encouraging injury update ahead of Pelicans game

The last we heard, Kristaps Porzingis was tagged as week-to-week as he continued to rehab from a sprained left ankle. The Washington Wizards star went down last Sunday in a win against the Orlando Magic, and he’s now nearing a week into his most recent injury. By the looks of it, however, the 27-year-old could […] The post Wizards star Kristaps Porzingis gets encouraging injury update ahead of Pelicans game appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Jonathan Issac will sit for Magic at Heat on first night of back-to-back

Jonathan Isaac won't play both games in this back-to-back set — standard for players returning from lengthy injury absences.

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Jonathan Isaac’s ramp up from injury takes sharp left turn vs. Pacers

Before the Orlando Magic’s game with the Boston Celtics Monday night, it had been a while since we have seen forward Jonathan Isaac on a basketball court, over 900 days to be exact. After missing that much time, it would be understandable if Issac wants to play as much as he can, just for the […] The post Jonathan Isaac’s ramp up from injury takes sharp left turn vs. Pacers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Celtics Wrap: Jayson Tatum Injury Scare Dooms Comeback Attempt

The Boston Celtics saw their nine-game win streak snapped Monday night, falling 113-98 to the Orlando Magic at Amway Center. The Celtics dropped to 35-13 while the Magic improved to 18-29. Check out the full box score here. ONE BIG TAKEAWAYThe Celtics were hit with the injury bug over the weekend, but it appeared they […] The post Celtics Wrap: Jayson Tatum Injury Scare Dooms Comeback Attempt appeared first on NESN.com.

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Magic’s Jonathan Isaac gets huge ovation after checking in, scoring first points since 2020

Jonathan Isaac, playing in his first game since the 2020 season after missing two seasons due to injury, received a huge ovation from the Orlando Magic faithful in their game against the Boston Celtics on Monday night. Isaac first heard the Magic fans’ love for him loud and clear when he checked into the game […] The post Magic’s Jonathan Isaac gets huge ovation after checking in, scoring first points since 2020 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Magic news: Jonathan Isaac’s passionate reaction to first game in over 2 years after destroying Jayson Tatum, Celtics

Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac is on a high right now. It’s been a long road back to NBA availability for the former first-round NBA Draft pick, as he just saw his first minutes on the floor in the league after over two years of recovering from devastating knee injuries. And in Isaac’s first game […] The post Magic news: Jonathan Isaac’s passionate reaction to first game in over 2 years after destroying Jayson Tatum, Celtics appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Jaylen Brown on Magic: ‘they’re an unorthodox team’

Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports Jaylen Brown was interviewed following the Celtics road loss to the Magic on Monday night. With a 10-game win streak on the line, the Boston Celtics traveled to Amway Center to take on the Orlando Magic. Boston was kicking off a Florida back-to-back with Malcolm Brogdon (personal reasons), Marcus Smart (left ankle sprain), and Robert Williams (left knee injury management) all out of the fold. Back in December, the Celtics fell in two straight games to the Magic, and Monday night’s matchup gave Boston a chance at...

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Celtics’ Jayson Tatum Gives Positive Update Following Injury Scare

Boston Celtics fans can take a deep breath after Monday’s anxiety-riddled loss to the Orlando Magic at Amway Center. While seeing Boston’s win streak halted at nine games was bad enough, Green Teamers had to sit through an excruciating 10-minute period where the possibility of Jayson Tatum missing significant time became all too real. After […] The post Celtics’ Jayson Tatum Gives Positive Update Following Injury Scare appeared first on NESN.com.

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Malcolm Brogdon and Marcus Smart out, Robert Williams questionable vs. Orlando Magic

Photo by Cole Burston/ Boston could be without three core rotation players against the Orlando Magic. The Boston Celtics will be without two of their primary guards in their rotation when they face off against the Orlando Magic on Monday, January 23. Robert Williams has been listed as questionable for the game, per the Celtics' recent injury report. #NEBHInjuryReport for tomorrow vs. Orlando:Malcolm Brogdon (personal reasons) - OUTDanilo Gallinari (left knee ACL repair) - OUTMarcus Smart (right ankle sprain) - OUTRobert Williams (left knee injury management) -...

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Reports: Jonathan Isaac expected to make return Monday

It has been 903 days since Jonathan Isaac was last on an NBA floor. Even longer since he played in front of an NBA crowd. The knee injury he suffered on the Capital One Arena floor against the Washington Wizards derailed what was turning into a fantastic season for the then-third-year forward. He was a […] Reports: Jonathan Isaac expected to make return Monday - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Wizards blaze past the Magic but see a starter limp off with an injury

Kristaps Porzingis didn't finish the game after suffering a sprained left ankle in the Wizards' 138-118 win.

Orlando Magic Daily

Orlando Magic’s race toward the Playoffs begins now

The race for the postseason for the Orlando Magic begins now. Despite all the setbacks and injuries Orlando has faced this season, the team finds itself in a position where the team can ignore the draft and focus on reaching the postseason. More importantly, they have the confidence to do it, as evidenced by the […] Orlando Magic’s race toward the Playoffs begins now - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Orlando Magic find their starting five

Ask the Orlando Magic and they will say the biggest key to their recent run of (or feeling of) success is because of stability. The team had its most successful run winning eight of nine games because the team did not see players going in and out of the lineup with injuries. The Magic had […] Orlando Magic find their starting five - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Magic’s Chuma Okeke hasn’t progressed to on-court work yet after knee surgery

Chuma Okeke was seen in the Magic's weight room but hasn't progressed to on-court work yet after last month's knee surgery.

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2023 Orlando Magic Second Quarter MVP: Markelle Fultz signaled stability

The Orlando Magic entered the second quarter of the season feeling incomplete. Injuries were the repeated story for the first 20 or so games of the season. Markelle Fultz had just returned from a preseason toe injury. Cole Anthony was just returning from an oblique injury. That would give the team two point guards for […] 2023 Orlando Magic Second Quarter MVP: Markelle Fultz signaled stability - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Blazers Guard Damian Lillard Not Concerned About Injured Ankles

Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports Damian Lillard shared his thoughts on the health of his ankles. Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard put up a season-high 50 points in a close loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday, despite playing through a minor ankle injury. He had been listed as questionable ahead of game time. In actuality, he played through two ankle injuries, he revealed when speaking to reporters after the contest. He tweaked his right ankle against the Orlando Magic on Tuesday and rolled his left ankle twice as well. But Lillard assured reporters that...

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Damian Lillard Available Against Cleveland

Photo by Cole Burston/ The star point guard will play tonight despite initially being questionable with an ankle complaint Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard will play tonight against the Cleveland Cavaliers after initially being listed as questionable with an ankle injury. Damian Lillard (ankle) will play in tonight’s game versus Cavs— Casey Holdahl (@CHold) January 13, 2023 The six-time All Star was noticeably uncomfortable during periods of Tuesday’s loss to the Orlando Magic in which he was still able to put up 30 points, 4 rebounds and 5...

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Magic Johnson reacts to Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis injuries amid MVP plays

Like the rest of the NBA world, Magic Johnson is patiently waiting for the return of the game’s biggest stars from their respective injuries. Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis, Devin Booker and Joel Embiid were recently sidelined due to various health setbacks, and there’s no denying their absences have been a big blow to the NBA. […] The post Magic Johnson reacts to Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis injuries amid MVP plays appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers icon Magic Johnson all-in on Warriors star Stephen Curry hype train amid return from 11-game absence

The basketball world had its eyes fixed on Tuesday’s matchup between the Golden State Warriors and the Phoenix Suns for one main reason. This matchup marked the return of Stephen Curry to action after sitting out 11 games due to a shoulder injury. Los Angeles Lakers icon Magic Johnson himself could not help but jump […] The post Lakers icon Magic Johnson all-in on Warriors star Stephen Curry hype train amid return from 11-game absence appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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6 Things Wrong with the Portland Trail Blazers: Injuries

Photo by Vaughn Ridley/NBAE via Portland isn’t meeting expectations. Here’s why. The Portland Trail Blazers got a wake-up call over the last week, losing three straight games on the road before coming home to a 109-106 defeat at the hands of the lowly Orlando Magic on Tuesday night. With a 19-21 record, the Blazers now stand with the also-rans in the competitive NBA Western Conference. With a few more losses, they could lie among the lottery hopefuls casting their wishes on the wind for ping-pong balls in May. This was not where they expected to be 40 games into...

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Jonathan Isaac making long-awaited return, but there’s a catch

Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac has missed over two full seasons with a knee injury. The last time he played for the team was all the way back in August of 2020, when COVID was wreaking havoc. Magic fans have waited a long time to see Isaac return to the court. According to a recent […] The post Jonathan Isaac making long-awaited return, but there’s a catch appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Gary Payton II Probable Vs. Orlando Magic

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via He’s listed as probable but as we learned on Sunday, probable doesn’t always mean available. Gary Payton II has been listed as probable for the Portland Trail Blazers’ homecoming game against the Orlando Magic tomorrow night. The 30-year was also probable in the lead up to the Blazers’ contest with the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, however was ruled out before the game. INJURY REPORT 1/10 @trailblazers vs. ORL:OUTLittle (R Femoral Head Impaction Fracture)Winslow (L Ankle Sprain)PROBABLENurkic (Non-Covid Illness)Payton II (R Ankle...

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Is Klay Thompson playing vs. Suns?

The Golden State Warriors have already announced that Stephen Curry is set to make his return on Tuesday night against the Phoenix Suns following an extended spell on the sidelines due to a shoulder injury. His backcourt partner-in-crime, Klay Thompson, was a late scratch for Saturday’s loss to the Orlando Magic and has since been […] The post Is Klay Thompson playing vs. Suns? appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Orlando Magic learning the little things matter most for winning

So much of this season for the Orlando Magic is learning how to do the things Saturday’s 115-101 win against the Golden State Warriors required. The Warriors were without their superstars with Stephen Curry out with a shoulder injury and Klay Thompson a late scratch with knee soreness. The Magic would need focus and to […] Orlando Magic learning the little things matter most for winning - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Klay Thompson’s mysterious injury absence draws update from Warriors coach Steve Kerr

Klay Thompson‘s absence from Saturday’s loss to the Orlando Magic game out of nowhere. The veteran shooting guard was listed as a starter for the Golden State Warriors and it wasn’t until after tip-off that it was revealed that Thompson was a very late scratch due to a left knee injury. The good news for […] The post Klay Thompson’s mysterious injury absence draws update from Warriors coach Steve Kerr appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Quick Recap: The Grizzlies hold off a late rally by the Magic

Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson Jr. ensured the Grizzlies left Orlando with a victory. The Memphis Grizzlies have won 4 games in a row including their last 2 road games as they head into Orlando, FL to face the Orlando Magic. Starting shooting guard Desmond Bane was ruled out due to Return from Injury Management with the Grizzlies playing on a 2nd night of a back-to-back after defeating the Charlotte Hornets last night. Reserve forward Brandon Clarke was also ruled out for a 3rd consecutive game with a left hip injury he suffered in the...

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Andre Iguodala announces season debut

The short-handed Golden State Warriors are about to get some much-needed veteran support. Shockingly, it’s coming with Andrew Wiggins and Stephen Curry almost certain to remain sidelined by injury. Andre Iguodala announced on the latest episode of Point Forward that he will make his long-awaited season debut in Saturday’s game against the Orlando Magic. “ET, […] The post Andre Iguodala announces season debut appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lakers Interview: Luke On All The Injuries & His Conversations With Rob and Magic

Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach Luke Walton On All The Injuries & His Conversations With Rob and Magic. #lakers #LukeWalton #LakersNation