Ping-pong balls may determine the future of the Orlando Magic
Several teams are still battling it out this summer to determine who will be the NBA champion of 2021, while 14 teams will have to rely on ping pong balls to improve thei chances at title hopes in the future.
Head coach Steve Clifford, Orlando Magic mutually agree to ‘part ways’
Steve Clifford will no longer serve as the Orlando Magic’s head coach after he and the team “mutually agreed to part ways,” according to the Magic’s president of basketball operations.
Orlando Magic, AdventHealth team up to host vaccine event at Amway
The Orlando Magic, AdventHealth and the city of Orlando are teaming up to provide 2,300 Central Floridians doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at a special event at the Amway Center.
Orlando Magic coach Steve Clifford clears NBA COVID protocols, nears return
Orlando Magic coach Steve Clifford will return to the court this week after testing positive for the coronavirus a couple of weeks ago, according to ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski.
Jazz set record for 3s in half, beat Magic 137-91
Donovan Mitchell scored 22 points and the Utah Jazz set an NBA record for 3-pointers in a half in a 137-91 win over the short-handed Orlando Magic, extending their franchise-best home winning streak to 22.
Magic trade Aaron Gordon to Nuggets for 2 players, draft pick
A person with direct knowledge of the matter says Aaron Gordon is being traded by the Orlando Magic to the Denver Nuggets for veteran shooting guard Gary Harris, rookie R.J. Hampton and a first-round draft pick.
Orlando Magic trade Evan Fournier to Boston Celtics for draft picks, AP reports
A person with direct knowledge of the matter says Evan Fournier is being traded by the Orlando Magic to the Boston Celtics for a pair of second-round draft picks.
Jokic’s 12th triple-double leads Nuggets past Magic 110-99
Nikola Jokic had 28 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists for his 12th triple-double of the season, and the Denver Nuggets built a big lead before holding off the Orlando Magic 110-99.
NBA-leading Jazz rebound from loss to beat Magic
Donovan Mitchell scored 31 points and Joe Ingles filled in well again at point guard in place of Mike Conley to help the Utah Jazz beat the Orlando Magic 124-109 on Saturday night.
Lillard scores 36 as Portland downs the Orlando Magic
Damian Lillard had 36 points and the Portland Trail Blazers extended their winning streak over the Orlando Magic to eight games with a 106-97 victory.
LaVine scores 39 points to lift Bulls past Magic, 118-92
Zach LaVine bounced back from a poor performance a night earlier and scored 39 points as the Chicago Bulls routed the injury-plagued Orlando Magic 118-92.
Harden debuts with triple-double, Durant scores 42, Nets win
James Harden delivered 32 points and a triple-double in his Brooklyn debut, Kevin Durant scored a season-high 42 points in his first game back with his former teammate, and the Nets showed off their potent potential in a 122-115 victory over the Orlando Magic.
Magic vs. Celtics game postponed due to COVID-19 testing, contact tracing issues
With five games called off this week already and more teams dealing with virus-related issues, the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association have enacted additional rules in the hope of keeping the season going safely.
Hardaway, Burke lead short-handed Mavs past Magic 112-98
Tim Hardaway Jr. scored a season-high 36 points, Trey Burke did the same with 29, and Luka Doncic had another triple-double as the short-handed Dallas Mavericks beat the Orlando Magic 112-98.
Thunder dominate second half and beat Magic 108-99
Darius Bazley had a season-high 19 points, George Hill scored 13 of his 18 points in the third quarter and the Oklahoma City Thunder dominated the second half of a 108-99 win over the Orlando Magic on Saturday.