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Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily analyzes the Orlando Magic every day on Locked On Magic. Get your daily Magic fix from the highs of chasing the Finals with Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway to the lows of the Dwight-mare and rebuild. Everything Orlando Magic is covered on Locked On Magic every day on the Locked On Podcast Network.
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Locked On Magic 08.29.16: Do the Orlando Magic ...
The Orlando Magic have made a ton of offseason moves to add depth to the roster. The question is have they? A big reason they have improved the roster is simply the added depth to the roster (4:50). Also, I begin breaking down the OMD Top 25 players i...
23 min
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Locked On Magic 08.26.16: Under pressure
Today's episode is all about pressure. That is a word that will go around a lot at Magic headquarters as the team needs to find its way into the Playoffs in 2017. On today's episode, I count down the five players under the most pressure on the team (5:...
27 min
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Locked On Magic 08.24.16: The Falcons are coming!
The NFL is on its way to Orlando on Thursday for the first preseason NFL game in more than a decade. On today's episode, I preview the game with Locked on Falcons' Knox Bardeen (6:05). I also discuss Bismack Biyombo's upcoming trip with Basketball With...
29 min
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Locked On Magic 08.23.16: Ranking the top-10 po...
On today's Locked on Magic, I continue our position rankings series by ranking the top 10 points guards in the NBA and where Elfrid Payton fits (7:25). I also discuss what is left on the calendar before training camp (1:55) and the big questions throug...
27 min
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Locked On Magic 08.22.16: The top five centers ...
We begin looking at positional rankings around the league and the Orlando Magic's place in them by breaking down the top five centers in the league (8:20). I also discuss the U.S. Olympic Team's gold medal victory (2:20) and how Frank Vogel's past will...
27 min
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Locked On Magic 08.19.16: Mario Hezonja and the...
The Olympics are winding down as we reach Friday's semifinal round. On today's episode, I discuss the quarterfinal round and preview the U.S.'s game against Spain (2:25). I also talk about Mario Hezonja and his play for Croatia during the Olympic tourn...
31 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 57: Schedul...
The NBA schedule is out and the Orlando Magic are not too happy. Or at least their fans are not. Orlando Magic Daily editor Philip Rossman-Reich sits down to chat with staff writer David Iwanowski about why the Magic cannot get on national TV and what ...
47 min
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Locked On Magic 08.17.16: What's next for Elfri...
The Orlando Magic had change at every position in their starting lineup. . . except point guard. Coming off a difficult season last year, what does Elfrid Payton have to do to succeed in 2017? How can the Magic get the most out of him (8:15)? I also pr...
26 min
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Locked On Magic 08.16.16: The Next Level for Ni...
Today's podcast is all about center Nikola Vucevic. As debate rages on what the Orlando Magic might do with Vucevic, I wonder how Vucevic can reach the next level on both offense (7:30) and defense (17:00). I also discuss Croatia's win over Lithuania t...
27 min
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Locked On Magic 08.15.16: What would be better ...
With Mario Hezonja having a small role with Croatia, I discuss what is best for his development with Hardwood Paroxysm and At The Hive's Chris Barnewall (09:30). Would Hezonja be better served playing Summer League for the Magic or playing this reserve...
43 min
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Locked On Magic 08.12.16: We have a schedule!
The Orlando Magic schedule is out! The Orlando Magic know who they will play in this 82-game journey to wherever it takes us. I break down the schedule announcement including the important stretches and trouble spots (2:30). I list my five games I am l...
30 min
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Locked on Magic 08.11.16: How do you use Bismac...
Bismack Biyombo is not known for his offense . . . at all. But the Orlando Magic can still find a way to use him successfully to benefit their offense. On today's episode, I discuss how the Magic can use Biyombo effectively to help the offense (7:10). ...
23 min
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Locked On Magic 08.10.16: What's next for Evan ...
On today's episode of Locked On Magic, I discuss what is next for Evan Fournier and what he has to do to replicate his breakout season last year as he moves permanently to shooting guard (8:20). I also talk about why the Magic need to stay healthy this...
23 min
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Locked On Magic 08.09.16: Greatest Magic team o...
On today's episode, I discuss who is the greatest team of all time with our Orlando Magic Daily roundtable and hand out some other Magic historical superlatives (6:05). I also rank my favorite Magic teams of all time (15:50) and discuss Team USA's win ...
28 min
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Locked On Magic 08.08.16: Best- and Worst-Case ...
There are a lot of questions about the Orlando Magic this season. Plenty of optimism and plenty of doubt. On today's show, I look over the best- and worst-case scenarios for the Magic this season (7:30). I also discuss why the Magic have to prove thems...
26 min
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Locked On Magic 08.05.16: Olympics Preview
It is Olympics Opening Ceremony day, and Locked On Magic has the Olympic spirit! On today's show, I preview the U.S. Olympic Team and the Olympic Men's Basketball Tournament (6:10). I also countdown my five favorite NBA JAM duos for the 2017 Magic (14:...
25 min
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Locked On Magic 08.04.16: Where does 2016 rank ...
It is entering the dead point of the season and we are thinking about Orlando Magic history some. The Magic's 2016 season was a strange one to play in team history (4:15). I discuss where it ranks in Magic history and what its potential legacy might be...
32 min
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Locked on Magic 08.03.16: Thinking big expectat...
There are some big expectations for the Orlando Magic's big men and a big need for them to step up for the Magic to achieve their goals. On today's episode, I discuss the expectations for the Magic's big men, Serge Ibaka (7:30) and Bismack Biyombo (14:...
24 min
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Locked On Magic 08.02.16: Can Aaron Gordon make...
No, Aaron Gordon is not likely the next Paul George. But like George, many expect Frank Vogel to guid Aaron Gordon to a big third-year leap like he did with George. The question is can Aaron Gordon define himself this year? (6:50) I also chat about the...
25 min
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Locked On Magic 08.01.16: The rebuild is over
The Orlando Magic enter the season with a Playoffs-or-bust mentality. That means the rebuild is over and results matter more than developing young players (7:40). No player may feel that pressure more than Elfrid Payton, I also discuss where he needs t...
26 min
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Locked On Magic 07.29.16: Who starts at center?
The biggest question for the Orlando Magic entering training camp is who starts at center? On today's Locked On Magic, I discuss the Magic's center position and how the Magic should manage their options (7:15). I also discuss Aaron Gordon at U.S. Selec...
27 min
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Locked On Magic 07.28.16: Are the Magic's plans...
The Orlando Magic have a versatile and varied roster that could go in a number of different directions. Today, I discuss whether those plans are set for the Magic and the directions they could go (4:40). I also discuss some video of Aaron Gordon at U.S...
25 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 56: CARMELO...
The Orlando Magic are a pretty uncertain team to figure out. There are a lot of established players who have to take a step up and a lot of young players who have to prove themselves for the team to make the Playoffs. Using the CARMELO player rankings ...
70 min
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Locked On Magic 07.27.16: Is Serge Ibaka a 4 or...
Questions about what the Orlando Magic are doing and what direction they are headed continue to swirl. Today, I break down whether Serge Ibaka is a power forward or a center (10:30), the rumor the Magic are in no rush to trade Nikola Vucevic (2:15) and...
28 min
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Locked On Magic 07.26.16: The Aaron Gordon ques...
We begin our series looking at some of the big questions about roles on the team with a look at the biggest mystery in the Orlando Magic's development -- whether Aaron Gordon is a 3 or a 4 (6:30). I also discuss U.S. Basketball (2:15) and the Magic's f...
29 min
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Locked On Magic 07.25.16: CARMELO Rankings and ...
We spend this Monday trying to look to the future, breaking down the latest batch of CARMELO Rankings to see what the Magic might do in the 2017 season. I also chat about France leaving Evan Fournier off the roster and a personal note on sports in Orla...
30 min
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Locked On Magic 07.22.16: The Magic's free agen...
Today on Locked On Magic, I discuss the NBA's decision to move the All-Star Game from Charlotte, whether the Magic's free agency pitch was successful and I take your questions in our mini mailbag!
29 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 55: Offseas...
The Orlando Magic's offseason is more or less over now and there were a lot of changes. On this episode of the Orlando Magic Daily Podcast, Philip Rossman-Reich and Ryan Doyle break down what all the changes mean for the Magic and what is at stake duri...
51 min
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Locked On Magic 07.21.16: The better fit with E...
Today on Locked On Magic, I discuss who was a better fit with Elfrid Payton between Victor Oladipo and Evan Fournier. The numbers may surprise you. I also chat about the Eastern Conference Playoff picture and Orlando City's new coach in the Orlando spo...
35 min
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Locked On Magic 07.20.16: Nikola Vucevic still ...
Today, I discuss how Nikola Vucevic still fits with the Orlando Magic and why he is still important to the team this year. I also discuss Jodie Meeks' injury and the prospects of draft pick Stephen Zimmerman.
26 min
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Locked On Magic 07.19.16: Defense is the key
The Orlando Magic bet their money on defense. Today, I talk about why defense was the correct bet and why the Magic invested so heavily in it at the expense of their offense. I also talk about positional versatility and its advantages and what is next ...
25 min
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Locked On Magic 07.18.16: Nikola Vucevic trade ...
The Orlando Magic fan base is discussing the future of Nikola Vucevic pretty heavily. Today, I discuss some of the trade proposals offered by other blogs and dig into why Vucevic seems to be on the block. I also talk about U.S. National Team Select opp...
28 min
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Locked On Magic 07.15.16: Vuc says he's the sta...
One of the bigger questions for the Orlando Magic after their summer acquisitions is who will start at center. Nikola Vucevic went on radio and said unequivocally it is him. Is that true? I also discuss the acquisition of C.J. Wilcox and more on Tim Du...
26 min
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Locked on Magic 07.14.16: The Summer of Aaron G...
The Orlando Magic are expecting a lot out of Aaron Gordon. Most of his work and his role is still behind the scenes, but he has continued to show maturity and enthusiasm for what the Magic are doing. I also discuss the message from the ESPYs and Devyn ...
27 min
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Locked On Magic 07.13.16: Orlando Magic address...
The big question about the Orlando Magic is: What are they doing? It is clear though they addressed some critical needs in free agency and met some key defensive metrics that signal a Playoff turn. Also I discuss the new hack-a-Shaq rule and answer you...
25 min
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Locked On Magic 07.12.16: Deciphering the Orlan...
With all the changes going on with the Orlando Magic, I ask the question: Who is the Orlando Magic's core now? Today, I try to answer that question as the team prepares for this critical season. I also discuss what the Magic still need and the beginnin...
25 min
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Locked On Magic 07.11.16: The future for Aaron ...
What does the future hold for Aaron Gordon and Nikola Vucevic? No two players may have a more uncertain future with the team than these two and so I discuss what they have to do this year and where the Magic might go. I also discuss Tim Duncan's retire...
29 min
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Locked On Magic 07.08.16: Orlando Magic complet...
The Orlando Magic introduced their new players Thursday and set a clearer vision for what the team will look like in the 2017 season. The new transformation of the team may leave a few players on the outside looking in.
22 min
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Locked On Magic 07.07.16: Which Magic player ha...
Our big questions continue this week as I ask which Orlando Magic player has the biggest opportunity with the new-look Magic. I also break down Orlando City's firing of Adrian Heath and parallels to the Magic and answer your questions in the Mini Mailbag.
25 min
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Locked On Magic 07.06.16: Deciphering the team'...
The Orlando Magic made some short-term gains to try to make the Playoffs in free agency. The question remains though what is the long-term direction of the team. And that remains uncertain. I also chat about Victor Oladipo's tenure in Orlando an the Sh...
24 min
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Locked On Magic 07.05.16: Establishing a new id...
The Orlando Magic completed some major signings this weekend to wrap up free agency. What has become clear for the team is what its identity will look like in 2017. I also discuss the Kevin Durant signing and the first three days of Summer League.
27 min
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Locked On Magic - IMMEDIATE REACTION -- Biyombo?
The Orlando Magic continue to make a big splash o. Free agency, signing Bisnack Biyombo to a four-year deal and raising big questions about what direction the Magic are truly heading.
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Locked On Magic 07.01.16: Welcome Serge Ibaka.....
Serge Ibaka was officially introduced to the media Thursday and so I share my first impressions of him. The Magic also reportedly agreed to a deal with D.J. Augustin as their free agency plans come into further focus.
20 min
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LOCKED ON MAGIC - Free Agency Opening Hour Lock...
Philip Rossman-Reich is joined by Locked on Celtics, Locked on Jazz, Locked on Thunder and Locked on Pelicans as the opening hour of free agency happens
51 min
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Locked on Magic Podcast 06.30.16 BONUS: Serge I...
A little bonus podcast for everyone before free agency. I joined Tuck and O'Neill on Sports Talk Florida 1080 AM in Orlando to talk about first impressions of Serge Ibaka and free agency.
20 min
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Locked On Magic Podcast 06.30.16: Free Agency F...
The Orlando Magic filled their power forward and post need with Serge Ibaka already. Are there any other power forwards worth pursuing? Also I chat about free agency rumors and what the Victor Oladipo trade means for Evan Fournier.
23 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 54: Free ag...
Zach Oliver of Orlando Pinstriped Post joins the podcast for a little bit longer discussion of the Orlando Magic's summer post-Serge Ibaka trade with free agency coming quickly on the horizon.
44 min
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Locked On Magic Podcast 06.29.16: Free Agency F...
On today's Locked On Magic Podcast, I review what the Magic might be looking at in this point guard free agency class. I also break down the Summer League roster and Jamal Crawford rumors.
26 min
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Locked On Magic Podcast 06.28.16: Free Agency F...
Today on the Locked on Magic Podcast we turn our focus on the free agent shooting guard class and ponder what a successful summer is for the Magic in our mini mailbag.
28 min
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Locked on Magic Podcast 06.28.16 BONUS: Breakin...
The Locked on Magic Podcast recently joined Tuck & O'Neill on Sports Talk Florida 1080 AM to break down the Victor Oladipo and Serge Ibaka trade and where the Orlando Magic go from here.
19 min
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Locked On Magic Podcast: June 27, 2016
It is the Draftermath episode of the Locked On Magic Podcast! We are still dissecting the Serge Ibaka trade and what it means for the Magic long term and for free agency this summer. We also preview the small forward free agent selections.
25 min
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Locked On Magic Podcast: June 24, 2016
Nothing happened last night right? Nothing. Nada. Oh, the Orlando Magic acquired Serge Ibaka and traded Victor Oladipo. On today's episode, I break down the deal and what it means for the Magic moving forward.
22 min
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Locked On Magic Podcast: June 23, 2016
It is Draft Day! On today's episode I discuss what the Magic's draft strategy should be and the Magic's trade involvement. I also discuss who the Magic should be looking at.
24 min
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Locked On Magic Podcast: June 22, 2016
Today on the Locked On Magic Podcast, I share some thoughts on the Draft class overall and what I learned in a couple of live mock drafts I have done so far.
18 min
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Locked On Magic Podcast: June 21, 2016
The Orlando Magic enter a big offseason with all the pressure focused squarely on them. And that puts the pressure on Rob Hennigan. What does he need to accomplish this summer to keep the team on the right track? Also I discuss where the Magic need to ...
23 min
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Locked On Magic Podcast: June 20, 2016
The NBA season is over, that means the offseason can begin! On this inaugural episode, I discuss Game Seven of the NBA Finals and the season that just ended. I then count down the biggest needs for the Magic this offseason and discuss how the Magic ge...
24 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 53: The off...
The calendar has flipped to June and the NBA Finals are well underway. It is time to get serious about the offseason. Orlando Magic Daily’s Philip Rossman-Reich and Zach Palmer got together to discuss everything that could, might, should and will happe...
86 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Live — NBA Draft Lottery Sp...
The Orlando Magic will put their faith in the mighty ping pong ball once again during the NBA Draft Lottery. We will be broadcasting and reacting live to the festivities in New York City. Orlando Pinstriped Post editor Zach Oliver and Orlando Magic Dai...
63 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 52: ‘This M...
The ESPN 30 for 30 documentary ‘This Magic Moment’ chronicles the rise and fall of the Orlando Magic in the mid-1990s. It hits a nerve with Magic’s fans and brings back some fresh wounds. But it teaches us lessons and gives a chance to look back. On th...
50 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 51: The fut...
The Orlando Magic are winding down to the end of their season and are on a winning streak? I am not so sure what one of those are. Instead we are looking at the team’s future with rumors coming up about the Magic’s reported activity in the summer and a...
80 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 50: What’s ...
We are 12 games away from the end of the 2016 season for the Orlando Magic. And it has been a season of… well it will be 82 games. And every one of them is important. On this episode, Orlando Magic Daily editors Philip Rossman-Reich and Brett Roberts l...
65 min
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Orlando Magic Daily on Tuck and O’Neill — Feb. ...
The Orlando Magic closed February with a win over the Philadelphia 76ers and sitting four games out of the final Playoff spot. March though is coming and it looks extremely difficult and raises a lot of questions both short and long term. Ahead of Marc...
17 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 49: Orlando...
It is March and while the Orlando Magic are still in the midst of a Playoff chase and race, the sports attention may be getting split some in the City Beautiful. It is Orlando City Soccer time as the Lions kick off their second season in MLS. We sat do...
44 min
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Orlando Magic Live — Trade Deadline Special
The Orlando Magic Live crew is back to break down a busy trade deadline for the Orlando Magic. Orlando Magic Daily editor Philip Rossman-Reich and Orlando Pinstriped Post editor Zach Oliver break down the deal that sent Tobias Harris to the Detroit Pis...
41 min
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Orlando Magic Live: Not so live before the break
It has been a while since Orlando Magic Daily editor Philip Rossman-Reich and Orlando Pinstriped Post editor Zach Oliver got together to discuss the Orlando Magic and provide their insight into everything going on with the team. What happened to that 1...
89 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast: Where do the Orlan...
The Orlando Magic are nearing the All-Star Break with a few wins in their pocket and a lot of questions about the roster as a whole. The NBA trade deadline may answer some of those questions, or they may wait until the summer or the rest of the season ...
21 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 48: All-Sta...
The Orlando Magic have (nearly) reached the All-Star Break. It has been a long and winding road to their 23-28 record that has raised hopes and questions about the roster and its future. That future will be on full display in Toronto during the NBA’s A...
53 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Game Recap: Orlando Magic 9...
The Orlando Magic played perhaps their best basketball in a month for three quarters. The fourth quarter was another story. But that story also provided a few lessons and positive moments as the Magic survived the Atlanta Hawks on Nikola Vucevic’s buzz...
20 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Game Recap: Los Angeles Cli...
The Orlando Magic continue to leave a lot of questions unanswered. And with each mounting loss bigger and bigger questions about the team’s future get asked with little answer. Orlando’s defense struggled mightily again and the offense continued to str...
13 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Game Recap: Orlando Magic 1...
The Orlando Magic dug deep and erased a 14-point second-half deficit to steal a home win from the Boston Celtics, avenging a loss from Friday. The Magic found some hustle and began to resemble the team that stormed through the NBA in December. And it c...
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 47: Midseas...
The Orlando Magic have reached the midpoint of their season feeling both good and bad. Good in that the Magic are exactly where they want to be in the Playoff discussion. Bad in that the season seems to be careening off a cliff. To take stock of the ...
57 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Game Recap: Charlotte Horne...
The Orlando Magic had things rolling for three quarters and built a 19-point lead, only to see it crumble behind turnovers, missed shots, worse offense and Kemba Walker. Now the Magic are on the ropes and asking big questions.
26 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Game Recap: Philadelphia 76...
The Orlando Magic’s losing streak hit a new low as they fell to the Philadelphia 76ers at home in a lifeless and frustrating effort. The players continue saying the right things but are doing the absolute wrong things.
17 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Game Recap: Washington Wiza...
The Orlando Magic got blitzed again by the Washington Wizards. Again. They fell for the 12th straight time to the Wizards as the Wizards pressured the Magic into early turnovers and fast break opportunities to take a lead they never really relinquished...
20 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 46: Prepari...
The big day is coming. The Orlando Magic and Toronto Raptors will be heading out to London this week for the NBA London game Thursday. The basketball culture in the United Kingdom is very different than the U.S. as the league tries to grow its brand an...
69 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Game Recap: Indiana Pacers ...
The Orlando Magic certainly played with more energy and gave themselves a chance to win. But it was not enough as their shots were off all game and only a frantic late-game comeback gave them a chance to win in the end.
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