A recap of the Orlando Magic's physical win over the L.A. Lakers on Sunday, March 7th, 2010 by a 96-94 final. Vince Carter scored 15 of his 25 points in the first period to get Orlando off to a strong start, while the Magic survived an 18-point fourth quarter from Kobe Bryant to win.
A recap of the Orlando Magic's hollow, 97-87, win over the New Jersey Nets on Friday, March 5th, 2010. Matt Barnes scored 14 of his team-high 16 points in the first period as Orlando snagged a 32-18 lead, but the game was closer that it should have been, perhaps due to a lack of focus on the Magic's part.
A recap of the Orlando Magic's 117-90 blowout win over the Golden State Warriors. Dwight Howard scored 28 points and grabbed 12 boards in just 32 minutes to lead Orlando, while Rashard Lewis and Vince Carter scored 17 and 15, respectively, in limited action.
Jameer Nelson's 22 points and 10 assists keyed the Orlando Magic's most efficient offensive performance of the season, a 126-105 drubbing of the Philadelphia 76ers, which featured 7 Magic players in double-figures as well as 15 three-pointers in just 23 attempts.
A recap of the Orlando Magic's 96-80 win over the Miami Heat on Sunday, February 28th, 2010. Rashard Lewis scored 22 points, while the Magic held Dwyane Wade to 21 points for the first time since November 2005 to pick up their first win against the Heat this season.
The Orlando Magic rallied to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers, 101-95, on Sunday to send the Cavs to their third straight loss, their longest skid in two years. Dwight Howard scored 22 points, grabbed 16 rebounds, and blocked 4 shots, while the Magic's starting backcourt of Jameer Nelson and Vince Carter keyed Orlando's late rally. LeBron James scored 33 points in the loss.
A recap of the Orlando Magic's 116-91 blowout of the Detroit Pistons. Dwight Howard's 33 points, 17 boards, and 7 blocked shots were too much for the Pistons to counter. Richard Hamilton scored a season-high 36 points in the loss, as his teammates combined for just 55 points on 62 shot attempts.
A recap of the Orlando Magic's 107-87 win over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, February 10th, 2010. Dwight Howard, with 18 points, led 7 Magic players in double-figure scoring, while Vince Carter added 15. Bulls guard Derrick Rose left the game for good after just 2 minutes due to a bruised hip.
A recap of the Orlando Magic's embarrassing, 92-91, loss to the Washington Wizards on Friday, February 5th. Orlando held a 21-point lead in the first half, but the Wizards' Caron Butler and Randy Foye led a second-half charge to give Washington the lead. Butler's jumper from the left baseline with 0.5 remaining in the game sealed the win for Washington.
Keyed by Vince Carter's all-around excellent play, the Orlando Magic coasted to a 99-82 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night. Carter posted his first double-double since joining the Magic, with 17 points and 10 boards, while dishing a team-best 7 assists for good measure.
A recap of the Orlando Magic's hard-fought win over the Detroit Pistons, 91-86, in Auburn Hills on Sunday. Jameer Nelson and Mickael Pietrus had to leave due to injury, but J.J. Redick (17 points), Dwight Howard (16 points, 15 boards, 5 blocked shot), and Rashard Lewis (15 points on 5-of-7 shooting) picked up their slack.
A recap of the Orlando Magic's dominant, 104-86, win over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday, January 30th, 2010. Dwight Howard scored 32 points and grabbed 19 rebounds to propel the Magic to their 6th straight win over the Hawks, including 3-0 this season.t
A recap of the Orlando Magic's stunning, come-from-behind victory against the Boston Celtics on Thursday night. Orlando trailed by as many as 16 points in the second half, but rallied to win behind its defense and Rashard Lewis' layup with 1.3 seconds left.
A recap of the Orlando Magic's 106-95 win in overtime over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday, January 23rd, 2010. The Magic scored the first 11 periods of the extra frame to ensure victory after coughing up what had been a 16-point lead late in the third quarter. Orlando won its third straight game and snapped Charlotte's 9-game home winning streak.
A recap of the Orlando Magic's 109-98 win over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night, which featured stellar all-around play from Matt Barnes (10 points, 16 rebounds, 6 assists) and Dwight Howard's usual dominance (32 points, 11 rebounds). The Magic's 40-20 first quarter proved to be the difference in the game, with Indiana rallying in the second half to make things interesting in the 4th quarter.
A recap of the Orlando Magic's mildly encouraging loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, 98-92, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Dwight Howard scored a game-high 24 points for Orlando, but the Lakers' reserve backcourt duo of Shannon Brown and Jordan Farmer helped key a 15-0 run to start the 4th period for L.A.
A recap of the Orlando Magic's 109-88 win over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday, January 12th, 2010. Dwight Howard turned in one of the best all-around performances of his career, with 30 points, 15 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals, and 3 blocked shots.
A recap of the Orlando Magic's 97-90 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night, its 5th road defeat in its last 6 tries. The Magic had no answer for Pacers center Roy Hibbert, who popped off for a career-best 26 points on Dwight Howard, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year.