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2010/2011 Recaps

New Orleans Hornets 99, Orlando Magic 93

In arguably their most frustrating loss of the season, the Orlando Magic came up empty on 12 of their final 13 possessions against the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night, losing by a 99-93 final score. Willie Green scored a season-high 24 points for the Hornets, while David West tallied 17 points and 17 rebounds, more than offsetting Dwight Howard's 20-point, 17-rebound, 3-block performance.

Orlando Magic 99, Philadelphia 76ers 95

Behind 30 points and 17 rebounds from Dwight Howard, the Orlando Magic managed to knock off the Philadelphia 76ers, 99-95, at Wells Fargo Center Wednesday night. It's Orlando's second straight win, the first time it's won two consecutive games since mid-January.

Orlando Magic 101, Los Angeles Clippers 85

Dwight Howard tallied 22 points and 20 rebounds, leading the Orlando Magic to a come-from-behind win against the L.A. Clippers, 101-85, on Tuesday night. Orlando limited rookie sensation Blake Griffin to 10 points and 12 rebounds.

Boston Celtics 91, Orlando Magic 80

The Orlando Magic proved unable to sore against the Boston Celtics' stingy defense Sunday afternoon, dropping a 91-80 decision in Boston despite Dwight Howard's 28 points.

Orlando Magic 110, Washington Wizards 92

Dwight Howard scored 22 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, while Jameer Nelson dished 11 assists in the Orlando Magic's big 110-92 win against the Washington Wizards as Gilbert Arenas returned to Verizon Center.

Miami Heat 104, Orlando Magic 100

LeBron James put up 51 points, 11 rebounds, and 8 assists in the Miami Heat's 104-100 victory over the Orlando Magic on Thursday night. Orlando, which trailed by 23 points in the fourth quarter, rallied late in the game with a barrage of three-pointers, but Ryan Anderson's attempt at a tying three just bounced off the rim.

Memphis Grizzlies 100, Orlando Magic 97

The Memphis Grizzlies built a 14-point lead in the fourth quarter against the Orlando Magic, and then held on for the 100-97 win as Michael Conley tallied 26 points and 11 assists. Orlando lost for the 6th time in its last 11 contests, prompting its coach to say it's no longer a contending team.

Orlando Magic 103, Cleveland Cavaliers 87

Despite poor shooting and tons of turnovers, the Orlando Magic dealt the Cleveland Cavaliers their 20th straight loss, 103-87, on Sunday night thanks to Dwight Howard (20 points, 20 rebounds) and Ryan Anderson (23 points, 16 rebounds).

Chicago Bulls 99, Orlando Magic 90

Despite Dwight Howard's monstrous performance, the Orlando Magic fell to the Chicago Bulls on Friday night, 99-90, as Luol Deng scored 26 points and Derrick Rose added 22. Howard posted 40 points, 15 boards, 2 assists, 4 steals, and 3 blocks in defeat.

Orlando Magic 111, Indiana Pacers 96

OPP recaps the Orlando Magic's 111-96 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. Jason Richardson and Dwight Howard scored 19 points apiece, and the Magic drained 16 three-pointers in topping the Pacers.

Detroit Pistons 103, Orlando Magic 96

A recap of the Orlando Magic's 103-96 loss to the Detroit Pistons on Monday night, lowlighted by Detroit's perimeter trio of Tayshaun Prince, Tracy McGrady, and Austin Daye scoring 20 points apiece against the Magic's indifferent, ineffective defense.

Orlando Magic 118, Houston Rockets 104

A recap of the Orlando Magic's 118-104 win over the Houston Rockets, a victory which isn't as respectable as the final score may indicate. Dwight Howard scored 22 points and Hedo Turkoglu added 21 for Orlando.

Orlando Magic 112, Toronto Raptors 72

Dwight Howard scored 17 of his game-high 31 points in the third quarter to drive the Orlando Magic to a 112-72 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night.

Orlando Magic 99, Philadelphia 76ers 98 (OT)

A recap of the Orlando Magic's 99-98 overtime victory against the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night, aided by 20 points from Ryan Anderson and a four-point play from Jason Richardson to tie the score at 90 with 17 seconds to play in regulation.

Boston Celtics 109, Orlando Magic 106

Dwight Howard scored 33 points and hauled in 13 rebounds, but his Orlando Magic didn't have enough to defeat the Boston Celtics on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, as Boston eked out a 109-106 win. Ray Allen scored 26 points, while Kevin Garnett stuffed the stat sheet in his return from a nine-game injury absence.

Orlando Magic 108, Minnesota Timberwolves 99

A recap of the Orlando Magic's 108-99 win against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday, January 15th, 2011. Jason Richardson and J.J. Redick scored 21 points apiece for the victors, offsetting Corey Brewer's 23-point outing for Minnesota.

Oklahoma City Thunder 125, Orlando Magic 124

A recap of the Orlando Magic's 125-124 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on January 13th, 2011.

New Orleans Hornets 92, Orlando Magic 89 (OT)

A recap of the Orlando Magic's 92-89 loss to the New Orleans Hornets in overtime Wednesday night. Dwight Howard's 29 points and 20 rebounds weren't enough to withstand his teammates' cold shooting.

Orlando Magic 117, Dallas Mavericks 107

The Orlando Magic defeated the Dallas Mavericks, 117-107, to claim their 9th straight victory thanks in large part to Hedo Turkoglu's career-high 17 assists.

Orlando Magic 110, Houston Rockets 95

The Orlando Magic rolled to their eighth straight win Friday night by knocking off the Houston Rockets, 110-95, thanks to six players in double-figure scoring and an impressive commitment to defense in the final three periods.

Orlando Magic 97, Milwaukee Bucks 87

The Orlando Magic earned their 7th straight win Wednesday night when they defeated the Milwaukee Bucks by a 97-87 final. Despite the win, they did not play well, which prompted coach Stan Van Gundy to question their effort and commitment to playing hard each night.

Orlando Magic 110, Golden State Warriors 90

Monday night, the Orlando Magic earned a 110-90 win over the Golden State Warriors, highlighted with Hedo Turkoglu's third career triple-double and Dwight Howard's 20-point, 17-rebound performance.

Orlando Magic 112, New York Knicks 103

Behind Hedo Turkoglu's 17 points, 9 rebounds, and 4 assists, the Orlando Magic picked up their fifth consecutive victory on Thursday night by knocking off the New York Knicks, 112-103.

Orlando Magic 110, Cleveland Cavaliers 95

The Orlando Magic made a season-best 19 three-pointers as they took down the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers, 110-95, on Tuesday night. Gilbert Arenas led the Magic in scoring (22), rebounding (6), and assists (11) off the bench.

Orlando Magic 104, New Jersey Nets 88

Solid performances from the Orlando Magic's eight rotation players helped the team win its third consecutive game, 104-88, over the New Jersey Nets on Monday night. Hedo Turkoglu stuffed the stat sheet with 20 points, 7 rebounds, and 6 assists, while Dwight Howard locked down defensively with six blocked shots.

Orlando Magic 86, Boston Celtics 78

A brief recap, to be expanded later, of the Orlando Magic's remarkable 86-78 win over the Boston Celtics on Christmas Day.

Orlando Magic 123, San Antonio Spurs 101

In their third game together since two weekend trades shook up their roster, the Orlando Magic routed the San Antonio Spurs, 123-101, behind a punishing fastbreak attack (30 points) an Dwight Howard's dominant offense (29 points on 11-of-13 shooting).

Dallas Mavericks 105, Orlando Magic 99

Dwight Howard's 26 points and 23 rebounds weren't enough to lead the Orlando Magic past the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night, as Dallas' hot perimeter shooting carried it to a 105-99 win.

Atlanta Hawks 91, Orlando Magic 81

The Orlando Magic's roster shakeup over the weekend did not bear fruit in its first game, as the Atlanta Hawks sent them to a 91-81 defeat. Dwight Howard's 19 points and 20 rebounds weren't enough. Newcomers Gilbert Arenas, Jason Richardson, and Hedo Turkoglu combined for 27 points on 6-of-23 shooting from the floor.

Philadelphia 76ers 97, Orlando Magic 89

The Orlando Magic conceded 31 points in the third quarter to the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night, and ultimately lost, 97-89. Dwight Howard's 26 points and 20 rebounds weren't enough to push Orlando over the top. Philadelphia's Elton Brand, Louis Williams, and Andre Iguodala combined for 65 points.

Denver Nuggets 111, Orlando Magic 94

J.J. Redick's career-high 29 points weren't enough to lead the Orlando Magic past the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night. Behind Carmelo Anthony's efficient 35, Denver cruised to a 111-94 win, closing the game on a 29-11 run.

Orlando Magic 94, Los Angeles Clippers 85

Dwight Howard scored 13 of his team-best 22 points in the fourth quarter, lifting the Orlando Magic to a 94-85 win over the L.A. Clippers on Sunday night. Orlando led by 21 points after the first period, but the Clippers ate into its lead in each subsequent period.