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Morning Magic: Your daily headlines

A round-up of Orlando Magic content from around the web

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Each morning we will gather Magic content from around the web and deliver it to you. Consider it one-stop shopping for all Magic headlines.

But first...

Magic Tweet of the Day

Although this was tweeted a few days ago, today’s tweet of the day goes to @BelieveinMagiic for poking fun at Kevin Durant’s love for playing for the top teams in the NBA.

Magic Headlines

The Magic bounced back to defeat the New Orleans Pelicans, 115-99, on Monday night. Our own Aaron Goldstone starts his recap of the game with a clever line that pays homage to both The Notorious B.I.G. and Marreese Speights: “Mo Buckets, less problems.”

Scroll through the comments in our Magic/Pelicans game thread.

After our own Zach Oliver wrote that winning on the road would be key for the Magic’s success this season, Orlando responded in New Orleans.

The Orlando Sentinel’s Josh Robbins writes of Frank Vogel’s epiphany to give Marreese Speights some playing time in his recap of the Magic’s win over the Pelicans.

In took little time for former Magic point guard Jameer Nelson to make an impact on his new team, Robbins writes.

It doesn’t take long for Marreese Seights to warm up, writes John Denton of

Injured Magic point guard Elfrid Payton is inching closer to a return, Denton writes.

Continuity has helped breed early-season success, Denton writes.

Aaron Berlin, Josh Cohen and Dan Savage breakdown Nikola Vucevic’s newfound ability to stretch the floor.

Ricky Scricca of Orlando Magic Daily hands out grades for the Magic in their win over the Pelicans. Spoiler alert: Marreese Seights and Evan Fournier each earned an A.

The Pelicans disappointed and regressed in their loss to Orlando, writes Oleh Kosel of The Bird Writes blog.