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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

Brace yourselves, Magic fans. These are the types of tweets that will fill your news feeds for the next few days, courtesy of Magic skeptics.

Magic Headlines

In our game recap, we write how the Magic lingered through three quarters despite being down to their third-string point guard, but in the end, their offensive woes continued in their 104-88 loss to the Celtics.

Without their point guards, the Magic offense has fallen back to earth, writes Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel.

In hopes of containing Kyrie Irving and disrupting the Celtics' pick-and-roll, Frank Vogel elected to start Jonathon SImmons at point guard, Robbins writes.

Aaron Gordon earns a "B" and Evan Fournier has his worst report card this season as Phillip Rossman-Reich hands out grades for the Magic/Celtics game.

Mario Hezonja has improved, but still has a long way to go to reach his draft-day potential, Rossman-Reich writes.

In two games without Elfird Payton and D.J. Augustin, the Magic are averaging 88 points a game, shooting 38.4 percent from the field, and making just 25 percent of their threes, writes John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com.

On a scale of one to ten, the Magic's chances of sustaining their success is a four, writes Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post in a story about the league's five most surprising teams.

The Celtics' defense stifled the Magic, writes Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald.

Frank Vogel, using his experience in helping Paul George overcome his gruesome leg injury, offered Brad Stevens advice on how to deal with Gordon Hayward's injury, writes Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe.

The Celtics neutralized the Magic's three-point shot to win their eighth-straight game, Himmselsbach writes.

Alex West of NBA Math makes sense of what had been the Magic's scorching hot start to the season in a story posted a few days ago.

The Celtics have had mixed results in Orlando while playing under Brad Stevens, but came away victorious on Sunday, writes Kevin P. Smith of Celtics Blog.


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