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Jonathan Isaac plays strong defense and gives good quotes...
Jonathan Issac on Wayne Ellington: “He’s a cheat code.”— Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) December 27, 2017
The Magic got Evan Fournier and Jonathan Isaac back, but suffered a disastrous fourth quarter in their 107-89 loss to the Heat.
The Magic hit the very bottom of the NBA power rankings this week.
The Magic had 11 turnovers in the second half and allowed 39 points in the fourth quarter, writes George Diaz of the Orlando Sentinel.
Evan Fournier returned after missing eight games with a sprained ankle, Diaz writes.
After playing some of their best basketball in weeks early in the game, the Magic couldn't get out of their own way and blew an 11-point lead, writes John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com.
Nikola Vucevic underwent surgery on Tuesday to repair the fracture in his hand and is expected to miss six to eight weeks, Denton writes.
While Evan Fournier earned a 'B' in his return, Jonathon Simmons received a lowly 'D' for his performance against the Heat as Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily hands out grades for Tuesday's game.
In The Ringer NBA podcast, Bill Simmons says that Orlando tanking for six straight years and having nothing to show for it but "Aaron Gordon and the hope of Jonathan Isaac is pretty rough." Magic talk starts around the 16-minute mark.
The Heat, behind the hot shooting of Wayne Ellington, dominated the second half against the Magic, writes Diego Quezada of Hot Hot Hoops.
Jonathan Isaac called Wayne Ellington a "human cheat code," writes Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald.
Our Garrett Townsend wonders if the Magic can salvage their season. Or more importantly, should they?
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