clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Morning Magic: Your daily headlines

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

NBA: Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

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

Good to have AG back...

Magic Headlines

A strong second half for Mo Speights helped the Magic defeat the Pistons and snap a nine-game losing streak, writes our Aaron Goldstone in his game recap.

Be sure to check out the first episode of our new podcast as Preston Ellis and Aaron Goldstone discuss Frank Vogel's future, Elfrid Payton's development and many other topics.

Even with the return of Aaron Gordon, the biggest catalyst in the Magic's win over the Pistons was from a player that had been healthy all along, writes Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel.

Aaron Gordon returned after missing five games, but Jonathan Isaac sat out after aggravating his ankle injury, Robbins writes.

The injury-ravaged Magic finally looked close to whole on Thursday, writes John Denton of

Take a look at Jonathan Isaac's journey to the NBA in Part One of Inside the Magic courtesy of

Mo Speights earned a 'B+' for his performance on Thursday but didn't receive the highest mark on the Magic in the nightly grades column by Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily.

Wesley Iwundu benefited from his time with the Lakeland Magic, Rossman-Reich writes.

The Ringer touches briefly on Aaron Gordon's return, Elfrid Payton's free throw shooting, and Mario Hezonja's pass.

The Ringer also compared Mario Hezonja's last five games to Kristaps Porzingis' last five games in a story about the 10 biggest post-Christmas questions in the Eastern Conference.

The Pistons first game without Reggie Jackson proved to be tough against the feisty Magic, writes Detroit Bad Boys.

Mario Hezonja taught a hilarious lesson on what not to do on a 4-on-1 fast break, writes Rexwell Villas of Clutch Points.

As always, if you come across any other Magic stories worth a read, feel free to share them below.