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The Orlando Magic finished the 2017 calendar year with a 26-59 record. That .306 winning percentage is the fourth-worst calendar year winning percentage in team history, trailing only 1990 (.193), 2013 (.220) and 2014 (.302). Source: @orlandosentinel research.— Josh Robbins (@JoshuaBRobbins) December 31, 2017
Despite having what was once an 18-point lead and getting 39 points from Aaron Gordon, the Magic couldn't hold on for the win against the Heat, writes our Will Ogburn in his game recap.
Tyler Johnson scored 22 points in the third quarter as the Heat erased the deficit and sent the Magic to one final crushing loss in 2017, writes Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel.
Jonathan Isaac will be out indefinitely to rehab his stubborn right ankle, Robbins writes.
The Heat robbed the Magic of what seemed to be a promising win to end the year, writes John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com.
Hampered by pain and stiffness in his bothersome ankle, Jonathan Isaac will be in a rehabilitation and conditioning program until he fully heals, Denton writes.
Aaron Gordon earned an easy 'A' for his 39-point performance, but for Elfrid Payton, even with 13 assists, he was handed a 'C-' in the nighty grades column by Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily.
The TImberwolves should target Nikola Vucevic at the trade deadline, writes Michael Walton of Hoops Habit.
Tyler Johnson powered the Heat to a stunning comeback over the Magic, writes Leonard Kreicas of Hot Hot Hoops.
Five takeaways from the Magic/Heat game courtesy of Andre C. Fernandez of the Miami Herald.
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