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Aaron Gordon on being benched for being late to the team plane: "Obviously, it hurts. I want to be on the floor as much as I can -- and starting. I understand that time management is crucial and being punctual is part of character. Having a high character leads into winning."— Josh Robbins (@JoshuaBRobbins) January 10, 2018
The Magic faltered in the second half of their 114-99 loss to the Mavericks, writes our Cory Hutson in his game recap.
Aaron Gordon was pulled from the starting lineup on Tuesday after being late for the team flight. Was his punishment too harsh or not harsh enough? Join our debate.
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The Magic’s trend of playing poorly in the third quarter of games continued against the Mavs, writes Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel.
In his Magic notebook, Robbins discusses Gordon’s violation, Dennis Smith Jr., and Nikola Vucevic traveling with the team for the first time since fracturing his hand.
The Mavericks shot 62.3 percent in the second half to hand the Magic their 25th loss in 29 games, writes John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com.
Denton also wrote of Gordon’s benching, the proliferation of the three-pointer, and the return of Jonathon Simmons.
A rough shooting night off the bench for Aaron Gordon earned him a ‘C-’ in he nightly grades column from Philip Rossman Reich of Orlando Magic Daily.
Dar-Wei Chen of Orlando Magic Daily examines how the Magic rebuild may play out this year.
Luke Duffy of Hoops Habit lists five players that got away from the Magic.
With the season reaching the mid-way point, the Magic are in the bottom-tier of the league, writes Tim Bontemps of The Washington Post.
Magic owner Rich DeVos continues to stay active after his wife’s death, writes Shandra Martinez of mlive.com.
Dalton Trigg of Mavs Moneyball lists three things we learned from the Mavs’ win over the Magic, one of which dicusses Dennis Smith Jr.’s defensive potential.
In a mock draft by The Ringer, the Magic take Trae Young with the second pick in the NBA Draft.
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