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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...

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The Magic hit a new low in their loss to the Kings, allowing Garrett Temple to score 17 of his career-high 34 points in the fourth quarter, writes our Will Ogburn in his game recap.

In our latest episode of the Do You Believe in Magic? Podcast, Preston Ellis and Aaron Goldstone discuss the Magic’s improved play (before the Kings game, of course) and what it means.

Nothing has been confirmed or denied yet, but there were reports that Aaron Gordon has accepted an invitation to compete in the dunk contest.

Even with Sacramento in full tank mode, resting a healthy Zach Randolph and George Hill, the Magic still lost to the lowly Kings, writes Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel.

The Magic attempted to sign Vince Carter in the offseason, Robbins writes. And Carter did this last night....

Prior to the game, Robbins wrote that the Magic must avoid a letdown against the Kings.

The Magic’s loss to the Kings brought an end to the momentum they had built in recent games, writes John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com.

Prior to the game, Denton wrote that positive vibes were spreading around the team. (Now, not so much).

Aaron Gordon - who shot poorly, forced his way into traffic, and committed seven turnovers - was given a ‘C-’ for his performance by Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily in his nightly grades column.

Ricky Scricca of Orlando Magic Daily takes an in-depth look at prospect Trae Young.

Mario Hezonja has not lived up to expectations but “you should want him on your team,” writes Danny Chau of The Ringer.

Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders writes that the Magic are 1) making virtually everyone on the roster available; 2) looking to shed salary; 3) move players who do not fit the direction the front office wants to take the team; and 4) not overly interested in receiving draft picks in return.

With their win over the Magic, the Kings snapped an eight-game losing streak, writes Sanjesh Singh of Sactown Royalty.

C. Cooper of Indy Cornrows takes a close look at how former Magic guard Victor Oladipo earned his first All-Star selection.


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