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

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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 exploded offensively in the third quarter en route to capturing their sixth win in eight games (and snapping the Lakers four-game winning streak), writes our Preston Ellis in his game recap.

The Magic’s win over the Lakers is another step in their search for consistency, writes our Zach Oliver.

In his pregame notebook, Oliver examines D.J. Augustin’s play over the previous seven games and Jonathan Isaac’s return.

Now a month into the season, our Aaron Goldstone hands out grades for key members of the Magic in the first volume of his annual Orlando Magic Progress Reports.

ICYMI, we interviewed Steph Curry’s ankle surgeon and he offered his advice on Jonathan Isaac and his troublesome ankles.

D.J. Augustin and Nikola Vucevic came up big as the Magic rolled over the Lakers, writes Chris Hays of the Orlando Sentinel.

D.J. Augustin sensed a weakness in the Lakers’ pick-and-roll coverage and he attacked it, writes John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com.

Aaron Gordon played through a sore ankle against the Lakers, Denton writes.

The Magic are making a case for having the best ball movement in the NBA, writes Josh Cohen of OrlandoMagic.com.

The Orlando Magic’s offense is coming alive, writes Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily.

D.J. Augustin earned an A+ for his performance against the Lakers in the night grades column by Rossman-Reich.

Jonathan Isaac’s blocking and Aaroun Gordon’s toughness highlighted the Magic’s win over the Lakers, writes Josh Robbins of The Athletic.

Zach Lowe of ESPN adds a bonus item to his 10 Things I Like and Don’t Like column to compliment Terrence Ross.

Three unexpected stats from the Magic’s promising start, courtesy of Luke Duffy of Hoops Habit.

The surging Magic are a dark-horse playoff candidate, writes Adam Wells of Bleacher Report.

The defense the Lakers had been so proud of over their four-game winning streak vanished against the Magic, writes Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times.

The Lakers’ interior defense was missing in their loss to the Magic, writes Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN.

The Lakers have lost six straight games at Amway Center, writes Rohit Ghosh of Clutch Points.

NPR had a Q&A with Aaron Gordon.

Penny Hardaway’s Memphis Tigers edged Yale in a double overtime thriller, writes Drew Hill of the Memphis Commercial Appeal.