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Continuing a trend from their recent games, the Magic offense came out sluggish as the Heat controlled the game, writes our Zach Oliver in his game recap.
With the Magic’s lopsided loss to the Heat, their on-again, off-again season continued its inconsistency, writes Chris Hays of the Orlando Sentinel.
Steve Clifford says the Magic’s issues are caused more by disorganization than lack of effort, Hays writes.
A resilient team on the road, the Magic have had their biggest struggles worst performances on their home court, writes John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com.
In his pregame notebook, Denton wrote of the Magic’s search for consistency, and Dwyane Wade’s final game in Orlando.
The Magic must play with a greater sense of urgency, Denton wrote prior to Sunday’s game.
The Magic surprised a local family with some giveaways on Sunday, writes Josh Cohen of OrlandoMagic.com.
Nikola Vucevic struggled on both ends and earned an F for his performance against the Heat in the nightly grades column by Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily.
Unable to effectively play inside-out, the Magic offense has cratered, Rossman-Reich writes.
Vucevic is the key to the Magic making the playoffs, wrote Spencer R. Henderson of Orlando Magic Daily prior to Sunday’s game.
Steve Clifford must convince the Magic that their slump is not permanent, writes Josh Robbins of The Athletic.
Tyler Johnson (20 of his 25 points in the third) and Justice Winslow (22 points on 9-for-12 shooting) led the Heat to a blowout over the Magic, writes Surya Fernandez of Hot Hot Hoops.
Five takeaways from the Heat’s win over the Magic, courtesy of Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald.
With elite length and speed, Jonathan Isaac essentially has the ability to be in two places at once on the defensive end, writes Zach Lowe.