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Magic Tweet of the Day
— Evan Fournier (@EvanFourmizz) December 31, 2018
2.5 seconds: @EvanFourmizz has the ball@DetroitPistons: #BirdBox pic.twitter.com/u5ynBZNdru— Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) December 31, 2018
Welcome to Nikola Vucevic's ballet class pic.twitter.com/iVY8pcrVcV— The Crossover (@TheCrossover) December 30, 2018
Huge win today vs the Pistons, but an even more important game tomorrow in Charlotte.— The Lando (@TheLando__) December 31, 2018
A win would tie Magic for 7th in East.
It will be Steve Clifford’s first game back in Charlotte.
The Magic have lost 14 of their last 15 against Charlotte.
And if D.J. Augustin (and Jonathon Simmons) are unable to play in Charlotte...
Thinking about the Magic’s potential point guard rotation for tomorrow night’s game... pic.twitter.com/zWCt02Y45k— Orlando Pinstriped Post (@OPPMagicBlog) December 31, 2018
Evan Fournier wants the ball in his hands at the end of games, and on Sunday, he delivered with a game-winning buzzer beater, writes our Preston Ellis in his game recap.
The buzzer beater by Evan Fournier gave the Magic a gritty win as they head into a daunting six-game road trip, writes Roy Parry of the Orlando Sentinel.
With strong performances on the defensive end against Kawhi Leonard and Blake Griffin, Aaron Gordon is making his case for the NBA All-Defensive team, writes Josh Robbins of The Athletic.
The Magic want the ball in the hands of Evan Fournier in late-game situations, and against the Pistons he delivered, writes John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com.
With D.J. Augustin and Jonathon Simmons nursing injuries, the Magic could be shorthanded against the Hornets on Monday, Denton writes.
Jonathon Simmons is comfortable playing point guard, Denton wrote prior to Sunday’s game.
Aaron Gordon has become one of the league’s best defenders, writes Josh Cohen of OrlandoMagic.com.
Evan Forunier may have hit the game-winner, but it was D.J. Augustin who earned an A+ for his 26-performance in the nightly grades column by Jean Racine of Orlando Magic Daily.
The Magic are fighting for consistency in what is a critical growing point in the season, writes Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily.
The Magic offense must find more corner threes, writes Zach Palmer of Orlando Magic Daily.
The Pistons ended an underwhelming December in an underwhelming 2018 with a buzzer-beater loss to the Magic, writes Lazarus Jackson of Detroit Bad Boys.
A defensive breakdown by Stanley Johnson led to Evan Fournier’s winning basket, writes Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press.
The Magic come in at No. 23 in the latest ESPN NBA Power Rankings.
ICYMI, not all Magic fans are believers, writes our Cory Hutson.