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Magic Tweet of the Day
Thanks to everyone who has responded to yesterday’s announcement by the #Magic. It’s been an honor and a joy to work in the best run pro sports league in the world, for its greatest organization for such a long time. https://t.co/vIWLOGj9dL— David Steele (@steelemagic) December 8, 2018
The Magic players were reluctant to admit it, but fatigue set in during their loss to the Pacers. Our Aaron Goldstone asked Steve Clifford about it.
Steve Clifford urged the Magic to sharpen their focus and play with purpose, writes Roy Parry of the Orlando Sentinel.
The Orlando Magic got a reminder of how fragile their success is, writes Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily.
Rossman-Reich also lists five questions for the Magic for the second half of the season.
Josh Robbins of The Athletic writes of a special bond between former Magic center Kyle O’Quinn and an Orlando-area family.
Magic announcer David Steele will be inducted into the Magic Hall of Fame.
Luke Duffy or Hoops Habit imagines a Magic trade for Dennis Smith Jr.
Michael Jordan wore another player’s sneaker only once in an NBA game, and they were Penny Hardaway’s, writes Aaron Dodson of The Undefeated.
Tobias Harris and his family always had a plan for success, writes Andrew Greif of the Los Angeles Times.
Mario Hezonja opens up about his offensive struggles and the importance of starting, writes Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News.
Elfrid Payton, on the Pelicans bench due to injury, is their best-dressed cheerleader, writes Andrew Lopez of NOLA.com.