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Official pool report comments from referee Bill Spooner following the bizarre ending to tonight’s game: pic.twitter.com/szQjob64yJ— Bill Oram (@billoram) March 8, 2018
Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, one of the most absurd clock operator gaffes/reviews in a long time occurs with Lakers up 1 ... 0.6 seconds left ... Magic ball.— Rob Perez (@World_Wide_Wob) March 8, 2018
Clock starts early
Refs go to monitor
Refs rule jump ball
Game ends pic.twitter.com/7o8HTITJVp
A bizarre shot clock error cost the Magic a chance at a last second shot attempt in their 108-107 loss to the Lakers, writes our Aaron Goldstone in his game recap.
The Magic felt cheated after what was one of the most bizarre finishes in franchise history, writes Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel.
The Magic waived Rashad Vaughn and will likely sign Rodney Purvis to a 10-day contract, Robbins writes.
Robbins talks with Magic players about their career aspirations after basketball.
Jonathan Isaac expects to have a more prominent role in the near future, Denton writes.
IMO, the shot clock operator should have been given an ‘F’ in the nightly grades column by Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily.
Shelly Wilkes, who worked her way up through the Orlando Magic organization, is shaping the Lakeland Magic, Rossman-Reich writes.
Evan Fournier suffered a knee injury during the Magic/Lakers game and didn’t return, writes Adam Wells of Bleacher Report.
NBA officials explain why a shot clock malfunction ended with a jump ball between the Magic and Lakers, writes Kristain Winfield of SB Nation.
Brook Lopez’s free throws held off the Magic in a bizarre finish, writes Bill Oram of the Orange County Register.
It was a strange night in Los Angeles, The Ringer writes, after Brook Lopez failed to grab a rebound and the whole clock malfunction thing.
The Magic felt cheated after their loss to the Lakers, writes Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN.
Penny Hardaway is being considered as a replacement for Tubby Smith at the University of Memphis.
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