Toronto looks to secure series against Orlando in game 5
Orlando Magic (42-40, seventh in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)
Orlando, Toronto meet with series tied 1-1
Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Orlando Magic (42-40, seventh in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)
Leonard, Raptors rout Magic; Murray rallies Nuggets
TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 37 points, Kyle Lowry bounced back from a scoreless playoff opener with 22 and the Toronto Raptors routed the Orlando Magic 111-82 on Tuesday night, evening...
Boston plays Orlando in conference battle
Orlando Magic (40-40, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (48-32, fourth in the Eastern Conference)
Orlando; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Orlando hosts Atlanta aiming to extend its six-game home winning streak.
The Magic are 8-6 against division opponents. Orlando is 5-6 in...
Vucevic, Ross help Magic hold off Knicks 114-100
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic aren't accustomed to scoreboard watching at this point of the season. Yet on Wednesday, every time they took a look, they saw good news.
Gordon powers Magic to 121-116 win over Pacers
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A perennial lottery team in recent years, the Orlando Magic enter the final days of the season believing they are on the verge of returning to the postseason.
Magic win 6th straight, top Heat 104-99 in East showdown
MIAMI (AP) — There was no raucous celebration by the Orlando Magic.
Getting to eighth place now, that's not their goal. Being there — or higher — in two weeks is what matters, and on Tuesday...
Fournier, Gordon lead Magic to 119-96 rout over Pelicans
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic showed no mercy on an undermanned New Orleans team, routing the punchless Pelicans.
Evan Fournier scored 22 points and Aaron Gordon had 20 as the Magic...
Vucevic leads Magic over Hawks 101-91
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It might have been a little easier for the Orlando Magic on Sunday night if they could have made their shots.
Still, they got by with a big start from Nikola Vucevic to...
Gordon, Augustin help Magic rout Cavaliers 120-91
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — For one night, the Orlando Magic did almost everything right. The Cleveland Cavaliers didn't do much of anything at all.
"We knew that we had to respond tonight and play...
Ross, Vucevic lead Magic over Mavericks 111-106
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Steve Clifford and the Magic were far from satisfied after a victory over the struggling Dallas Mavericks.
"If they shoot the ball the way they normally do, we lose this...
Gordon scores 22, Magic rally past Warriors 103-96
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic proved again they can beat the best of the NBA.
They've also shown this week they can lose to some of the worst.
Knicks reserves outscore Magic bench 75-7 in win
NEW YORK (AP) — Emmanuel Mudiay, Mitchell Robinson and the rest of the New York Knicks' backups outscored the Orlando Magic's reserves by a whopping 75-7 in a 108-103 win on Tuesday night at...
Markannen makes 2 late free throws, Bulls beat Magic 110-109
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Lauri Markkannen shooting free throws was a fitting way for the Chicago Bulls to finish off the Orlando Magic on Friday night.
Magic win fifth straight, end 13-game skid vs Hornets
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic ended one streak and stretched another.
The Magic snapped a 13-game losing streak to Charlotte, routing the Hornets 127-89 on Thursday night behind 21 points from reserve Terrence Ross.
"It's like there has been a paradigm shift, if that makes sense," Magic forward Aaron Gordon said. "They've been whipping us for so long, but I'm glad we got 'em this time."
Magic rally in fourth quarter to beat Rockets 116-109
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic threw about everything they had at Houston's James Harden and the strategy worked. Barely.
Orlando rallied in the fourth quarter to squeeze out a 116-109 win over Houston on Sunday behind 22 points apiece from Nikola Vucevic and Aaron Gordon, and 17 points from Evan Fournier.
The Magic outscored Harden and Houston 14-4 in the final four minutes of the game to win their second straight game.
Magic hold on to beat Celtics for second time, 105-103
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Celtics couldn't cool down Terrence Ross in the second half and it cost them the game.
Aaron Gordon had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic held off a late rally to beat the Celtics 105-103 on Saturday night.
Ross added 25 points, 18 in the second half, and Celtics coach Brad Stevens said he was the difference.
Vucevic leads Magic to 112-84 rout of Bulls
CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Vucevic and the Orlando Magic had no trouble finding motivation Wednesday night.
A loss in Chicago less than two weeks ago and a blowout defeat only two days ago was all the incentive they needed.
Vucevic had 22 points and 12 rebounds before sitting out the fourth quarter, Aaron Gordon added 18 points and a career-high nine assists, and the Magic led the entire way in a 112-84 rout of the Chicago Bulls.
Fournier’s buzzer beater lifts Magic past Pistons 109-107
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Even when he's not having a big game, Evan Fournier is still the Orlando Magic's best option at the end of games.
Fournier took an inbounds pass outside the 3-point arc, dribbled to the free throw line and shot a floating jumper that dropped through the nets as the buzzer sounded on Orlando's 109-107 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.
Gordon scores 20, Magic run away to top Heat 105-90
MIAMI (AP) — Aaron Gordon and the Orlando Magic added to Miami's rising level of frustration.
Gordon scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Nikola Vucevic finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds and the Magic rode the strength of a big third quarter to take control and beat the Heat 105-90 on Tuesday night.
Vucevic powers Magic over Suns 99-85
PHOENIX (AP) — Nikola Vucevic knew he faced a challenge against Phoenix Suns rookie Deandre Ayton in the post on Friday night. He also knew he'd have an advantage on offense.
Vucevic deployed his veteran experience against this year's top overall draft pick and finished with 25 points and 15 rebounds as the Orlando Magic defeated the Suns 99-85.
Vucevic, Magic hand Lakers another loss 108-104
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Orlando Magic had swept the season series against the Los Angeles Lakers once in their first 29 seasons in the NBA.
In a span of eight days, the Magic did it for the second time.
Nikola Vucevic had 31 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists and Terrence Ross made a go-ahead lay-up with 34 seconds left to help the Magic beat the Lakers 108-104 on Sunday.
Ross scored 16 points for the Magic, who won 130-117 at home on Nov. 17.
Gordon, Vucevic lead Magic as Knicks lose 5th straight
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Gordon dunked for the Orlando Magic just 20 seconds into the game, and the New York Knicks never caught up.
Gordon scored 20 of his 31 points in the first quarter and the Magic held off two New York rallies to beat the skidding Knicks 131-117 on Sunday night.
Nikola Vucevic had 28 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists for Orlando, which has won seven of nine.
Ross, Vucevic lift Magic over Knicks 115-89
NEW YORK (AP) — Nikola Vucevic and the Orlando Magic got an unwelcome surprise when the lights in their New York hotel rooms all turned on at 3:30 a.m. Sunday.
Turns out, they didn't need a full night of sleep — or even All-Star Aaron Gordon — to romp over the New York Knicks.
Terrence Ross scored 22 points, Vucevic had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and the Magic cruised past the New York Knicks 115-89 on Sunday night.
Nikola Vucevic helps Magic beat Wizards 117-108
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — D.J. Augustin was the Orlando Magic's closer in a 117-108 victory over the Washington Wizards.
Nikola Vucevic had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and Augustin came up with six points, two assists and a steal Friday night after Washington had cut a 25-point deficit to one at 106-105 with 2:30 remaining.
Gordon, Magic hold on to defeat Spurs, 117-110
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Orlando Magic's best victory of the season was almost their most deflating loss.
Aaron Gordon scored 26 points and Orlando held on to beat the San Antonio Spurs 117-110 on Sunday night after nearly blowing a 26-point lead with 9 minutes remaining.
D.J Augustin added 18 points for Orlando, which made 12 3-pointers in scoring a season high.
Antetokounmpo takes elbow to head, Bucks top Magic 113-91
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks proved they could thrive, at least temporarily, without their franchise player.
With Giannis Antetokounmpo sidelined to start the second half while being evaluated for a possible concussion, the Bucks built a big third-quarter lead and cruised to a 113-91 win over the Orlando Magic on Saturday night.
Redick caps big game with late 3, 76ers beat Magic 116-115
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When Ben Simmons went down with an injury, JJ Redick stepped off the bench and into a starring role for the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
Redick scored 31 points, including a 3-pointer with 17 seconds left that lifted the 76ers over the Orlando Magic 116-115.
Redick had his best game since transitioning from starter to sixth man for the 76ers at the start of the season, making 10 of 20 shots, including eight 3-pointers.
Bamba, Gordon lead Magic over Heat 104-101
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mohamed Bamba made a big impact in his first NBA game.
Orlando's 7-foot rookie dunked twice and blocked a shot during a 9-0 fourth quarter run, and the Magic held on for a 104-101 win over the Miami Heat in the season opener for both teams Wednesday night.