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Barnes, Mobley, Cunningham unanimous NBA All-Rookie picks

May. 18, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie of the Year Scottie Barnes, Cleveland forward Evan Mobley and Detroit guard Cade Cunningham were unanimously voted Wednesday to the NBA All-Rookie first team. Orlando's Franz Wagner and Houston's Jalen Green were the other players chosen for the first team by...

Magic Moment: Orlando wins lottery, lands No. 1 pick

May. 17, 2022 22:31 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Orlando Magic president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman was supposed to be at the podium for the NBA draft lottery. He benched himself in favor of coach Jamahl Mosley. “I haven’t been very good at this,” Weltman said. “Coach was feeling...

Coach Mosley: Young, rebuilding Magic have promising future

Apr. 11, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

The Orlando Magic finished another losing season singing a familiar refrain. Despite dropping 60 games, posting the worst record in the Eastern Conference and missing the playoffs for the third time in five years, the club insists it’s latest overhaul is headed in the right...

Magic beat Heat in finale, overcoming Oladipo's big game

Apr. 10, 2022 22:59 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Most of the Miami Heat didn't show up for Sunday night for the season finale against the Orlando Magic. Victor Oladipo did, scoring 40 points in what turned into a 3-point shooting contest in a 125-111 loss to the Magic. Mo Bamba and R.J. Hampton...

Ball leads Hornets past Magic after 3 players ejected

Apr. 07, 2022 22:41 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball had 26 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets routed the short-handed Orlando Magic 128-101 on Thursday night to get back on the right track after two lopsided losses. Terry Rozier added 22 points as Charlotte pulled...

Magic break 6-game losing streak, beat Cavaliers 120-115

Apr. 05, 2022 23:31 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers gave up 120 points to one of the NBA's most offensively challenged teams Tuesday night and took a loss that locked them into the Eastern Conference play-in tournament. Mo Bamba had 20 points and 12 rebounds, Ignas Brazdeikis scored 20...

Knicks rout Magic 118-88 with help from Barrett, Toppin

Apr. 03, 2022 21:40 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The New York Knicks came to Orlando after a bad home loss to Cleveland on Saturday. They left Sunday feeling pretty good about themselves. RJ Barrett scored 27 points, Obi Toppin matched his career-high with 20 and the Knicks routed the Orlando Magic 118-88. ...

Raptors beat Magic 102-89 for fifth straight win

Apr. 01, 2022 22:22 PM EDT

Orlando, Fla. (AP) — Fred VanVleet and Scottie Barnes scored 19 points apiece, Pascal Siakam added 16 points and 11 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors beat the Orlando Magic 102-89 on Friday night for their fifth straight win. Gary Trent Jr. finished with 17 points for Toronto, which...

Satoransky's unusual double-double lifts Wizards past Magic

Mar. 30, 2022 22:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tomas Satoransky couldn't decide if this type of double-double was good or bad. It was certainly unusual. Satoransky went scoreless Wednesday night, but he also had 13 assists and 10 rebounds to help the Washington Wizards to a 127-110 win over the Orlando Magic....

Cavs' Mobley out at least 3 games with sprained left ankle

Mar. 30, 2022 16:09 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers star rookie forward Evan Mobley will miss at least the next three games with a sprained left ankle, an injury that could keep Cleveland from clinching one of the top six playoff spots. Mobley got hurt in the first half of Monday's win over Orlando when he...