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Watson, Watanabe lead Raptors past Magic, 113-102

Apr. 16, 2021 23:27 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Paul Watson Jr. scored 20 of his career-high 30 points in the third quarter Friday night and the Toronto Raptors pulled away to a 113-102 victory over the Orlando Magic. Playing in only his second game after missing 11 games due to the NBA's COVID-19...

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

Apr. 14, 2021 23:42 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — James Ennis scored 22 points, Wendell Carter Jr. added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Bulls 115-106 on Wednesday night despite big performances by Zach LaVine and Nikola Vucevic. ...

DeRozan, Murray lead Spurs past slumping Magic 120-97

Apr. 12, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 19 points in just three quarters of work, Dejounte Murray added 17 and the San Antonio Spurs routed the slumping Orlando Magic 120-97 on Monday night. San Antonio was playing a night after winning in Dallas on a last-second shot...

Eastern Michigan hires Stan Heath as new basketball coach

Apr. 12, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Eastern Michigan has hired Stan Heath as its new men's basketball coach. The 56-year-old Heath, an EMU alum, returns to the Mid-American Conference. He was previously the coach at Kent State, leading that program to the Elite Eight in 2002. He...

Middleton, Portis lead Bucks past slumping Magic 124-87

Apr. 11, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Khris Middleton scored 21 points, Bobby Portis added 16 points, including four 3-pointers, and 10 rebounds off the bench and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Orlando Magic 124-87 on Sunday night to end a three-game losing streak. Milwaukee was again...

Holiday, Sabonis lead Pacers past Magic, 111-106

Apr. 09, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Indiana Pacers shooting guard Aaron Holiday might want to get used to being a top scoring option off the bench after the way he consistently shot in the last few games. Holiday scored 20 points and Domantas Sabonis added 16 points, 15 rebounds and...

Beal, Westbrook lead Wizards past Magic 131-116

Apr. 07, 2021 22:40 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Bradley Beal returned from a five-game absence and scored 26 points, Russell Westbrook had his 20th triple-double of the season and the Washington Wizards made a season-best 19 3-pointers in a 131-116 win over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night. ...

Analysis: Results vary in NBA with trades, buyouts

Apr. 06, 2021 02:54 AM EDT

Andre Drummond didn't even make it to halftime of his debut with the Lakers before a toenail came off and put the four-time rebounding leader back on the sideline as Los Angeles lost to Milwaukee. LaMarcus Aldridge's first game in a month, with Brooklyn, was quite a bit...

Aaron Gordon's 24 points leads Denver past Orlando 119-109

Apr. 05, 2021 01:27 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Aaron Gordon scored 24 points against his former team, rallying the Denver Nuggets past the Orlando Magic 119-109 Sunday night. “Those are my brothers, man,” Gordon said, “but business is business.” Gordon said he was proud of...

Jazz set record for 3s in half, beat Magic 137-91

Apr. 04, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Even with the best record in the NBA, the Utah Jazz are always looking for ways to improve. Donovan Mitchell scored 22 points and the Jazz set an NBA record for 3-pointers in a half in a 137-91 win over the short-handed Orlando Magic on Saturday...