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Boston Celtics bench reacts after guard Jaylen Brown (not pictured) makes a basket against the Orlando Magic during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Hayward scores 31 as Celtics edge Magic 122-119 in OT

Aug. 9, 2020 8:58 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Gordon Hayward showed early just how aggressive he would be as he drove the lane. He provided another reminder late of how dangerous he can be with the ball in his hands. Hayward hit three free throws with 2:29 left in overtime, and the Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Magic...

Brooklyn Nets head coach Jacque Vaughn during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Nets, Magic grab last two NBA playoff spots in the East

Aug. 7, 2020 10:32 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The NBA playoff picture is getting a little clearer, and the Eastern Conference field of qualifiers is now set. Brooklyn and Orlando clinched the last two remaining East spots Friday, meaning no play-in series — a new wrinkle added to the rules of the NBA's season...

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid reacts after a basket during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP)

Harris, Embiid lead 76ers past Magic 108-101

Aug. 7, 2020 10:24 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Joel Embiid changed his disposition — and then the momentum of the game. Tobias Harris had 23 points and 15 rebounds, Embiid locked in and turned aggressive in the second half and finished with 23 points and 13 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers held off the Orlando...

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) shoots against Orlando Magic forward James Ennis III (11) and forward Aaron Gordon (00) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Magic's Gordon hurt, Raptors continue to roll in 109-99 win

Aug. 5, 2020 11:58 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Fred VanVleet had 21 points and 10 assists, and the Toronto Raptors held on to beat the Orlando Magic 109-99 on Wednesday night. Pascal Siakam added 15 points and Kyle Lowry finished with eight points, nine rebounds and 10 assists. Toronto (49-18) has won its last seven...

Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon (7) and Orlando Magic guard Markelle Fultz (20) fight for a rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Warren's hot hand sends Pacers past Magic for 3rd straight

Aug. 4, 2020 9:36 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — T.J. Warren scored 32 points, tying Jermaine O'Neal's franchise record for most in a three-game span, to send the Indiana Pacers past the Orlando Magic 120-109 on Tuesday for their third consecutive victory. Warren has topped the 30-point mark in each game at Walt Disney...

Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac lies on the court holding his left knee after falling during a play in the fourth quarter against the Sacramento Kings in an NBA basketball game Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Charles King/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

Magic's Isaac now staring at another, longer knee rehab

Aug. 3, 2020 5:00 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Isaac would routinely be inside the Orlando Magic’s AdventHealth practice facility by 7:15 a.m. most days this spring when the facility was open, putting in hours of work to rehabilitate a serious injury to his left knee. And now another, longer rehab regimen...

Members of the Orlando Magic and Brooklyn Nets kneel around a Black Lives Matter logo during the national anthem before the start of an NBA basketball game Friday, July 31, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Analysis: Early returns say so far, so good for NBA bubble

Aug. 3, 2020 1:43 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — So far, so good. The NBA’s bubble remains intact. The extraordinary health protocols put into place to try and save this season seem to be working. The mission shared by coaches and players to use their platform and continue the conversation about racial injustice is...

Orlando Magic players surround forward Jonathan Isaac, who receives medical attention after an injuring during the fourth quarter of the team's NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Charles King/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

Magic build big lead, stay on roll in 132-116 win over Kings

Aug. 3, 2020 12:58 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic got a big win and a big loss Sunday. Nikola Vucevic had 23 points and 11 rebounds, Aaron Gordon scored 19 of his 22 points in the first half and the Magic continued a strong restart with a 132-116 victory over the Sacramento Kings. But the Magic lost Jonathan...

Orlando Magic's Jonathan Isaac (1) stands as others kneel before the start of an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Orlando Magic Friday, July 31, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Popovich, Isaac choose to stand for anthem in NBA bubble

Jul. 31, 2020 10:53 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Isaac stood, and stood out. And later Friday, Gregg Popovich and Becky Hammon did the same. Most players and coaches, but not all, are kneeling while pre-recorded versions of the national anthem are being played at the restarted NBA season. Isaac became the first...

Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic (9) heads to the basket as Brooklyn Nets' Jarrett Allen (31) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, July 31, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Magic beat Nets 128-118 in restart opener, move up to 7th

Jul. 31, 2020 6:02 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Evan Fournier scored 24 points, Nikola Vucevic had 22 and the Orlando Magic picked up where they left off before the NBA season was suspended, routing the Brooklyn Nets 128-118 on Friday in their first game of the restart. Playing as the designated road team not far from their...