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Towns, Russell each score 27 points, T-Wolves throttle Magic

May. 09, 2021 22:18 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns and D’Angelo Russell each scored 27 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves built a 30-point halftime lead, led by 43 in the third quarter and cruised to a 128-96 rout of the Orlando Magic on Sunday night. Rookie guard Anthony...

Hornets top Magic 122-112, inch closer to play-in tournament

May. 07, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 28 points, LaMelo Ball added 27 points and the Charlotte Hornets inched closer to securing a spot in the play-in tournament with a 122-112 win over the Orlando Magic on Friday night. The Hornets needed a win and a loss by...

Magic, AdventHealth teaming up for fan vaccination event

May. 06, 2021 09:02 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic are offering the coronavirus vaccine to as many as 2,300 Central Florida residents next week, becoming the latest NBA team to host such an event. The Magic partnered with AdventHealth and city officials to arrange the May 13 event...

Walker scores 32 in return from injury, Celtics rout Magic

May. 05, 2021 22:03 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kemba Walker tied a season high with 32 points in his return from a four-game injury absence, Evan Fournier had 18 points in his first game back in Orlando since being traded, and the Boston Celtics routed the Magic 132-96 on Wednesday night. Jayson...

Magic top Pistons 119-112 behind Bamba's big night

May. 03, 2021 22:12 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Mo Bamba had 22 points and 15 rebounds — both career highs — and the Orlando Magic beat the Detroit Pistons 119-112 on Monday night. Saddiq Bey led Detroit with 26 points in a game that had little at stake — with the possible exception of lottery...

Magic coach Clifford clears protocols, to return Wednesday

May. 03, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando Magic coach Steve Clifford has cleared NBA health and safety protocols for COVID-19 and will return to the bench Wednesday night against Boston. The Magic said Monday that Clifford would not coach that night's game at Detroit. ...

Anthony's 3-pointer gives Magic 112-111 win over Grizzlies

May. 01, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Cole Anthony hit a contested 3-pointer with 0.1 seconds remaining, giving him a career-best 26 points, and the Orlando Magic beat the Memphis Grizzlies 112-111 on Saturday night. Anthony, a rookie who hit a game-winning shot earlier in the season...

Grizzlies shoot poorly, Magic worse in 92-75 Memphis win

May. 01, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dillon Brooks scored 20 points, Jonas Valanciunas added 14 points and 15 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Orlando Magic 92-75 on Friday as both teams shot poorly. Kyle Anderson contributed 13 points for the Grizzlies, who shot 34.3%...

Cavaliers' Love sorry for on-court tantrum: 'That wasn't me'

Apr. 28, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love spoke from his heart. Over 13 minutes, he apologized, lectured and asked for forgiveness and understanding. He regrets his fit of frustration but said it shouldn't define him. “That wasn’t me,” Love said. “I...

Magic squander 23-point lead in fourth, beat Cavs 109-104

Apr. 28, 2021 22:20 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cole Anthony made the tiebreaking layup with 45 seconds left, and the Orlando Magic squandered a 23-point lead before edging the Cleveland Cavaliers 109-104 on Wednesday night to snap a six-game losing streak. The Magic went up 86-63 on R.J. Hampton’s...