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Magic take FSU’s Jonathan Isaac with first round pick

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The Orlando Magic have chosen Florida State forward Jonathan Isaac with their first-round pick in the NBA Draft. Some pundits thought Orlando would go with shooting guard Malik Monk  of Kentucky, but Isaac brings many attributes that can make him a star in the league. Isaac, a native of New York City, but a product of IMG Academy in Bradenton, was pleased to be selected by the Magic. “Man, it means everything,” he said about his opportunity to remain close…

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Magic top Celtics to climb above .500

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The Orlando Magic defeated the Boston Celtics, 110-91 on Sunday at the Amway Arena. With the victory, the Magic moved to within two games of the Southeast Division-leading Miami Heat. Orlando was led in scoring by Victor Oladipo, who contributed 19 points, 6 assists and 8 rebounds off the bench. Two recorded double-doubles. Nikola Vucevic had 18 points and 10 rebounds while Tobias Harris had 15 points and 11 rebounds. Isiah Thomas led Boston with 20 points and 7 assists.…

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Mitch Perry Report for 6.17.15 — When basketball evolves into ‘The Beautiful Game’

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I’m a bit bleary-eyed today, having stayed up until the wee hours this morning to listen to members of the Golden State Warriors discussing this special moment in their lives, after they won their first National Basketball Association championship in 40 years against the Cleveland Cavaliers last night. And yes, I am ecstatic about it all. The Warriors have been my team my whole life, though to be honest there were excursions — I became a huge fan of the Larry…

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