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Magic bounce back from Cleveland debacle to throttle Nets

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After a 35-point blowout on Friday at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Orlando Magic needed something good to happen. They got their wish when the New Jersey Nets were the next team on their schedule. Orlando dominated the Nets on Monday, 105-82 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Monday. After playing even for a quarter, the Magic steadily pulled away to break a two-game skid and erase many of the bad memories from Friday. Jarrett Jack hit…

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Magic hang on to defeat Timberwolves

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The Orlando Magic let a 17-point lead get away, but made the big shots at the end, picking up an important road win Tuesday night, defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves, 96-93. Orlando swept the two-game season series with Minnesota. Orlando was in control for most of the game, jumping out to a 21-14 led at the end of the first quarter. When Tobias Harris nailed a three-pointer with 2:14 left in the first half, the Magic had a 48-33 lead. It…

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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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