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Kyle Korver, Hawks shoot down Magic, 103-100

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When playing the Atlanta Hawks, it’s a very good idea to know exactly where Kyle Korver is on the court at all times. Korver, one of the greatest 3-point shooters in NBA history, has hit key shots throughout his career. Unfortunately, the Orlando Magic lost sight of Korver and left him open in the final minute. His wide-open 3-pointer from the corner with 43 seconds remaining broke a tie and gave the Hawks a 103-100 victory over the Magic on…

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Channing Frye, Magic shoot lights out again to swat Hornets, 113-98

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The Orlando Magic are looking more like a playoff caliber team every day. For the second consecutive game, they put on a shooting exhibition, this time drilling the Charlotte Hornets, 113-98. All five Magic starters scored in double figures led by the rejuvenated Channing Frye’s 17 points. Frye, the much heralded but disappointing forward out of Arizona, had his second straight strong performance for Orlando. He was 5 for 7 from the field, all three-pointers, as he followed up his…

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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 pose many challenges for new coach Scott Skiles

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The Orlando Magic open the 2015-16 NBA season at home against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night. Realistic expectations do not envision the Magic playing basketball into late May. Fans would be happy with breaking even. Since parting ways with Coach Stan Van Gundy after their playoff loss to the Indiana Pacers in 2012, there has been little to cheer about at the Amway Center. For those fans demanding Van Gundy’s ouster at the time, the message is clear; be…

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