Gordon, Augustin help Magic rout Cavaliers 120-91
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — For one night, the Orlando Magic did almost everything right. The Cleveland Cavaliers didn't do much of anything at all.
"We knew that we had to respond tonight and play...
Gordon scores 22, Magic rally past Warriors 103-96
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic proved again they can beat the best of the NBA.
They've also shown this week they can lose to some of the worst.
Ross has 28 against former team, Magic beat Raptors 113-98
TORONTO (AP) — Terrence Ross and the Orlando Magic shook off the disappointment of a difficult loss by taking down Ross' former team.
Ross scored 28 points, Nikola Vucevic had 23 points and...
Ross scores 30 as Magic hand Pacers 4th straight loss
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — After making his first All-Star team earlier in the day, Nikola Vucevic delivered another solid performance for the Orlando Magic.
Meanwhile, the Indiana Pacers are struggling without their own All-Star as Victor Oladipo recovers from knee surgery.
Terrence Ross scored 13 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, Vucevic added 17 points and 10 rebounds, and the Magic beat Indiana 107-100 on Thursday night to hand the Pacers their fourth straight loss.
Fournier’s buzzer beater lifts Magic past Pistons 109-107
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Even when he's not having a big game, Evan Fournier is still the Orlando Magic's best option at the end of games.
Fournier took an inbounds pass outside the 3-point arc, dribbled to the free throw line and shot a floating jumper that dropped through the nets as the buzzer sounded on Orlando's 109-107 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.
Vucevic has 30 points, 20 boards; Magic routs Raptors 116-87
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic have had a forgettable December — until Friday night.
Nikola Vucevic had 30 points and 20 rebounds and the Magic snapped a four-game losing streak with a 116-87 rout of the Toronto Raptors.
D.J. Augustin had 17 points and six assists for Orlando, which had five players in double figures and a 60-41 rebounding advantage.
Vucevic leads Magic over Bulls 97-91 in Mexico City
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Bulls had the fans, but Nikola Vucevic and the Magic got the win.
Vucevic scored 26 points, including a tiebreaking jumper with 28 seconds remaining, and Orlando snapped a three-game losing streak with a 97-91 victory over Chicago on Thursday night in its first of two games in Mexico.
Vucevic shot 11 for 21 from the field and grabbed 10 rebounds, while D.J. Augustin added 15 points for the Magic.
Vucevic powers Magic over Suns 99-85
PHOENIX (AP) — Nikola Vucevic knew he faced a challenge against Phoenix Suns rookie Deandre Ayton in the post on Friday night. He also knew he'd have an advantage on offense.
Vucevic deployed his veteran experience against this year's top overall draft pick and finished with 25 points and 15 rebounds as the Orlando Magic defeated the Suns 99-85.
Nikola Vucevic helps Magic beat Wizards 117-108
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — D.J. Augustin was the Orlando Magic's closer in a 117-108 victory over the Washington Wizards.
Nikola Vucevic had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and Augustin came up with six points, two assists and a steal Friday night after Washington had cut a 25-point deficit to one at 106-105 with 2:30 remaining.
Magic end Timberwolves’ five-game win streak, 108-102
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — With Bismack Biyombo and rookie Khem Birch providing boards and blocks, the Orlando Magic won for the first time in 2018.
The duo combined for 26 rebounds and nine blocked shots in Orlando's 108-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.
Statistically the worst rebounding team in the NBA, the Magic had a 51-37 edge on the boards and broke a seven-game losing streak against a team that had won five straight.
Magic top scorer Gordon out vs Hawks because of concussion
ATLANTA (AP) — Orlando leading scorer Aaron Gordon will miss the game against the Hawks because of a concussion, further draining the short-handed Magic.
The 6-foot-9 Gordon, averaging 18.5 points per game, was injured Friday as the Magic lost to Denver. Mario Hezonja will start in Gordon's spot Saturday night.
Gordon has 40 and 15, Magic beat Thunder to end 9-game skid
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Gordon never got out of control, and that made all the difference for the Magic.
"I think that's what was special about his night — he wasn't out there trying to play superhero," coach Frank Vogel said. "He played within himself for the most part, and as a result he shot a high percentage."
Gordon had 40 points and 15 rebounds Wednesday to help Orlando end a nine-game losing streak with a 121-108 win over the struggling Oklahoma City Thunder.
Vucevic helps Magic edge Raptors 114-113 in Toronto
TORONTO (AP) — Two nights after being "truly embarrassed," the Orlando Magic bounced back against the reeling Toronto Raptors.
Nikola Vucevic had 25 points and 10 rebounds, D.J. Augustin added 21 points off the bench and the Magic won for just the second time in eight games, beating the Raptors 114-113 on Sunday.
The Magic (19-30) lost 128-98 in Boston on Friday night.
Vucevic’s season-high 30 lead Magic past Blazers, 115-109
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It's not the start but the finish that matters, though the Orlando Magic did both well.
Nikola Vucevic hit 13 of 18 shots, scored a season-high 30 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Magic to a 115-109 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.
Rose helps Knicks beat Magic 106-95
NEW YORK (AP) — From Derrick Rose's performance to a solid night for New York's reserves, there was plenty to like about this one for the Knicks.
Rose scored 19 points, Kyle O'Quinn had 14 points and a career-high 16 rebounds, and New York beat the Orlando Magic 106-95 on Thursday.
Though it hasn’t gone smoothly, Orlando Magic management has attempted to sell its post-Dwight Howard fan base on youth.
Magic use late surge to beat Mavericks 95-87
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel doesn't have one go-to player he can count on every night.
What he has are a collection of proven veterans who are capable of getting hot on any given night. On Saturday night against Dallas, it was D.J. Augustin's turn.