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Magic's schedule lightens after tough start

Magic's schedule lightens after tough start

Magic fans have learned to be patient since Dwight Howard left the building. More understanding will be required – at least to begin the 2015-16 season. If the Magic can weather a tough early part of their schedule, they might be able to put together an encouraging run. The NBA schedule-makers weren’t as brutal as last season, when the league forced the young, inexperienced club to play 16 of its first 23 games on the road. But it will take some upsets and better defense against top stars such as Kevin Durant,  Anthony Davis and James Harden for Orlando to get off to a decent start this season. The Magic’s first six games in October/November: Washington,...

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