| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Jacque Vaughn felt he had to do something to spark the Orlando Magic, especially the Magic’s reeling defense.
Vaughn overhauled the Magic’s starting lineup, employing a starting five of Elfrid Payton, Victor Oladipo, Tobias Harris,...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 8:12 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- This was a victory that came with a sigh of relief.
The Orlando Magic hung on to beat the Boston Celtics 100-95 on Tuesday night, but not before letting a 27-point, fourth-quarter lead shrink to three in the closing minutes of a horrid...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 8:04 PM
If you were familiar with the Orlando Magic’s pattern, you could foresee this outcome.
The Magic led the Cleveland Cavaliers 75-71 heading into the fourth quarter.
The lead never felt safe because it wasn’t safe.
| Dec 26, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Entering Friday, Pau Gasol's 16 double-doubles tied him with the Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge and the Grizzlies' Zach Randolph, one behind league leaders John Wall of the Wizards and Nikola Vucevic of the Magic.
Gasol has led the Bulls in scoring...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 8:25 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Magic certainly don't have a LeBron James. And as they witnessed at Time Warner Cable Arena, they don't have a Kemba Walker, either.
To win games, the Magic must usually take up a collection, which is what they did Saturday...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:26 PM
If the Magic are to break their 10-game series losing streak against the Miami Heat on Monday night — the longest current losing streak against any team — they likely will need heavy doses of center Nikola Vucevic.
Vucevic has often...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:36 PM
One of the reasons why the Orlando Magic considered their 91-89 loss to the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night so painful was the quality of team the Magic were facing. The Wizards entered Wednesday tied for second place in the Eastern Conference and...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:31 PM
ATLANTA — The Orlando Magic staggered a division leader once again Friday night.
And once again the Magic failed to deliver a knockout punch.
They held an 11-point lead over the Atlanta Hawks late in the third quarter, but they allowed that lead...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Shortly after the Orlando Magic’s chartered jet landed at Orlando International Airport early Saturday morning, a deflating loss to the Atlanta Hawks fresh in players’ minds, a dejected Tobias Harris made a declaration to his teammates....
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:45 PM
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Elfrid Payton has visited this state just once before.
But that visit helped shape his NBA career.
On June 13, he participated in a pre-draft workout at the Boston Celtics' training facility in Waltham, Mass. He was matched...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:06 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Nik Vucevic’s status for the Orlando Magic’s game Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Clippers is up in the air after he missed Tuesday night’s 98-97 loss to the Golden State Warriors because of back spasms....