Entries Tagged as 'Orlando Magic'

Orlando Magic 115, Phoenix Suns 94 — Snowball beatdown

November 4th, 2012 · 24 Comments

It would be easy to say that the Phoenix Suns’ 115-94 loss to the Orlando Magic on Sunday was a sign that Alvin Gentry’s team is in trouble this season. Maybe that’s true. Still, it was easy to pinpoint the large, fixable problems that led to the Suns’ downfall in Florida. Context matters. The Suns […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Preview: Phoenix Suns (1-1) at Orlando Magic (1-0)

November 4th, 2012 · 9 Comments

Orlando Magic 115, Phoenix Suns 94 PHOENIX — The first substitutions of the Phoenix Suns’ first two games coincided with large runs by the other team. The Golden State Warriors and the Detroit Pistons each used spurts that began toward the end of the first quarter to create large deficits that Phoenix had to make […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Orlando Magic 103, Phoenix Suns 93 — Defense left at Disney World

March 21st, 2012 · 23 Comments

The Orlando Magic showed what an NBA team can do when left wide open for 48 minutes in a 103-93 victory over the Phoenix Suns Wednesday night in Orlando. The Magic hit 11-of-23 from beyond the arc, including seven by Ryan Anderson, who had a team-high 29 points. Dwight Howard was dominant in the paint, […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Marcin Gortat · Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Preview: Phoenix Suns (23-23) at Orlando Magic (29-18)

March 21st, 2012 · No Comments

Orlando Magic 103, Phoenix Suns 93 Marcin Gortat has gone from being the best backup center in the NBA to perhaps the best center not to make an All-Star Game in the 15 months since the Suns acquired him from Orlando in a six-player trade. Gortat will return to the Magic Kingdom for the first […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Marcin Gortat · Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Jason Richardson-Hedo Turkoglu trade fails to get Orlando out of first round

April 29th, 2011 · 16 Comments

The Phoenix Suns managed to dump Hedo Turkoglu’s contract and steal away Marcin Gortat because the Orlando Magic figured they had to shake up their core for a shot to win now. If we’re going to judge the Aaron Brooks trade as a failure because it did not lead to a Phoenix playoff berth, not […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Hedo Turkoglu · Jason Richardson · Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Amare Stoudemire finds no playoff success away from Phoenix; Hedo Turkoglu, J-Rich also struggling

April 24th, 2011 · 7 Comments

So as it turns out Amare Stoudemire ended up winning as many playoffs games as Steve Nash this year. That was the case after the Boston Celtics finished off Amare’s New York Knicks this afternoon in a series that was very competitive in Boston but not so much in Madison Square Garden. Stoudemire’s advanced stats […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Hedo Turkoglu · Jason Richardson · New York Knicks · Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis