if anyone was still keeping track, tonight's Magic loss eliminates them from playoff contention.
Please let's have some MKE magic of our own tonight.
Huge bucket by Asik. Five point game. 1:08 left. Need a stop and bucket here. (Or some Khris Middleton magic.) -CR
With tonight's win, the Atlanta Hawks magic number is down to 2 games to clinch the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference
The Orlando Magic have been eliminated from playoff contention.
End of the 3rd: Magic 71, Hawks 68. Payton: 16 pts, 6 rebs, 5 assists. Millsap: 23 points, 11 rebs, 3 assists.
Halftime: Magic 52, Hawks 47. Oladipo: 13 points, 3 rebs, 2 assts. Millsap: 18 pts, 8 rebs. Hawks: 4 for 18 from 3-point range.
End of the 1st quarter: Magic 31, Hawks 23. Oladipo: 11 points, 2 rebounds. Millsap: 10 points, 5 rebounds. Hawks: 5 offensive boards.
Victor Oladipo has 11 of the Magic's first 23 points. Magic lead the Hawks 23-13 with 2:18 left in the 1st quarter.
Magic starters: Payton, Oladipo, Harris, Dedmon and Vucevic.
The Magic have activated Dewayne Dedmon, Tobias Harris and Channing Frye. Evan Fournier and Devyn Marble remain inactive.
Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha (strained right calf, hasn't played since Jan. 30) off of injury report. Looks like a go for tonight's game v Magic.