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"This is a learning experience for us," -Willie Green on the Magic loss.
Victor Oladipo has 11 rebounds. His career high is 12 boards.
Points in the paint: Heat 28, Magic 28.
End of the 3rd Q: Heat 61, Magic 61. Deng: 21 points, 5 rebounds. Vucevic: 14 points, 5 rebounds.
Ugh, this Heat - Magic game is painful to watch. Adam Silver is here. Maybe he can stop it.
Aaron Gordon has a sprained right ankle and will not return, a Magic official said.
In the arena tonight: golfer Bubba Watson.
...yes, I can see how reporters respectfully and patiently waiting for the right time to approach them is a clear invasion of privacy.
Memo to Michele Roberts: Between NBA players tweeting, Facebooking, Instagramming, Skypeing, commercializing, merchandising, posterizing....
Magic COO Alex Martins says there is great interest in coaching job but team will not talk to any candidates until after season.
"....it's an incredible invasion of privacy." Hey, Michele: You can tell Adam Silver how to do his job, but don't tell me how to do mine.
NBA union head Michele Roberts to media in lockeroom: "If you don't have a f---ing question, leave, because..."
Really sad to hear about D rose... Injuries suck but are a part of sports. He's a mentally tough dude so he will be more than fine.
DWade (cont'd): "... through injuries, especially him with what he's dealt with. So I couldn't believe it when I got the call."
DWade (cont'd): " ... and be the player that we all became accustomed to him being. Moreso, you just don't want to see players go ..."
DWade on DRose's injury: "I was sick for him. I think for the basketball world, everyone's rooting for Derrick to get back on the court..."
If the Magic win against the Heat tonight, it would be Orlando's 1st 4-game winning streak since Dec. 14-19, 2012.
How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, Acts 10:38
Feel bad for Drose! Wish you a quick recovery! Come back strong!
Prayers up to DRose 🙏
Another knee surgery for Derrick Rose... 😐
After tonight, Westbrook is averaging 29.5 pts, 8.2 rebs, and 10.1 asts in Feb. Needs 38 rebs+19 asts over OKC's next 2 gms to avg trip-dub
This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me. Psalms 119:50
Another one bites the dust....
Just got done with my teammates hanging out with our season ticket holders, man we have this best fans!!!!!!! Thanks for the support!!!!!
Fun Elfrid Payton assist fact, per the Magic: he has 164 first-half assists and 164 second-half assists.
As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world. John 9:5
Thank God for the win Thank God for 21 years of life, and thanks to everybody that wished me a happy birthday. I appreciate it.
Just getting caught up. Will Arnett really rocks that Forever costume, doesn't he?
In the last six games -- granted, with 4 of those against bad teams -- the Magic have outscored teams 290-186 in the paint.
Pretty great offensive foul by Richard Jefferson.
JK [redacted] Simmons! Yeah!
Nik Vucevic with another solid performance. He scored 31 points and grabbed 14 rebounds during tonight's win against the 76ers.
JaKarr Sampson takeover
JaVale is fun to watch, but not in the way that most players want to be fun to watch. If that makes sense.
End of the 3rd quarter: Magic 76, Sixers 69. Vucevic: 26 points, 13 rebounds. Covington: 13 points, 7 rebounds.
[pregnant pause] "That was interesting." - David Steele calling a JaVale McGee post-up
Vuč is so much more decisive in the post now.
Halftime: Magic 55, Sixers 47. Vucevic: 13 points, 7 rebounds. Covington: 8 points, 4 rebounds. Paint points: Magic 28, Sixers 4.
Magic lead 51-47, but they've outscored the Sixers 26-4 in the paint.
That fall looked bad. Oh man.
Magic ouchea force-feeding Andrew Nicholson like it's December 2012
JaVale McGee update: Still JaVale
End of the 1st: Magic 29, Sixers 23. Frye: 12 points (5 of 5 shooting). Sims: 6 points, 3 rebounds.
Luke Ridnour's little celebratory shove of Andrew Nicholson after Nicholson's breakaway layup: the best
Channing Frye is off to a fast start. He has seven of the Magic's first 15 points.
Jason Richardson: “Two major surgeries. A foot fracture. I didn’t think I was going to play basketball ever again.”
I was chatting with Joel Embiid and he joked he would like to play until he's 40 or maybe even 45.
The Magic's inactives tonight: Moe Harkless and Devyn Marble.
Tobias Harris will be in the Magic's starting lineup.
Tobias Harris has been activated for tonight's game and will be available to play.