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Game 2 Preview: A chance to right some wrongs

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steph

A tough one to swallow that Game 1, but if anything came out of it, it was that we did outscore the Magic 77-71 in the final three quarters and did something right. Needless to stay a better first quarter and a strong-minded defensive effort is required tonight in Orlando. The Game 1 fallout has   …Continue Reading


Game 1: Horrible defense, lack of plan kills off Raptors

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steph

Toronto Raptors 100, Orlando Magic 114 The Magic came out with a plan. The Raptors came out with nothing. In addition to said nothing they also came out with a defensive attitude so complacent that instead of setting a tone for the series in the first quarter, they allowed the Magic to dominate and establish   …Continue Reading


There’s no favorite in this series

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gay

If there’s a series where nobody has any clue which way its going to go, it has to be the Raptors vs. Magic. At best one can say that it might go 7 games given the makeup and recent history of the two teams. Orlando has lost 7 of the last 9 against us but   …Continue Reading


Too excited about Orlando to focus on meaningless Bulls game

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Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

It’s hard to care about the Bulls game tonight with the playoffs ready to go on Sunday in Orlando. We got the matchup we were literally begging for and its time to see what we can do with it. The pundits who think that the Raptors have a great chance of advancing are all assuming   …Continue Reading


TJ Ford ball hogs in the fourth to kill any chance the Raptors might’ve had

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Josh Smith, Amir Johnson

Toronto Raptors 87, Orlando Magic 102 Rarely are there instances where you can definitively blame a loss on one player but last night the horrid stretch of play by TJ Ford in the fourth quarter undoubtedly killed any shot that the Raptors might have had. Missing Chris Bosh is a lot to overcome against Dwight   …Continue Reading


Chris Bosh’s 40 make Dwight Howard’s 37 seem quiet

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Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

Orlando Magic 110, Toronto Raptors 127 Move the ball, go inside with Bosh, shoot well from the outside and play just enough defense. Sounds simple enough but the chances of all four things happening on the same night are rare, but when they do happen, it’s a sure sign the Raptors will win a blowout.   …Continue Reading


Sam Mitchell loses the game by doing this: 3:22 4th Qtr – Calderon Substitution replaced by Ford

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steph

Orlando Magic 105, Toronto Raptors 96 What do you do when your team has just managed to cut down a 10 point deficit down to 2 with 3:22 left? Change the entire flow of the game by taking out the PG that’s driving the offense. How’s that sound for Coach of the Year type coaching?   …Continue Reading


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