Close, but not close enough.
Get used to hearing that theme, Magic fans. Jacque Vaughn's club looked much better tonight than it did against Anthony Davis's New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday, but instead of having rebounding troubles, Orlando just couldn't hold onto the ball in the first half. If it weren't for those cough-ups, Orlando probably would have won this game, and that's what stings the most.
Orlando is still a young team, which makes games like tonight's important for their growth. Sure, a win would have been nice, but losing by single digits in a down-to-the-wire learning experience is much better than an absolute drubbing. I know that Magic fans don't want to hear that right now, but it's a truth that must be accepted.Read More