Magic Wands: vs. Grizzlies 11/15

(4-6) vs. (6-3)
Time/TV: 7 p.m./Sun Sports, NBATV
Line: Magic by 8.5
Season Series: Tonight in Orlando; Jan. 31 in Memphis
Video Vault:

–Stan Van Gundy is more concerned about Rashard Lewis keeping his energy level up even as his shots are not falling, writes Brian Schmitz of The Orlando Sentinel. And right now, Lewis’ shots are not falling and it is somewhat concerning.

Dwight Howard signing an extension this summer is not automatic, reports Brian Schmitz of The Orlando Sentinel. Also read my thoughts on the matter too.

Brandon Bass continues to impress Stan Van Gundy with his willingness to learn more about the Magic’s schemes.

–Ten games in, the Grizzlies are still figuring out their rotation and looking for a successful combination of bench players.

–Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post enumerates three reasons why the Magic appear to be struggling.

The Magic come in eighth in Kurt Helin of Pro Basketball Talk’s NBA Power Rankings.

–Josh Cohen of wonders who the most popular Magic team is… but fails to mention the 1999-2000 Heart & Hustle team. I think that one might win among the long-time fans.

Stan Van Gundy has once again promised to ease up on his guys.

–Geoff Calkins of the Memphis Commercial Appeal writes Grievis Vazquez added some pep to the Memphis lineup in its overtime loss to Boston on Saturday.

3 Shades of Blue previews tonight’s game.

Philip Rossman-Reich

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