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Wolves win NBA draft lottery; Lakers get No. 2

The Minnesota Timberwolves lost 66 games during the 2014-15 season, but they won big Tuesday night. The Wolves won the NBA lottery and will pick first in this year's draft.

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Draft lottery: Top-five spot likely for Magic

The NBA draft lottery will be held Tuesday. After posting a 25-57 record, the Orlando Magic have the fifth-best chance (8.8 percent) of winning the lottery.

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On this day, Magic advance to Eastern Conference finals

On May 17, 2009, the Orlando Magic defeated the Boston Celtics 101-82 in the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals for a 4-3 series win.Two Magic starters posted double-doubles in the game: Hedo Turkoglu (25 points, 12 assists) and Dwight Howard (12 points, 16 rebounds).

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Bulls' Noah wins NBA's citizenship award

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah won the J. Walter Kennedy Award, given annually to an NBA player, coach or trainer for community service.

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Doolittle: Magic NBA draft guide

Bradford Doolittle breaks down the Orlando Magic's draft profile, needs and potential 2015 picks.

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On this day, Carter, Howard lead Magic in semifinal sweep

On May 10, 2010, the Orlando Magic defeated the Atlanta Hawks 98-84 in Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals for a 4-0 series sweep. Vince Carter led the team with 22 points, including 4-for-7 on 3-pointers.

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Magic by the numbers: McGrady flashback

The Orlando Magic have had a player score 50 or more points six times in their history. Tracy McGrady has done it four of those six times (62, 52, 51, 50).

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On this day, Shaq is rookie of the year

On May 6, 1993, Shaquille O’Neal of the Orlando Magic was named the NBA Rookie of the Year after averaging 23.4 points (eighth in the NBA), 13.9 rebounds (second) and 3.

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On this day, Orlando gets first playoff series win

On May 5, 1995, The Orlando Magic defeated the Boston Celtics 95-92 in Game 4 of the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.Shaquille O'Neal led the Magic with 25 points and 13 rebounds.

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Magic by the numbers: Elfrid Payton plays a full season

Rookie guard Elfrid Payton was the only Orlando Magic player to play in all 82 regular season games, becoming the first rookie to accomplish the feat since Dwight Howard in the 2004-05 season.

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On this day, Lewis leads the Magic despite Howard's suspension

Behind forward Rashard Lewis’ 29 points, the Orlando Magic eliminated the Philadelphia 76ers from the playoffs on April 30, 2009. Orlando won the series 4-2 despite Dwight Howard not playing due to a suspension in the final game.

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game95.725th
Rebounds Per Game41.825th
Assists Per Game20.623rd
Points Allowed101.423rd

Team History

YearWLPCT
2014-152557.304
2013-142359.280
2012-132062.243
2011-123729.560
2010-115230.634