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Magic drop homestand-opening matchup to Bucks for 9th consecutive loss

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

The Orlando Magic's defense - which had posted the league's worst defensive rating (121) entering Monday - was the central focus pregame ahead of their homestand-opening 109-102 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.
While they performed better on that end of the floor, holding the Bucks to what coach Jamahl Mosley said is a range that typically qualifies for a good defensive game, the Magic also gained a better understanding of what high-level defense looks like and why Milwaukee's is the best rated.
Very little came easy.
Drives were met with resistance. Passing lanes were crowded with active...
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