Alvin Gentry

Michael Beasley

Luis Scola

Jacque Vaughn

JJ Redick

Glen Davis

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Head Coach Alvin Gentry

(On This Game's Turnaround)

"They made shots, and then we had some missed assignments defensively. Obviously, when you’re playing at home and you get on a roll, the shots start to fall. We’ve got to do a better job defensively, and then, obviously, we’ve got to do a better job of scoring. You’ve got to give them credit. They made some shots, and we didn’t do a very good job of controlling the game in the third quarter. Obviously, if you give up 40 points, you’re going to get yourself in trouble."

(On Offensive Consistency)

"I think we’re struggling somewhat to have consistency offensively. We’ve had our moments. (Luis) Scola has done a good job for us. And we’ve had some guys that have stepped up, but I would say that consistently, no we have not reached that peak."


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Michael Beasley

(On the Magic Without Dwight Howard)

"It might be better for them that they don’t have Dwight Howard. They got 20 from Afflalo…20 from Redick, and 20 from “Big Baby.” Their all around scoring is better. When Dwight was here that wasn’t necessarily the case. The way they moved the ball, the way they are sharing the ball and playing together, that is why they beat us today."

(On Monday's Game Against Miami)

"We just have to play the way we play. If we play the way we play, we should be able to beat any team we play. If we don’t, it will be a long season."


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Luis Scola

(On the Magic's Comeback)

"We played really well in the first half and then we went through the motions and started exchanging baskets. We let them get it going. They are playing at home and had the momentum and then they started making big shot after big shot."

(On Comfort Level with Dragic)

"Obviously he is helping me but two don’t make a team. We need to know each other and have everyone know what we each do. We are struggling a little bit in that process and need to find a way to win basketball games."


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Head Coach Jacque Vaughn

(On His Team's Comeback)

"It was a lot of factors. We were only down ten at the half – and they had 33 points in the first quarter – and came out and Glen gave us some energy offensively, which kind of got us going a little bit. Then defensively we tightened up a little bit."

(On Outside Talk About the Magic)

"The most important thing is as coaches we’ve lived in the positive world, and that’s the world we want to live in. Where we stress to our players that each day you put in work and effort there’s something rewarding you for that effort. And that’s been our approach."


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JJ Redick

(On a Rewarding Win)

"It always feels good to win in the NBA. It is not easy to win in the NBA. It’s not easy to win when you’re projected to win 60 games. Every game is tough. We did what we were supposed to do and win our two games at home. Now we have to go on the road. For a group with not as much experience it’ll be a challenge and we’ve got to stay together. The older guys have to do a good job of leading."


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Glen Davis

(On the Team's Identity)

"There’s no all-stars here. There’s no guys that you give them the ball and say you give us a bucket. We’ve got players that need each other and that’s the mindset that we’re going to take. We want to go somewhere far, we can’t go alone. If we want to go somewhere we have to go together."


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