Denton: Magic vs. Mavericks Analysis (10/14/13)


``I think overall we had some good things. There was a unit out there and Dallas made a run at us and we kept our composure,’’ Magic coach Jacque Vaughn said. ``(Harkless) was part of that response with the way that he attacked the rim and made a jump shot. It was good growth for us tonight.’’

Reserve point guard E’Twaun Moore continued his solid play this preseason with 13 points and three 3-pointers. Reserve center Mickell Gladness, who is in a battle with Solomon Jones (11 points and eight rebounds) for a roster spot, had six blocked shots.

``Obviously I’ve been in a battle for a roster spot since Day 1,’’ the 6-foot-11 Gladness said. ``I don’t like to make it a personal battle, but I make it a battle between what I can do and not getting too frustrated and getting too anxious and doing something out of character. I don’t consider it a solo battle. It’s just me trying to show what I have.’’



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