Orlando Magic defeat Milwaukee Bucks, 99-82

Orlando, Fla. — A weary Andrew Bogut knew his team's 99-82 loss to the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night proved a painful point.

"They're a championship-caliber team and that's what we're trying to get to," Bogut said after the Milwaukee Bucks had their three-game winning streak snapped.

"They have a great team 1 through 12. It's not to say we're a long way from that, but we are a distance away from it."

That distance seemed incredibly long after the Magic quickly er...

 

PLAYER OF THE GAME: Magic center Dwight Howard kept the Bucks from getting to the rim all night and finished with five blocked shots and 11 rebounds. He also contributed offensively with 22 points on 7-of-10 shooting and 8 of 13 from the foul line. "The offense is designed to give him complete freedom inside and they surround him with some great shooters," Bucks center Kurt Thomas said. "He's a tremendous athlete. He can run, he can jump out of the gym and his shot is...