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Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 07

Preview: Orlando Magic at Minnesota Timberwolves

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Minnesota Timberwolves Date: November 7, 2012 Time: 8:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Target Center Records Magic: 2-1 Timberwolves: 2-1 Probable starters Magic: E’Twaun Moore Arron Afflalo Josh McRoberts Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Timberwolves: Luke Ridnour Brandon Roy Andrei Kirilenko Derrick Williams Nikola Pekovic Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 93.3 …

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Nov 07

Wednesday’s Magic Word

According to a study conducted by Kevin Pelton of Basketball Prospectus, it’s suggested that around the 25-game mark is when teams in the NBA begin to play to their talent level. Something to keep in mind when determining how good or bad the Orlando Magic will be this season. Kelly Dwyer of Ball Don’t Lie …

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Nov 07

Recap: Chicago Bulls 99, Orlando Magic 93

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE Trailing 93-89 with 1:01 left in the game, the Orlando Magic had possession of the ball with a chance to cut the Chicago Bulls’ lead to two or one (or tie the game with a four-point play). Even though the Bulls were leading with time winding …

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Nov 06

Preview: Orlando Magic at Chicago Bulls

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Chicago Bulls Date: November 6, 2012 Time: 8:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: United Center Records Magic: 2-0 Bulls: 2-1 Probable starters Magic: E’Twaun Moore Arron Afflalo DeQuan Jones Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Bulls: Kirk Hinrich Richard Hamilton Luol Deng Carlos Boozer Joakim Noah Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 93.9 …

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Nov 06

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Jameer Nelson, recovering from a strained groin and hamstring, is out for tonight’s game between the Orlando Magic and Chicago Bulls. E’Twaun Moore (an East Chicago native) will start in his place at point guard — he’s expected to have friends and family members in attendance at United Center. From undrafted rookie to starter (as …

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Nov 06

E’Twaun Moore: back-up point guard?

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images A Magic team already expected to struggle got dealt a further blow in the first week of the season, when Jameer Nelson and Hedo Turkoglu were forced to miss games due to injuries. The only starters remaining from the 2009 Finals team, Nelson and Turkoglu were expected to …

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Nov 05

Monday’s Magic Word

The Orlando Magic, off to a 2-0 start for the first time since the 2009-2010 season, are “are balling for Jacque Vaughn.” During Sunday’s game between the Magic and Phoenix Suns, there was a net malfunction during a TV timeout in which a U.S. soldier attempted a trampoline dunk, missed, and broke the net (which …

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Nov 04

Recap: Orlando Magic 115, Phoenix Suns 94

AP Photo/Reinhold Matay BOX SCORE Of course I saw a 2-0 start for the Magic coming. Who wouldn’t have? The first half couldn’t have gone much worse, which was to be expected. With Jameer Nelson (strained groin) and Hedo Turkoglu (broken hand) sidelined, the Magic had two first-time NBA starters in their lineup in E’Twaun …

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Nov 04

Preview: Phoenix Suns at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Phoenix Suns at Orlando Magic Date: November 4, 2012 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Suns: 1-1 Magic: 1-0 Probable starters Suns: Goran Dragic Jared Dudley Michael Beasley Luis Scola Marcin Gortat Magic: E’Twaun Moore Arron Afflalo DeQuan Jones Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Suns: Pace: 93.9 …

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Nov 03

Recap: Orlando Magic 102, Denver Nuggets 89

AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack BOX SCORE There’s a lot of things to take away from the Orlando Magic’s win against the Denver Nuggets in their regular season home opener, but here are a few that stood out. _______ Jacque Vaughn won his first game as an NBA head coach. Making his head coaching debut, Vaughn …

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