January, 2013 | Magic Basketball - Part 6

Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 05

Preview: New York Knicks at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: New York Knicks at Orlando Magic Date: January 4, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Knicks: 22-10 Magic: 12-20 Probable starters Knicks: Jason Kidd Ronnie Brewer Carmelo Anthony Marcus Camby Tyson Chandler Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo DeQuan Jones Andrew Nicholson Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Knicks: Pace: …

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Jan 04

Friday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “The Orlando Magic won’t attempt to convince Dwight Howard to rejoin their team when Howard becomes a free agent in July, an NBA source with knowledge of the Magic’s thinking told the Orlando Sentinel.” Since Glen Davis sprained his left shoulder on December 19 against the Washington Wizards, the …

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Jan 04

#ORLrank Recap

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Jan 04

#ORLrank 1: Dwight Howard

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images   G MP PER VORP WARP WS/82 2010-2011 78 2935 26.0 6.55 20.5 15.1 Dwight Howard’s best season with the Magic   How can you quantify a man so loved and then so despised? Generally, it is exactly how most Magic fans have resigned themselves to the subject of …

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Jan 03

Thursday’s Magic Word

Video of Glen Davis shooting baskets for the first time since suffering a sprained left shoulder on December 19 against the Washington Wizards. Dan Savage of OrlandoMagic.com has more on Davis: “Orlando received some good news on Thursday when Davis stepped on the court following practice and went through a series of shooting, pick-and-pop and …

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Jan 03

Recap: Chicago Bulls 96, Orlando Magic 94

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE We knew reality was going to settle in at some point. For all the much-deserved talk about how good a job Jacque Vaughn has done with this Magic roster, for the handful of games they probably shouldn’t have won that they did, for the fact that …

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Jan 02

Preview: Chicago Bulls at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Chicago Bulls at Orlando Magic Date: January 2, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Bulls: 16-13 Magic: 12-19 Probable starters Bulls: Kirk Hinrich Richard Hamilton Luol Deng Carlos Boozer Taj Gibson Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo DeQuan Jones Andrew Nicholson Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Bulls: Pace: 90.2 …

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Jan 02

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Jameer Nelson, who sat out the Orlando Magic’s last two games because of a sore left hip, is expected to start in tonight’s game against the Chicago Bulls. Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel with this nugget of information on the eve of the Magic’s matchup against the Bulls: “The Magic will try to avoid …

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Jan 01

Recap: Miami Heat 112, Orlando Magic 110 (OT)

AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack BOX SCORE When Dwight Howard was dealt to the Los Angeles Lakers in a four-team trade during the offseason, the general consensus among NBA pundits was that the Orlando Magic did not receive equal value for Howard or close to it. The mainstream media and blogosphere were shouting far and wide …

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