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Monthly Archive: February 2013

Feb 27

Grades: Sacramento Kings 125, Orlando Magic 101

AP Photo/John Raoux   Sacramento Kings 125 Final Recap | Box Score 101 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 2-7 FG | 0-0 FT | 2 REB | 2 AST | 4 PTS | -13 It was an extremely underwhelming outing for Vucevic, who was a total non-factor (four points and two rebounds in 22 minutes) in …

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Feb 27

Preview: Sacramento Kings at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Sacramento Kings at Orlando Magic Date: February 27, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Kings: 22-32 Magic: 16-41 Probable starters Kings: Isaiah Thomas Tyreke Evans John Salmons Jason Thompson DeMarcus Cousins Magic: E’Twaun Moore Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Andrew Nicholson Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Kings: Pace: 92.6 …

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Feb 26

Grades: Orlando Magic 98, Philadelphia 76ers 84

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 98 Final Recap | Box Score 84 Philadelphia 76ers Nikola Vucevic 5-12 FG | 2-4 FT | 1 BLK| 19 REB | 12 PTS | +12 After getting thoroughly outplayed by Spencer Hawes the last time the Magic visited the 76ers in the City …

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Feb 26

Preview: Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers Date: February 26, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Wells Fargo Center Records Magic: 15-41 Sixers: 22-32 Probable starters Magic: E’Twaun Moore Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Andrew Nicholson Nikola Vucevic Sixers: Jrue Holiday Evan Turner Nick Young Thaddeus Young Spencer Hawes Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Feb 25

Monday’s Magic Word

John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: “After just a short time in Orlando, Udrih – a native of Slovenia – said he can see how Vaughn and several disciples from the Spurs are building something quite special in Orlando. While the Magic (15-41) are in full-blown rebuilding mode now, Udrih said the foundation and culture being established …

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Feb 25

Recap: Cleveland Cavaliers 118, Orlando Magic 94

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE As with most games this season for the Orlando Magic, the final score is almost meaningless. A different roster brought about the same result. Orlando got blown out at home by a bad Cavs team, who pulled out a convincing 118-94 victory despite a relatively mundane …

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Feb 23

Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic Date: February 23, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Cavaliers: 17-37 Magic: 15-40 Probable starters Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving Dion Waiters Alonzo Gee Tristan Thompson Luke Zeller Magic: E’Twaun Moore Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Andrew Nicholson Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Cavaliers: Pace: 92.3 …

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Feb 23

Recap: Memphis Grizzlies 88, Orlando Magic 82

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE The fact that Orlando didn’t get blown out by the Grizzlies is a testament to a few things: interior defense, good spot-up shooting, and the reckless abandon by which their perimeter players attacked the hoop. You can’t put enough emphasis on the importance of scoring when …

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Feb 22

Preview: Orlando Magic at Memphis Grizzlies

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Memphis Grizzlies Date: February 22, 2013 Time: 8:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: FedEx Forum Records Magic: 15-39 Grizzlies: 35-18 Probable starters Magic: E’Twaun Moore Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Andrew Nicholson Nikola Vucevic Grizzlies: Mike Conley Tony Allen Tayshaun Prince Zach Randolph Marc Gasol Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 91.6 …

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Feb 22

3-on-3 roundtable: Evaluating the J.J. Redick trade

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images It finally happened. After months of being the subject of trade rumors, J.J. Redick was dealt to the Milwaukee Bucks alongside Gustavo Ayon and Ish Smith in exchange for Tobias Harris, Doron Lamb, and Beno Udrih. The Bucks get a player in Redick who is arguably having the …

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