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Jacob Frankel

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Name: Jacob Frankel
Date registered: February 26, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Player Profile: Aaron Gordon — October 9, 2014
  2. Player Profile: Elfrid Payton — October 2, 2014
  3. Magic fully investing in D-League — April 24, 2014
  4. In praise of Arron Afflalo — January 27, 2014
  5. Rediscovering Tobias Harris — December 23, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. Grades: Orlando Magic 107, Brooklyn Nets 86 — 2 comments
  2. Orlando’s effective hi-lo set — 2 comments
  3. 2003: A magical odyssey — 2 comments
  4. Andrew Nicholson and Nikola Vucevic showing promise — 1 comment

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Oct 09

Player Profile: Aaron Gordon

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Aaron Gordon was the first big surprise of the 2014 NBA Draft. The Magic took Gordon instead of Dante Exum, who practically everyone expected to be picked, and in doing so …

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Oct 02

Player Profile: Elfrid Payton

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A After not taking one of the expected choices — Dante Exum or Marcus Smart — with the No. 4 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, it became clear the Magic were …

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Apr 24

Magic fully investing in D-League

Photo by Erie BayHawks According to a report from Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today, the Orlando Magic will be acquiring the Erie Bayhawks of the D-League and entering an exclusive partnership with them. The Orlando Magic plan to enter a single-affiliation hybrid relationship with the NBA Development League’s Erie BayHawks, people familiar with news told …

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Jan 27

In praise of Arron Afflalo

Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images Before the season, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that Arron Afflalo’s long-term impact on the Magic would be through the assets he’d net in a trade. He was one of the players constantly brought up in the “perfect role player for a good team” conversation. He …

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Dec 23

Rediscovering Tobias Harris

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Tobias Harris played nearly 1,000 minutes for the Magic last season after being acquired from the Milwaukee Bucks in the J.J. Redick trade. But after the season was over, Harris was still somewhat of an unknown quantity. He was a stretch four that didn’t bring much stretch to the …

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Dec 08

Grades: Houston Rockets 98, Orlando Magic 88

Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images   Houston Rockets

Nov 21

Grades: Miami Heat 120, Orlando Magic 92

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Miami Heat

Nov 18

Exploring the Magic’s trade options

Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images While the Orlando Magic have performed admirably early on this season, winning is not the short-term goal of this team and the better-than-expected performance likely won’t continue. Orlando’s top three trade assets are Jameer Nelson, Arron Afflalo, and Glen Davis. It’s a triumvirate of solid veteran contributors that can appeal …

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Nov 08

Victor Oladipo’s turnovers are a good thing

While Victor Oladipo hasn’t massively burst onto the scene like fellow rookie Michael Carter-Williams, he’s put together a very solid start to the season. He’s scored well, showcased nice vision at times, and, most importantly, been relentless attacking the rim. His defense has been as good as advertised, too. The one rub on what seems …

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Nov 03

Grades: Orlando Magic 107, Brooklyn Nets 86

AP Photo/John Raoux   Orlando Magic

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