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Spencer Lund

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Name: Spencer Lund
Date registered: April 1, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Player Profile: Dewayne Dedmon — October 20, 2014
  2. Player Profile: Willie Green — October 8, 2014
  3. The measuring stick of NBA starting point guards — August 6, 2014
  4. Five reasons to be happy in Magic kingdom — January 22, 2014
  5. Examining Victor Oladipo in the pick-and-roll — January 9, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. The road ahead for the Magic — 10 comments
  2. Tracy McGrady and unaccountable greatness — 3 comments
  3. Let Hedo Turkoglu go — 3 comments
  4. Player Profile: Victor Oladipo — 2 comments
  5. Waiting for Tobias Harris: Act II — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

Nov 08

Grades: Boston Celtics 91, Orlando Magic 89

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Boston Celtics

Nov 07

Waiting for Tobias Harris: Act II

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images A short, semi-fictional play about Orlando forward, Tobias Harris, who’s out indefinitely with an ankle injury. Previously: Act I Characters: Stan Rony Bus driver Tobias Harris Act II: Not the next day, and not the same time, but at the same place. Hours have passed. A deep black …

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Nov 05

Waiting for Tobias Harris: Act I

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images A short, semi-fictional play about Orlando forward, Tobias Harris, who’s out indefinitely with an ankle injury. Characters: Stan Rony Bus driver Tobias Harris Act I: A country road halfway between Jacksonville and Orlando abutting a bus stop late at night. Rony is lying on a concrete bench nursing …

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Oct 22

Is it smart to end morning shootarounds?

Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images It’s been more than 40 years since Bill Sharman invented the morning shootaround. Ever since proposing that his 1971 Lakers show up on game days to shoot baskets in a lazy practice the morning of games, it’s become a staple of game day routines around the league. …

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Oct 16

Player Profile: Romero Osby

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2013-14 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Romero Osby is a high-energy forward with good character who works hard — exactly the type of young player that general manager Rob Hennigan likes. He can score near the basket and doesn’t shy away …

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Oct 11

How to graciously root for a loser

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images I’m a Buffalo Bills fan. I know I’m writing for a basketball blog, and this is the second time I’ve mentioned a different team sport, but if you’ll bear with me for a second, it’ll come together shortly. The Bills — if you don’t know — haven’t made …

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Oct 07

Player Profile: Victor Oladipo

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2013-14 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A After his first two seasons at Indiana University, Victor Oladipo might have snuck in at the tail end of the first round in the 2012 NBA Draft. As a defense-first guard with a 6-foot-9 wingspan …

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Oct 02

Player Profile: E’Twaun Moore

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2013-14 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER 1.3 0.4 0.5 46.6 10.8 The good news for E’Twaun Moore is that there aren’t many players with an apostrophe in their first name, so even casual basketball fans can remember him. The bad news is he’s not going to …

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Sep 03

Tracy McGrady and unaccountable greatness

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic I don’t particularly like baseball. It’s a step-up from college football, but I can’t remember ever watching an entire MLB game after turning 10 years old. Instead, I watched basketball and then went out to my hoop out back and tried to duplicate Michael Jordan’s tongue wag, or the left-handed …

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May 22

Orlando Magic ‘win’ the second pick

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic “With Pat Williams at the helm, did you really think the Orlando Magic were going to lose the ping pong battle? Williams is like a talisman next to a rabbit’s foot in the pocket of a voodoo priest simultaneously sticking pins in makeshift dolls of the other 13 teams.” That’s …

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