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Jan 30

Magic are close to firing Jacque Vaughn

AP Photo/Brandon Dill Via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports: The Orlando Magic are close to firing coach Jacque Vaughn and a change could come soon, league sources told Yahoo Sports. As embarrassing losses accumulate, Vaughn is rapidly running out of time to show the progress needed to make it through the next several days – …

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Jan 21

Victor Oladipo to participate in dunk contest

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports: The Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo and Orlando Magic’s Victor Oladipo have committed to participating in the All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk contest, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Brooklyn Nets center Mason Plumlee and Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Zach LaVine also will be a part …

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Jan 16

Aaron Gordon cleared to play

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: Orlando Magic rookie forward Aaron Gordon has been cleared to play in games and appears on track to play tonight against the Memphis Grizzlies at Amway Center. If Gordon returns tonight, it would be exactly two months since the team announced …

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Nov 16

Aaron Gordon out indefinitely after fracturing foot

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images Via John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon, the No. 4 pick in last June’s NBA Draft, fractured a bone in his left foot on Saturday night and will be out indefinitely, GM Rob Hennigan announced on Sunday. Gordon, a valuable reserve this season for the Magic because …

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Oct 21

Nikola Vucevic gets 4-year, $53M extension

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: The Orlando Magic and the representatives for center Nik Vucevic are finalizing a contract extension that will add four years to his current deal and will run through the 2018-19 NBA season, industry sources told the Orlando Sentinel. The deal will …

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Oct 06

Victor Oladipo sprains MCL in practice

Via John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: Injuries continue to pile up for the Orlando Magic in training camp with second-year guard Victor Oladipo suffering a sprained MCL in his right knee and Willie Green hyperextending his left knee. Oladipo, who finished second in the NBA’s Rookie of the Year voting last season, suffered his injury when …

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Oct 03

Channing Frye sprains MCL in practice

Via John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: Having never suffered a major knee injury in his basketball career, Channing Frye initially feared for the worst when his leg collided with Ben Gordon’s on Thursday and his knee was bent back awkwardly. When a MRI showed no structural damage and the Orlando Magic training staff was able to …

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Jul 22

Harris, Oladipo chosen to USA Men’s Select Team

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic players Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo were selected as two of the 13 players for the 2014 USA Men’s Select Team that will train July 28-31 with the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s National Team during its training camp in Las Vegas, …

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Jul 16

Magic to sign free agent Luke Ridnour

Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: In need of a third point guard, the Orlando Magic are in the process of finalizing a free-agent deal with veteran Luke Ridnour, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. Ridnour, 33, has played for four NBA franchises. He began …

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Jul 07

Magic to sign free agent Channing Frye

Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images Via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports: Free-agent forward Channing Frye has reached agreement on a four-year, $32 million contract with the Orlando Magic, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Frye had opted out of the final season of his contract with the Phoenix Suns to become an unrestricted free agent. Frye …

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