News | Magic Basketball - Part 12

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Jan 14

Monday’s Magic Word

In the wake of Glen Davis’ absence, Nikola Vucevic has emerged as a double-double machine for the Orlando Magic. Joe Kaiser of ESPN Insider has more: “Since Davis’ injury, though, he’s pretty much become a dream for any fantasy basketball owner, rattling off eight double-doubles over the last 11 games (including six in a row) …

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Jan 10

Thursday’s Magic Word

Kelly Dwyer of Ball Don’t Lie: “The Orlando Magic continue to acquit themselves well. They play hard and truly attempt to compete athletically with opponents night in and night out, but this team just doesn’t have the spring to make it work.” Video of a pair of dunks from DeQuan Jones and Josh McRoberts in …

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Jan 09

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Joe Kaiser of ESPN Insider lists Gustavo Ayon as one of the NBA’s top trade chips: “Ayon is the perfect backup big man — an energy guy who rebounds, defends and comes at a low cost. But if you’re Orlando, a loser of nine straight with its sights suddenly more on next season and its …

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Jan 08

Tuesday’s Mini-Magic Word

Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports: “‘Melo waiting by the bus brought a reminder of when former Nuggets coach George McCloud punched then-Magic star Ron Mercer after a game in 2000. Mercer’s head hit a steel beam after the punch.” With a 125-119 overtime loss to the Portland Trail Blazers in last night’s game, the …

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Jan 07

Monday’s Magic Word

The Orlando Magic earn “Team of the Weak” honors from David Aldridge of NBA.com: “The Magic’s flirtation with .500 has come back to earth with an eight-game losing streak, almost directly in correlation with Glen Davis’ absence following a shoulder injury. But Orlando has competed almost every night, as exemplified by Nicola Vucevic’s 20-point, 29-rebound …

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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 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 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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Dec 28

Friday’s Mini-Magic Word

In an era where small-ball is king, the Orlando Magic rely on a traditional lineup right now. Kevin Arnovitz of TrueHoop has the breakdown: “The Magic are another one of those teams just trying to make it through the day, and their lineup combos are statements of necessity, not philosophy, especially with Glen Davis out …

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