Profiles | Magic Basketball - Part 2

Category Archive: Profiles

Oct 06

Player Profile: Evan Fournier

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 16.1 4.8 2.9 .561 12.4 -2.5 After being drafted at the tail end of the first round in the 2012 NBA Draft, Evan Fournier showed some signs of life as a rookie with the Denver Nuggets. …

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Oct 03

Player Profile: Victor Oladipo

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 17.4 5.1 4.9 .535 15.2 +0.0 Coming out of the worst draft class in recent memory, Victor Oladipo’s rookie campaign was relatively impressive. Expectations weren’t very high for a once-shooting guard being slotted into the point guard …

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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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Oct 01

Player Profile: Luke Ridnour

Photo by Stephen M. Dowell via Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 9.2 3.6 5.1 44.0 8.2 -3.9 Luke Ridnour played just 36 games in Milwaukee during the 2013-14 season (starting 12 of them) before being shipped off to Charlotte in a deal at the trade deadline involving …

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Oct 18

Player Profile: Kyle O’Quinn

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2013-14 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER 1.4 1.3 0.3 53.7 15.9 Kyle O’Quinn will never surprise. Blessed with acceptable height, a strong frame and arms that go for days, he’s athletic enough to capably defend a lion’s share of power forwards and centers, and offers surprising …

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Oct 17

Player Profile: Nikola Vucevic

Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2013-14 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER 15.0 11.8 2.0 56.1 20.2 By now you know the story of Nikola Vucevic, which has become an urban legend of sorts. He was acquired by the Orlando Magic, by way of Philadelphia, in the Dwight Howard blockbuster trade during …

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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 15

Player Profile: Jason Maxiell

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2013-14 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER 4.2 3.9 0.4 48.2 10.6 Jason Maxiell, through no fault of his own, had to bear the brunt of anger from Pistons fans last season because of his location on the depth chart, which was right in front of Andre …

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Oct 14

Player Profile: Andrew Nicholson

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2013-14 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER 8.5 4.0 0.6 56.7 15.8 Will he come into his own? Will he ride the train of mediocrity? Will he show us a side of him that we haven’t seen? I’m not sure, but Andrew Nicholson has a good amount …

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Oct 11

Player Profile: Glen Davis

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2013-14 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER 12.6 6.3 1.8 49.2 14.8 The good news for Glen Davis is that he’s being smart and not rushing back from his foot injury, especially after suffering a setback in rehab — he underwent surgery to replace a screw in …

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