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Dec 31

3-on-3: Looking back at 2013

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images It has been a wild year in 2013. Which teams and players can stake claim to the title of Biggest Surprise? Which are just glad to see the calendar flip to 2014? Our panel of experts discusses the best of 2013 for the Orlando Magic. 1. Which player …

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Dec 05

3-on-3: Surprises and disappointments

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images What’s caught our eyes through the Magic’s first month of the season? Our panel weighs in with their most pleasant surprises and disappointments thus far. 1. Which player has been the biggest surprise? Jacob Frankel: Andrew Nicholson. He himself hasn’t been a surprise, but his scant playing …

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Oct 03

3-on-3: Will Victor Oladipo win Rookie of the Year?

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images Since being drafted by the Orlando Magic, Victor Oladipo has made plenty of headlines. He wore Google Glass on NBA draft day. He experimented at point guard in Summer League. He went toe-to-toe with Kevin Durant in the Goodman League. And he upset Cavs fans by telling Magic …

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May 24

3-on-3: Who should be the No. 2 pick?

Getty Images Who’s the best player available for the Orlando Magic in the 2013 draft? Our experts weigh in on overall game, upside, and who the Magic should ultimately choose with the No. 2 pick. 1. Who’s the second-best player in the 2013 draft? Jacob Frankel: Otto Porter. He may not be flashy, but he’s …

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Apr 19

5-on-5: Orlando Magic team awards

Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images With the season over for the Orlando Magic, it’s time to hand out team awards. We asked our panel to hand in their picks for the 2012-13 season. 1. Who’s the 2012-13 most valuable player? Evan Dunlap, Orlando Pinstriped Post: Nikola Vucevic. He played nearly 300 more minutes …

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Mar 12

3-on-3: Dwight Howard pays a visit to Orlando

Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images The day is finally here. Dwight Howard makes his return to Orlando after getting traded to the Los Angeles Lakers during the offseason. Were the Magic right to send him to the Lakers? Should Magic fans boo or cheer him? Which team is headed for a brighter future? Our 3-on-3 …

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Feb 22

3-on-3 roundtable: Evaluating the J.J. Redick trade

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images It finally happened. After months of being the subject of trade rumors, J.J. Redick was dealt to the Milwaukee Bucks alongside Gustavo Ayon and Ish Smith in exchange for Tobias Harris, Doron Lamb, and Beno Udrih. The Bucks get a player in Redick who is arguably having the …

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Feb 07

3-on-3 roundtable: Which Magic player should be traded?

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images With the trade deadline steadily approaching and the rumor mill continuing to churn, it remains to be seen if J.J. Redick or any other player for the Orlando Magic gets moved (if Glen Davis was healthy, his name would be listed below). With the Magic (14-35) mired in …

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Feb 01

3-on-3 roundtable: Reaction to Glen Davis’ fractured left foot

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Against the New York Knicks on Wednesday, Glen Davis suffered a left foot injury after stepping on Iman Shumpert’s foot early in the first quarter. It was revealed later that night that Davis fractured his left foot. But it wasn’t until the next day when the Orlando Magic …

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Jan 11

3-on-3 roundtable: #ORLrank debate

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images There’s little debate the top 10 players are among the very best in Magic franchise history. But how exactly do you order them? If #ORLrank must split hairs at this point, so be it. Rage on, debate, rage on. Which players deserve their spots in the top 10? Who should …

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