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Jul 11

Grades: Orlando Magic 96, Detroit Pistons 87

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic   Orlando Magic 96 Final Recap | Box Score 87 Detroit Pistons Victor Oladipo 7-17 FG | 7-10 FT | 5 REB | 4 AST | 22 PTS | +12 ‘Dipo bullied his way to the rim and played great defense. Despite forcing a few contested jump shots early on, …

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Jul 07

Grades: Orlando Magic 87, Houston Rockets 69

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic   Orlando Magic 87 Final Recap | Box Score 69 Houston Rockets Elfrid Payton 5-5 FG | 2-4 FT | 8 REB | 9 AST | 12 PTS | +12 The negative: He committed a few baffling turnovers in the beginning, one where he practically handed the ball over in …

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Jul 05

Video: Aaron Gordon’s one-handed catch block

Jul 05

Video: Victor Oladipo feeds Aaron Gordon for dunk

Jul 03

Getting to know more about Elfrid Payton

John Raoux, AP Photo If you don’t know who Elfrid Payton is, you’re not alone. Originally projected as a late first round/early second round pick when he declared for the draft, Payton’s stock began to rise at the NBA Draft Combine and then skyrocketed when he worked out for teams. Ultimately, the Magic were the …

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Jul 02

Who is Aaron Gordon and what does he do?

John Raoux, AP Photo On Thursday, the Orlando Magic selected Aaron Gordon with the No. 4 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft to the surprise of many. The general consensus was that the team, in need of a point guard, would select Dante Exum (that need would eventually be filled with the draft day trade …

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Jul 02

Magic sign rookies Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton

Photo by Fernando Medina/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have signed rookie forward Aaron Gordon and rookie guard Elfrid Payton, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deals are not disclosed. Gordon was selected by Orlando in the first round (fourth overall) of the 2014 NBA …

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Jun 27

Magic prioritize athleticism and defense in draft

Photo by Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports It has been a whirlwind 24 hours for the Orlando Magic. In the hours leading up to the draft, the team’s leading scorer for the past two seasons, Arron Afflalo, was traded to the Denver Nuggets for Evan Fournier and the 56th pick (Devyn Marble). Then, in the draft, …

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Jun 27

3-on-3: Reactions and fallout from the Afflalo trade

Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images According to Yahoo! Sports, the Magic have traded Arron Afflalo to the Nuggets in exchange for Evan Fournier and the 56th pick in the draft (Devyn Marble). Our writers weigh in on the aftermath of the trade. 1. Good deal for the Magic? Scott Rafferty: It’s hard …

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Jun 27

Examining the Arron Afflalo trade

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Since the season ended for the Orlando Magic in the middle of April, there has been a lot of talk about Arron Afflalo’s future with the team. The 28-year-old was stuck in limbo, putting up big numbers in the prime of his career for a franchise that is …

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