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Mar 03

Grades: Orlando Magic 92, Philadelphia 76ers 81

AP Photo/John Raoux   Orlando Magic 92 Final Recap | Box Score 81 Philadelphia 76ers Nikola Vucevic 7-14 FG | 4-7 FT | 17 REB | 3 AST | 18 PTS | +5 If it seems like Vucevic always plays well versus his former team, it’s because he does. Entering tonight’s contest, Vucevic was averaging …

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Sep 04

2003: A magical odyssey

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Tracy McGrady’s career contains a plethora of “what ifs.” What if he just stayed in Toronto? What if Grant Hill’s ankle wasn’t mangled? What if Tim Duncan came to Orlando instead of Hill? What if Yao Ming stayed healthy? And, of course, what if McGrady made it past the first …

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Apr 02

Grades: Houston Rockets 111, Orlando Magic 103

Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images   Houston Rockets 111 Final Recap | Box Score 103 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 5-19 FG | 2-2 FT | 13 REB | 2 AST | 12 PTS | -10 The last time these two teams met, Vucevic out-double-doubled the Rockets’ double-double machine. In their rubber match, Omer …

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Mar 03

The franchise tag and what it would mean for the NBA

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images As people around the NBA try to assess the future of the labor situation, the idea of a franchise tag keeps rearing its head. David Stern floated the idea back in October, and every so often, the notion has come up again in the public eye. Most recently, ESPN’s Rick …

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Feb 28

Getting a grip on the Magic’s future

Photo by Fernando Medina If I pay a whole lot of attention to what’s been said and written recently, joining the MBN community right now is sort of like moving into a mansion that was just built on an active fault line. That is, the features are fantastic–there’s an MVP candidate playing out of his …

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Dec 24

Friday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “The Orlando Magic‘s recent blockbuster trades shocked many NBA observers, but in hindsight, those bold moves should not have surprised anyone. Last May’s Eastern Conference finals loss to the Boston Celtics exposed fundamental flaws with the Magic’s personnel on offense — defects that haunted the Magic intermittently during the first month and a half of …

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Aug 20

Friday’s Magic Word

Ben Q. Rock of Orlando Pinstriped Post: “Citing “those who claim to be in the know,” freelance writer Sam Amico says the Orlando Magic and New Orleans Hornets “have expressed an interest in” working out free-agent guard Allen Iverson. In response, ESPN’s Marc Stein debunks the Hornets portion of that rumor, but says there’s “no word” about the …

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Apr 24

Sneak Preview: Orlando Magic at Charlotte Bobcats, Game 3

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “When he thinks about what might go wrong this afternoon in Charlotte, N.C., Stan Van Gundy worries about his players’ collective psyche. Van Gundy envisions 19,077 people inside Time Warner Cable Arena cheering wildly, and he visualizes an already desperate Charlotte Bobcats team feeding off of that energy. And, in his nightmare …

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