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Feb 21

Big Baby’s unceremonious departure

Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images The tie that binds has been severed in Orlando, as the Magic agreed to a buyout with the much-maligned power forward Glen Davis after the trade deadline had passed. Big Baby was under contract for $6.4 million this season and was set to earn $6.6 million next season. …

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Feb 20

Thursday’s Mini-Magic Word

Penny Hardaway, who will be honored on Friday during the Magic’s home game versus the New York Knicks, looks back fondly on his career in Orlando. St. Bonaventure will retire Andrew Nicholson’s number (No. 44) on Saturday. When Jason Maxiell stepped on the floor during the Magic’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, there …

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Feb 11

3-on-3: Evaluating the Magic’s future

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images The Orlando Magic made headlines after coming back from 17-point deficits to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder and Indiana Pacers in back-to-back games — teams with the two best records in the NBA. Is Orlando starting to figure things out? Our 3-on-3 team weighs in on this and more topics …

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Jan 22

Five reasons to be happy in Magic kingdom

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Magic ended a 10-game losing streak against the Celtics this past weekend, a streak which dated back to 2013. That’s a long stretch to go winless, and Magic fans are predictably perturbed. But this most recent losing streak shouldn’t make the fanbase catatonic with woe, since there’s …

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Jan 06

Preview: Orlando Magic at Los Angeles Clippers

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Los Angeles Clippers Date: January 6, 2014 Time: 10:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Staples Center Records Magic: 10-23 Clippers: 23-13 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Andrew Nicholson Glen Davis Clippers: Darren Collison Jamal Crawford Jared Dudley Blake Griffin DeAndre Jordan Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Jan 05

Grades: Miami Heat 110, Orlando Magic 94

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Jan 03

Grades: Cleveland Cavaliers 87, Orlando Magic 81 (OT)

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Dec 30

Monday’s Magic Word

The Orlando Magic are on a rare two-game winning streak. Arron Afflalo keeps putting up All-Star caliber numbers. Afflalo has scored 20-plus points in six straight games. During that span, he’s averaging 24.0 points per game with a .693 True Shooting percentage. Tyler Lashbrook of Orlando Pinstriped Post: “What Hennigan is looking for–from Jacque Vaughn …

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Dec 26

The pros and cons of trading Arron Afflalo

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic — similar to the Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, Charlotte Bobcats and a host of other Eastern Conference teams — are wedged between a tank job and the very real possibility they make the playoffs in a flat-lining East. This is both good and bad — …

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Dec 19

Grades: Utah Jazz 86, Orlando Magic 82

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