Andrew Nicholson | Magic Basketball - Part 3

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Apr 04

Rebuilding: It’s a magical thing

Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images Throughout the years of the Association’s existence, we’ve seen numerous ways of how teams choose to rebuild. Of how they go about attempting to bring their teams from positions of mediocrity or consistent failure, and into the elusive contender field that is rarely occupied by more than five or six …

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Mar 14

The fall of Andrew Nicholson

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images In the Magic’s season opener in Indiana, Andrew Nicholson was a human blowtorch. He lit up the Pacers for 18 points (all in the first half) and set basketball Twitter ablaze with his scoring prowess. Nicholson unleashed his full arsenal of moves — some old, some new. A lefty hook …

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Feb 21

3-on-3: Examining the Magic-Glen Davis divorce

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images According to Yahoo! Sports, the Magic and Glen Davis reached a buyout agreement that would allow Davis to join a contender. Our writers weigh in on the aftermath of the buyout deal. 1. Good deal for the Magic? Jacob Frankel: Yes. The primary motivation for this deal is …

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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

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Miami Heat

Jan 03

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

Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images   Cleveland Cavaliers

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