Andrew Nicholson | Magic Basketball - Part 5

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Dec 04

Grades: Philadelphia 76ers 126, Orlando Magic 125 (2OT)

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Nov 27

Grades: Orlando Magic 109, Atlanta Hawks 92

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images   Orlando Magic

Nov 25

Grades: Phoenix Suns 104, Orlando Magic 96

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Nov 21

Orlando’s starting lineup is bad

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic’s starting lineup is a typical blend of NBA player archetypes. Scorers, defenders, veterans, youngsters, and leaders — this is a group that makes utmost basketball sense on paper, especially considering the litany of options Jacque Vaughn has at his disposal coming off the bench. Any …

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Nov 10

Grades: Atlanta Hawks 104, Orlando Magic 94

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Nov 06

Jacque Vaughn and playing time

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images One week into the 2013-2014 season, the Orlando Magic are 2-2. They’ve won two consecutive games against playoff contenders by more than 20 points, lost in overtime at Minnesota, and put a legitimate scare into the undefeated Indiana Pacers on the road in the season opener. The Magic currently rank …

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Nov 04

Monday’s Magic Word

It’s early, but the defense for the Orlando Magic has been very good so far to start the season. After four games, the Magic rank fourth in defensive efficiency. Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports: “With Sunday’s victory over Brooklyn, Orlando has won back-to-back games for the first time since Dec. 19, 2012. Rookie guard …

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Nov 03

Grades: Orlando Magic 107, Brooklyn Nets 86

AP Photo/John Raoux   Orlando Magic

Nov 01

Grades: Orlando Magic 110, New Orleans Pelicans 90

AP Photo/John Raoux   Orlando Magic

Oct 30

Don’t forget about Andrew Nicholson

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images While contenders and up-and-comers dominate headlines and highlights, the NBA proletariat can fascinate nonetheless. In sussing through that lower echelon, distinctions become readily apparent. Some teams are rebuilding, some are tanking, and some are just plain bad. The Orlando Magic might be the league’s only team to which …

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