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Nov 12

Grades: Orlando Magic 97, New York Knicks 95

Photo by Jesse Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 97 Final Recap | Box Score 95 New York Knicks Nikola Vucevic 8-15 FG | 4-4 FT | 13 REB | 2 AST | 20 PTS | +2 Vucevic got his customary double-double, though he did struggle mightily in the post. The Magic tried to …

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Nov 08

Grades: Orlando Magic 112, Minnesota Timberwolves 103 (OT)

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 112 Final Recap | Box Score 103 Minnesota Timberwolves Nikola Vucevic 6-11 FG | 2-2 FT | 9 REB | 3 AST | 14 PTS | +12 Just when you get accustomed to seeing Vucevic score the majority of his points in the low post, …

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Nov 03

Monday’s Magic Word

Marc Stein of ESPN.com on the Magic’s first week of the season: “Vooch! Who wants to read about Victor Oladipo’s injury or Elfrid Payton’s tough baptism when Nikola Vucevic is racking up 15 points, 23 boards and 4 blocks as just the fourth player in recorded history to hit those levels in a season opener? …

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Oct 31

Grades: Washington Wizards 105, Orlando Magic 98

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Washington Wizards 105 Final Recap | Box Score 98 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 11-21 FG | 1-2 FT | 12 REB | 3 AST | 23 PTS | -2 Midrange jumpers. Hook shots. Layups. Vucevic could do no wrong offensively. The problem was that Marcin Gortat (20 …

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Oct 26

Magic exercise contract options on four players

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have exercised their fourth-year team option on the contracts of Evan Fournier, Maurice Harkless and Andrew Nicholson, while also exercising their third-year team option on the contract of Victor Oladipo, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms …

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Oct 14

Player Profile: Tobias Harris

Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 18.1 8.1 1.8 .551 17.5 -1.4 After breaking out in the Magic’s last 27 games following the now-infamous J.J. Redick deal, which sent Tobias Harris from Milwaukee to Orlando at the trade deadline in 2012-13, expectations were …

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Oct 13

Player Profile: Channing Frye

Photo by Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 13.6 6.5 1.5 .552 12.9 +1.2 Two years ago, Channing Frye received news that put his basketball career — and possibly his life — at jeopardy when it was discovered he had an enlarged heart. But after sitting …

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Oct 10

Player Profile: Maurice Harkless

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 11.3 4.8 1.5 .536 12.1 -0.4 One of the major story lines heading into the 2013-14 season centered on Harkless spending the offseason reconstructing his jump shot. The thinking was that if Harkless could develop a consistent shot, specifically from …

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Oct 06

Player Profile: Evan Fournier

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 16.1 4.8 2.9 .561 12.4 -2.5 After being drafted at the tail end of the first round in the 2012 NBA Draft, Evan Fournier showed some signs of life as a rookie with the Denver Nuggets. …

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Aug 20

How good can Evan Fournier become?

Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images In late June, the Orlando Magic traded a proven player and their leading scorer to the Denver Nuggets for, essentially, two unknowns, which in most cases isn’t a smart move. With the 56th overall pick in the 2014 draft, which was included in the trade, the Magic acquired Devyn …

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