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Jan 14

Nikola Vucevic deserves to be an All-Star

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images On Saturday night, Nikola Vucevic scored a career-high 34 points and pulled down 16 rebounds against the Trail Blazers. Not only are the Blazers second in the Western Conference (1.5 games back of the Warriors), but they also have a top-five defense – Portland ranks second in defensive …

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Jan 08

Grades: Denver Nuggets 93, Orlando Magic 90

Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images   Denver Nuggets 93 Final Recap | Box Score 90 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 8-18 FG | 4-6 FT | 11 REB | 2 AST | 20 PTS | +1 It’s an event when Vucevic dunks the ball because it only happens occasionally. But it happened midway through the second …

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Jan 07

Preview: Orlando Magic at Denver Nuggets

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Denver Nuggets Date: January 7, 2015 Time: 9:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Pepsi Center Records Magic: 13-24 Nuggets: 15-20 Probable starters Magic: Elfrid Payton Victor Oladipo Tobias Harris Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Nuggets: Ty Lawson Arron Afflalo Wilson Chandler Kenneth Faried Jusuf Nurkic Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 92.6 …

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Jan 02

Devyn Marble recalled from Erie BayHawks

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have recalled guard Devyn Marble from the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Marble (6’6”, 200, 9/21/92) was assigned to Erie on Dec. 26. In two games with the BayHawks, he averaged 20.0 …

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Dec 26

Devyn Marble assigned to Erie BayHawks

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic guard Devyn Marble has been assigned to the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Marble (6’6”, 200, 9/21/92) has appeared in five games during his rookie season with Orlando, averaging 0.8 ppg. in 1.0 …

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Dec 17

Channing Frye adjusting to life in Orlando

Photo by Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports ORLANDO, Fla. — When the Magic signed Channing Frye in the offseason to a 4-year, $32 million contract, many people were puzzled by the move — why would a rebuilding team splurge on a 31-year old veteran in free agency? For the Magic, the Frye signing was meant to …

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Dec 09

3-on-3: Best Magic player of the season so far

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin With a month and a half of the season in the books, let’s take a look at the hot topics so far. 1. Best Magic player of the first month and a half of the season. Joe Atmonavage: Nikola Vucevic. It’s clearly been Vucci Mane. The fourth-year big man is averaging …

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Nov 28

Evan Fournier taking advantage of his opportunity

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images The Orlando Magic acquired Evan Fournier from the Denver Nuggets for Arron Afflalo (and the 56th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, which turned out to be Devyn Marble) in a draft day trade in June. The trade confused many people because it was basically a swap of two players …

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Nov 21

Channing Frye’s importance to Orlando

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic raised eyebrows when they signed Channing Frye to a four-year, $32 million contract during the offseason. The general consensus was that it made very little sense for the Magic, a young team that’s in the middle of an extensive rebuilding process, to splurge in free …

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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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