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Jul 02

Magic to sign free agent Ben Gordon

Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports: Free-agent guard Ben Gordon has reached agreement on a two-year, $9 million contract with the Orlando Magic, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The second year of the deal is a team option that needs to be guaranteed by Orlando before July 1, 2015, a …

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Mar 22

Linking the NCAA Tournament and the NBA together, Part II

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images Part I of this mini-series looked at the draft position of players who have recently appeared in the NCAA National Finals. Today, we will look at the teams who pursued these players, and how these players performed in the NBA. Tomorrow, Part III will explore two different one-and-done scenarios, and the …

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Mar 21

Linking the NCAA Tournament and NBA together, Part I

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images We are only getting started on the best run of basketball. The NCAA Tournament has four rounds left, and the NBA Playoffs are close. To wash down the first weekend of March Madness, feel free to drink in some information over the next few days linking the NCAA Tournament …

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Jan 25

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “It would be tempting to attribute the Orlando Magic‘s 103-96 loss to the Detroit Pistons on Monday night to midseason doldrums. Even the best NBA teams suffer two or three embarrassing losses at home. It happens. But perhaps the loss revealed larger problems that must be addressed before the postseason …

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Jan 24

Recap: Detroit Pistons 103, Orlando Magic 96

BOX SCORE The Detroit Pistons were able to defeat the Orlando Magic by the score of 103-96 in a game that featured a somewhat-vintage performance from a former superstar that resided in the City Beautiful for four seasons. The Pistons were led by a balanced attack, as five players scored in double-figures. Tracy McGrady played …

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Dec 04

Recap: Orlando Magic 104, Detroit Pistons 91

BOX SCORE No Dwight Howard. No Jameer Nelson. No J.J. Redick. No Mickael Pietrus. And after spraining his right foot literally seconds after checking into the game in the second quarter, no Ryan Anderson either. Guess what? No problem. Despite playing the basketball equivalent of a skeleton crew, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat …

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Jun 23

2009-2010 Draft Evaluation: Jordan Crawford

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Synergy-fueled player evaluations, with the help of other metrics, are always fun. Today, Jordan Crawford. 2009-2010 regular season Jordan Crawford Games Played 35 Minutes Played 32.8 PPG 20.5 RPG 4.7 SPG 1.3 FG% .462 3P% .391 PER 24.80 projected PER 11.32

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