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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 19

Grades: Los Angeles Clippers 114, Orlando Magic 90

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Los Angeles Clippers 107 Final Recap | Box Score 90 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 8-14 FG | 3-4 FT | 14 REB | 2 AST | 19 PTS | -10 Had the game not turn into a blowout in the fourth quarter, Vucevic was on pace for …

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Nov 19

Preview: Los Angeles Clippers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Los Angeles Clippers at Orlando Magic Date: November 19, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Clippers: 6-4 Magic: 5-7 Probable starters Clippers: Chris Paul J.J. Redick Matt Barnes Blake Griffin DeAndre Jordan Magic: Victor Oladipo Willie Green Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Clippers: Pace: …

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Jan 07

Tuesday’s Magic Word

The Orlando Magic lost to the Los Angeles Clippers by the score of 101-81, but it was a worse blowout than that. Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post on the Magic’s loss to the Clippers: “L.A. jumped out to a 20-3 lead after just over six minutes and never looked back as Orlando missed 11 …

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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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Nov 06

Preview: Los Angeles Clippers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Los Angeles Clippers at Orlando Magic Date: November 6, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Clippers: 3-1 Magic: 2-2 Probable starters Clippers: Chris Paul J.J. Redick Jared Dudley Blake Griffin DeAndre Jordan Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Jason Maxiell Nikola Vuvevic Advanced stats Clippers: Pace: …

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Apr 22

Dwight Howard lacking hype and a rival

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images If there is one thing we know about Stan Van Gundy, it’s that he’s a pretty quiet guy, reticent to speak his mind to the media, and wholly above speaking publicly in any way that might ruffle fans’ or players’ feathers. That’s why we can be certain that …

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Apr 13

The awards ballot

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images With the regular season winding down and the postseason just a mere six days away, I figured I’d do what other writers have been doing lately — reveal my awards ballot. I know that I’m not a member of the Pro Basketball Writers Association, which means I …

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Apr 08

Friday’s Magic Word

Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: “With J.J. Redick injured, Jason Richardson battling some minor knee tendinitis and Quentin Richardson suspended for the next two games, the Orlando Magic will be forced to play Gilbert Arenas significant minutes at shooting guard over the last three games of the regular season. That’s a good thing, because …

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Mar 23

Linking the NCAA Tournament and NBA together, Part III

Photo by Flickr/mcdonaldsallamericangames In Part I, we discussed the idea of teams drafting winners. Part II looked at the teams who drafted winners, and how the players performed in the NBA. Part III will explore two different one-and-done scenarios, and the NCAA Tournament history of players on top NBA teams. We will also see the …

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