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Dec 30

Staying ahead of the statistical revolution

Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images Though a rising tide ostensibly lifts all boats, the trend toward analytically-minded NBA head coaches has left Orlando Magic coach Jacque Vaughn adrift in the wake of public opinion. And it’s too bad, too, as Vaughn and the Magic were a year ahead of the curve. This past …

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Dec 26

The pros and cons of trading Arron Afflalo

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic — similar to the Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, Charlotte Bobcats and a host of other Eastern Conference teams — are wedged between a tank job and the very real possibility they make the playoffs in a flat-lining East. This is both good and bad — …

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Nov 19

A blueprint to tank harder

Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images At 4-6 on the year, the Orlando Magic have again started hot after most preseason prognosticators lumped them in with the Celtics, the Suns, the Jazz, the Sixers and other like-minded franchises attempting to turn things around through the 2014 NBA Draft. The term “tank” has an odious stank to …

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Nov 12

Tuesday’s Magic Word

The headline says it all: “Glen Davis trashes a computer keyboard after being denied access to a fully booked hotel.” Roger Simmons of the Orlando Sentinel: “Orlando Magic player Glen “Big Baby” Davis is apologizing for throwing a temper tantrum and breaking a computer at a downtown Orlando motel over the weekend. TMZ Sports first …

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Nov 11

Grades: Boston Celtics 120, Orlando Magic 105

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Nov 11

Preview: Orlando Magic at Boston Celtics

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Boston Celtics Date: November 11, 2013 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: TD Garden Records Magic: 3-4 Celtics: 3-4 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Jason Maxiell Nikola Vuvevic Celtics: Avery Bradley Jordan Crawford Jeff Green Brandon Bass Vitor Faverani Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 97.2 …

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Nov 08

Grades: Boston Celtics 91, Orlando Magic 89

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Nov 04

Magic to honor Nick Anderson on November 8

Photo by Fernando Medina/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: In continuation of the Orlando Magic’s 25th anniversary season-long celebration the team will honor the Magic’s first-ever draft pick, Nick Anderson, at the Magic’s November 8 matchup vs. the Boston Celtics, tip-off set for 7 p.m. The night will feature a center court presentation and …

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Oct 16

Player Profile: Romero Osby

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2013-14 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Romero Osby is a high-energy forward with good character who works hard — exactly the type of young player that general manager Rob Hennigan likes. He can score near the basket and doesn’t shy away …

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Oct 02

Player Profile: E’Twaun Moore

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2013-14 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER 1.3 0.4 0.5 46.6 10.8 The good news for E’Twaun Moore is that there aren’t many players with an apostrophe in their first name, so even casual basketball fans can remember him. The bad news is he’s not going to …

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