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Jan 21

Victor Oladipo to participate in dunk contest

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports: The Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo and Orlando Magic’s Victor Oladipo have committed to participating in the All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk contest, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Brooklyn Nets center Mason Plumlee and Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Zach LaVine also will be a part …

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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 07

Poof! Magic’s playoff hopes disappear

AP Photo/John Raoux The Magic opened the 2014-15 NBA season playing 19 of their first 28 games on the road. During that stretch, Orlando was 10-18 and No. 9 in the Eastern Conference — two games back of the Nets and the eighth seed. In fact, the Magic’s record could have been better, having lost …

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Jan 05

Power Rankings Roundup: Week 10

  Matt Moore, CBS Sports: No. 24 (Last week: No. 19) Three straight losses to Pistons, Nets, and Hornets — not exactly a murderer’s row. Orlando tried making a leap this season, but it won’t happen unless it gets a significant talent injection. Marc Stein, ESPN: No. 26 (Last week: No. 23) A home defeat …

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Jan 03

Highlights: Elfrid Payton’s near triple-double

Jan 03

Grades: Brooklyn Nets 100, Orlando Magic 98

AP Photo/John Raoux   Brooklyn Nets 100 Final Recap | Box Score 98 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 4-10 FG | 2-4 FT | 4 REB | 2 AST | 10 PTS | -12 For a second straight game, Vucevic was dreadful. Mason Plumlee (18 points, 9 rebounds, 2 blocks) was literally flying everywhere on the …

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Jan 02

Video: Dewayne Dedmon’s chase-down block

Dec 19

Magic looking to improve playoff odds

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images On Wednesday, the Celtics defeated the Magic, 109-92. With the loss, Orlando conceded ninth place in the Eastern Conference to Boston and dropped to 10-18 on the season (two games back of Brooklyn for the No. 8 seed), an underwhelming start to the 2014-15 campaign. Still, there are …

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Nov 20

Nikola Vucevic: Center of the Magic’s offense

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images On Monday night, Nikola Vucevic shredded the Pistons’ defense in the Magic’s 107-93 win. He knocked down midrange jump shots, he scored on the block and on putbacks, and most importantly, he was a player the Magic could throw the ball to and expect to get a decent …

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Nov 09

Grades: Brooklyn Nets 104, Orlando Magic 96

Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images   Brooklyn Nets 104 Final Recap | Box Score 96 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 13-19 FG | 1-1 FT | 12 REB | 1 AST | 27 PTS | -12 In the third quarter, Vucevic went nova. He scored 17 of his 27 points in the period and ethered Brook …

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