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Oct 06

Monday’s Magic Word

With Victor Oladipo suffering a sprained MCL, the door has opened for Elfrid Payton to get plenty of playing time in the Magic’s preseason opener against the Miami Heat on Tuesday. Aaron Gordon has spent most of his time at small forward during training camp. Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Guard Willie Green, whom …

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Oct 03

Channing Frye sprains MCL in practice

Via John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: Having never suffered a major knee injury in his basketball career, Channing Frye initially feared for the worst when his leg collided with Ben Gordon’s on Thursday and his knee was bent back awkwardly. When a MRI showed no structural damage and the Orlando Magic training staff was able to …

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Aug 20

How good can Evan Fournier become?

Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images In late June, the Orlando Magic traded a proven player and their leading scorer to the Denver Nuggets for, essentially, two unknowns, which in most cases isn’t a smart move. With the 56th overall pick in the 2014 draft, which was included in the trade, the Magic acquired Devyn …

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Aug 13

Analyzing how Channing Frye fits with the Magic

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic are being patient with their rebuild, which is a good sign for Magic fans (even if they are growing restless). It’s going to take time for the Magic to construct a roster that mirrors anything like the one that made them title contenders in the …

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Aug 04

The end of an era

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images From 2007 to 2012, the Orlando Magic were a powerhouse in the Eastern Conference. Over those five seasons, they won 65.7 percent of their regular season games, represented the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals once, raised three Southeast Division banners, and posted a playoff record of 31-28 …

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Jul 31

Reviewing the Magic’s free agent signings

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Magic have presumably wrapped up their offseason acquisitions. There may be further preseason tinkering, but for the most part, we know who to expect on the roster next season. What’s left, then? To judge. And judge we shall. If we strictly look at the free agency portion …

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Jul 14

Magic sign free agent Channing Frye

Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have signed free agent forward Channing Frye, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. “We’re extremely excited to welcome Channing (Frye) and his family to Orlando,” said Hennigan. “Channing’s character, competitiveness, veteran experience, …

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Jul 07

Grades: Orlando Magic 87, Houston Rockets 69

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic   Orlando Magic 87 Final Recap | Box Score 69 Houston Rockets Elfrid Payton 5-5 FG | 2-4 FT | 8 REB | 9 AST | 12 PTS | +12 The negative: He committed a few baffling turnovers in the beginning, one where he practically handed the ball over in …

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Jul 07

Magic to sign free agent Channing Frye

Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images Via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports: Free-agent forward Channing Frye has reached agreement on a four-year, $32 million contract with the Orlando Magic, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Frye had opted out of the final season of his contract with the Phoenix Suns to become an unrestricted free agent. Frye …

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Mar 20

Grades: Phoenix Suns 109, Orlando Magic 93

Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images   Phoenix Suns 109 Final Recap | Box Score 93 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 6-10 FG | 5-5 FT | 3 REB | 1 AST | 20 PTS | -15 After a horrendous performance (four points on 2-for-7 shooting) against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, Afflalo bounced back with …

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