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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 04

Grades: Charlotte Hornets 98, Orlando Magic 90

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Charlotte Hornets 98 Final Recap | Box Score 90 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 8-16 FG | 4-4 FT | 2 BLK | 10 REB | 20 PTS | +3 Late in the first quarter, Vucevic scored eight consecutive points for the Magic (two free-throws, a right hook …

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Jan 04

Video: Tobias Harris posterizes MKG

Jan 03

Preview: Charlotte Hornets at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Charlotte Hornets at Orlando Magic Date: January 3, 2015 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Hornets: 10-24 Magic: 13-23 Probable starters Hornets: Kemba Walker Gerald Henderson Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Cody Zeller Bismack Biyombo Magic: Elfrid Payton Victor Oladipo Tobias Harris Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Hornets: Pace: 92.5 …

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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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Dec 28

Grades: Orlando Magic 102, Charlotte Hornets 94

Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 102 Final Recap | Box Score 94 Charlotte Hornets Nikola Vucevic 9-19 FG | 4-4 FT | 11 REB | 3 AST | 21 PTS | +2 After being outplayed by Al Jefferson in their first meeting in Charlotte, Vucevic got the better of him …

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Dec 27

Preview: Orlando Magic at Charlotte Hornets

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Charlotte Hornets Date: December 27, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Time Warner Cable Arena Records Magic: 11-21 Hornets: 10-20 Probable starters Magic: Elfrid Payton Victor Oladipo Tobias Harris Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Hornets: Kemba Walker Gerald Henderson Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Cody Zeller Al Jefferson Advanced stats Magic: …

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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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Dec 09

3-on-3: Best Magic player of the season so far

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin With a month and a half of the season in the books, let’s take a look at the hot topics so far. 1. Best Magic player of the first month and a half of the season. Joe Atmonavage: Nikola Vucevic. It’s clearly been Vucci Mane. The fourth-year big man is averaging …

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