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Feb 23

Where do the Magic rate with analytics?

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com rated 32 NBA teams on the strength of each franchise’s analytics staff, its buy-in from execs and coaches, its investment in biometric data and how much its approach is predicated on analytics. ESPN looked at the stats, reached out to every team and …

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Feb 18

3-on-3: Is Kevin Durant right about the media?

Photo by Otto Kitsinger/NBAE via Getty Images With All-Star Weekend over, me and two other TrueHoop Network writers take a look back at the first half of the season and forecast the conference finals. We also offer our opinion on Kevin Durant’s controversial comments about the media. This 3-on-3 originally appeared on 48 Minutes of …

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Feb 12

Elfrid Payton added to Taco Bell Skills Challenge

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images Via NBA press release: Atlanta Hawks All-Star forward Paul Millsap will replace injured All-Star forward Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans in the Degree® Shooting Stars during State Farm® All-Star Saturday Night on Feb. 14 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. In addition, Orlando Magic guard Elfrid …

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Feb 09

Power Rankings Roundup: Week 15

  Matt Moore, CBS Sports: No. 28 (Last week: No. 30) Talent matters, but so do discipline and habits. This Magic team is terrific in terms of talent, but lack the experience (and coaching) to convert that to wins. Ingredients matter, but you’ve got to have a good kitchen to cook with. Marc Stein, ESPN: …

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Feb 08

Grades: Chicago Bulls 98, Orlando Magic 97

AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.   Chicago Bulls 98 Final Recap | Box Score 97 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 5-14 FG | 4-5 FT | 7 REB | 1 AST | 14 PTS | -5 Consider this the #PauGasolRevengeGame after he was posterized by Vucevic in their previous meeting in Chicago. Not only did Gasol …

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Feb 08

Video: Pau Gasol’s game-winning putback dunk

Feb 08

Preview: Chicago Bulls at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Chicago Bulls at Orlando Magic Date: February 8, 2015 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Bulls: 31-20 Magic: 16-37 Probable starters Bulls: Derrick Rose Jimmy Butler Tony Snell Joakim Noah Pau Gasol Magic: Elfrid Payton Victor Oladipo Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Bulls: Pace: 93.1 …

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Feb 06

Jacque Vaughn failed to live up to his potential

AP Photo/Jason DeCrow When the Magic named Jacque Vaughn as their new head coach in July 2012, making him the NBA’s youngest head coach at the time (then 37), the hiring was met with a mix of skepticism and optimism. Not much was known about Vaughn from a coaching standpoint, aside from the fact that …

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Jan 28

Oladipo, Payton to play in Rising Stars Challenge

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images Via NBA press release: The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins, who has won two straight Kia NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month awards, and the Philadelphia 76ers’ Michael Carter-Williams, last season’s Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, highlight the list of 20 players selected to play in the …

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Jan 28

Victor Oladipo a darkhorse to win dunk contest

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images It’s official. Victor Oladipo will compete in this year’s dunk contest. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports – who else? – first reported on January 21 that Oladipo committed to participate in the contest alongside Giannis Antetokounmpo (Bucks), Zach LaVine (Timberwolves), and Mason Plumlee (Nets). The contest will be …

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