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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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Jan 26

Power Rankings Roundup: Week 13

  Matt Moore, CBS Sports: No. 24 (Last week: No. 20) We thought their offense would suffer, but a defense ranked 22nd in points allowed per possession is why they’ve failed to reach expectations. Changes are probably coming. Marc Stein, ESPN: No. 26 (Last week: No. 21) GM Rob Hennigan to the Orlando Sentinel: “Am …

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Jan 19

Power Rankings Roundup: Week 12

  Matt Moore, CBS Sports: No. 20 (Last week: No. 27) Ran into a buzzsaw in Oklahoma City, but overall have played much better. Victor Oladipo is a star in the making that no one is really paying attention to. Marc Stein, ESPN: No. 21 (Last week: No. 28) Before getting bullied by Memphis and …

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Jan 13

The night that Nikola Vucevic ethered Pau Gasol

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images CHICAGO – “Two points.” That was coach Jacque Vaughn’s response when asked about Nikola Vucevic’s seismic left-handed dunk on Pau Gasol that sent reverberations throughout the United Center during the Magic’s 121-114 win over the Bulls. The dunk occurred late in the third quarter. Frye passed the ball …

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Jan 13

Grades: Orlando Magic 121, Chicago Bulls 114

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 121 Final Recap | Box Score 114 Chicago Bulls Nikola Vucevic 16-24 FG | 1-5 FT | 11 REB | 4 AST | 33 PTS | -18 There’s not much more to say about Vucevic that hasn’t already been covered in my media log. It …

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Jan 13

Video: Nikola Vucevic dunks on Pau Gasol

Jan 12

Power Rankings Roundup: Week 11

  Matt Moore, CBS Sports: No. 27 (Last week: No. 24) The Magic’s recent woes aren’t the problem; they’ve played better teams on a West Coast road trip. The problem is they have so few surprise wins against better teams to counterbalance the ones they should lose. You wonder if changes aren’t coming. Marc Stein, …

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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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Nov 06

Grades: Orlando Magic 91, Philadelphia 76ers 89

Photo by Jesse Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 91 Final Recap | Box Score 89 Philadelphia 76ers Nikola Vucevic 8-16 FG | 1-1 FT | 5 REB | 3 AST | 17 PTS | -5 When Dwight Howard played for the Magic, his lefty hook was the most reliable hook shot in his …

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