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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

Revisiting Nikola Vucevic’s dunk on 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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Nov 04

Grades: Chicago Bulls 98, Orlando Magic 90

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images   Chicago Bulls 98 Final Recap | Box Score 90 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 9-22 FG | 1-1 3P | 13 REB | 2 AST | 19 PTS | -7 Vucevic got off to a relatively quick start, scoring eight points in the first quarter and showing off …

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Oct 07

Player Profile: Ben Gordon

Photo by Joshua C. Cruey/Orlando Sentinel Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 12.1 3.7 2.7 .421 6.2 -4.8 It wasn’t long ago that Ben Gordon was one of the NBA’s elite sixth men. But now, at age 31, he’s looking for one more chance to keep his professional basketball career …

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