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Nov 19

Grades: Los Angeles Clippers 114, Orlando Magic 90

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Los Angeles Clippers 107 Final Recap | Box Score 90 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 8-14 FG | 3-4 FT | 14 REB | 2 AST | 19 PTS | -10 Had the game not turn into a blowout in the fourth quarter, Vucevic was on pace for …

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Nov 19

Preview: Los Angeles Clippers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Los Angeles Clippers at Orlando Magic Date: November 19, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Clippers: 6-4 Magic: 5-7 Probable starters Clippers: Chris Paul J.J. Redick Matt Barnes Blake Griffin DeAndre Jordan Magic: Victor Oladipo Willie Green Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Clippers: Pace: …

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Oct 08

Player Profile: Willie Green

Photo by Andrew Fielding-USA TODAY Sports Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 12.2 3.7 2.7 .468 7.2 -3.5 The 33-year-old shooting guard was picked up by the Magic after getting waived by the Clippers, and will be paid the veteran’s minimum ($1.4 million) this season. Green is entering his 12th …

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May 19

Revisiting Oladipo’s point guard development

Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images In February, after everyone had witnessed Victor Oladipo’s steady development as a point guard in the first few months of his rookie season, Jacque Vaughn said that ‘Dipo may remain a combo guard further into his career. Oladipo-at-point guard was an experiment in having him as a primary …

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Jan 09

Examining Victor Oladipo in the pick-and-roll

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images Victor Oladipo is a rookie guard, still only 21 years old, so he’s struggled a little bit with the pick-and-roll, the predominate action NBA teams run after the implementation of zone defenses and the end of hand-checking. As such, ‘Dipo’s success or failure in the NBA can …

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Jan 07

Grades: Los Angeles Clippers 101, Orlando Magic 81

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images   Los Angeles Clippers

Nov 06

Preview: Los Angeles Clippers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Los Angeles Clippers at Orlando Magic Date: November 6, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Clippers: 3-1 Magic: 2-2 Probable starters Clippers: Chris Paul J.J. Redick Jared Dudley Blake Griffin DeAndre Jordan Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Jason Maxiell Nikola Vuvevic Advanced stats Clippers: Pace: …

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Nov 06

Jacque Vaughn and playing time

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images One week into the 2013-2014 season, the Orlando Magic are 2-2. They’ve won two consecutive games against playoff contenders by more than 20 points, lost in overtime at Minnesota, and put a legitimate scare into the undefeated Indiana Pacers on the road in the season opener. The Magic currently rank …

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Oct 24

Meet Victor Oladipo, the post player

Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images Victor Oladipo’s best asset might be his versatility. Few guards in the league boast his combination of strength, length, athleticism, intensity and burgeoning overall offensive skill-set. In Oladipo, the Orlando Magic drafted a player certainly capable of defending multiple positions. And this summer, the Magic made clear …

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Jul 09

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Maurice Harkless and Andrew Nicholson stood out in Day 2 at the Orlando Pro Summer League. Nicholson gets additional Summer League kudos from Kurt Helin of ProBasketballTalk: “If you watched him at all last season you knew this guy was good. In Summer League what he has shown is a lot of polish and a …

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