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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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Dec 27

Grades: Cleveland Cavaliers 98, Orlando Magic 89

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images   Cleveland Cavaliers 98 Final Recap | Box Score 89 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 6-10 FG | 0-0 FT | 8 REB | 7 AST | 12 PTS | -8 Without Anderson Varejao (torn Achilles), the Cavaliers quickly double-teamed Vucevic most of the evening. Vucevic frequently made smart, effective passes …

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Dec 26

Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic Date: December 26, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Cavaliers: 17-11 Magic: 11-20 Probable starters Cavaliers: Matthew Dellavedova Mike Miller LeBron James Kevin Love Tristan Thompson Magic: Elfrid Payton Victor Oladipo Tobias Harris Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Cavaliers: Pace: 92.0 …

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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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Nov 24

Grades: Cleveland Cavaliers 106, Orlando Magic 74

Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images   Cleveland Cavaliers 106 Final Recap | Box Score 74 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 8-15 FG | 2-2 FT | 1 STL | 13 REB | 18 PTS | -15 Victor Oladipo 8-15 FG | 5-6 FT | 9 REB | 2 AST | 22 PTS | -18 Evan Fournier …

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Oct 17

The cloudy futures of Vucevic and Harris

Photo by Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports The NBA’s new 9-year, $24 billion TV deal, set to kick in for the 2016-17 season, is going to change the landscape of the league in the coming years. The current deal, signed in 2007, raked in $930 million annually for the NBA from ESPN and Turner Sports. With the …

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Aug 07

2009: The year of Jameer Nelson

Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images Looking back at Jameer Nelson’s 10-year tenure in Orlando, the 2008-09 season will forever remain his finest year in a Magic uniform. For 42 magical games, Nelson was a pick-and-roll assassin that shot the ball with deadly efficiency. Nelson’s brief transformation in becoming a basketball savant actually began in the …

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Jul 22

Harris, Oladipo chosen to USA Men’s Select Team

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic players Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo were selected as two of the 13 players for the 2014 USA Men’s Select Team that will train July 28-31 with the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s National Team during its training camp in Las Vegas, …

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Jun 30

Magic waive Doron Lamb

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have waived guard Doron Lamb, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Lamb played in 53 games last season with the Magic, averaging 3.6 ppg. in 13.1 minpg., while shooting .400 (36-90) from three-point range. He scored in double figures …

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Jun 27

Examining the Arron Afflalo trade

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Since the season ended for the Orlando Magic in the middle of April, there has been a lot of talk about Arron Afflalo’s future with the team. The 28-year-old was stuck in limbo, putting up big numbers in the prime of his career for a franchise that is …

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