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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 17

Magic name Igor Kokoskov assistant coach

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have named Igor Kokoskov (kuh-KOS-kov) assistant coach, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Kokoskov, 43, has spent 14 seasons as an assistant coach in the NBA, most recently with the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2013-14 campaign. During his tenure on an NBA …

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Feb 02

3-on-3: Biggest snub among All-Star reserves

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images In honor of the All-Star rosters being released, me and two other TrueHoop Network writers give their opinions on the players involved. This 3-on-3 originally appeared on Salt City Hoops. Enjoy! 1. Who is the biggest snub from this year’s All-Star rosters? Rahut Huq, Red94: Damian Lillard with …

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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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