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Mar 14

The fall of Andrew Nicholson

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images In the Magic’s season opener in Indiana, Andrew Nicholson was a human blowtorch. He lit up the Pacers for 18 points (all in the first half) and set basketball Twitter ablaze with his scoring prowess. Nicholson unleashed his full arsenal of moves — some old, some new. A lefty hook …

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Feb 24

Monday’s Magic Word

John Schuhmann of NBA.com: The Magic have won six of their last seven at home, scoring 107.1 points per 100 possessions, but have lost 15 straight on the road, scoring just 93.6. So when they play in Philadelphia on Wednesday, something has got to give. With Glen Davis gone, Tobias Harris has moved to power …

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Feb 20

Thursday’s Mini-Magic Word

Penny Hardaway, who will be honored on Friday during the Magic’s home game versus the New York Knicks, looks back fondly on his career in Orlando. St. Bonaventure will retire Andrew Nicholson’s number (No. 44) on Saturday. When Jason Maxiell stepped on the floor during the Magic’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, there …

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Feb 20

Grades: Cleveland Cavaliers 101, Orlando Magic 93

AP Photo/Tony Dejak   Cleveland Cavaliers 101 Final Recap | Box Score 93 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 7-14 FG | 7-8 FT | 3 REB | 3 AST | 23 PTS | -7 Games like these are a big reason why Afflalo is attracting attention at the trade deadline. As he showed against the Cavaliers, …

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Feb 19

Preview: Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers Date: February 19, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Quicken Loans Arena Records Magic: 16-39 Cavaliers: 21-33 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving Jarrett Jack Luol Deng Tristan Thompson Tyler Zeller Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Jan 23

Orlando learning to deal with growing pains

AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack The tank is good for you. That’s what everyone wants to believe. When the games on the court become something of a lost cause, focus shifts to games of probability. The actual losses — those that show up in the box score and go down in the record books — are …

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Jan 03

Victor Oladipo named East Rookie of the Month

Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo was named the Kia NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for games played in December, the NBA has announced today. Oladipo is just the fifth Magic player to be awarded the honor and the first since …

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Jan 03

Friday’s Magic Word

David Thorpe of ESPN Insider highlights what Victor Oladipo needs to improve on: There’s little doubt that, in the NBA, the more athletic a player is the better chance he has to be elite. Oladipo, who is already doing some amazingly athletic things nightly, is absolutely in line to be a top athlete in this …

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Jan 03

Grades: Cleveland Cavaliers 87, Orlando Magic 81 (OT)

Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images   Cleveland Cavaliers

Jan 02

Preview: Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers Date: January 2, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Quicken Loans Arena Records Magic: 10-21 Cavaliers: 10-21 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Jason Maxiell Cavaliers: Jarrett Jack C.J. Miles Earl Clark Tristan Thompson Anderson Varejao Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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