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Nov 19

Tuesday’s Magic Word

It’s early, but there’s plenty of evidence to show that Maurice Harkless is getting better as a shooter. Glen Davis and Tobias Harris have returned from their respective injuries, and are working to get themselves back onto the court. Kelly Dwyer of Ball Don’t Lie chimes in on Jameer Nelson’s fourth quarter benching in the …

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Nov 18

Monday’s Magic Word

Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports: “Despite lots of interest in guard Arron Afflalo last summer, the Magic refused to trade him. Smart move. Afflalo is averaging a team-high 21.7 points.” Will the point guard experiment work out for Victor Oladipo? Arron Afflalo could be playing his way out of Orlando. In Saturday’s loss to …

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Nov 17

Grades: Dallas Mavericks 108, Orlando Magic 100

AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.   Dallas Mavericks

Nov 16

Preview: Dallas Mavericks at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Dallas Mavericks at Orlando Magic Date: November 16, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Mavericks: 5-4 Magic: 4-5 Probable starters Bucks: Jose Calderon Monta Ellis Shawn Marion Dirk Nowitzki Sam Dalembert Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Jason Maxiell Nikola Vuvevic Advanced stats Mavericks: Pace: 98.2 …

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Nov 15

Friday’s Mini-Magic Word

Jameer Nelson, a 10-year veteran, is living in the moment as the Orlando Magic eye the future with players like Nikola Vucevic, Kyle O’Quinn and Victor Oladipo. Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Reserve Magic big man Kyle O’Quinn injured his right ankle during Wednesday’s win over the Milwaukee Bucks and sat out practice Thursday …

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Jul 21

Style of play and wins

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Pythagorean wins is a formula that converts points scored and allowed into a predicted winning percentage. The results can show, among other things, teams that over/under perform, win/lose many close games, or just experience good/bad luck. To predict an NBA team’s winning percentage, the following calculation is performed: (Points …

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Jun 29

2010-2011 Player Evaluation: Brandon Bass

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images 2010-2011 regular season Brandon Bass Games Played 76 Minutes Played 26.1 adj. +/- +3.54 net +/- -1.8 statistical +/- -1.22 PER 15.9 WARP 2.1 Win Shares/48 .154

Jun 22

ESPN The Magazine Ultimate Standings ranks Amway Center tops in NBA

Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Via the Orlando Magic: When it opened last October, Orlando’s Amway Center was widely hailed as the finest arena not only in the NBA, but in all of North America. And largely because of the dazzling new facility – not to mention the game-day promotions and friendly, accessible environment – the Orlando …

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May 23

J.J. Redick’s report card

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images J.J. Redick plays a solid game, a fluid game, and a game that makes us think we are missing him when he is gone. Those around the league like to say he has a “high basketball IQ.” But does he? It seems that sometimes there are players who can …

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May 17

Looking a franchise in the mirror

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images As the Oklahoma City Thunder, scheduled to face off against the Dallas Mavericks in the 2011 NBA Western Conference Finals later tonight, continue their quest towards progressing to the Finals, it’s hard not to look at the roster constructed by general manager Sam Presti and begin the process of …

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