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Dec 17

Channing Frye adjusting to life in Orlando

Photo by Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports ORLANDO, Fla. — When the Magic signed Channing Frye in the offseason to a 4-year, $32 million contract, many people were puzzled by the move — why would a rebuilding team splurge on a 31-year old veteran in free agency? For the Magic, the Frye signing was meant to …

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Nov 28

Evan Fournier taking advantage of his opportunity

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images The Orlando Magic acquired Evan Fournier from the Denver Nuggets for Arron Afflalo (and the 56th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, which turned out to be Devyn Marble) in a draft day trade in June. The trade confused many people because it was basically a swap of two players …

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Nov 12

Grades: Orlando Magic 97, New York Knicks 95

Photo by Jesse Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 97 Final Recap | Box Score 95 New York Knicks Nikola Vucevic 8-15 FG | 4-4 FT | 13 REB | 2 AST | 20 PTS | +2 Vucevic got his customary double-double, though he did struggle mightily in the post. The Magic tried to …

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Nov 08

Grades: Orlando Magic 112, Minnesota Timberwolves 103 (OT)

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 112 Final Recap | Box Score 103 Minnesota Timberwolves Nikola Vucevic 6-11 FG | 2-2 FT | 9 REB | 3 AST | 14 PTS | +12 Just when you get accustomed to seeing Vucevic score the majority of his points in the low post, …

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Oct 31

Grades: Washington Wizards 105, Orlando Magic 98

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Washington Wizards 105 Final Recap | Box Score 98 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 11-21 FG | 1-2 FT | 12 REB | 3 AST | 23 PTS | -2 Midrange jumpers. Hook shots. Layups. Vucevic could do no wrong offensively. The problem was that Marcin Gortat (20 …

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Oct 26

Magic exercise contract options on four players

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have exercised their fourth-year team option on the contracts of Evan Fournier, Maurice Harkless and Andrew Nicholson, while also exercising their third-year team option on the contract of Victor Oladipo, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms …

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Oct 06

Player Profile: Evan Fournier

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 16.1 4.8 2.9 .561 12.4 -2.5 After being drafted at the tail end of the first round in the 2012 NBA Draft, Evan Fournier showed some signs of life as a rookie with the Denver Nuggets. …

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Aug 20

How good can Evan Fournier become?

Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images In late June, the Orlando Magic traded a proven player and their leading scorer to the Denver Nuggets for, essentially, two unknowns, which in most cases isn’t a smart move. With the 56th overall pick in the 2014 draft, which was included in the trade, the Magic acquired Devyn …

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Jul 24

Magic sign Devyn Marble

Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have signed rookie guard Devyn Marble, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. The draft rights to Marble (56th overall pick), along with Evan Fournier, were acquired from Denver in exchange for Arron …

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Jul 14

Magic sign free agent Channing Frye

Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have signed free agent forward Channing Frye, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. “We’re extremely excited to welcome Channing (Frye) and his family to Orlando,” said Hennigan. “Channing’s character, competitiveness, veteran experience, …

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