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Jan 13

Grades: Orlando Magic 121, Chicago Bulls 114

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 121 Final Recap | Box Score 114 Chicago Bulls Nikola Vucevic 16-24 FG | 1-5 FT | 11 REB | 4 AST | 33 PTS | -18 There’s not much more to say about Vucevic that hasn’t already been covered in my media log. It …

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Jan 12

Preview: Orlando Magic at Chicago Bulls

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Chicago Bulls Date: January 12, 2015 Time: 8:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: United Center Records Magic: 13-27 Bulls: 26-12 Probable starters Magic: Elfrid Payton Victor Oladipo Devyn Marble Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Bulls: Derrick Rose Jimmy Butler Tony Snell Joakim Noah Pau Gasol Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 93.0 …

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Nov 04

Grades: Chicago Bulls 98, Orlando Magic 90

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images   Chicago Bulls 98 Final Recap | Box Score 90 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 9-22 FG | 1-1 3P | 13 REB | 2 AST | 19 PTS | -7 Vucevic got off to a relatively quick start, scoring eight points in the first quarter and showing off …

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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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Apr 15

Grades: Chicago Bulls 108, Orlando Magic 95

AP Photo/Jeff Haynes   Chicago Bulls 108 Final Recap | Box Score 95 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 5-7 FG | 2-2 FT | 1 REB | 1 AST | 13 PTS | +3 Afflalo’s best offensive sequence came when he made a fadeaway jumper along the right baseline, a 3-pointer off the dribble from the …

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Dec 20

Arron Afflalo, the All-Star

Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images Arron Afflalo is an All-Star. Admittedly, a large percentage of his All-Star credentials is due to the watered-down nature of the Eastern Conference this year. It’s a well-worn, beaten down, deceased horse of a topic at this point. It’s also inextricably linked to the candidacy of anyone not …

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Oct 11

How to graciously root for a loser

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images I’m a Buffalo Bills fan. I know I’m writing for a basketball blog, and this is the second time I’ve mentioned a different team sport, but if you’ll bear with me for a second, it’ll come together shortly. The Bills — if you don’t know — haven’t made …

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Oct 02

The balancing act in rebuilding

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images There is an elephant in the room in Magic camp as the 2013-14 season gets ready to commence. Actually, there are two elephants — Glen Davis, who is about as big as an actual elephant, and Arron Afflalo, a slightly smaller one. The big question as the second …

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Jul 09

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Maurice Harkless and Andrew Nicholson stood out in Day 2 at the Orlando Pro Summer League. Nicholson gets additional Summer League kudos from Kurt Helin of ProBasketballTalk: “If you watched him at all last season you knew this guy was good. In Summer League what he has shown is a lot of polish and a …

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Apr 06

Grades: Chicago Bulls 87, Orlando Magic 86

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images   Chicago Bulls 87 Final Recap | Box Score 86 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 8-14 FG | 0-0 FT | 15 REB | 3 AST | 16 PTS | 0 It was to be expected that Vucevic would rack up a double-double against a shorthanded Bulls frontline currently …

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