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Oct 30

Preview: Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic Date: October 30, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Pelicans: 0-1 Magic: 0-1 Probable starters Wizards: John Wall Garrett Temple Paul Pierce Nene Hilario Marcin Gortat Magic: Elfrid Payton Evan Fournier Aaron Gordon Tobias Harris Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Wizards: Pace: 91.1 …

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Oct 28

Grades: New Orleans Pelicans 101, Orlando Magic 84

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images   New Orleans Pelicans 101 Final Recap | Box Score 84 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 7-15 FG | 1-2 FT | 4 BLK | 23 REB | 15 PTS | -3 If it wasn’t for Anthony Davis’ historic night in the Pelicans’ season home opener, more people would …

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Oct 28

Preview: Orlando Magic at New Orleans Pelicans

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at New Orleans Pelicans Date: October 28, 2014 Time: 8:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Smoothie King Center Records Magic: 23-59 Pelicans: 34-48 Probable starters Magic: Elfrid Payton Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Pelicans: Jrue Holiday Eric Gordon Tyreke Evans Anthony Davis Omer Asik Advanced stats Magic: …

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Oct 28

Great expectations for Orlando’s rookies

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Magic franchise is starting to form what will be its core group for the foreseeable future. A few veterans, such as Luke Ridnour and Willie Green, will be interchanged for others like them in the next few years. But other than the occasional tinkering, there isn’t room …

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Oct 22

The ramifications of Nikola Vucevic’s extension

Photo by David Manning-USA TODAY Sports According to the Orlando Sentinel’s Josh Robbins, the Orlando Magic and Nikola Vucevic have agreed to a four-year, $53 million extension. The timing of the extension doesn’t come as a huge surprise. The Magic had until October 31 to reach an agreement with Vucevic. If not, he would’ve been …

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Oct 21

Tuesday’s Mini-Magic Word

Andrew Nicholson, after spending too much time on the perimeter last season, is getting back to being the low post savant he was in his rookie year. Magic players are eager for the regular season to begin. Bill Simmons of Grantland on the Magic: “I like these dudes. I like watching Harris, Oladipo and Nicholson. …

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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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Oct 15

Grades: Orlando Magic 106, Flamengo 88

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 106 Final Recap | Box Score 88 Flamengo Nikola Vucevic 8-12 FG | 4-5 FT | 3 BLK | 11 REB | 20 PTS | +10 Vucevic notched his first double-double of the preseason and had an easy time doing it against an overmatched Flamengo …

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Oct 15

Preview: Flamengo at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Flamengo at Orlando Magic Date: October 15, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Flamengo: N/A Magic: 23-59 Probable starters Flamengo: Nicolas Laprovittola Marcelinho Machado Marcus Vinicius Walter Herrmann Jerome Meyinsse Magic: Elfrid Payton Willie Green Tobias Harris Andrew Nicholson Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Flamengo: Pace: N/A Offensive …

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Oct 14

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel suggests that the Magic should start Elfrid Payton on opening night, but wonders if it’ll actually happen: “Vaughn and the Magic know he’s got the goods. They just don’t want to announce Payton’s arrival with horns blaring. They have no desire to build him (or any other player) into …

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