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Nov 22

Grades: Miami Heat 99, Orlando Magic 92

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Miami Heat 99 Final Recap | Box Score 92 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 12-24 FG | 9-11 FT | 17 REB | 1 AST | 33 PTS | -8 Magic fans are witnessing a star in the making. Vucevic scored a career-high 33 points (including 12 in …

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Nov 22

Grades: Orlando Magic 105, Charlotte Hornets 100

Photo by Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 105 Final Recap | Box Score 100 Charlotte Hornets Nikola Vucevic 6-15 FG | 2-2 FT | 10 REB | 2 AST | 14 PTS | -2 This is the first game of the season where Vucevic clearly got outplayed. That it happened against Al …

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Nov 21

Channing Frye’s importance to Orlando

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic raised eyebrows when they signed Channing Frye to a four-year, $32 million contract during the offseason. The general consensus was that it made very little sense for the Magic, a young team that’s in the middle of an extensive rebuilding process, to splurge in free …

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Nov 15

Grades: Washington Wizards 98, Orlando Magic 93

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images   Washington Wizards 98 Final Recap | Box Score 93 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 6-10 FG | 2-2 FT | 2 BLK | 11 REB | 14 PTS | +3 Another game. Another double-double for Vucevic, who has seven double-doubles in the Magic’s first 11 games (in two …

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Nov 14

Preview: Milwaukee Bucks at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Milwaukee Bucks at Orlando Magic Date: November 14, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Bucks: 4-4 Magic: 3-6 Probable starters Raptors: Brandon Knight Jared Dudley Jabari Parker Ersan Ilyasova Larry Sanders Magic: Elfrid Payton Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Bucks: Pace: 93.1 …

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Nov 12

Preview: Orlando Magic at New York Knicks

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at New York Knicks Date: November 12, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Madison Square Garden Records Magic: 2-6 Knicks: 2-6 Probable starters Magic: Elfrid Payton Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Knicks: Shane Larkin Tim Hardaway Jr. Iman Shumpert Carmelo Anthony Samuel Dalembert Advanced stats …

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Nov 11

Grades: Toronto Raptors 104, Orlando Magic 100

Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images   Toronto Raptors 104 Final Recap | Box Score 100 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 8-16 FG | 2-5 FT | 8 REB | 6 AST | 18 PTS | +7 There was one possession in the third quarter that shows how good Vucevic has become. On this particular …

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Nov 11

Preview: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors Date: November 11, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Air Canada Centre Records Magic: 2-5 Raptors: 6-1 Probable starters Magic: Elfrid Payton Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Raptors: Kyle Lowry DeMar DeRozan Terrence Ross Amir Johnson Jonas Valanciunas Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Nov 10

Monday’s Magic Word

John Schuhmann of NBA.com: “Not only did the Magic get two wins last week, but rookies Elfrid Payton (5-plus assists in all but one game) and Aaron Gordon (17 points in Friday’s win over the Wolves) have looked rather competent at times. Evan Fournier (15.5 points on 49 percent shooting) has looked like a Most …

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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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