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Apr 05

Grades: Charlotte Bobcats 91, Orlando Magic 80

Photo by Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images   Charlotte Bobcats 91 Final Recap | Box Score 80 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 2-10 FG | 4-4 FT | 3 REB | 0 AST | 8 PTS | -21 To say that Afflalo’s production has tapered off at the end of the season, as I said on …

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Apr 04

Rebuilding: It’s a magical thing

Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images Throughout the years of the Association’s existence, we’ve seen numerous ways of how teams choose to rebuild. Of how they go about attempting to bring their teams from positions of mediocrity or consistent failure, and into the elusive contender field that is rarely occupied by more than five or six …

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Mar 14

The fall of Andrew Nicholson

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images In the Magic’s season opener in Indiana, Andrew Nicholson was a human blowtorch. He lit up the Pacers for 18 points (all in the first half) and set basketball Twitter ablaze with his scoring prowess. Nicholson unleashed his full arsenal of moves — some old, some new. A lefty hook …

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Mar 04

Tuesday’s Mini-Magic Word

The Magic have made a 3-pointer in 554 consecutive games. Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post takes a look at some key facts and figures from the 3-point streak. Tyler Lashbrook of Orlando Pinstriped Post: “Tobias Harris has relished the spotlight in the six games since Davis’ departure. He’s averaging 20.8 points, six rebounds, and …

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Feb 26

Grades: Washington Wizards 115, Orlando Magic 106

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images   Washington Wizards 115 Final Recap | Box Score 106 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 9-14 FG | 3-4 FT | 14 REB | 2 AST | 19 PTS | +1 Vucevic may average a double-double on a nightly basis, but his defense leaves much to be desired sometimes. …

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Feb 24

Monday’s Magic Word

John Schuhmann of NBA.com: The Magic have won six of their last seven at home, scoring 107.1 points per 100 possessions, but have lost 15 straight on the road, scoring just 93.6. So when they play in Philadelphia on Wednesday, something has got to give. With Glen Davis gone, Tobias Harris has moved to power …

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Feb 24

Grades: Toronto Raptors 105, Orlando Magic 90

AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young   Toronto Raptors 105 Final Recap | Box Score 90 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 4-12 FG | 3-4 FT | 3 STL | 4 REB | 11 PTS | -13 Not the best game for Vucevic. The only silver lining is that he didn’t get outplayed by his counterpart …

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Feb 22

Grades: Orlando Magic 129, New York Knicks 121 (2 OT)

AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.   Orlando Magic 129 Final Recap | Box Score 121 New York Knicks Arron Afflalo 11-18 FG | 6-9 FT | 3 REB | 3 AST | 32 PTS | -9 It’s been a while since Afflalo scored 30-plus points. You have to go back to the first month of …

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Feb 21

3-on-3: Examining the Magic-Glen Davis divorce

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images According to Yahoo! Sports, the Magic and Glen Davis reached a buyout agreement that would allow Davis to join a contender. Our writers weigh in on the aftermath of the buyout deal. 1. Good deal for the Magic? Jacob Frankel: Yes. The primary motivation for this deal is …

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Feb 21

Big Baby’s unceremonious departure

Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images The tie that binds has been severed in Orlando, as the Magic agreed to a buyout with the much-maligned power forward Glen Davis after the trade deadline had passed. Big Baby was under contract for $6.4 million this season and was set to earn $6.6 million next season. …

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