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Feb 03

Grades: Oklahoma City Thunder 104, Orlando Magic 97

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images   Oklahoma City Thunder 104 Final Recap | Box Score 97 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 9-16 FG | 2-2 FT | 6 REB | 1 AST | 20 PTS | -20 If it seems like Vucevic’s midrange jump shot is borderline automatic, that’s because it is. For the …

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Feb 02

Power Rankings Roundup: Week 14

  Matt Moore, CBS Sports: No. 30 (Last week: No. 24) Jacque Vaughn surviving Super Bowl on Sunday was the biggest payout prop of the day. Marc Stein, ESPN: No. 28 (Last week: No. 26) Scott Skiles’ name didn’t emerge from thin air as a potential replacement for the under-fire Jacque Vaughn. Don’t forgot that …

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Mar 21

Magic to honor Grant Hill on March 25

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: In continuation of the Orlando Magic’s 25th anniversary season-long celebration the team will honor former Magic legend and seven-time NBA All-Star, Grant Hill, at the Magic’s March 25 matchup vs. the Portland Trail Blazers, tip-off set for 7 p.m. The night will …

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Jan 10

Grant Hill and the future Orlando can’t predict

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images A historic impending draft — combined with intriguing free agent opportunities during the summer — has the faithful fans in Orlando uttering two of the ugliest words in sports. Next year. Every strategy within the organization has been put in place to culminate with an explosion back into success. …

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Nov 05

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Victor Oladipo can dunk and sing. He’s a master of all trades. Miles Wray of The Classical: “After the Howard/Bynum trade scorched the earth for more than one NBA team, it is now obvious that Orlando—initially mocked for not acquiring any “big names” in the deal—definitively won the trade, acquiring their present nucleus of quiet, …

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Nov 01

Appreciating T-Mac

Photo by Fernando Medina-NBAE via Getty Images There really isn’t a fresh angle to take when writing about the impact that Tracy McGrady had in Orlando that hasn’t already been covered. He’s being honored tonight at Amway Center, and the Magic faithful will likely roar like a pack of lions for one of the most …

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Sep 04

2003: A magical odyssey

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Tracy McGrady’s career contains a plethora of “what ifs.” What if he just stayed in Toronto? What if Grant Hill’s ankle wasn’t mangled? What if Tim Duncan came to Orlando instead of Hill? What if Yao Ming stayed healthy? And, of course, what if McGrady made it past the first …

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Mar 06

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers compares the Andrew Bynum situation in Philadelphia to the Grant Hill saga when he coached the Orlando Magic (2000-2004): “I had Grant Hill for three years and we made the playoffs every year with that group, but it was hard. [The 76ers] are doing that same thing we did. …

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Mar 25

The fabulous Fab Five documentary

Duane Burleson/Getty Images If there is one reason to watch ESPN’s documentary about the Fab Five, it is Jalen Rose. I’m always pleasantly surprised by his ability to speak his mind in an authoritative and eloquent way. He speaks the truth, and the Fab Five documentary was his opus. It was less about the story, …

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Mar 14

Sneak Preview: Orlando Magic at Los Angeles Lakers

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “Hey, who else to give out medical advice but Grant Hill? Hill, who told the Sentinel he plans on playing until he is 40, warned Magic SG J.J. Redick to be wary of his lower abdominal injury. Hill sustained a sports hernia or athletic sports pubalgia, when he played …

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