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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 20

Nikola Vucevic: Center of the Magic’s offense

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images On Monday night, Nikola Vucevic shredded the Pistons’ defense in the Magic’s 107-93 win. He knocked down midrange jump shots, he scored on the block and on putbacks, and most importantly, he was a player the Magic could throw the ball to and expect to get a decent …

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Nov 17

Grades: Orlando Magic 107, Detroit Pistons 93

Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 107 Final Recap | Box Score 93 Detroit Pistons Nikola Vucevic 10-18 FG | 5-5 FT | 14 REB | 3 AST | 25 PTS | +19 Andre Drummond is widely regarded as one of the top young centers in the NBA, with Dwight Howard-like …

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Nov 17

Preview: Orlando Magic at Detroit Pistons

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Detroit Pistons Date: November 17, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: The Palace at Auburn Hills Records Magic: 4-7 Pistons: 3-7 Probable starters Magic: Victor Oladipo Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Pistons: Brandon Jennings Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Josh Smith Greg Monroe Andre Drummond Advanced stats …

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Feb 05

Preview: Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic Date: February 5, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Pistons: 19-28 Magic: 13-37 Probable starters Pistons: Brandon Jennings Kyle Singler Josh Smith Greg Monroe Andre Drummond Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Pistons: Pace: 95.0 …

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Jan 28

Preview: Orlando Magic at Detroit Pistons

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Detroit Pistons Date: January 28, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: The Palace of Auburn Hills Records Magic: 12-33 Pistons: 17-27 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Jason Maxiell Glen Davis Pistons: Brandon Jennings Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Josh Smith Greg Monroe Andre Drummond Advanced stats …

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Dec 27

Preview: Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic Date: December 27, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Pistons: 14-16 Magic: 8-20 Probable starters Pistons: Brandon Jennings Kyle Singler Josh Smith Greg Monroe Andre Drummond Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Pistons: Pace: 94.2 …

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Dec 20

Friday’s Mini-Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reveals how much Victor Oladipo has struggled finishing at the rim so far this season: “Oladipo has had his shot blocked 38 times this season — with 31 of those blocks occurring within 5 feet of the basket — according to the NBA’s official statistics database. Through Thursday, only …

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Apr 13

The awards ballot

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images With the regular season winding down and the postseason just a mere six days away, I figured I’d do what other writers have been doing lately — reveal my awards ballot. I know that I’m not a member of the Pro Basketball Writers Association, which means I …

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Nov 16

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “To paraphrase Brent Musburger, you are looking live at Richie Adubato‘s closet. It’s the biggest one in the roomy house in Heathrow, and it contains more bright, wild colors than a kid’s crayon box. You could probably see the purple smoking jacket and pink tie collection from outer space …

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