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Dec 26

The pros and cons of trading Arron Afflalo

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic — similar to the Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, Charlotte Bobcats and a host of other Eastern Conference teams — are wedged between a tank job and the very real possibility they make the playoffs in a flat-lining East. This is both good and bad — …

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Dec 16

Grades: Orlando Magic 83, Chicago Bulls 82

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Nov 18

Exploring the Magic’s trade options

Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images While the Orlando Magic have performed admirably early on this season, winning is not the short-term goal of this team and the better-than-expected performance likely won’t continue. Orlando’s top three trade assets are Jameer Nelson, Arron Afflalo, and Glen Davis. It’s a triumvirate of solid veteran contributors that can appeal …

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Nov 06

Jacque Vaughn and playing time

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images One week into the 2013-2014 season, the Orlando Magic are 2-2. They’ve won two consecutive games against playoff contenders by more than 20 points, lost in overtime at Minnesota, and put a legitimate scare into the undefeated Indiana Pacers on the road in the season opener. The Magic currently rank …

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Nov 01

Solomon Jones suffers torn meniscus

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic forward/center Solomon Jones has suffered a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Jones will undergo surgery and will be out indefinitely. He suffered the injury during Orlando’s overtime loss on Oct. 30 @ Minnesota. …

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Oct 31

Grades: Minnesota Timberwolves 120, Orlando Magic 115 (OT)

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Oct 30

Don’t forget about Andrew Nicholson

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images While contenders and up-and-comers dominate headlines and highlights, the NBA proletariat can fascinate nonetheless. In sussing through that lower echelon, distinctions become readily apparent. Some teams are rebuilding, some are tanking, and some are just plain bad. The Orlando Magic might be the league’s only team to which …

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Oct 29

Grades: Indiana Pacers 97, Orlando Magic 87

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Oct 29

Preview: Indiana Pacers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Indiana Pacers Date: October 29, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Bankers Life Fieldhouse Records Magic: 20-62 Pacers: 49-32 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Jason Maxiell Nikola Vuvevic Pacers: George Hill Lance Stephenson Paul George David West Roy Hibbert Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Oct 21

Monday’s Magic Word

Matt Dollinger of Sports Illustrated: “A Magic sell-off is likely at some point, with veterans Jameer Nelson (two years, $16.6 million left on his deal, with $2 million guaranteed in final season), Arron Afflalo (three years, $22.5M) and Glen Davis (two years, $13M) taking up too much cap room and playing time to stick around. …

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