Jacque Vaughn | Magic Basketball - Part 5

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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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Feb 20

Grades: Cleveland Cavaliers 101, Orlando Magic 93

AP Photo/Tony Dejak   Cleveland Cavaliers 101 Final Recap | Box Score 93 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 7-14 FG | 7-8 FT | 3 REB | 3 AST | 23 PTS | -7 Games like these are a big reason why Afflalo is attracting attention at the trade deadline. As he showed against the Cavaliers, …

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Jan 29

Grades: Detroit Pistons 103, Orlando Magic 87

Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images   Detroit Pistons 103 Final Recap | Box Score 87 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 6-12 FG | 1-3 3P | 1 STL | 3 REB | 14 PTS | -15 After a relatively quiet first half, Afflalo was finally able to make his presence felt offensively in the …

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Jan 14

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Zach Lowe of Grantland: “It has been a bit of a rough go for Oladipo after a promising start. He’s shooting just 41 percent, and an icy 29 percent from deep; he’s lost his starting spot twice; and his turnover rate is scary. But the dude plays hard, he gets to the line, and the …

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Jan 08

Grades: Portland Trail Blazers 110, Orlando Magic 94

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images   Portland Trail Blazers

Jan 05

Grades: Miami Heat 110, Orlando Magic 94

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Miami Heat

Dec 30

Monday’s Magic Word

The Orlando Magic are on a rare two-game winning streak. Arron Afflalo keeps putting up All-Star caliber numbers. Afflalo has scored 20-plus points in six straight games. During that span, he’s averaging 24.0 points per game with a .693 True Shooting percentage. Tyler Lashbrook of Orlando Pinstriped Post: “What Hennigan is looking for–from Jacque Vaughn …

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Dec 30

Staying ahead of the statistical revolution

Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images Though a rising tide ostensibly lifts all boats, the trend toward analytically-minded NBA head coaches has left Orlando Magic coach Jacque Vaughn adrift in the wake of public opinion. And it’s too bad, too, as Vaughn and the Magic were a year ahead of the curve. This past …

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Dec 23

Rediscovering Tobias Harris

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Tobias Harris played nearly 1,000 minutes for the Magic last season after being acquired from the Milwaukee Bucks in the J.J. Redick trade. But after the season was over, Harris was still somewhat of an unknown quantity. He was a stretch four that didn’t bring much stretch to the …

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Dec 10

Grades: Memphis Grizzlies 94, Orlando Magic 85

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images   Memphis Grizzlies

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