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Dec 05

3-on-3: Surprises and disappointments

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images What’s caught our eyes through the Magic’s first month of the season? Our panel weighs in with their most pleasant surprises and disappointments thus far. 1. Which player has been the biggest surprise? Jacob Frankel: Andrew Nicholson. He himself hasn’t been a surprise, but his scant playing …

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Nov 27

Victor Oladipo is still 21 years old

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Kids make mistakes, and in the world of the NBA, 21-year-old Victor Oladipo is still a kid. Sure, he’s a pogo stick on the hardwood, but he’s turning the ball over more than you’d like with very few assists to offset those mistakes. He’s not an NBA-level ballhandler yet, …

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Nov 25

Grades: Phoenix Suns 104, Orlando Magic 96

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Phoenix Suns

Nov 21

Orlando’s starting lineup is bad

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic’s starting lineup is a typical blend of NBA player archetypes. Scorers, defenders, veterans, youngsters, and leaders — this is a group that makes utmost basketball sense on paper, especially considering the litany of options Jacque Vaughn has at his disposal coming off the bench. Any …

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Nov 19

A blueprint to tank harder

Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images At 4-6 on the year, the Orlando Magic have again started hot after most preseason prognosticators lumped them in with the Celtics, the Suns, the Jazz, the Sixers and other like-minded franchises attempting to turn things around through the 2014 NBA Draft. The term “tank” has an odious stank to …

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Nov 17

Grades: Dallas Mavericks 108, Orlando Magic 100

AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.   Dallas Mavericks

Nov 12

Tuesday’s Magic Word

The headline says it all: “Glen Davis trashes a computer keyboard after being denied access to a fully booked hotel.” Roger Simmons of the Orlando Sentinel: “Orlando Magic player Glen “Big Baby” Davis is apologizing for throwing a temper tantrum and breaking a computer at a downtown Orlando motel over the weekend. TMZ Sports first …

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Nov 06

Grades: Orlando Magic 98, Los Angeles Clippers 90

AP Photo/John Raoux   Orlando Magic

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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Oct 31

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

Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images   Minnesota Timberwolves

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