Jacque Vaughn | Magic Basketball - Part 8

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Apr 11

Grades: Orlando Magic 113, Milwaukee Bucks 103 (OT)

Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 103 Final Recap | Box Score 93 Milwaukee Bucks Nikola Vucevic 14-26 FG | 2-3 FT | 20 REB | 5 AST | 30 PTS | +16 How about this for a mind-boggling stat? Vucevic became the first player to record at least 20 …

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Apr 09

Orlando’s screen the screener action

Although the team has not always executed — the Orlando Magic rank 27th in offensive efficiency — the system that rookie head coach Jacque Vaughn has put into place is exciting as a concept. He’s used a ton of off-ball movement all season. The primary shooter in those sets was J.J. Redick, but as we …

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Apr 05

Meet the Magic’s small forward of the future

Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images One of the bright spots during a post-Dwight Howard rebuilding season, in which the Orlando Magic have lost 59 of their first 76 games, is the play of rookie small forward Maurice Harkless. He was one of the players brought over from Philadelphia in the three-team mega-trade …

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Mar 29

Friday’s Magic Word

Matt Dollinger of Sports Illustrated: “Although the Bucks have benefited from the addition of J.J. Redick, the deadline deal that landed him in Milwaukee may one day be known as the “Tobias Harris trade.” After averaging less than five points and 12 minutes per game in Milwaukee, the second-year forward has averaged 15.8 points, 7.7 …

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Mar 20

Grades: Indiana Pacers 95, Orlando Magic 73

AP Photo/Darron Cummings   Indiana Pacers 95 Final Recap | Box Score 73 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 4-12 FG | 1-4 FT | 11 REB | 1 AST | 9 PTS | -11 Vucevic’s night could be summed up in one play. Midway through the third quarter, as Vucevic was fighting for a defensive rebound, …

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Mar 13

Grades: Los Angeles Lakers 106, Orlando Magic 97

AP Photo/John Raoux   Los Angeles Lakers 106 Final Recap | Box Score 97 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 3-9 FG | 0-0 FT | 11 REB | 3 AST | 6 PTS | +3 You have to feel for Vucevic. He ran into a buzz saw. Dwight Howard overwhelmed Vucevic with his mobility and athleticism …

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Mar 04

Grades: Orlando Magic 105, New Orleans Hornets 102

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 105 Final Recap | Box Score 102 New Orleans Hornets Nikola Vucevic 3-6 FG | 3-4 FT | 11 REB | 1 AST | 9 PTS | -10 It was another quiet game for Vucevic, which has been a recurring theme lately. He didn’t even …

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Aug 04

The Tracy McGrady manifesto

Reuters/John C. Hillery A picture is worth a thousand words. In this case, it’s a photo of failure and unfortunately for Tracy McGrady, it’s perhaps the lasting image of his time with the Orlando Magic. The players sitting next to McGrady, aside from Darrell Armstrong, are none other than Pat Garrity and Shawn Kemp — …

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