Jacque Vaughn | Magic Basketball - Part 8

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Oct 02

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Jameer Nelson knows there’s a strong possibility he may get traded this season — along with Arron Afflalo and Glen Davis. Nate Drexler touches on the possibility of the latter two players being dealt. Glen Davis has openly admitted that his surgically repaired left foot will never be the same. General manager Rob Hennigan, head …

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Oct 02

The balancing act in rebuilding

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images There is an elephant in the room in Magic camp as the 2013-14 season gets ready to commence. Actually, there are two elephants — Glen Davis, who is about as big as an actual elephant, and Arron Afflalo, a slightly smaller one. The big question as the second …

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Oct 02

Player Profile: E’Twaun Moore

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2013-14 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER 1.3 0.4 0.5 46.6 10.8 The good news for E’Twaun Moore is that there aren’t many players with an apostrophe in their first name, so even casual basketball fans can remember him. The bad news is he’s not going to …

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Jul 11

Days of future present

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Few teams come to Summer League with more than one or two rotation players. Fewer still come with multiple players that are expected to be focal points for the team in the upcoming season. Few teams are the Orlando Magic. What we’ve seen from the Magic so far this week …

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Apr 18

Grades: Miami Heat 105, Orlando Magic 93

Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images   Miami Heat 105 Final Recap | Box Score 93 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 9-13 FG | 2-3 FT | 1 STL | 13 REB | 20 PTS | -1 Not his usual 20-20 game against this Heat team, but Vucevic did manage to score 20 points and …

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Apr 17

Wednesday’s Mini-Magic Word

A look back at Jacque Vaughn’s first season as the head coach of the Orlando Magic. Maurice Harkless gets recognition for his solid rookie season. Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “It seems all but certain this will be the final regular-season day of Turkoglu’s Magic tenure. Turkoglu is one of the key players in …

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Apr 15

Monday’s Magic Word

David Aldridge of NBA.com selects Nikola Vucevic as his choice for Most Improved Player: “Vucevic gets the nod for doubling his points and rebounds over his rookie season in Philadelphia. Traded south as part of the Dwight Howard-Andrew Bynum-Andre Iguodala four-team deal, Vucevic is second in the league in rebounding (11.9 rpg, behind only Howard) …

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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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