Jacque Vaughn | Magic Basketball - Part 8

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Oct 10

Thursday’s Magic Word

Sean Fennessey of Grantland is excited about Victor Oladipo: “He is a treasure to watch; he appears to be driving himself insane on every possession, consumed by the need to be ubiquitous. He is Ed Reed and Benedict Cumberbatch and a frothing roadrunner all rolled into one.” What’s the best-case scenario for the Orlando Magic …

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Oct 08

Tuesday’s Mini-Magic Word

Maurice Harkless has worked on improving his jump shot. Josh Cohen of OrlandoMagic.com has more on Harkless’ development: “Harkless spent countless hours this past summer improving his strength. It’s not a coincidence that he added 10 pounds of muscle in the offseason. We’ve seen other players around the league with similar talents like Paul George …

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Oct 07

Monday’s Magic Word

Rob Mahoney of The Point Forward sees Jameer Nelson as a prime trade target this season: “Orlando’s roster teardown is well underway, but Nelson remains as a vestige of the Howard era. The 31-year-old point guard would do much more good for a more competitive team, and with just a quarter of his salary guaranteed …

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Oct 03

3-on-3: Will Victor Oladipo win Rookie of the Year?

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images Since being drafted by the Orlando Magic, Victor Oladipo has made plenty of headlines. He wore Google Glass on NBA draft day. He experimented at point guard in Summer League. He went toe-to-toe with Kevin Durant in the Goodman League. And he upset Cavs fans by telling Magic …

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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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