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Jun 30

Magic waive Jameer Nelson

Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have waived guard Jameer Nelson, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Nelson will become an unrestricted free agent. “Jameer (Nelson) is the ultimate professional,” said Hennigan. “We truly thank him for his contributions to the organization, both on the court and in …

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Jun 27

Examining the Arron Afflalo trade

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Since the season ended for the Orlando Magic in the middle of April, there has been a lot of talk about Arron Afflalo’s future with the team. The 28-year-old was stuck in limbo, putting up big numbers in the prime of his career for a franchise that is …

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May 23

In defense of Jacque Vaughn

Photo by Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports When the Orlando Magic extended the contract of coach Jacque Vaughn (and GM Rob Hennigan) through the 2015-16 season, the general consensus among Magic fans was that Vaughn was not deserving of his extension. Their reasoning was simple: he has not proven to be a good head coach. Even …

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May 22

Tobias Harris: starter or sixth man?

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images Two seasons ago, Tobias Harris joined the Orlando Magic, by way of Milwaukee, in the now famed J.J. Redick trade at the February deadline. Before swapping his green and red jersey for Dwight’s old uniform (which flustered the big man), Harris had spent the better part of his first two …

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Apr 21

5-on-5: Orlando Magic team awards

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images With the season over for the Orlando Magic, it’s time to hand out team awards. We asked our panel to hand in their picks for the 2013-14 season. 1. Who’s the 2013-14 most valuable player? Ryan Drawdy: Arron Afflalo. He may not factor into the future plans …

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Apr 15

Tuesday’s Magic Word

John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: “As he’s prepared for games late in the season, Vaughn has often popped in video of the Magic playing a similar opponent early in the season to see the level of improvement. He is satisfied that several of the players have made significant strides – even if it hasn’t necessarily translated …

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Apr 13

All eyes on Rob Hennigan

Photo by Fernando Medina/Getty Images If there is a rock star for the Magic, it’s not Jacque Vaughn, Jameer Nelson, or even Victor Oladipo. It’s GM Rob Hennigan. The Mark Cuban’s and Jim Irsay’s of the world have taught us that a higher-up can often get more coverage than the actual players on the team. …

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Apr 12

Grades: Washington Wizards 96, Orlando Magic 86

AP Photo/Reinhold Matay   Washington Wizards 96 Final Recap | Box Score 86 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 6-14 FG | 6-6 FT | 2 REB | 1 AST | 19 PTS | -1 At halftime, it seemed like Afflalo was well on his way to another big scoring night. He had 14 points in the …

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Apr 11

Preview: Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic Date: April 11, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Wizards: 40-38 Magic: 23-55 Probable starters Wizards: John Wall Bradley Beal Trevor Ariza Trevor Booker Marcin Gortat Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Dewayne Dedmon Advanced stats Wizards: Pace: 93.2 …

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Apr 09

Preview: Brooklyn Nets at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Brooklyn Nets at Orlando Magic Date: April 9, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Nets: 43-34 Magic: 22-55 Probable starters Nets: Deron Williams Alan Anderson Joe Johnson Mirza Teletovic Kevin Garnett Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Dewayne Dedmon Advanced stats Nets: Pace: 91.4 …

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