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Apr 08

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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Mar 11

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Harkless has tantalized Magic officials from the moment the team acquired him in Aug. 2012 in the four-team trade that revolved around Dwight Howard. At almost 6-feet-10, Harkless possesses a rare blend of height, long arms and explosiveness that one day could make him a matchup nightmare on both …

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Feb 21

Big Baby’s unceremonious departure

Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images The tie that binds has been severed in Orlando, as the Magic agreed to a buyout with the much-maligned power forward Glen Davis after the trade deadline had passed. Big Baby was under contract for $6.4 million this season and was set to earn $6.6 million next season. …

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Feb 20

Thursday’s Mini-Magic Word

Penny Hardaway, who will be honored on Friday during the Magic’s home game versus the New York Knicks, looks back fondly on his career in Orlando. St. Bonaventure will retire Andrew Nicholson’s number (No. 44) on Saturday. When Jason Maxiell stepped on the floor during the Magic’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, there …

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Feb 17

Monday’s Mini-Magic Word

Tom Haberstroh of ESPN Insider says the Orlando Magic and Memphis Grizzlies should make a deal before the deadline. The trade? Arron Afflalo and Jason Maxiell for Ed Davis, Tayshaun Prince, and a 2017 first round pick (top eight protected). Rob Mahoney of The Point Forward suggests a swap of his own between the Magic …

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Jan 29

Grades: Detroit Pistons 103, Orlando Magic 87

Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images   Detroit Pistons 103 Final Recap | Box Score 87 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 6-12 FG | 1-3 3P | 1 STL | 3 REB | 14 PTS | -15 After a relatively quiet first half, Afflalo was finally able to make his presence felt offensively in the …

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Jan 28

Preview: Orlando Magic at Detroit Pistons

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Detroit Pistons Date: January 28, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: The Palace of Auburn Hills Records Magic: 12-33 Pistons: 17-27 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Jason Maxiell Glen Davis Pistons: Brandon Jennings Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Josh Smith Greg Monroe Andre Drummond Advanced stats …

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Jan 09

Examining Victor Oladipo in the pick-and-roll

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images Victor Oladipo is a rookie guard, still only 21 years old, so he’s struggled a little bit with the pick-and-roll, the predominate action NBA teams run after the implementation of zone defenses and the end of hand-checking. As such, ‘Dipo’s success or failure in the NBA can …

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Jan 04

Preview: Miami Heat at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Miami Heat at Orlando Magic Date: January 4, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Heat: 24-8 Magic: 10-22 Probable starters Heat: Mario Chalmers Dwyane Wade LeBron James Rashard Lewis Chris Bosh Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Andrew Nicholson Glen Davis Advanced stats Heat: Pace: 93.9 …

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Jan 02

Preview: Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers Date: January 2, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Quicken Loans Arena Records Magic: 10-21 Cavaliers: 10-21 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Jason Maxiell Cavaliers: Jarrett Jack C.J. Miles Earl Clark Tristan Thompson Anderson Varejao Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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