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Aug 08

Dallas: The next chapter

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images With Jameer Nelson having finalized a two-year, $6 million deal with the Mavericks last month, he joins just his second different team of his 10-season tenure in the NBA. As has been covered comprehensively during “Jameer Week” here at Magic Basketball, Nelson has been a model for consistency (sans his …

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Aug 07

2009: The year of Jameer Nelson

Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images Looking back at Jameer Nelson’s 10-year tenure in Orlando, the 2008-09 season will forever remain his finest year in a Magic uniform. For 42 magical games, Nelson was a pick-and-roll assassin that shot the ball with deadly efficiency. Nelson’s brief transformation in becoming a basketball savant actually began in the …

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Jan 13

Preview: Orlando Magic at Dallas Mavericks

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Dallas Mavericks Date: January 13, 2014 Time: 8:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: American Airlines Center Records Magic: 10-27 Mavericks: 22-16 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Victor Oladipo Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Glen Davis Mavericks: Jose Calderon Monta Ellis Jae Crowder Dirk Nowitzki Samuel Dalembert Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Nov 17

Grades: Dallas Mavericks 108, Orlando Magic 100

AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.   Dallas Mavericks

Nov 16

Preview: Dallas Mavericks at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Dallas Mavericks at Orlando Magic Date: November 16, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Mavericks: 5-4 Magic: 4-5 Probable starters Bucks: Jose Calderon Monta Ellis Shawn Marion Dirk Nowitzki Sam Dalembert Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Jason Maxiell Nikola Vuvevic Advanced stats Mavericks: Pace: 98.2 …

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Mar 28

Stan Van Gundy, Derrick Rose, and the MVP race

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Stan Van Gundy made waves Wednesday when he told reporters asking about the MVP race, “I don’t think it’s wide open. The media seems to have made their decision, and they’re the ones that vote. Derrick Rose has it. I haven’t really read or heard a media guy …

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Nov 18

Video Analysis: More on Brandon Bass’ Improvement on Defense

Brandon Bass‘ second year in head coach Stan Van Gundy‘s system has seen a dramatic improvement in almost all phases of his game. However, the one aspect of Bass’ skill-set that’s seen a noticeable change has been his defense. Team defense, that is. In the video, keep a careful eye on Bass the entire time. …

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Nov 12

Recap: Toronto Raptors 110, Orlando Magic 106

BOX SCORE “The third quarter was ridiculous professional basketball.” Head coach Stan Van Gundy uttered those words in his press conference following the Orlando Magic‘s loss to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, in which they blew an 18-point lead in the third quarter and lost by 10 points. Against the Toronto Raptors, the Magic — …

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Aug 16

For J.J. Redick, It’s All About Efficiency

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images One of the major storylines in a rather uneventful off-season (aside from the Chris Paul rumors) for the Orlando Magic was when general manager Otis Smith elected to match the Chicago Bulls’ offer sheet and re-sign J.J. Redick to a three year, $20 million contract. Not too long ago, Redick …

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Mar 31

Interview with Keith Boyarsky and Alex Rucker of the Toronto Raptors, Part II

Here’s Part II of my interview (click here to read Part I) with Keith Boyarsky and Alex Rucker, statistical consultants for the Toronto Raptors. In this segment, I go one-on-one with Alex about Hedo Turkoglu. _______ As Hedo Turkoglu gets older, do you anticipate that his role will change with the Toronto Raptors? Do you …

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