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Dec 02

Tobias Harris: Numbers guy or good player?

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images There is a difference between a “numbers guy” and a player who can be an important piece on a good team. It’s a distinction not obvious to most. For example, I would say most people who don’t religiously follow the NBA believe that Michael Carter-Williams and Josh Smith …

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Nov 20

Nikola Vucevic: Center of the Magic’s offense

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images On Monday night, Nikola Vucevic shredded the Pistons’ defense in the Magic’s 107-93 win. He knocked down midrange jump shots, he scored on the block and on putbacks, and most importantly, he was a player the Magic could throw the ball to and expect to get a decent …

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Nov 17

Preview: Orlando Magic at Detroit Pistons

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Detroit Pistons Date: November 17, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: The Palace at Auburn Hills Records Magic: 4-7 Pistons: 3-7 Probable starters Magic: Victor Oladipo Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Pistons: Brandon Jennings Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Josh Smith Greg Monroe Andre Drummond Advanced stats …

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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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Feb 06

Grades: Orlando Magic 112, Detroit Pistons 98

AP Photo/John Raoux   Orlando Magic 112 Final Recap | Box Score 98 Detroit Pistons Arron Afflalo 5-14 FG | 3-6 3P | 5 REB | 7 AST | 15 PTS | +18 In the Magic’s previous two meetings against the Pistons, Afflalo was primarily matched up against Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. This time around, Kyle Singler …

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Feb 05

Preview: Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic Date: February 5, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Pistons: 19-28 Magic: 13-37 Probable starters Pistons: Brandon Jennings Kyle Singler Josh Smith Greg Monroe Andre Drummond Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Pistons: Pace: 95.0 …

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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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Dec 27

Preview: Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic Date: December 27, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Pistons: 14-16 Magic: 8-20 Probable starters Pistons: Brandon Jennings Kyle Singler Josh Smith Greg Monroe Andre Drummond Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Pistons: Pace: 94.2 …

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Mar 30

Preview: Orlando Magic at Atlanta Hawks

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Atlanta Hawks Date: March 30, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Phillips Arena Records Magic: 19-54 Hawks: 40-33 Probable starters Magic: Beno Udrih DeQuan Jones Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Kyle O’Quinn Hawks: Jeff Teague Devin Harris Kyle Korver Josh Smith Johan Petro Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 92.0 …

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