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Feb 22

Grades: Orlando Magic 129, New York Knicks 121 (2 OT)

AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.   Orlando Magic 129 Final Recap | Box Score 121 New York Knicks Arron Afflalo 11-18 FG | 6-9 FT | 3 REB | 3 AST | 32 PTS | -9 It’s been a while since Afflalo scored 30-plus points. You have to go back to the first month of …

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Feb 08

Grades: Orlando Magic 103, Oklahoma City Thunder 102

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 103 Final Recap | Box Score 102 Oklahoma City Thunder Arron Afflalo 3-11 FG | 9-10 FT | 2 REB | 5 AST | 16 PTS | -9 Nothing came easy for Afflalo on offense, given that he was being checked by Thabo Sefolosha — …

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Feb 07

Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Oklahoma City Thunder at Orlando Magic Date: February 7, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Thunder: 40-11 Magic: 14-37 Probable starters Thunder: Reggie Jackson Thabo Sefolosha Kevin Durant Serge Ibaka Kendrick Perkins Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Thunder: Pace: …

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Feb 06

Thursday’s Mini-Magic Word

Armed with consistent playing time, Kyle O’Quinn has been making an impact — especially on defense — coming off the bench for the Orlando Magic. Maurice Harkless is looking forward to trying to defend Kevin Durant when the Magic face off against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday. Victor Oladipo’s 20-point performance stood out in …

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Jan 23

Thursday’s Magic Word

Kurt Helin of ProBasketballTalk tabs Arron Afflalo as an All-Star reserve in the Eastern Conference. So does Tom Haberstroh of ESPN Insider. He had this to say about Afflalo: “With Irving voted into the starting lineup, everyone gets moved down a peg on my list. And that puts Afflalo in my wild-card slot. Afflalo was …

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Dec 15

Grades: Oklahoma City Thunder 101, Orlando Magic 98

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images   Oklahoma City Thunder

Dec 15

Preview: Orlando Magic at Oklahoma City Thunder

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Oklahoma City Thunder Date: December 15, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Chesapeake Energy Arena Records Magic: 7-16 Thunder: 18-4 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Victor Oladipo Arron Afflalo Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Thunder: Russell Westbrook Thabo Sefolosha Kevin Durant Serge Ibaka Kendrick Perkins Advanced stats Magic: …

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Oct 04

Player Profile: Arron Afflalo

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2013-14 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER 16.1 3.2 3.4 52.4 13.5 Arron Afflalo’s first season with the Orlando Magic, after arriving from the Denver Nuggets in the Dwight Howard trade, revealed his limitations as a player on both sides of the ball. Unlike in Denver, where …

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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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May 22

Orlando Magic ‘win’ the second pick

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic “With Pat Williams at the helm, did you really think the Orlando Magic were going to lose the ping pong battle? Williams is like a talisman next to a rabbit’s foot in the pocket of a voodoo priest simultaneously sticking pins in makeshift dolls of the other 13 teams.” That’s …

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