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Jul 22

Harris, Oladipo chosen to USA Men’s Select Team

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic players Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo were selected as two of the 13 players for the 2014 USA Men’s Select Team that will train July 28-31 with the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s National Team during its training camp in Las Vegas, …

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May 28

Maurice Harkless: 3-and-D player in the making?

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images When the wild, unwelcome dust from the Dwight Howard tornado-trades eventually settled in the summer of 2012, a cast of no-names found themselves standing in Orlando. No one knew exactly who among them would stand time’s test and fill out the Magic’s future constitution. Some are already memories …

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May 21

Rebuilding Magic kingdom, brick by brick

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images After a long season that saw them lose 59 games, the Orlando Magic had a 46.9 percent chance of nabbing a top-three pick heading into the lottery on Tuesday night. But, as it turned out, luck wasn’t on their side. Not only did they miss out on taking home …

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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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