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Apr 06

Grades: Orlando Magic 100, Minnesota Timberwolves 92

AP Photo/John Raoux   Orlando Magic 100 Final Recap | Box Score 92 Minnesota Timberwolves Arron Afflalo 8-15 FG | 1-4 3P | 3 REB | 2 AST | 18 PTS | -5 After a poor performance against the Charlotte Bobcats on Thursday, in which Afflalo seemed to disappear at times, the Magic made a …

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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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Oct 31

Grades: Minnesota Timberwolves 120, Orlando Magic 115 (OT)

Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images   Minnesota Timberwolves

Oct 30

Video: Kevin Love’s game-tying shot

Oct 30

Preview: Orlando Magic at Minnesota Timberwolves

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Minnesota Timberwolves Date: October 30, 2013 Time: 8:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Target Center Records Magic: 20-62 Timberwolves: 31-51 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Jason Maxiell Nikola Vuvevic Timberwolves: Ricky Rubio Kevin Martin Corey Brewer Kevin Love Nikola Pekovic Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 92.2 …

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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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Apr 22

Dwight Howard lacking hype and a rival

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images If there is one thing we know about Stan Van Gundy, it’s that he’s a pretty quiet guy, reticent to speak his mind to the media, and wholly above speaking publicly in any way that might ruffle fans’ or players’ feathers. That’s why we can be certain that …

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Apr 13

The awards ballot

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images With the regular season winding down and the postseason just a mere six days away, I figured I’d do what other writers have been doing lately — reveal my awards ballot. I know that I’m not a member of the Pro Basketball Writers Association, which means I …

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Mar 23

Linking the NCAA Tournament and NBA together, Part III

Photo by Flickr/mcdonaldsallamericangames In Part I, we discussed the idea of teams drafting winners. Part II looked at the teams who drafted winners, and how the players performed in the NBA. Part III will explore two different one-and-done scenarios, and the NCAA Tournament history of players on top NBA teams. We will also see the …

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Mar 09

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: “The Orlando Magic know they got a steal when they acquired Ryan Anderson from the New Jersey Nets in the Vince Carter trade back in 2009. Incorrectly labeled a throw-in as part of that deal, Anderson has blossomed into a reliable player for the Magic and the most relevant …

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