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Nov 19

What Aaron Gordon’s injury means for the Magic

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic were on the receiving end of some bad news over the weekend. Aaron Gordon, their prized possession from this year’s draft, was ruled out indefinitely after fracturing the fifth metatarsal in his left foot. Gordon found out about the injury following the Magic’s loss to the …

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Nov 03

Monday’s Magic Word

Marc Stein of ESPN.com on the Magic’s first week of the season: “Vooch! Who wants to read about Victor Oladipo’s injury or Elfrid Payton’s tough baptism when Nikola Vucevic is racking up 15 points, 23 boards and 4 blocks as just the fourth player in recorded history to hit those levels in a season opener? …

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Oct 28

Preview: Orlando Magic at New Orleans Pelicans

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at New Orleans Pelicans Date: October 28, 2014 Time: 8:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Smoothie King Center Records Magic: 23-59 Pelicans: 34-48 Probable starters Magic: Elfrid Payton Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Pelicans: Jrue Holiday Eric Gordon Tyreke Evans Anthony Davis Omer Asik Advanced stats Magic: …

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Oct 22

Preview: Houston Rockets at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Houston Rockets at Orlando Magic Date: October 22, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Comcast SportsNet Houston Arena: Amway Center Records Rockets: 54-28 Magic: 23-59 Probable starters Rockets: Patrick Beverley James Harden Kostas Papanikolaou Terrence Jones Tarik Black Magic: Luke Ridnour Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Rockets: Pace: 96.3 …

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Oct 17

Player Profile: Kyle O’Quinn

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 13.6 11.1 2.5 .529 17.0 -2.6 Kyle O’Quinn was a terrific surprise for Magic fans last season, breaking out of his shell with an excellent sophomore campaign. I covered his development fairly extensively towards the end of …

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Oct 17

The cloudy futures of Vucevic and Harris

Photo by Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports The NBA’s new 9-year, $24 billion TV deal, set to kick in for the 2016-17 season, is going to change the landscape of the league in the coming years. The current deal, signed in 2007, raked in $930 million annually for the NBA from ESPN and Turner Sports. With the …

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Oct 15

Player Profile: Andrew Nicholson

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 13.7 7.9 0.9 .499 11.0 -2.6 Andrew Nicholson’s sophomore campaign with the Orlando Magic got off to a roaring start. In the team’s season opener against the Indiana Pacers, the 24-year-old forward scored 18 points on 8-for-10 shooting …

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Oct 14

Player Profile: Tobias Harris

Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 18.1 8.1 1.8 .551 17.5 -1.4 After breaking out in the Magic’s last 27 games following the now-infamous J.J. Redick deal, which sent Tobias Harris from Milwaukee to Orlando at the trade deadline in 2012-13, expectations were …

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Aug 13

Analyzing how Channing Frye fits with the Magic

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic are being patient with their rebuild, which is a good sign for Magic fans (even if they are growing restless). It’s going to take time for the Magic to construct a roster that mirrors anything like the one that made them title contenders in the …

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Jun 27

Examining the Arron Afflalo trade

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Since the season ended for the Orlando Magic in the middle of April, there has been a lot of talk about Arron Afflalo’s future with the team. The 28-year-old was stuck in limbo, putting up big numbers in the prime of his career for a franchise that is …

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