Kyle O’Quinn | Magic Basketball - Part 8

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Oct 25

Examining the Magic’s cap situation

Source: ShamSports.com With all kinds of new harsh taxes and roster building limitations based on how a team spends its money, salary cap management is becoming ever more important. This isn’t an issue for the Orlando Magic yet, as they’re largely stocked with young guys still on cheap deals that are preset. But there are …

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Oct 22

Is it smart to end morning shootarounds?

Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images It’s been more than 40 years since Bill Sharman invented the morning shootaround. Ever since proposing that his 1971 Lakers show up on game days to shoot baskets in a lazy practice the morning of games, it’s become a staple of game day routines around the league. …

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Oct 18

Player Profile: Kyle O’Quinn

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2013-14 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER 1.4 1.3 0.3 53.7 15.9 Kyle O’Quinn will never surprise. Blessed with acceptable height, a strong frame and arms that go for days, he’s athletic enough to capably defend a lion’s share of power forwards and centers, and offers surprising …

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Oct 11

Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic Date: October 11, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: NBATV Arena: Amway Center Records Cavaliers: 24-58 Magic: 20-62 Probable starters Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving Dion Waiters Earl Clark Tristan Thompson Anderson Varejao Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vuvevic Advanced stats Cavaliers: Pace: 92.3 (13th of …

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Oct 10

Thursday’s Magic Word

Sean Fennessey of Grantland is excited about Victor Oladipo: “He is a treasure to watch; he appears to be driving himself insane on every possession, consumed by the need to be ubiquitous. He is Ed Reed and Benedict Cumberbatch and a frothing roadrunner all rolled into one.” What’s the best-case scenario for the Orlando Magic …

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Jul 12

Grades: Boston Celtics 102, Orlando Magic 83

Photo by Joe Petro/Orlando Sentinel   Boston Celtics 102 Final Recap | Box Score 83 Orlando Magic A.J. Slaughter 10-22 FG | 2-8 3P | 7 STL | 9 AST | 25 PTS | -11 Slaughter, starting in place of Victor Oladipo at point guard on the last day of Summer League, produced one of …

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Jul 11

Grades: Orlando Magic 90, Philadelphia 76ers 89

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic   Orlando Magic 90 Final Recap | Box Score 89 Philadelphia 76ers Victor Oladipo 7-16 FG | 7-8 FT | 3 REB | 6 AST | 24 PTS | -2 It speaks volumes to the trust the Magic already have in Oladipo to not call a timeout with the game …

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Jul 11

Days of future present

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Few teams come to Summer League with more than one or two rotation players. Fewer still come with multiple players that are expected to be focal points for the team in the upcoming season. Few teams are the Orlando Magic. What we’ve seen from the Magic so far this week …

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Jul 10

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Victor Oladipo has turned heads not only with his ability to get to the rim, but with his jump shooting as well. Oladipo has been better than expected in the Orlando Pro Summer League so far. Is unrestricted free agent Josh Selby worth taking a flyer on if you’re general manager Rob Hennigan? Tyler Lashbrook …

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Jul 09

Grades: Miami Heat 94, Orlando Magic 80

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic   Miami Heat 94 Final Recap | Box Score 80 Orlando Magic Victor Oladipo 4-7 FG | 12-14 FT | 5 REB | 2 AST | 22 PTS | -11 Oladipo continues to prove wrong the skeptics that thought his improved shooting percentages at Indiana were outliers. He showed little …

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