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Feb 02

3-on-3: Biggest snub among All-Star reserves

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images In honor of the All-Star rosters being released, me and two other TrueHoop Network writers give their opinions on the players involved. This 3-on-3 originally appeared on Salt City Hoops. Enjoy! 1. Who is the biggest snub from this year’s All-Star rosters? Rahut Huq, Red94: Damian Lillard with …

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Jan 28

Victor Oladipo a darkhorse to win dunk contest

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images It’s official. Victor Oladipo will compete in this year’s dunk contest. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports – who else? – first reported on January 21 that Oladipo committed to participate in the contest alongside Giannis Antetokounmpo (Bucks), Zach LaVine (Timberwolves), and Mason Plumlee (Nets). The contest will be …

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Dec 19

Magic looking to improve playoff odds

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images On Wednesday, the Celtics defeated the Magic, 109-92. With the loss, Orlando conceded ninth place in the Eastern Conference to Boston and dropped to 10-18 on the season (two games back of Brooklyn for the No. 8 seed), an underwhelming start to the 2014-15 campaign. Still, there are …

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Nov 24

Preview: Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers Date: November 24, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Quicken Loans Arena Records Magic: 6-9 Cavaliers: 5-7 Probable starters Magic: Victor Oladipo Evan Fournier Maurice Harkless Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving Shawn Marion LeBron James Kevin Love Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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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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Apr 21

5-on-5: Orlando Magic team awards

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images With the season over for the Orlando Magic, it’s time to hand out team awards. We asked our panel to hand in their picks for the 2013-14 season. 1. Who’s the 2013-14 most valuable player? Ryan Drawdy: Arron Afflalo. He may not factor into the future plans …

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Apr 02

Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic Date: April 2, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Cavaliers: 30-45 Magic: 21-53 Probable starters Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving Dion Waiters Luol Deng Tristan Thompson Spencer Hawes Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Cavaliers: Pace: 92.9 …

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Feb 19

Preview: Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers Date: February 19, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Quicken Loans Arena Records Magic: 16-39 Cavaliers: 21-33 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving Jarrett Jack Luol Deng Tristan Thompson Tyler Zeller Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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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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Jan 10

Grant Hill and the future Orlando can’t predict

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images A historic impending draft — combined with intriguing free agent opportunities during the summer — has the faithful fans in Orlando uttering two of the ugliest words in sports. Next year. Every strategy within the organization has been put in place to culminate with an explosion back into success. …

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