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Feb 09

Power Rankings Roundup: Week 15

  Matt Moore, CBS Sports: No. 28 (Last week: No. 30) Talent matters, but so do discipline and habits. This Magic team is terrific in terms of talent, but lack the experience (and coaching) to convert that to wins. Ingredients matter, but you’ve got to have a good kitchen to cook with. Marc Stein, ESPN: …

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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 27

Grades: Cleveland Cavaliers 98, Orlando Magic 89

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images   Cleveland Cavaliers 98 Final Recap | Box Score 89 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 6-10 FG | 0-0 FT | 8 REB | 7 AST | 12 PTS | -8 Without Anderson Varejao (torn Achilles), the Cavaliers quickly double-teamed Vucevic most of the evening. Vucevic frequently made smart, effective passes …

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Dec 26

Video: Victor Oladipo dunks over LeBron

Dec 26

Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic Date: December 26, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Cavaliers: 17-11 Magic: 11-20 Probable starters Cavaliers: Matthew Dellavedova Mike Miller LeBron James Kevin Love Tristan Thompson Magic: Elfrid Payton Victor Oladipo Tobias Harris Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Cavaliers: Pace: 92.0 …

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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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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 08

Grades: Orlando Magic 108, Miami Heat 101 (OT)

Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 108 Final Recap | Box Score 101 Miami Heat Nikola Vucevic 7-12 FG | 2-2 FT | 6 REB | 0 AST | 16 PTS | -1 Some things change. Some things stay the same. Despite facing a new-look Heat with no LeBron James, Vucevic …

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