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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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Aug 07

2009: The year of Jameer Nelson

Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images Looking back at Jameer Nelson’s 10-year tenure in Orlando, the 2008-09 season will forever remain his finest year in a Magic uniform. For 42 magical games, Nelson was a pick-and-roll assassin that shot the ball with deadly efficiency. Nelson’s brief transformation in becoming a basketball savant actually began in the …

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Mar 01

Preview: Orlando Magic at Miami Heat

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Miami Heat Date: March 1, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: AmericanAirlines Arena Records Magic: 18-42 Heat: 41-14 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Victor Oladipo Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Nikola Vucevic Heat: Mario Chalmers Dwyane Wade LeBron James Shane Battier Chris Bosh Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 93.8 …

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Feb 22

Grades: Orlando Magic 129, New York Knicks 121 (2 OT)

AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.   Orlando Magic 129 Final Recap | Box Score 121 New York Knicks Arron Afflalo 11-18 FG | 6-9 FT | 3 REB | 3 AST | 32 PTS | -9 It’s been a while since Afflalo scored 30-plus points. You have to go back to the first month of …

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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 05

Grades: Miami Heat 110, Orlando Magic 94

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Miami Heat

Jan 04

Preview: Miami Heat at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Miami Heat at Orlando Magic Date: January 4, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Heat: 24-8 Magic: 10-22 Probable starters Heat: Mario Chalmers Dwyane Wade LeBron James Rashard Lewis Chris Bosh Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Andrew Nicholson Glen Davis Advanced stats Heat: Pace: 93.9 …

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