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Nov 12

Grades: Orlando Magic 97, New York Knicks 95

Photo by Jesse Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 97 Final Recap | Box Score 95 New York Knicks Nikola Vucevic 8-15 FG | 4-4 FT | 13 REB | 2 AST | 20 PTS | +2 Vucevic got his customary double-double, though he did struggle mightily in the post. The Magic tried to …

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Nov 11

Grades: Toronto Raptors 104, Orlando Magic 100

Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images   Toronto Raptors 104 Final Recap | Box Score 100 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 8-16 FG | 2-5 FT | 8 REB | 6 AST | 18 PTS | +7 There was one possession in the third quarter that shows how good Vucevic has become. On this particular …

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Nov 11

Patience wearing thin on Jacque Vaughn

AP Photo/John Raoux Jacque Vaughn joined the Orlando Magic at a tough time, when the franchise pressed the reset button and moved on from the SVG-Dwight era. Now, in year three as the head coach, pressure is starting to mount. Magic fans have made it clear that they don’t think he’s the right man for the …

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Nov 09

Grades: Brooklyn Nets 104, Orlando Magic 96

Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images   Brooklyn Nets 104 Final Recap | Box Score 96 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 13-19 FG | 1-1 FT | 12 REB | 1 AST | 27 PTS | -12 In the third quarter, Vucevic went nova. He scored 17 of his 27 points in the period and ethered Brook …

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Oct 28

Great expectations for Orlando’s rookies

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Magic franchise is starting to form what will be its core group for the foreseeable future. A few veterans, such as Luke Ridnour and Willie Green, will be interchanged for others like them in the next few years. But other than the occasional tinkering, there isn’t room …

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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 15

Grades: Orlando Magic 106, Flamengo 88

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 106 Final Recap | Box Score 88 Flamengo Nikola Vucevic 8-12 FG | 4-5 FT | 3 BLK | 11 REB | 20 PTS | +10 Vucevic notched his first double-double of the preseason and had an easy time doing it against an overmatched Flamengo …

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Oct 08

Player Profile: Willie Green

Photo by Andrew Fielding-USA TODAY Sports Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 12.2 3.7 2.7 .468 7.2 -3.5 The 33-year-old shooting guard was picked up by the Magic after getting waived by the Clippers, and will be paid the veteran’s minimum ($1.4 million) this season. Green is entering his 12th …

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Oct 07

Preview: Orlando Magic at Miami Heat

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Miami Heat Date: October 7, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Sun Sports Arena: AmericanAirlines Arena Records Magic: 23-59 Heat: 54-28 Probable starters Magic: Luke Ridnour Evan Fournier Aaron Gordon Tobias Harris Nikola Vucevic Heat: Norris Cole Dwyane Wade Luol Deng Shawne Williams Chris Bosh Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 93.6 (15th …

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Oct 03

Player Profile: Victor Oladipo

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 17.4 5.1 4.9 .535 15.2 +0.0 Coming out of the worst draft class in recent memory, Victor Oladipo’s rookie campaign was relatively impressive. Expectations weren’t very high for a once-shooting guard being slotted into the point guard …

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