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Sep 02

Grading the Orlando Magic’s D-League Usage

Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty Images I’m a little late on this one. Recently, I was asked by Matt Hubert of D-League Digest — as well as other writers in the TrueHoop Network — to grade the usage of the D-League for the team I cover as part of the collective. In my particular case, I chimed …

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Jul 19

Say Hello to Advanced Statistical Plus/Minus

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images The APBRmetrics community is always trying to find better and more effective ways to quantify a player’s value as accurately as possible. Every linear metric has its flaws, whether it’s PER, adjusted plus/minus, or whatever else, but using them all in conjunction with each other is an excellent way of …

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Jul 08

Thursday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “The [Orlando] Magic on Thursday brought aboard Chris Duhon, a veritable minnow on the free-agent market, while the largest, meanest shark circled all around them. And that meant only one thing. They’re going to need a bigger budget. The Magic’s grand plan looked pretty good until it turned out that a prime-time …

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Jun 28

A Look at the Orlando Magic’s Roster and Assets as of Today

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images The 2010 NBA Draft has come and gone, which means it’s time to focus entirely on free agency. The Orlando Magic won’t be among the primary teams vying for the services of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and others, barring a sign-and-trade that falls from the heavens. But it’s …

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Jun 24

Daniel Orton Selected by the Orlando Magic With the 29th Pick in the 2010 NBA Draft

Andy Lyons/Getty Images With the No. 29 pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, the Orlando Magic selected 6’10” center Daniel Orton from the University of Kentucky. Assuming the Magic intend on keeping Orton instead of trading him to another team (which seems to be the trend in tonight’s draft), he is expected to compete for …

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May 14

Interview with Ben Q. Rock of Orlando Pinstriped Post, Part III

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images No introduction necessary. A few days ago, I was able to ask Rock a few questions to preview the 2010 NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Orlando Magic and the Boston Celtics. _______ One of the major storylines last year, and even this year, was the “what if” …

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May 08

Recap: Orlando Magic 105, Atlanta Hawks 75

Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE In a game that was rather uneventful from the opening tip, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Atlanta Hawks by the score of 105-75 to take a commanding 3-0 series lead in the 2010 NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Magic were led by an …

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May 03

Interview with Ben Q. Rock of Orlando Pinstriped Post, Part II

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images No introduction necessary. A few days ago, I was able to ask Rock a few questions to preview the 2010 NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals between the Orlando Magic and the Atlanta Hawks. Do you foresee Jameer Nelson having his way on offense in his matchup with Mike Bibby …

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Apr 27

Recap: Orlando Magic 99, Charlotte Bobcats 90

Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE Get your brooms out. The Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats by the score of 99-90, sweeping the series and advancing to the 2010 NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals to await either the Atlanta Hawks or the Milwaukee Bucks. The Magic are the first …

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Apr 21

Recap: Orlando Magic 92, Charlotte Bobcats 77

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE In a game where things shifted back and forth between a defensive struggle and a shootout, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats by the score of 92-77 to take a 2-0 series lead in the first round of the 2010 NBA Playoffs. …

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