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Feb 25

Preview: Orlando Magic at Washington Wizards

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Washington Wizards Date: February 25, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Verizon Center Records Magic: 17-41 Wizards: 28-28 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Victor Oladipo Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Nikola Vucevic Wizards: John Wall Bradley Beal Trevor Ariza Trevor Booker Marcin Gortat Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 93.7 …

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Dec 02

Grades: Washington Wizards 98, Orlando Magic 80

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images   Washington Wizards

Dec 02

Preview: Orlando Magic at Washington Wizards

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Washington Wizards Date: December 2, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: NBA TV Arena: Verizon Center Records Magic: 6-10 Wizards: 8-9 Probable starters Magic: Victor Oladipo E’Twaun Moore Arron Afflalo Glen Davis Nikola Vuvevic Wizards: John Wall Martell Webster Trevor Ariza Nene Hilario Marcin Gortat Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 95.8 (10th …

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Oct 15

Handicapping the race to land Andrew Wiggins

Jeff Jacobsen/Kansas Athletics With a loaded draft class coming up — led by Andrew Wiggins, the projected first overall pick — and the team still rebuilding, the goal for the Orlando Magic this season will be to lose and secure a superstar talent at the top of the draft. Unfortunately for the Magic, that’s the …

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Aug 18

Remembering Game 2 of the 2009 NBA Finals

Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images Game 2 of the 2009 NBA Finals is hard to watch for many reasons. It was a loss, for one thing. But far more painful is the memory of a confident, exciting group of guys who did a lot of things right. I would not go so far as to …

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Aug 09

Remembering Game 1 of the 2009 NBA Eastern Conference Finals

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images I recently revisited Game 1 of the 2009 NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Magic and Cavs. Cleveland was hot, and maybe even the team to beat coming into the series. Orlando had other intentions, though. My foggy memory was filled with ideas of a three-point shootout, a lot of LeBron …

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Jun 22

Fran Vazquez re-signs with FC Barcelona

Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: The former [Orlando] Magic first-round draft pick on Tuesday extended his contract with Regal FC Barçelona by one year to run through the 2011-12 season, ending the Magic’s immediate hopes of adding [Fran] Vázquez to their roster. But Vázquez’s Spain-based agent, José Cobelo, said in a phone interview …

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Jun 15

2010-2011 Player Evaluation: J.J. Redick

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images 2010-2011 regular season J.J. Redick Games Played 59 Minutes Played 25.6 adj. +/- -6.40 net +/- -4.5 statistical +/- -0.62 PER 12.8 WARP 1.8 Win Shares/48 .143

May 19

Examining the Orlando Magic’s offense

Via Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post: Given the dearth of long twos and isolation play, as well as the plentitude of threes and free-throw attempts, it’s almost as though stat geeks found room enough in their parents’ basement to design this offense. Lots of high-efficiency shots, few low-efficiency ones. That much isn’t up for …

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May 04

The rise and fall of the Orlando Magic

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: As the franchise attempts to sort out exactly what went wrong, where 2010-11 turned for the worse, they can point to a mystifying playoff shooting slump or to some superb clutch shots by the Atlanta Hawks’ Jamal Crawford and Joe Johnson or …

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