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Feb 16

Magic will look to move Nicholson and Harkless

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Zach Lowe of Grantland: The Magic will look to move little side pieces like Andrew Nicholson and Maurice Harkless [at the trade deadline], though it wouldn’t be a shocker if a front office that might be in some danger searches for something juicier.

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 06

Jacque Vaughn failed to live up to his potential

AP Photo/Jason DeCrow When the Magic named Jacque Vaughn as their new head coach in July 2012, making him the NBA’s youngest head coach at the time (then 37), the hiring was met with a mix of skepticism and optimism. Not much was known about Vaughn from a coaching standpoint, aside from the fact that …

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Jan 11

Video: Maurice Harkless dunks in transition

Jan 07

Poof! Magic’s playoff hopes disappear

AP Photo/John Raoux The Magic opened the 2014-15 NBA season playing 19 of their first 28 games on the road. During that stretch, Orlando was 10-18 and No. 9 in the Eastern Conference — two games back of the Nets and the eighth seed. In fact, the Magic’s record could have been better, having lost …

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Dec 08

The Willie Green-Maurice Harkless conundrum

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images Magic fans have been up in arms this season by the amount of playing time that Willie Green has been getting off the bench (he’s averaging 15.5 minutes per game), despite the fact that he’s been the worst player on the roster. Green’s 3.6 PER is not …

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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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Nov 19

What Aaron Gordon’s injury means for the Magic

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic were on the receiving end of some bad news over the weekend. Aaron Gordon, their prized possession from this year’s draft, was ruled out indefinitely after fracturing the fifth metatarsal in his left foot. Gordon found out about the injury following the Magic’s loss to the …

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Nov 06

Grades: Orlando Magic 91, Philadelphia 76ers 89

Photo by Jesse Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 91 Final Recap | Box Score 89 Philadelphia 76ers Nikola Vucevic 8-16 FG | 1-1 FT | 5 REB | 3 AST | 17 PTS | -5 When Dwight Howard played for the Magic, his lefty hook was the most reliable hook shot in his …

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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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