Maurice Harkless | Magic Basketball - Part 10

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Oct 25

Preview: New Orleans Pelicans at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: New Orleans Pelicans at Orlando Magic Date: October 25, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Pelicans: 27-55 Magic: 20-62 Probable starters Pelicans: Jrue Holiday Eric Gordon Al-Farouq Aminu Anthony Davis Jason Smith Magic: Victor Oladipo Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Andrew Nicholson Nikola Vuvevic Advanced stats Pelicans: Pace: …

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Oct 25

Examining the Magic’s cap situation

Source: ShamSports.com With all kinds of new harsh taxes and roster building limitations based on how a team spends its money, salary cap management is becoming ever more important. This isn’t an issue for the Orlando Magic yet, as they’re largely stocked with young guys still on cheap deals that are preset. But there are …

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Oct 23

How can the Magic improve on offense?

AP Photo/Eric Gay When I covered high school sports and had to interview a coach of a young team that just got blown out of the water, there was one phrase that I heard more than any other. “The guys are learning. They are getting better.” As obnoxious and coach-speaky as it may seem, there’s …

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Oct 22

Is it smart to end morning shootarounds?

Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images It’s been more than 40 years since Bill Sharman invented the morning shootaround. Ever since proposing that his 1971 Lakers show up on game days to shoot baskets in a lazy practice the morning of games, it’s become a staple of game day routines around the league. …

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Oct 21

Monday’s Magic Word

Matt Dollinger of Sports Illustrated: “A Magic sell-off is likely at some point, with veterans Jameer Nelson (two years, $16.6 million left on his deal, with $2 million guaranteed in final season), Arron Afflalo (three years, $22.5M) and Glen Davis (two years, $13M) taking up too much cap room and playing time to stick around. …

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Oct 16

Preview: Orlando Magic at Houston Rockets

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Houston Rockets Date: October 16, 2013 Time: 8:00 p.m. Television: NBATV Arena: Toyota Center Records Magic: 20-62 Rockets: 45-37 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Andrew Nicholson Nikola Vuvevic Rockets: Patrick Beverley James Harden Omri Casspi Francisco Garcia Dwight Howard Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 92.2 (14th of …

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Oct 12

Grades: Cleveland Cavaliers 110, Orlando Magic 105

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Cleveland Cavaliers

Oct 11

Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic Date: October 11, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: NBATV Arena: Amway Center Records Cavaliers: 24-58 Magic: 20-62 Probable starters Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving Dion Waiters Earl Clark Tristan Thompson Anderson Varejao Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vuvevic Advanced stats Cavaliers: Pace: 92.3 (13th of …

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Oct 11

How to graciously root for a loser

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images I’m a Buffalo Bills fan. I know I’m writing for a basketball blog, and this is the second time I’ve mentioned a different team sport, but if you’ll bear with me for a second, it’ll come together shortly. The Bills — if you don’t know — haven’t made …

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Oct 10

Player Profile: Maurice Harkless

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Frankel’s 2013-14 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER 8.5 4.2 0.8 49.7 13.2 Maurice Harkless is potential incarnate. At 6-foot-9 with near-elite athletic ability, broad shoulders and hands that brush his knees, his is the physical model from which all modern day forwards should be constructed. But as anyone who …

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