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Apr 08

All eyes on Rob Hennigan

Photo by Fernando Medina/Getty Images If there is a rock star for the Magic, it’s not Jacque Vaughn, Jameer Nelson, or even Victor Oladipo. It’s GM Rob Hennigan. The Mark Cuban’s and Jim Irsay’s of the world have taught us that a higher-up can often get more coverage than the actual players on the team. …

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Apr 03

Thursday’s Magic Word

How often are the Magic searched on Google compared to the other 29 teams in the NBA? Not that much. During Orlando’s blowout loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, Tobias Harris only played 21 minutes. Was that intentional? Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post entertains the idea: “Given the Magic’s rebuilding situation, fans will …

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Mar 24

Monday’s Magic Word

Matt Dollinger of Sports Illustrated: “With Jameer Nelson sidelined, Victor Oladipo has started at point guard in the Magic’s last three games. The rookie has gone in and out of the starting five all season, but had one of his best games in Sunday’s loss to the Lakers: 21 points (6-of-11 shooting), 10 assists and …

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Mar 17

Monday’s Magic Word

Marc Stein of ESPN.com: “Among the reasons why I refuse to get all worked up about Philly’s horrific second half and whether that should affect Michael Carter-Williams’ rookie of the year campaign: Victor Oladipo’s Magic have racked up exactly one win since the All-Star break against teams other than Philly. One.” Chad Ford of ESPN …

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Mar 03

Monday’s Magic Word

The Rookie of the Year race is heating up between Michael Carter-Williams and Victor Oladipo as the regular season winds down, but don’t expect the Magic to campaign for Oladipo’s candidacy. John Schuhmann of NBA.com: “Two games against the Sixers helped the Magic get within one of last season’s win total. They outscored Philly 60-35 …

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Mar 02

Preview: Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic Date: March 2, 2014 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Sixers: 15-44 Magic: 18-43 Probable starters Sixers: Michael Carter-Williams James Anderson Hollis Thompson Thaddeus Young Henry Sims Magic: Ronnie Price Victor Oladipo Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Sixers: Pace: 100.1 …

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Feb 27

Grades: Orlando Magic 101, Philadelphia 76ers 90

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 101 Final Recap | Box Score 90 Philadelphia 76ers Nikola Vucevic 9-19 FG | 3-4 FT | 3 BLK | 13 REB | 21 PTS | +5 Considering that Vucevic was playing against an undersized and outmatched Sixers frontcourt (Henry Sims? Byron Mullens?), he …

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Feb 26

Preview: Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers Date: February 26, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Wells Fargo Center Records Magic: 17-42 Sixers: 15-42 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Victor Oladipo Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Nikola Vucevic Sixers: Michael Carter-Williams James Anderson Hollis Thompson Thaddeus Young Henry Sims Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Feb 22

Grades: Orlando Magic 129, New York Knicks 121 (2 OT)

AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.   Orlando Magic 129 Final Recap | Box Score 121 New York Knicks Arron Afflalo 11-18 FG | 6-9 FT | 3 REB | 3 AST | 32 PTS | -9 It’s been a while since Afflalo scored 30-plus points. You have to go back to the first month of …

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Feb 11

Tuesday’s Mini-Magic Word

Will Arron Afflalo, Jameer Nelson, or Glen Davis — the three veterans on the roster for the Orlando Magic — be traded at the deadline on February 20? Tyler Lashbrook of Orlando Pinstriped provides three takeaways from the Magic’s wins over the Oklahoma City Thunder and Indiana Pacers. Zach Lowe of Grantland is a big …

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