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Feb 04

Elfrid Payton named East Rookie of the Month

Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic guard Elfrid Payton was named the Kia NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for games played in January, the NBA has announced today. Payton is just the sixth Magic player to be awarded the honor. Dennis Scott won the award …

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Jan 28

Oladipo, Payton to play in Rising Stars Challenge

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images Via NBA press release: The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins, who has won two straight Kia NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month awards, and the Philadelphia 76ers’ Michael Carter-Williams, last season’s Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, highlight the list of 20 players selected to play in the …

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Jan 27

Oladipo to compete in 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via NBA press release: The 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk at NBA All-Star 2015 in New York City will feature four exciting, up-and-coming players and a format change that adds an old-school feel to the 30th edition of the contest. A first-time champion will be crowned as three surging …

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Jan 21

Victor Oladipo to participate in dunk contest

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports: The Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo and Orlando Magic’s Victor Oladipo have committed to participating in the All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk contest, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Brooklyn Nets center Mason Plumlee and Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Zach LaVine also will be a part …

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Dec 24

Devyn Marble’s future resides in Erie

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images Second-round picks are never guaranteed an opportunity to prove themselves in the NBA. It starts in Summer League, where rookies are pinned against one another (as well as players fighting tooth and nail for (a)nother shot in the Association) and every waking moment on the court is …

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Nov 08

Grades: Orlando Magic 112, Minnesota Timberwolves 103 (OT)

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 112 Final Recap | Box Score 103 Minnesota Timberwolves Nikola Vucevic 6-11 FG | 2-2 FT | 9 REB | 3 AST | 14 PTS | +12 Just when you get accustomed to seeing Vucevic score the majority of his points in the low post, …

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Nov 07

Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Minnesota Timberwolves at Orlando Magic Date: November 7, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Timberwolves: 2-2 Magic: 1-4 Probable starters Timberwolves: Ricky Rubio Kevin Martin Andrew Wiggins Thaddeus Young Nikola Pekovic Magic: Elfrid Payton Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Timberwolves: Pace: 94.9 …

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Nov 01

Tobias Harris and the Magic reach a stalemate

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic had until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, October 31, to extend Tobias Harris’ rookie contract. However, the two sides failed to reach an agreement. Harris is now set to become a restricted free agent during the offseason. While it’s no surprise the Magic went down this …

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Oct 15

Player Profile: Andrew Nicholson

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 13.7 7.9 0.9 .499 11.0 -2.6 Andrew Nicholson’s sophomore campaign with the Orlando Magic got off to a roaring start. In the team’s season opener against¬†the Indiana Pacers, the 24-year-old forward scored 18 points on 8-for-10 shooting …

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Oct 01

Player Profile: Luke Ridnour

Photo by Stephen M. Dowell via Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 9.2 3.6 5.1 44.0 8.2 -3.9 Luke Ridnour played just 36 games in Milwaukee during the 2013-14 season (starting 12 of them) before being shipped off to Charlotte in a deal at the trade deadline involving …

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