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Nov 01

Solomon Jones suffers torn meniscus

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic forward/center Solomon Jones has suffered a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Jones will undergo surgery and will be out indefinitely. He suffered the injury during Orlando’s overtime loss on Oct. 30 @ Minnesota. …

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Oct 30

Preview: Orlando Magic at Minnesota Timberwolves

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Minnesota Timberwolves Date: October 30, 2013 Time: 8:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Target Center Records Magic: 20-62 Timberwolves: 31-51 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Jason Maxiell Nikola Vuvevic Timberwolves: Ricky Rubio Kevin Martin Corey Brewer Kevin Love Nikola Pekovic Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 92.2 …

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Jul 21

Style of play and wins

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Pythagorean wins is a formula that converts points scored and allowed into a predicted winning percentage. The results can show, among other things, teams that over/under perform, win/lose many close games, or just experience good/bad luck. To predict an NBA team’s winning percentage, the following calculation is performed: (Points …

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Apr 13

The awards ballot

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images With the regular season winding down and the postseason just a mere six days away, I figured I’d do what other writers have been doing lately — reveal my awards ballot. I know that I’m not a member of the Pro Basketball Writers Association, which means I …

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Mar 22

Linking the NCAA Tournament and the NBA together, Part II

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images Part I of this mini-series looked at the draft position of players who have recently appeared in the NCAA National Finals. Today, we will look at the teams who pursued these players, and how these players performed in the NBA. Tomorrow, Part III will explore two different one-and-done scenarios, and the …

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Mar 14

Sneak Preview: Orlando Magic at Los Angeles Lakers

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “Hey, who else to give out medical advice but Grant Hill? Hill, who told the Sentinel he plans on playing until he is 40, warned Magic SG J.J. Redick to be wary of his lower abdominal injury. Hill sustained a sports hernia or athletic sports pubalgia, when he played …

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Mar 11

Friday’s Magic Word

Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: “Among Stan Van Gundy’s memorable Monday of this week — when he infamously called out David Stern on the topic of officials’ treatment of Dwight Howard — he also gave a nice little jab to the Miami Heat. It was a day after the Heat’s crying incident, and Van …

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Jan 16

Recap: Orlando Magic 108, Minnesota Timberwolves 99

BOX SCORE Snapping a two-game losing streak, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves by the score of 108-99. The Magic were led by a balanced attack, as five players scored in double-figures. Dwight Howard paved the way in the win, finishing with 16 points, nine rebounds, and three steals. Jason Richardson …

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Dec 03

Orlando’s Dwight Howard named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Month presented by Kia Motors for games played during October/November. It marks the fifth time of his career that Howard has earned the league’s top monthly honor (April 2006, November 2006, November 2007, …

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Nov 26

Orlando Magic Unveil New Black Alternate Uniforms

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic unveiled today new alternate black uniforms, which will serve as the team’s third uniform to go along with their home white and road blue uniforms. The Magic will have the new black adidas Rev30 jersey available for purchase on Friday, November 26 beginning at 5:30 p.m. exclusively at …

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