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Dec 21

Preview: Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic Date: December 21, 2014 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: NBA TV Arena: Amway Center Records Sixers: 2-23 Magic: 10-19 Probable starters Sixers: Michael Carter-Williams Hollis Thompson Robert Covington Luc Mbah a Moute Nerlens Noel Magic: Elfrid Payton Victor Oladipo Tobias Harris Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Sixers: Pace: …

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Nov 05

Preview: Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers Date: November 5, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Wells Fargo Center Records Magic: 0-4 Sixers: 0-4 Probable starters Magic: Elfrid Payton Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Sixers: Tony Wroten Hollis Thompson Brandon Davies Luc Mbah a Moute Nerlens Noel Advanced stats …

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Jul 05

Grades: Orlando Magic 83, Philadelphia 76ers 77

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic   Orlando Magic 83 Final Recap | Box Score 77 Philadelphia 76ers Victor Oladipo 6-11 FG | 4-4 FT | 6 REB | 3 AST | 18 PTS | +17 Oladipo had his fingerprints all over this game. Defensively, he hounded the 76ers’ guards by picking them up full court …

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May 21

Rebuilding Magic kingdom, brick by brick

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images After a long season that saw them lose 59 games, the Orlando Magic had a 46.9 percent chance of nabbing a top-three pick heading into the lottery on Tuesday night. But, as it turned out, luck wasn’t on their side. Not only did they miss out on taking home …

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Jan 22

Five reasons to be happy in Magic kingdom

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Magic ended a 10-game losing streak against the Celtics this past weekend, a streak which dated back to 2013. That’s a long stretch to go winless, and Magic fans are predictably perturbed. But this most recent losing streak shouldn’t make the fanbase catatonic with woe, since there’s …

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Oct 15

Handicapping the race to land Andrew Wiggins

Jeff Jacobsen/Kansas Athletics With a loaded draft class coming up — led by Andrew Wiggins, the projected first overall pick — and the team still rebuilding, the goal for the Orlando Magic this season will be to lose and secure a superstar talent at the top of the draft. Unfortunately for the Magic, that’s the …

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May 24

3-on-3: Who should be the No. 2 pick?

Getty Images Who’s the best player available for the Orlando Magic in the 2013 draft? Our experts weigh in on overall game, upside, and who the Magic should ultimately choose with the No. 2 pick. 1. Who’s the second-best player in the 2013 draft? Jacob Frankel: Otto Porter. He may not be flashy, but he’s …

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Apr 18

Thursday’s Mini-Magic Word

Tobias Harris is one of the NBA’s top 50 most valuable assets (listed at No. 42) according to Bill Simmons of Grantland: “Harris has been a revelation: 6-foot-8, plays inside and outside, shoots 3s, rebounds.” If the Orlando Magic win the 2013 draft lottery, can they afford to take the risk by selecting Nerlens Noel …

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Apr 18

The road ahead for the Magic

AP Photo/John Raoux The 30-year-old whippersnapper general manager of the Orlando Magic, Rob Hennigan, was brought in to lead the Orlando Magic brain trust in their attempt to remake the roster through draft picks, not with the usual flashy free agent signings. It’s a track similar to the one navigated by his mentors — Sam …

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