Nikola Vucevic | Magic Basketball - Part 11

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Jan 20

Monday’s Magic Word

ESPN ran a mock draft lottery with the Orlando Magic selecting Marcus Smart with the No. 4 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. However, the experts are divided over whether or not Smart is best suited to play alongside Victor Oladipo. The Magic snapped a 10-game losing streak with their win over the Boston Celtics …

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Jan 18

Grades: Charlotte Bobcats 111, Orlando Magic 101

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Jan 16

Grades: Chicago Bulls 128, Orlando Magic 125 (3 OT)

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Jan 13

Grades: Dallas Mavericks 107, Orlando Magic 88

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Jan 12

Grades: Denver Nuggets 120, Orlando Magic 94

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Jan 09

Thursday’s Magic Word

The Orlando Magic put up a fight against the Portland Trail Blazers for three quarters before succumbing to them in the fourth quarter. Is Andrew Bynum an option for the Magic? The short answer is no, but the reasoning is worth a read. Nikola Vucevic has been sent home to Central Florida to recover from …

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Jan 09

Examining Victor Oladipo in the pick-and-roll

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images Victor Oladipo is a rookie guard, still only 21 years old, so he’s struggled a little bit with the pick-and-roll, the predominate action NBA teams run after the implementation of zone defenses and the end of hand-checking. As such, ‘Dipo’s success or failure in the NBA can …

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Jan 07

Tuesday’s Magic Word

The Orlando Magic lost to the Los Angeles Clippers by the score of 101-81, but it was a worse blowout than that. Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post on the Magic’s loss to the Clippers: “L.A. jumped out to a 20-3 lead after just over six minutes and never looked back as Orlando missed 11 …

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Jan 07

Grades: Los Angeles Clippers 101, Orlando Magic 81

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Jan 03

Friday’s Magic Word

David Thorpe of ESPN Insider highlights what Victor Oladipo needs to improve on: There’s little doubt that, in the NBA, the more athletic a player is the better chance he has to be elite. Oladipo, who is already doing some amazingly athletic things nightly, is absolutely in line to be a top athlete in this …

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