Nikola Vucevic | Magic Basketball - Part 13

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Mar 14

The fall of Andrew Nicholson

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images In the Magic’s season opener in Indiana, Andrew Nicholson was a human blowtorch. He lit up the Pacers for 18 points (all in the first half) and set basketball Twitter ablaze with his scoring prowess. Nicholson unleashed his full arsenal of moves — some old, some new. A lefty hook …

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Mar 13

Thursday’s Mini-Magic Word

Arron Afflalo wants to win and become an elite player, but is understanding that the Magic are rebuilding and better days are coming. John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: “On an Orlando Magic team filled with so much youth and inexperience, practically every scenario of every game can qualify as a teachable moment for head coach Jacque …

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Mar 13

Grades: Denver Nuggets 120, Orlando Magic 112

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Denver Nuggets 120 Final Recap | Box Score 112 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 10-18 FG | 2-5 3P | 1 REB | 2 AST | 24 PTS | -4 There were a few times in the third quarter when the Magic ran 1-2 pick-and-rolls for Nelson and …

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Mar 12

Preview: Denver Nuggets at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Denver Nuggets at Orlando Magic Date: March 12, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Nuggets: 26-35 Magic: 19-46 Probable starters Nuggets: Ty Lawson Randy Foye Wilson Chandler Kenneth Faried Timofey Mozgov Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Nuggets: Pace: 97.5 …

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Mar 11

Grades: Milwaukee Bucks 105, Orlando Magic 98

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images   Milwaukee Bucks 105 Final Recap | Box Score 98 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 4-14 FG | 1-5 3P | 4 REB | 4 AST | 12 PTS | 0 In the Magic’s first three games against the Bucks this season, Afflalo averaged 26.0 points, 4.7 rebounds, and …

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Mar 10

Preview: Orlando Magic at Milwaukee Bucks

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Milwaukee Bucks Date: March 10, 2014 Time: 8:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: BMO Harris Bradley Center Records Magic: 19-45 Bucks: 12-50 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Bucks: Brandon Knight Nate Wolters Khris Middleton Ersan Ilyasova Zaza Pachulia Advanced stats Magic: …

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Mar 09

Grades: San Antonio Spurs 121, Orlando Magic 112

AP Photo/Darren Abate   San Antonio Spurs 121 Final Recap | Box Score 112 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 7-18 FG | 2-3 3P | 3 REB | 4 AST | 17 PTS | -16 Afflalo wasn’t bad in his second game back from a sprained right ankle, but it’s never a great thing when a …

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Mar 08

Preview: Orlando Magic at San Antonio Spurs

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at San Antonio Spurs Date: March 8, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Magic: 19-44 Spurs: 45-16 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Spurs: Tony Parker Danny Green Kawhi Leonard Tiago Splitter Tim Duncan Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Mar 06

Thursday’s Mini-Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “From Nov. 26 through Jan. 14, O’Quinn didn’t play at all in nine separate Magic games. And when he did play in other games, he usually played sparingly. But everything changed when starting center Nik Vucevic suffered a concussion in early January. Vucevic’s absence gave O’Quinn a chance to …

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Mar 06

Grades: Houston Rockets 101, Orlando Magic 89

AP Photo/John Raoux   Houston Rockets 101 Final Recap | Box Score 89 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 8-16 FG | 0-4 FT | 2 REB | 4 AST | 18 PTS | -5 Afflalo had his hands full defending James Harden, who scored 31 points (including 25 in the second half). On two consecutive possessions …

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