Nikola Vucevic | Magic Basketball - Part 16

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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

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images   Los Angeles Clippers

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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Jan 03

Welcoming back the original black pinstripes

NBA Photos/Getty Images Via OrlandoMagic.com: In celebration of the Magic’s 25th anniversary season and to honor the rich history of Orlando Magic basketball, the team will don the original jersey, the signature black, pinstriped jersey with throwback team logos worn through the 1989-94 seasons starting with the January 4 matchup with the Miami Heat. The …

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Dec 31

Grades: Golden State Warriors 94, Orlando Magic 81

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Golden State Warriors

Dec 31

Preview: Golden State Warriors at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Golden State Warriors at Orlando Magic Date: December 31, 2013 Time: 5:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Warriors: 19-13 Magic: 10-20 Probable starters Warriors: Stephen Curry Klay Thompson Andre Iguodala David Lee Andrew Bogut Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Warriors: Pace: …

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Dec 31

3-on-3: Looking back at 2013

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images It has been a wild year in 2013. Which teams and players can stake claim to the title of Biggest Surprise? Which are just glad to see the calendar flip to 2014? Our panel of experts discusses the best of 2013 for the Orlando Magic. 1. Which player …

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Dec 30

Monday’s Magic Word

The Orlando Magic are on a rare two-game winning streak. Arron Afflalo keeps putting up All-Star caliber numbers. Afflalo has scored 20-plus points in six straight games. During that span, he’s averaging 24.0 points per game with a .693 True Shooting percentage. Tyler Lashbrook of Orlando Pinstriped Post: “What Hennigan is looking for–from Jacque Vaughn …

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Dec 29

Grades: Orlando Magic 109, Atlanta Hawks 102

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic

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