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Apr 22

The rise of Kyle O’Quinn

Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images While we as basketball fans love to determine improvement through an increase in the main statistical categories, the indication it can give can be minimal at times. Take Kyle O’Quinn for instance: when comparing his stats from this season to last, you’ll notice they’re fairly similar — a slight jump …

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Apr 21

5-on-5: Orlando Magic team awards

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images With the season over for the Orlando Magic, it’s time to hand out team awards. We asked our panel to hand in their picks for the 2013-14 season. 1. Who’s the 2013-14 most valuable player? Ryan Drawdy: Arron Afflalo. He may not factor into the future plans …

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Apr 13

All eyes on Rob Hennigan

Photo by Fernando Medina/Getty Images If there is a rock star for the Magic, it’s not Jacque Vaughn, Jameer Nelson, or even Victor Oladipo. It’s GM Rob Hennigan. The Mark Cuban’s and Jim Irsay’s of the world have taught us that a higher-up can often get more coverage than the actual players on the team. …

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Apr 06

Grades: Orlando Magic 100, Minnesota Timberwolves 92

AP Photo/John Raoux   Orlando Magic 100 Final Recap | Box Score 92 Minnesota Timberwolves Arron Afflalo 8-15 FG | 1-4 3P | 3 REB | 2 AST | 18 PTS | -5 After a poor performance against the Charlotte Bobcats on Thursday, in which Afflalo seemed to disappear at times, the Magic made a …

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Apr 04

Rebuilding: It’s a magical thing

Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images Throughout the years of the Association’s existence, we’ve seen numerous ways of how teams choose to rebuild. Of how they go about attempting to bring their teams from positions of mediocrity or consistent failure, and into the elusive contender field that is rarely occupied by more than five or six …

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Apr 03

Grades: Cleveland Cavaliers 119, Orlando Magic 98

AP Photo/John Raoux   Cleveland Cavaliers 119 Final Recap | Box Score 98 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 3-10 FG | 1-5 3P | 4 REB | 5 AST | 7 PTS | -18 Nikola Vucevic 3-11 FG | 1-2 FT | 3 STL | 7 REB | 7 PTS | -15 Victor Oladipo 4-10 FG …

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Apr 02

Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic Date: April 2, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Cavaliers: 30-45 Magic: 21-53 Probable starters Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving Dion Waiters Luol Deng Tristan Thompson Spencer Hawes Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Cavaliers: Pace: 92.9 …

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Mar 31

Monday’s Magic Word

John Schuhmann of NBA.com: “Nikola Vucevic averaged 22.7 points and 14.3 rebounds as the Magic beat two playoff teams (Portland and Charlotte) and almost knocked off another (Toronto) last week. With Vucevic a key piece, the consensus is that the Magic “won” the Dwight Howard trade, but they still have the league’s worst record (41-115, …

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Mar 31

Nikola Vucevic named East Player of the Week

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic’s Nikola Vucevic was named the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, Mar. 24, through Sunday, Mar. 30. It marks the first time that Vucevic has been awarded with the league’s top weekly honor. Vucevic led …

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Mar 31

Grades: Toronto Raptors 98, Orlando Magic 93

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Toronto Raptors 98 Final Recap | Box Score 93 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 3-9 FG | 1-4 3P | 2 REB | 2 AST | 8 PTS | +1 Leading up to the All-Star Game, Afflalo and DeMar DeRozan were both in the running to be named …

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