Nikola Vucevic | Magic Basketball - Part 30

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Mar 15

Replicating the OKC model

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images Tonight’s game between the Orlando Magic and Oklahoma City Thunder is very likely to end a certain way. The Thunder are one of the league’s best teams, perhaps the only reasonable candidate, aside from the San Antonio Spurs, to topple the Heat from their throne. The Magic are …

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Mar 13

Grades: Los Angeles Lakers 106, Orlando Magic 97

AP Photo/John Raoux   Los Angeles Lakers 106 Final Recap | Box Score 97 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 3-9 FG | 0-0 FT | 11 REB | 3 AST | 6 PTS | +3 You have to feel for Vucevic. He ran into a buzz saw. Dwight Howard overwhelmed Vucevic with his mobility and athleticism …

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Mar 12

Preview: Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic Date: March 12, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Lakers: 33-31 Magic: 18-46 Probable starters Lakers: Steve Nash Kobe Bryant Metta World Peace Earl Clark Dwight Howard Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Lakers: …

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Mar 11

Andrew Nicholson and Nikola Vucevic showing promise

One of the most encouraging parts of this season for the Orlando Magic has been the play of two young big men — namely Andrew Nicholson and Nikola Vucevic. Despite being so inexperienced, both have shown nuanced offensive games that give hope for the future. Each has their own specialty on this side of the …

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Mar 11

Grades: Orlando Magic 99, Philadelphia 76ers 91

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 99 Final Recap | Box Score 91 Philadelphia 76ers Nikola Vucevic 7-13 FG | 0-0 FT | 2 BLK | 17 REB | 14 PTS | -1 Just another day in the office for Vucevic. You can’t help but wonder what Sixers head coach Doug …

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Mar 10

Preview: Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic Date: March 10, 2013 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Sixers: 23-38 Magic: 17-46 Probable starters Sixers: Jrue Holiday Evan Turner Charles Jenkins Thaddeus Young Spencer Hawes Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Sixers: Pace: 90.9 …

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Mar 09

Grades: Indiana Pacers 115, Orlando Magic 86

AP Photo/John Raoux   Indiana Pacers 115 Final Recap | Box Score 86 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 6-11 FG | 0-0 FT | 2 BLK | 6 REB | 12 PTS | -23 During his 25-point, 21-rebound performance against the Miami Heat on Wednesday, at times it seemed like Vucevic was that one big kid …

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Mar 08

Preview: Indiana Pacers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Indiana Pacers at Orlando Magic Date: March 8, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Pacers: 38-23 Magic: 17-45 Probable starters Pacers: George Hill Lance Stephenson Paul George David West Roy Hibbert Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Pacers: Pace: 89.7 …

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Mar 07

Nikola Vucevic: the Magic’s big bargain

Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images When Bill Simmons wrote at Grantland last week that Nikola Vucevic has the 11th-best bargain contract in the NBA, he was not just whistling Dixie. Not only is Vucevic averaging a double-double (12.3 ppg and 11.4 rpg), he’s also shown the capacity to put up huge numbers (just …

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Mar 07

Highlights: Nikola Vucevic’s 20-20 game in Miami

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