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Apr 08

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 03

Thursday’s Magic Word

How often are the Magic searched on Google compared to the other 29 teams in the NBA? Not that much. During Orlando’s blowout loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, Tobias Harris only played 21 minutes. Was that intentional? Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post entertains the idea: “Given the Magic’s rebuilding situation, fans will …

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Mar 17

Monday’s Magic Word

Marc Stein of ESPN.com: “Among the reasons why I refuse to get all worked up about Philly’s horrific second half and whether that should affect Michael Carter-Williams’ rookie of the year campaign: Victor Oladipo’s Magic have racked up exactly one win since the All-Star break against teams other than Philly. One.” Chad Ford of ESPN …

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Feb 24

Monday’s Magic Word

John Schuhmann of NBA.com: The Magic have won six of their last seven at home, scoring 107.1 points per 100 possessions, but have lost 15 straight on the road, scoring just 93.6. So when they play in Philadelphia on Wednesday, something has got to give. With Glen Davis gone, Tobias Harris has moved to power …

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Feb 11

Tuesday’s Mini-Magic Word

Will Arron Afflalo, Jameer Nelson, or Glen Davis — the three veterans on the roster for the Orlando Magic — be traded at the deadline on February 20? Tyler Lashbrook of Orlando Pinstriped provides three takeaways from the Magic’s wins over the Oklahoma City Thunder and Indiana Pacers. Zach Lowe of Grantland is a big …

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Feb 11

3-on-3: Evaluating the Magic’s future

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images The Orlando Magic made headlines after coming back from 17-point deficits to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder and Indiana Pacers in back-to-back games — teams with the two best records in the NBA. Is Orlando starting to figure things out? Our 3-on-3 team weighs in on this and more topics …

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Feb 10

Monday’s Magic Word

As the trade deadline nears, Arron Afflalo’s name keeps popping up as a player the Orlando Magic could possibly trade but only if “they get a significant talent in return.” John Schuhmann of NBA.com: “All of a sudden, the Magic have won three straight games and are one of four teams (Denver, Portland and Toronto …

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Feb 08

Grades: Orlando Magic 103, Oklahoma City Thunder 102

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 103 Final Recap | Box Score 102 Oklahoma City Thunder Arron Afflalo 3-11 FG | 9-10 FT | 2 REB | 5 AST | 16 PTS | -9 Nothing came easy for Afflalo on offense, given that he was being checked by Thabo Sefolosha — …

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Feb 07

Video: Magic beat Thunder on game-winning dunk

Feb 07

Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Oklahoma City Thunder at Orlando Magic Date: February 7, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Thunder: 40-11 Magic: 14-37 Probable starters Thunder: Reggie Jackson Thabo Sefolosha Kevin Durant Serge Ibaka Kendrick Perkins Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Thunder: Pace: …

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