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Jan 30

Magic are close to firing Jacque Vaughn

AP Photo/Brandon Dill Via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports: The Orlando Magic are close to firing coach Jacque Vaughn and a change could come soon, league sources told Yahoo Sports. As embarrassing losses accumulate, Vaughn is rapidly running out of time to show the progress needed to make it through the next several days – …

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Jan 29

Preview: Milwaukee Bucks at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Milwaukee Bucks at Orlando Magic Date: January 29, 2015 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Bucks: 23-22 Magic: 15-33 Probable starters Bucks: Brandon Knight Khris Middleton Giannis Antetokounmpo Ersan Ilyasova Zaza Pachulia Magic: Elfrid Payton Victor Oladipo Aaron Gordon Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Bucks: Pace: 93.8 …

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Jan 28

Oladipo, Payton to play in Rising Stars Challenge

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images Via NBA press release: The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins, who has won two straight Kia NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month awards, and the Philadelphia 76ers’ Michael Carter-Williams, last season’s Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, highlight the list of 20 players selected to play in the …

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Jan 28

Victor Oladipo a darkhorse to win dunk contest

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images It’s official. Victor Oladipo will compete in this year’s dunk contest. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports – who else? – first reported on January 21 that Oladipo committed to participate in the contest alongside Giannis Antetokounmpo (Bucks), Zach LaVine (Timberwolves), and Mason Plumlee (Nets). The contest will be …

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Jan 27

Oladipo to compete in 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via NBA press release: The 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk at NBA All-Star 2015 in New York City will feature four exciting, up-and-coming players and a format change that adds an old-school feel to the 30th edition of the contest. A first-time champion will be crowned as three surging …

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Jan 27

Grades: Memphis Grizzlies 103, Orlando Magic 94

AP Photo/Brandon Dill   Memphis Grizzlies 103 Final Recap | Box Score 94 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 6-13 FG | 6-7 FT | 2 STL | 12 REB | 18 PTS | -7 Normally, Vucevic is a player that gets off to fast starts in games. For the season, he averages 6.5 points per game …

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Jan 27

Video: Elfrid Payton to Aaron Gordon alley-oop

Jan 26

Preview: Orlando Magic at Memphis Grizzlies

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Memphis Grizzlies Date: January 26, 2015 Time: 8:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: FedEx Forum Records Magic: 15-32 Grizzlies: 31-12 Probable starters Magic: Elfrid Payton Victor Oladipo Aaron Gordon Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Grizzlies: Mike Conley Courtney Lee Jeff Green Zach Randolph Marc Gasol Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 94.2 …

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Jan 26

Power Rankings Roundup: Week 13

  Matt Moore, CBS Sports: No. 24 (Last week: No. 20) We thought their offense would suffer, but a defense ranked 22nd in points allowed per possession is why they’ve failed to reach expectations. Changes are probably coming. Marc Stein, ESPN: No. 26 (Last week: No. 21) GM Rob Hennigan to the Orlando Sentinel: “Am …

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Jan 26

Grades: Indiana Pacers 106, Orlando Magic 99

AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack   Indiana Pacers 106 Final Recap | Box Score 99 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 11-17 FG | 5-5 FT | 7 REB | 0 AST | 27 PTS | -14 Vucevic’s first three made field goals came in 1-5 pick-and-rolls with Payton — a right hook, a midrange jump shot from …

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