Orlando Magic | Magic Basketball - Part 123

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Jun 08

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Dan Savage of OrlandoMagic.com: “There are a lot of players in the league that would be happy to be in Marcin Gortat’s shoes. He’s played an integral role on a team that’s reached the Eastern Conference Finals in two straight seasons. He’s won over the hearts of fans throughout Orlando and in his home country of …

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Jun 08

2009-2010 Player Evaluation: J.J. Redick

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images Synergy-fueled player evaluations, with the help of other metrics, are always fun. Today, the shooting guards. 2009-2010 regular season J.J. Redick Games Played 82 Minutes Played 22.0 adj. +/- -9.19 net +/- -6.1 statistical +/- +0.99 PER 15.0 WARP 2.1 Win Shares/48 .173

Jun 07

Orlando Magic Host 2010 Summer Youth Basketball Camps

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic will host over 20 sessions of youth basketball camps, designed for boys and girls of all skill levels ages 7-16, all across Central Florida this summer. While many camp dates are already sold out, limited space is still available, including the first-ever camp at the new Orlando Magic …

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Jun 07

2009-2010 Player Evaluation: Jason Williams

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Synergy-fueled player evaluations, with the help of other metrics, are always fun. Today, the point guards. 2009-2010 regular season Jason Williams Games Played 82 Minutes Played 20.8 adj. +/- -2.59 net +/- -1.4 statistical +/- -0.45 PER 12.9 WARP 2.1 Win Shares/48 .127

Jun 07

2009-2010 Player Evaluation: Jameer Nelson

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images Synergy-fueled player evaluations, with the help of other metrics, are always fun. Today, the point guards. 2009-2010 regular season Jameer Nelson Games Played 65 Minutes Played 28.6 adj. +/- -4.14 net +/- +1.5 statistical +/- +0.22 PER 15.5 WARP 3.0 Win Shares/48 .130

Jun 06

Sunday’s Magic Word

Ben Q. Rock of Orlando Pinstriped Post: “In an Orlando Magic season which featured uneven or unimpressive performances from All-Stars Jameer Nelson, Rashard Lewis, and Vince Carter, J.J. Redick‘s development into one of the league’s most reliable reserves came as a welcome surprise, but it shouldn’t have. Not to play the “I told you so” card, …

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Jun 04

Friday’s Magic Word

Ben Q. Rock of Orlando Pinstriped Post: “Again, [Stan] Van Gundy has come under fire for his offense, which I don’t understand. Surrounding Howard with three-point shooters makes sense, and Howard’s about the last guy in the league who needs “protection” from a “true” power forward. No, Lewis is the right fit at that position. …

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Jun 04

Video Analysis: A Look Back at Jameer Nelson’s Best Game in the 2010 NBA Playoffs

One of the major storylines to take away with the 2010 NBA Playoffs winding down, as the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers are facing off against each other to determine which team will stand alone at the end of the season with another championship in their trophy case, was the Jameer Nelson‘s return …

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Jun 03

Thursday’s Magic Word

Ben Q. Rock of Orlando Pinstriped Post: “Overall, [Dwight] Howard ranked in the 85th percentile of offensive players in 2008/09, compared to the 90th percentile this season. There is no way to argue that he got worse. None. I guess the commercials he filmed didn’t actually affect his game then, right? But plenty of people, it seems, …

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Jun 03

Dwight Howard to Work With Hakeem Olajuwon in the Off-Season

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: Some help might come from former Houston Rockets all-star Hakeem Olajuwon, who spoke with [Dwight] Howard during the Eastern Conference finals. Olajuwon has made himself available to NBA players in recent years; he even spent some time last summer working with Kobe …

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