Orlando Magic | Magic Basketball - Part 14

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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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Mar 17

Wisdom for the Magic from the Middle Ages

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images I’ve been reading Dante (Alighieri, not Marchitelli) in my spare time. As you might know, his Divine Comedy is divided into three parts: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. Dante writes about himself and his passage through each. Before I lose you, here’s what I’ve found: that old book from …

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Mar 17

Magic sign Dewayne Dedmon for rest of season

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have signed center Dewayne Dedmon for the remainder of the regular season, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Dedmon originally signed his first of two 10-day contracts on Feb. 25. Dedmon (#3, 7’0”, 255, 8/12/89) has appeared in three games with Orlando, averaging 2.3 ppg. and 1.0 …

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Mar 16

Grades: Washington Wizards 105, Orlando Magic 101 (OT)

AP Photo/John Raoux   Washington Wizards 105 Final Recap | Box Score 101 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 7-21 FG | 2-3 3P | 5 REB | 3 AST | 18 PTS | -8 Nikola Vucevic 4-9 FG | 0-1 FT | 12 REB | 1 AST | 8 PTS | -23 Tobias Harris 8-14 FG …

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Mar 14

Preview: Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic Date: March 14, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Wizards: 33-31 Magic: 19-47 Probable starters Wizards: John Wall Bradley Beal Trevor Ariza Trevor Booker Marcin Gortat Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Wizards: Pace: 93.3 …

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Mar 14

The fall of Andrew Nicholson

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images In the Magic’s season opener in Indiana, Andrew Nicholson was a human blowtorch. He lit up the Pacers for 18 points (all in the first half) and set basketball Twitter ablaze with his scoring prowess. Nicholson unleashed his full arsenal of moves — some old, some new. A lefty hook …

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Mar 13

Thursday’s Mini-Magic Word

Arron Afflalo wants to win and become an elite player, but is understanding that the Magic are rebuilding and better days are coming. John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: “On an Orlando Magic team filled with so much youth and inexperience, practically every scenario of every game can qualify as a teachable moment for head coach Jacque …

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Mar 13

A Magic dynasty and what could have been

Photo by Fernando Medina/Getty Images By the end of the 1995-96 season, it was clear the Orlando Magic had one of the youngest, most promising cores in the league — of the five guys who logged over 30 minutes per game that season, the average age of them was 26. Their past two seasons included …

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Mar 13

Grades: Denver Nuggets 120, Orlando Magic 112

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Denver Nuggets 120 Final Recap | Box Score 112 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 10-18 FG | 2-5 3P | 1 REB | 2 AST | 24 PTS | -4 There were a few times in the third quarter when the Magic ran 1-2 pick-and-rolls for Nelson and …

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Mar 12

Preview: Denver Nuggets at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Denver Nuggets at Orlando Magic Date: March 12, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Nuggets: 26-35 Magic: 19-46 Probable starters Nuggets: Ty Lawson Randy Foye Wilson Chandler Kenneth Faried Timofey Mozgov Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Nuggets: Pace: 97.5 …

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