Orlando Magic | Magic Basketball - Part 19

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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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Mar 11

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Harkless has tantalized Magic officials from the moment the team acquired him in Aug. 2012 in the four-team trade that revolved around Dwight Howard. At almost 6-feet-10, Harkless possesses a rare blend of height, long arms and explosiveness that one day could make him a matchup nightmare on both …

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Mar 11

Grades: Milwaukee Bucks 105, Orlando Magic 98

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images   Milwaukee Bucks 105 Final Recap | Box Score 98 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 4-14 FG | 1-5 3P | 4 REB | 4 AST | 12 PTS | 0 In the Magic’s first three games against the Bucks this season, Afflalo averaged 26.0 points, 4.7 rebounds, and …

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Mar 10

Preview: Orlando Magic at Milwaukee Bucks

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Milwaukee Bucks Date: March 10, 2014 Time: 8:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: BMO Harris Bradley Center Records Magic: 19-45 Bucks: 12-50 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Bucks: Brandon Knight Nate Wolters Khris Middleton Ersan Ilyasova Zaza Pachulia Advanced stats Magic: …

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Mar 10

Magic to honor Darrell Armstrong on March 14

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Via Orlando Magic press release: In continuation of the Orlando Magic’s 25th anniversary season-long celebration the team will honor former Magic great, Darrell Armstrong, at the Magic’s March 14 matchup vs. the Washington Wizards, tip-off set for 7 p.m. The night will feature a center court presentation at the end …

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Mar 09

Grades: San Antonio Spurs 121, Orlando Magic 112

AP Photo/Darren Abate   San Antonio Spurs 121 Final Recap | Box Score 112 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 7-18 FG | 2-3 3P | 3 REB | 4 AST | 17 PTS | -16 Afflalo wasn’t bad in his second game back from a sprained right ankle, but it’s never a great thing when a …

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