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Nov 14

Grades: Orlando Magic 101, Milwaukee Bucks 85

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images   Orlando Magic 101 Final Recap | Box Score 85 Milwaukee Bucks Nikola Vucevic 6-11 FG | 6-8 FT | 9 REB | 4 AST | 18 PTS | +8 One underrated aspect of Vucevic’s game is his high-post passing. Against the Bucks, Vucevic made several excellent hi-lo passes that …

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Nov 12

Grades: Orlando Magic 97, New York Knicks 95

Photo by Jesse Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 97 Final Recap | Box Score 95 New York Knicks Nikola Vucevic 8-15 FG | 4-4 FT | 13 REB | 2 AST | 20 PTS | +2 Vucevic got his customary double-double, though he did struggle mightily in the post. The Magic tried to …

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Nov 11

Grades: Toronto Raptors 104, Orlando Magic 100

Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images   Toronto Raptors 104 Final Recap | Box Score 100 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 8-16 FG | 2-5 FT | 8 REB | 6 AST | 18 PTS | +7 There was one possession in the third quarter that shows how good Vucevic has become. On this particular …

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Nov 11

Preview: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors Date: November 11, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Air Canada Centre Records Magic: 2-5 Raptors: 6-1 Probable starters Magic: Elfrid Payton Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Raptors: Kyle Lowry DeMar DeRozan Terrence Ross Amir Johnson Jonas Valanciunas Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Nov 11

Patience wearing thin on Jacque Vaughn

AP Photo/John Raoux Jacque Vaughn joined the Orlando Magic at a tough time, when the franchise pressed the reset button and moved on from the SVG-Dwight era. Now, in year three as the head coach, pressure is starting to mount. Magic fans have made it clear that they don’t think he’s the right man for the …

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Nov 09

Grades: Brooklyn Nets 104, Orlando Magic 96

Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images   Brooklyn Nets 104 Final Recap | Box Score 96 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 13-19 FG | 1-1 FT | 12 REB | 1 AST | 27 PTS | -12 In the third quarter, Vucevic went nova. He scored 17 of his 27 points in the period and ethered Brook …

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Nov 09

Preview: Orlando Magic at Brooklyn Nets

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Brooklyn Nets Date: November 9, 2014 Time: 3:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Barclays Center Records Magic: 2-4 Nets: 3-2 Probable starters Magic: Elfrid Payton Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Nets: Deron Williams Bojan Bogdanovic Joe Johnson Kevin Garnett Brook Lopez Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 95.0 …

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Nov 08

Grades: Orlando Magic 112, Minnesota Timberwolves 103 (OT)

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 112 Final Recap | Box Score 103 Minnesota Timberwolves Nikola Vucevic 6-11 FG | 2-2 FT | 9 REB | 3 AST | 14 PTS | +12 Just when you get accustomed to seeing Vucevic score the majority of his points in the low post, …

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Nov 07

Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Minnesota Timberwolves at Orlando Magic Date: November 7, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Timberwolves: 2-2 Magic: 1-4 Probable starters Timberwolves: Ricky Rubio Kevin Martin Andrew Wiggins Thaddeus Young Nikola Pekovic Magic: Elfrid Payton Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Timberwolves: Pace: 94.9 …

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Nov 06

Thursday’s Magic Word

Michael Lee of the Washington Post: “The Magic remains the only winner from that infamous Dwight Howard trade in 2012, especially since center Nikola Vucevic is tied for the league in double doubles – with Howard.” What is something good that Elfrid Payton has been doing on the court? David Thorpe of ESPN Insider shares …

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