Orlando Magic | Magic Basketball - Part 26

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Dec 30

Staying ahead of the statistical revolution

Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images Though a rising tide ostensibly lifts all boats, the trend toward analytically-minded NBA head coaches has left Orlando Magic coach Jacque Vaughn adrift in the wake of public opinion. And it’s too bad, too, as Vaughn and the Magic were a year ahead of the curve. This past …

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Dec 29

Grades: Orlando Magic 109, Atlanta Hawks 102

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Dec 29

Preview: Atlanta Hawks at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Atlanta Hawks at Orlando Magic Date: December 29, 2013 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Hawks: 17-13 Magic: 9-20 Probable starters Hawks: Jeff Teague Louis Williams Kyle Korver Paul Millsap Elton Brand Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Hawks: Pace: 95.3 …

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Dec 27

Grades: Orlando Magic 109, Detroit Pistons 92

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Dec 27

Preview: Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Detroit Pistons at Orlando Magic Date: December 27, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Pistons: 14-16 Magic: 8-20 Probable starters Pistons: Brandon Jennings Kyle Singler Josh Smith Greg Monroe Andre Drummond Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Pistons: Pace: 94.2 …

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Dec 26

The pros and cons of trading Arron Afflalo

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic — similar to the Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, Charlotte Bobcats and a host of other Eastern Conference teams — are wedged between a tank job and the very real possibility they make the playoffs in a flat-lining East. This is both good and bad — …

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Dec 24

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Zach Harper of CBSSports.com recaps the Orlando Magic’s loss on Monday: Orlando Magic only played six people in the second half as they nearly erased a 24-point halftime deficit. Arron Afflalo had 16 points in the second half alone and they held New York to just 36.8 percent from the field in the final 24 …

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Dec 23

Preview: New York Knicks at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: New York Knicks at Orlando Magic Date: December 23, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Knicks: 8-18 Magic: 8-19 Probable starters Knicks: Raymond Felton Iman Shumpert Carmelo Anthony Andrea Bargnani Tyson Chandler Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Knicks: Pace: …

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Dec 23

Rediscovering Tobias Harris

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Tobias Harris played nearly 1,000 minutes for the Magic last season after being acquired from the Milwaukee Bucks in the J.J. Redick trade. But after the season was over, Harris was still somewhat of an unknown quantity. He was a stretch four that didn’t bring much stretch to the …

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Dec 22

Grades: Sacramento Kings 105, Orlando Magic 100

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