Orlando Magic | Magic Basketball - Part 31

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Nov 19

Tuesday’s Magic Word

It’s early, but there’s plenty of evidence to show that Maurice Harkless is getting better as a shooter. Glen Davis and Tobias Harris have returned from their respective injuries, and are working to get themselves back onto the court. Kelly Dwyer of Ball Don’t Lie chimes in on Jameer Nelson’s fourth quarter benching in the …

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Nov 19

A blueprint to tank harder

Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images At 4-6 on the year, the Orlando Magic have again started hot after most preseason prognosticators lumped them in with the Celtics, the Suns, the Jazz, the Sixers and other like-minded franchises attempting to turn things around through the 2014 NBA Draft. The term “tank” has an odious stank to …

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Nov 18

Exploring the Magic’s trade options

Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images While the Orlando Magic have performed admirably early on this season, winning is not the short-term goal of this team and the better-than-expected performance likely won’t continue. Orlando’s top three trade assets are Jameer Nelson, Arron Afflalo, and Glen Davis. It’s a triumvirate of solid veteran contributors that can appeal …

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Nov 17

Grades: Dallas Mavericks 108, Orlando Magic 100

AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.   Dallas Mavericks

Nov 16

Preview: Dallas Mavericks at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Dallas Mavericks at Orlando Magic Date: November 16, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Mavericks: 5-4 Magic: 4-5 Probable starters Bucks: Jose Calderon Monta Ellis Shawn Marion Dirk Nowitzki Sam Dalembert Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Jason Maxiell Nikola Vuvevic Advanced stats Mavericks: Pace: 98.2 …

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Nov 15

Friday’s Mini-Magic Word

Jameer Nelson, a 10-year veteran, is living in the moment as the Orlando Magic eye the future with players like Nikola Vucevic, Kyle O’Quinn and Victor Oladipo. Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Reserve Magic big man Kyle O’Quinn injured his right ankle during Wednesday’s win over the Milwaukee Bucks and sat out practice Thursday …

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Nov 15

The efficient Arron Afflalo has returned

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images About two days after the NBA season started, an old friend called me and asked how Arron Afflalo was going to do this season. He had just picked him up in his fantasy draft. I simply laughed in response. But look who’s laughing now. Nine games into the …

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Nov 14

Thursday’s Magic Word

Arron Afflalo is turning heads with his All-Star caliber production. Afflalo scored 29 of his career-high 36 points in the second half to help the Orlando Magic beat the Milwaukee Bucks by the score of 94-91. Afflalo gets an A for his performance against the Bucks. Make that two As. Check out an ugly Orlando …

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Nov 14

Grades: Orlando Magic 94, Milwaukee Bucks 91

AP Photo/John Raoux   Orlando Magic

Nov 13

Preview: Milwaukee Bucks at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Milwaukee Bucks at Orlando Magic Date: November 13, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Bucks: 2-4 Magic: 3-5 Probable starters Bucks: Nate Wolters O.J. Mayo Caron Butler Khris Middleton Ekpe Udoh Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Jason Maxiell Nikola Vuvevic Advanced stats Bucks: Pace: 92.6 …

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