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Mar 04

Grades: Orlando Magic 105, New Orleans Hornets 102

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 105 Final Recap | Box Score 102 New Orleans Hornets Nikola Vucevic 3-6 FG | 3-4 FT | 11 REB | 1 AST | 9 PTS | -10 It was another quiet game for Vucevic, which has been a recurring theme lately. He didn’t even …

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Mar 04

Preview: Orlando Magic at New Orleans Hornets

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at New Orleans Hornets Date: March 4, 2013 Time: 8:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: New Orleans Arena Records Magic: 16-44 Hornets: 21-39 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Andrew Nicholson Nikola Vucevic Hornets: Greivis Vasquez Eric Gordon Al-Farouq Aminu Anthony Davis Robin Lopez Advanced stats Magic: …

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Mar 04

Monday’s Magic Word

John Schuhmann of NBA.com: “Last week, we kind of downplayed Tobias Harris’ solid Orlando debut. And then he went and shot 27-for-36 (5-for-9 from 3-point range) in his next three games, averaging 22.0 points and 7.7 rebounds.” Al Harrington, fully recovered from a staph infection in his right knee, has emerged as the backup center …

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Mar 04

Orlando’s effective hi-lo set

The hi-lo is one of the most complex sets in basketball. On the surface, it looks like a simple pass between two big men, but it needs perfect timing and chemistry. Lately, the Orlando Magic have been running an interesting iteration of the hi-lo. Let’s go through it step-by-step. Things begin with a guard handling …

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Mar 04

Grades: Memphis Grizzlies 108, Orlando Magic 82

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images   Memphis Grizzlies 108 Final Recap | Box Score 82 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 3-7 FG | 0-0 FT | 4 REB | 2 AST | 6 PTS | -19 In early January, there was an article on Grantland suggesting that Vucevic could become the next Marc Gasol: …

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Mar 03

Preview: Memphis Grizzlies at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Memphis Grizzlies at Orlando Magic Date: March 3, 2013 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Grizlies: 38-19 Magic: 16-43 Probable starters Grizzlies: Mike Conley Tony Allen Tayshaun Prince Darrell Arthur Marc Gasol Magic: E’Twaun Moore Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Andrew Nicholson Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Grizzlies: Pace: 89.0 …

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Mar 01

Grades: Houston Rockets 118, Orlando Magic 110

AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack   Houston Rockets 118 Final Recap | Box Score 110 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 8-13 FG | 2-2 FT | 10 REB | 1 AST | 18 PTS | -8 After a lackluster performance against the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday, Vucevic bounced back nicely with a double-double against the Rockets. Vucevic …

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Mar 01

Preview: Houston Rockets at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Houston Rockets at Orlando Magic Date: March 1, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Rockets: 31-28 Magic: 16-42 Probable starters Rockets: Jeremy Lin James Harden Chandler Parsons Donatas Motiejunas Omer Asik Magic: E’Twaun Moore Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Andrew Nicholson Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Rockets: Pace: 96.3 …

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Aug 18

Remembering Game 2 of the 2009 NBA Finals

Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images Game 2 of the 2009 NBA Finals is hard to watch for many reasons. It was a loss, for one thing. But far more painful is the memory of a confident, exciting group of guys who did a lot of things right. I would not go so far as to …

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Aug 16

3-on-3 roundtable: A look at the road ahead

Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images A week ago, Magic Basketball’s team of writers were featured on a recent 5-on-5 roundtable discussion at ESPN.com, answering offseason questions pertaining to the Orlando Magic and providing our opinions on several topics, including our thoughts on Dwight Howard‘s future and more. But we didn’t stop there. As a supplement, …

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