Orlando Magic | Magic Basketball - Part 51

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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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Aug 09

Remembering Game 1 of the 2009 NBA Eastern Conference Finals

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images I recently revisited Game 1 of the 2009 NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Magic and Cavs. Cleveland was hot, and maybe even the team to beat coming into the series. Orlando had other intentions, though. My foggy memory was filled with ideas of a three-point shootout, a lot of LeBron …

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Jul 22

Remembering Game 1 of the 1995 NBA Finals

Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images The memory of Game 1 of the 1995 Finals will haunt Magic fans forever. It was a stage where Shaq showed that he would someday be one of the greatest players to play the game, but would have to go head-to-head with another future Hall of Fame center. It …

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Jul 21

Style of play and wins

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Pythagorean wins is a formula that converts points scored and allowed into a predicted winning percentage. The results can show, among other things, teams that over/under perform, win/lose many close games, or just experience good/bad luck. To predict an NBA team’s winning percentage, the following calculation is performed: (Points …

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Jul 19

Orlando Magic’s 2011-12 regular season schedule released

Via the Orlando Magic: The National Basketball Association today released its 2011-12 schedule and announced the Orlando Magic will open its 23rd season on Wednesday, November 2 at Amway Center against Charlotte. Tip-off is 7 p.m. Orlando Magic season tickets, partial plans, group and single-game Amway Center suite rental opportunities are on sale now. Ticket …

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Jul 13

Dwight Howard featured in ESPN The Magazine

Via Neil Janowitz of ESPN The Magazine: The Dwight Howard Twitter Experiment was conceived by ESPN The Magazine to evaluate the manner in which the Subject, Orlando Magic superstar Dwight Howard (henceforth “Howard”), exploits Twitter and the benefits he derives therefrom. Over a four-hour period in Orlando on June 4, we observed Howard as he …

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