Orlando Magic | Magic Basketball - Part 57

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Mar 15

Replicating the OKC model

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images Tonight’s game between the Orlando Magic and Oklahoma City Thunder is very likely to end a certain way. The Thunder are one of the league’s best teams, perhaps the only reasonable candidate, aside from the San Antonio Spurs, to topple the Heat from their throne. The Magic are …

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Mar 13

Dwight’s return much ado about nothing

AP Photo/John Raoux It’s no secret that both fans and media tend to over-exaggerate, over-hype, and oversell events to create a more desirable vibe. Most recently, it was Dwight Howard’s return to Orlando as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, and only days after some controversial comments toward his former teammates. The media did …

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Mar 13

Grades: Los Angeles Lakers 106, Orlando Magic 97

AP Photo/John Raoux   Los Angeles Lakers 106 Final Recap | Box Score 97 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 3-9 FG | 0-0 FT | 11 REB | 3 AST | 6 PTS | +3 You have to feel for Vucevic. He ran into a buzz saw. Dwight Howard overwhelmed Vucevic with his mobility and athleticism …

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Mar 12

Preview: Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic Date: March 12, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Lakers: 33-31 Magic: 18-46 Probable starters Lakers: Steve Nash Kobe Bryant Metta World Peace Earl Clark Dwight Howard Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Lakers: …

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Mar 12

3-on-3: Dwight Howard pays a visit to Orlando

Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images The day is finally here. Dwight Howard makes his return to Orlando after getting traded to the Los Angeles Lakers during the offseason. Were the Magic right to send him to the Lakers? Should Magic fans boo or cheer him? Which team is headed for a brighter future? Our 3-on-3 …

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Mar 11

Monday’s Magic Word

John Schuhmann of NBA.com: “The Magic clearly should have scheduled more games against the Sixers, who have given them two of their four victories since mid-January. The Amway Center faithful surely hope that No. 5 comes on Tuesday, when that trade-demanding, coach-killing and candy-loving Dwight Howard comes to town for the first (and last?) time …

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Mar 11

Andrew Nicholson and Nikola Vucevic showing promise

One of the most encouraging parts of this season for the Orlando Magic has been the play of two young big men — namely Andrew Nicholson and Nikola Vucevic. Despite being so inexperienced, both have shown nuanced offensive games that give hope for the future. Each has their own specialty on this side of the …

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Mar 11

Grades: Orlando Magic 99, Philadelphia 76ers 91

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 99 Final Recap | Box Score 91 Philadelphia 76ers Nikola Vucevic 7-13 FG | 0-0 FT | 2 BLK | 17 REB | 14 PTS | -1 Just another day in the office for Vucevic. You can’t help but wonder what Sixers head coach Doug …

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Mar 10

Preview: Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic Date: March 10, 2013 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Sixers: 23-38 Magic: 17-46 Probable starters Sixers: Jrue Holiday Evan Turner Charles Jenkins Thaddeus Young Spencer Hawes Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Sixers: Pace: 90.9 …

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Mar 09

Grades: Indiana Pacers 115, Orlando Magic 86

AP Photo/John Raoux   Indiana Pacers 115 Final Recap | Box Score 86 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 6-11 FG | 0-0 FT | 2 BLK | 6 REB | 12 PTS | -23 During his 25-point, 21-rebound performance against the Miami Heat on Wednesday, at times it seemed like Vucevic was that one big kid …

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