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Apr 17

Grades: Indiana Pacers 101, Orlando Magic 86

AP Photo/John Raoux   Indiana Pacers 101 Final Recap | Box Score 86 Orlando Magic Maurice Harkless 5-9 FG | 4-7 FT | 5 REB | 2 AST | 14 PTS | -20 Last season, Harkless shot 27.4 percent from 3-point range. This season? He upped his percentage to 38.3 percent when it was all …

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Apr 04

Rebuilding: It’s a magical thing

Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images Throughout the years of the Association’s existence, we’ve seen numerous ways of how teams choose to rebuild. Of how they go about attempting to bring their teams from positions of mediocrity or consistent failure, and into the elusive contender field that is rarely occupied by more than five or six …

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Mar 21

A closer look at Victor Oladipo’s defense

AP Photo/Matt York The players that we consider the NBA’s best defenders — at perimeter positions, at least — are usually those who guard the ballhandler well: the Tony Allens, the Paul Georges, and the Andre Iguodalas of the league. Perhaps players feel particularly pressured to guard the ball well, since everyone is always watching …

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Feb 10

Monday’s Magic Word

As the trade deadline nears, Arron Afflalo’s name keeps popping up as a player the Orlando Magic could possibly trade but only if “they get a significant talent in return.” John Schuhmann of NBA.com: “All of a sudden, the Magic have won three straight games and are one of four teams (Denver, Portland and Toronto …

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Feb 09

Preview: Indiana Pacers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Indiana Pacers at Orlando Magic Date: February 9, 2014 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Pacers: 39-10 Magic: 15-37 Probable starters Pacers: George Hill Lance Stephenson Paul George David West Roy Hibbert Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Pacers: Pace: 93.4 …

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Feb 03

Grades: Indiana Pacers 98, Orlando Magic 79

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images   Indiana Pacers 98 Final Recap | Box Score 79 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 8-18 FG | 4-7 3P | 2 REB | 2 AST | 20 PTS | -4 Tasked with trying to score on one of the NBA’s premier defenders (Paul George), Afflalo made it look …

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Feb 03

Preview: Orlando Magic at Indiana Pacers

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Indiana Pacers Date: February 4, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Bankers Life Fieldhouse Records Magic: 13-36 Pacers: 36-10 Probable starters Magic: Victor Oladipo Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Pacers: George Hill Lance Stephenson Paul George David West Roy Hibbert Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Jan 23

Thursday’s Magic Word

Kurt Helin of ProBasketballTalk tabs Arron Afflalo as an All-Star reserve in the Eastern Conference. So does Tom Haberstroh of ESPN Insider. He had this to say about Afflalo: “With Irving voted into the starting lineup, everyone gets moved down a peg on my list. And that puts Afflalo in my wild-card slot. Afflalo was …

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Oct 29

Preview: Indiana Pacers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Indiana Pacers Date: October 29, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Bankers Life Fieldhouse Records Magic: 20-62 Pacers: 49-32 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Jason Maxiell Nikola Vuvevic Pacers: George Hill Lance Stephenson Paul George David West Roy Hibbert Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Oct 08

Tuesday’s Mini-Magic Word

Maurice Harkless has worked on improving his jump shot. Josh Cohen of OrlandoMagic.com has more on Harkless’ development: “Harkless spent countless hours this past summer improving his strength. It’s not a coincidence that he added 10 pounds of muscle in the offseason. We’ve seen other players around the league with similar talents like Paul George …

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