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Jul 22

Magic Basketball Mailbag, 7/22/10

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images Here’s another installment of the Magic Basketball Mailbag. _______ Between Gortat, Carter and Bass, who is most likely to get traded this summer and/or by the February deadline? With the latest Chris Paul rumors hitting the mill, maybe all of them get dealt this summer. It remains to be seen …

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Jul 19

Will It Be Quentin Richardson or Mickael Pietrus at Small Forward?

AP Photo/J Pat Carter After general manager Otis Smith matched the Chicago Bulls’ offer sheet and re-signed J.J. Redick on Friday, the roster for the Orlando Magic is eerily similar to the one that lost to the Boston Celtics in the 2010 NBA Eastern Conference Finals. New additions like Chris Duhon and Quentin Richardson look …

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Jul 13

Tuesday’s Magic Word

George Diaz of the Orlando Sentinel: “All of these are ancillary moves in the big-picture scheme of Dwight Howard, Jameer Nelson, [Rashard] Lewis and [Vince] Carter. They are the nucleus of the Magic roster that has to wrestle with the James Gang in South Florida. You can’t rip [Otis] Smith because James bolted for Miami. Smith put together …

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Jul 13

2009-2010 Free Agent Evaluation: Quentin Richardson

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images Synergy-fueled player evaluations, with the help of other metrics, are always fun. Today, Quentin Richardson. 2009-2010 regular season Quentin Richardson Games Played 76 Minutes Played 27.4 adj. +/- +3.30 net +/- +6.0 statistical +/- +1.82 PER 12.9 WARP 1.4 Win Shares/48 .133

Jul 09

In a Blink of an Eye, a Rivalry Between the Orlando Magic and the Miami Heat Has Reached New Heights

Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images Welcome to Miami Thrice. There are a number of nicknames that are being used to illustrate the union of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh. Some complimentary, some not. Yet there are a number of adjectives that can also describe the newly-formed trio. ‘Unpredecented’ is, perhaps, the most appropriate …

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Jul 08

Thursday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “The [Orlando] Magic on Thursday brought aboard Chris Duhon, a veritable minnow on the free-agent market, while the largest, meanest shark circled all around them. And that meant only one thing. They’re going to need a bigger budget. The Magic’s grand plan looked pretty good until it turned out that a prime-time …

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Jun 29

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Vince Carter simply cannot escape the trade rumors that surround him these days. […] Carter’s name already has been mentioned in rumors this summer. One Internet report said the [Orlando] Magic discussed a deal that would have sent Carter and point guard Jameer Nelson to the New Orleans Hornets in exchange …

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Jun 21

It’s Now or Never for the Orlando Magic

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images After the Los Angeles Lakers won their 16th championship in franchise history — that’s a lot — against the Boston Celtics on Thursday, one of the major storylines to emerge from the aftermath of the series was the future of the C’s. Head coach Doc Rivers dropped a bombshell, …

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Jun 15

Magic Basketball Mailbag, 6/15/10

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images Welcome to the inaugural installment of Magic Basketball Mailbag. _______ Will the Magic get rid of Vince? Can the Magic get rid of Vince? ‘Will’ and ‘can’ are two different words. According to Hoopdata.com, Vince Carter is on the hook to be paid approximately $17.5 million next year, with a …

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Jun 09

2009-2010 Player Evaluation: Matt Barnes

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images Synergy-fueled player evaluations, with the help of other metrics, are always fun. Today, the small forwards. 2009-2010 regular season Matt Barnes Games Played 81 Minutes Played 25.9 adj. +/- -1.06 net +/- +6.6 statistical +/- +1.34 PER 13.6 WARP 2.6 Win Shares/48 .135

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