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Apr 16

A beginning to an end in Orlando

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The circle of life that is the 2013-14 Orlando Magic regular season comes to a close tonight in the same way it began. It’s as if the schedule-makers, the Magic, and their opponent, the Indiana Pacers, the team they faced to start the season, conspired with the creative …

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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 31

Monday’s Magic Word

John Schuhmann of NBA.com: “Nikola Vucevic averaged 22.7 points and 14.3 rebounds as the Magic beat two playoff teams (Portland and Charlotte) and almost knocked off another (Toronto) last week. With Vucevic a key piece, the consensus is that the Magic “won” the Dwight Howard trade, but they still have the league’s worst record (41-115, …

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Mar 17

Monday’s Magic Word

Marc Stein of ESPN.com: “Among the reasons why I refuse to get all worked up about Philly’s horrific second half and whether that should affect Michael Carter-Williams’ rookie of the year campaign: Victor Oladipo’s Magic have racked up exactly one win since the All-Star break against teams other than Philly. One.” Chad Ford of ESPN …

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Mar 17

Magic sign Dewayne Dedmon for rest of season

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have signed center Dewayne Dedmon for the remainder of the regular season, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Dedmon originally signed his first of two 10-day contracts on Feb. 25. Dedmon (#3, 7’0”, 255, 8/12/89) has appeared in three games with Orlando, averaging 2.3 ppg. and 1.0 …

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Mar 11

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Harkless has tantalized Magic officials from the moment the team acquired him in Aug. 2012 in the four-team trade that revolved around Dwight Howard. At almost 6-feet-10, Harkless possesses a rare blend of height, long arms and explosiveness that one day could make him a matchup nightmare on both …

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Mar 05

Dwight Howard’s impact still being felt in Orlando

Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images Tonight, Dwight Howard returns to the house he built, Amway Center, for a second time as an opposing player. In his first go-around as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, Howard put up a dominant 39-point, 16-rebound, three-block performance against the Orlando Magic while being showered by boos all …

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Mar 03

Monday’s Magic Word

The Rookie of the Year race is heating up between Michael Carter-Williams and Victor Oladipo as the regular season winds down, but don’t expect the Magic to campaign for Oladipo’s candidacy. John Schuhmann of NBA.com: “Two games against the Sixers helped the Magic get within one of last season’s win total. They outscored Philly 60-35 …

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Mar 03

Grades: Orlando Magic 92, Philadelphia 76ers 81

AP Photo/John Raoux   Orlando Magic 92 Final Recap | Box Score 81 Philadelphia 76ers Nikola Vucevic 7-14 FG | 4-7 FT | 17 REB | 3 AST | 18 PTS | +5 If it seems like Vucevic always plays well versus his former team, it’s because he does. Entering tonight’s contest, Vucevic was averaging …

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Mar 02

Preview: Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic Date: March 2, 2014 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Sixers: 15-44 Magic: 18-43 Probable starters Sixers: Michael Carter-Williams James Anderson Hollis Thompson Thaddeus Young Henry Sims Magic: Ronnie Price Victor Oladipo Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Sixers: Pace: 100.1 …

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