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Oct 26

Magic exercise contract options on four players

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have exercised their fourth-year team option on the contracts of Evan Fournier, Maurice Harkless and Andrew Nicholson, while also exercising their third-year team option on the contract of Victor Oladipo, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms …

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Oct 21

Tuesday’s Mini-Magic Word

Andrew Nicholson, after spending too much time on the perimeter last season, is getting back to being the low post savant he was in his rookie year. Magic players are eager for the regular season to begin. Bill Simmons of Grantland on the Magic: “I like these dudes. I like watching Harris, Oladipo and Nicholson. …

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Oct 16

Player Profile: Nikola Vucevic

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 16.5 11.8 2.1 .540 18.9 +0.9 After being traded from the Sixers to the Magic in the blockbuster Dwight Howard deal, Nikola Vucevic had a breakout season as a sophomore in his 2012-13 campaign. He went on …

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Oct 08

Player Profile: Willie Green

Photo by Andrew Fielding-USA TODAY Sports Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 12.2 3.7 2.7 .468 7.2 -3.5 The 33-year-old shooting guard was picked up by the Magic after getting waived by the Clippers, and will be paid the veteran’s minimum ($1.4 million) this season. Green is entering his 12th …

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Jul 05

Grades: Orlando Magic 83, Philadelphia 76ers 77

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic   Orlando Magic 83 Final Recap | Box Score 77 Philadelphia 76ers Victor Oladipo 6-11 FG | 4-4 FT | 6 REB | 3 AST | 18 PTS | +17 Oladipo had his fingerprints all over this game. Defensively, he hounded the 76ers’ guards by picking them up full court …

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Jul 04

Magic waive Jason Maxiell

Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have waived forward Jason Maxiell, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Maxiell played in 34 games (13 starts) last season with the Magic, averaging 3.2 ppg. and 2.5 rpg. in 14.4 mpg. He scored in double figures three times, including …

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Jul 02

Magic sign rookies Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton

Photo by Fernando Medina/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have signed rookie forward Aaron Gordon and rookie guard Elfrid Payton, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deals are not disclosed. Gordon was selected by Orlando in the first round (fourth overall) of the 2014 NBA …

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Jul 01

Magic announce Summer League roster

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have released their roster for the 2014 Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League. The event takes place at the team’s practice court at the Amway Center from July 5-11, 2014. The 25-game, seven-day event will feature the Orlando Magic, Boston …

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Jun 30

Magic claim Willie Green off waivers

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have claimed guard Willie Green off of waivers, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Green was waived by the Los Angeles Clippers on June 29. Green (6’3”, 205, 7/28/81) played in 55 games (nine starts) last season with the …

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Jun 27

Magic prioritize athleticism and defense in draft

Photo by Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports It has been a whirlwind 24 hours for the Orlando Magic. In the hours leading up to the draft, the team’s leading scorer for the past two seasons, Arron Afflalo, was traded to the Denver Nuggets for Evan Fournier and the 56th pick (Devyn Marble). Then, in the draft, …

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