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Dec 30

Staying ahead of the statistical revolution

Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images Though a rising tide ostensibly lifts all boats, the trend toward analytically-minded NBA head coaches has left Orlando Magic coach Jacque Vaughn adrift in the wake of public opinion. And it’s too bad, too, as Vaughn and the Magic were a year ahead of the curve. This past …

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Dec 04

Grades: Philadelphia 76ers 126, Orlando Magic 125 (2OT)

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Dec 03

Preview: Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers Date: December 3, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Wells Fargo Center Records Magic: 6-11 Sixers: 6-12 Probable starters Magic: Victor Oladipo E’Twaun Moore Arron Afflalo Jason Maxiell Glen Davis Sixers: Michael Carter-Williams Evan Turner Hollis Thompson Thaddeus Young Spencer Hawes Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Nov 28

Grades: Orlando Magic 105, Philadelphia 76ers 94

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Nov 27

Preview: Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic Date: November 26, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Sixers: 6-9 Magic: 5-9 Probable starters Sixers: Michael Carter-Williams Evan Turner James Anderson Lavoy Allen Daniel Orton Magic: Jameer Nelson Victor Oladipo Arron Afflalo Glen Davis Nikola Vuvevic Advanced stats Sixers: Pace: 99.5 …

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Nov 19

A blueprint to tank harder

Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images At 4-6 on the year, the Orlando Magic have again started hot after most preseason prognosticators lumped them in with the Celtics, the Suns, the Jazz, the Sixers and other like-minded franchises attempting to turn things around through the 2014 NBA Draft. The term “tank” has an odious stank to …

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Oct 17

Player Profile: Nikola Vucevic

Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images Frankel’s 2013-14 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER 15.0 11.8 2.0 56.1 20.2 By now you know the story of Nikola Vucevic, which has become an urban legend of sorts. He was acquired by the Orlando Magic, by way of Philadelphia, in the Dwight Howard blockbuster trade during …

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Oct 15

Handicapping the race to land Andrew Wiggins

Jeff Jacobsen/Kansas Athletics With a loaded draft class coming up — led by Andrew Wiggins, the projected first overall pick — and the team still rebuilding, the goal for the Orlando Magic this season will be to lose and secure a superstar talent at the top of the draft. Unfortunately for the Magic, that’s the …

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Jul 12

Friday’s Magic Word

Expect Victor Oladipo to keep learning the point guard position in training camp and preseason. It was an up-and-down week for many Orlando Magic players at Summer League. The Magic have elected not to re-sign DeQuan Jones. Al Harrington and Hedo Turkoglu, two players that many expect to be bought out by Orlando, are hoping …

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Jul 11

Thursday’s Magic Word

With Glen Davis needing surgery to replace a screw in his left foot, which he originally fractured on January 30 during a game against the New York Knicks last season, it remains to be seen if he’ll be ready by the time training camp starts for the Orlando Magic on October 1. So who ultimately …

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