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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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Jun 11

Investigating Nikola Vucevic’s path to greatness

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images Over the past two seasons, Nikola Vucevic has shown us he has the ability to be a serviceable — if not great — big man for the Magic in the coming years. He has continued to refine his offensive game since coming into the league, shooting a …

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May 23

In defense of Jacque Vaughn

Photo by Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports When the Orlando Magic extended the contract of coach Jacque Vaughn (and GM Rob Hennigan) through the 2015-16 season, the general consensus among Magic fans was that Vaughn was not deserving of his extension. Their reasoning was simple: he has not proven to be a good head coach. Even …

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Apr 16

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 16

Preview: Indiana Pacers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Indiana Pacers at Orlando Magic Date: April 15, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Pacers: 55-26 Magic: 23-58 Probable starters Pacers: George Hill Evan Turner Rasual Butler Luis Scola Roy Hibbert Magic: Victor Oladipo Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Dewayne Dedmon Advanced stats Pacers: Pace: 92.5 …

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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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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 30

Arron Afflalo not selected to East All-Star team

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: The Orlando Magic worried this would happen. Arron Afflalo, their best and most consistent player this season, was snubbed tonight when the reserves were announced for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 16 at New Orleans Arena. The Eastern …

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