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Feb 21

Grades: Orlando Magic 95, New Orleans Pelicans 84

AP Photo/Reinhold Matay   Orlando Magic 95 Final Recap | Box Score 84 New Orleans Pelicans Nikola Vucevic 9-19 FG | 0-0 FT | 1 BLK | 13 REB | 18 PTS | +11 Vucevic showed off a little bit of everything in his repertoire offensively. He was making midrange jumpers, hook shots with both …

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Feb 20

The evolution of Channing Frye

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Inspired by this article on Dirk Nowitzki’s changing shot selection over the years, I decided to conduct the same exercise on Channing Frye because he’s someone with a unique career arc. The fascinating thing about Frye is that his greatest strength as an NBA player (3-point shooting) …

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Aug 08

Dallas: The next chapter

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images With Jameer Nelson having finalized a two-year, $6 million deal with the Mavericks last month, he joins just his second different team of his 10-season tenure in the NBA. As has been covered comprehensively during “Jameer Week” here at Magic Basketball, Nelson has been a model for consistency (sans his …

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Aug 04

The end of an era

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images From 2007 to 2012, the Orlando Magic were a powerhouse in the Eastern Conference. Over those five seasons, they won 65.7 percent of their regular season games, represented the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals once, raised three Southeast Division banners, and posted a playoff record of 31-28 …

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Jul 31

Reviewing the Magic’s free agent signings

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Magic have presumably wrapped up their offseason acquisitions. There may be further preseason tinkering, but for the most part, we know who to expect on the roster next season. What’s left, then? To judge. And judge we shall. If we strictly look at the free agency portion …

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Apr 13

All eyes on Rob Hennigan

Photo by Fernando Medina/Getty Images If there is a rock star for the Magic, it’s not Jacque Vaughn, Jameer Nelson, or even Victor Oladipo. It’s GM Rob Hennigan. The Mark Cuban’s and Jim Irsay’s of the world have taught us that a higher-up can often get more coverage than the actual players on the team. …

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Mar 15

Replicating the OKC model

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images Tonight’s game between the Orlando Magic and Oklahoma City Thunder is very likely to end a certain way. The Thunder are one of the league’s best teams, perhaps the only reasonable candidate, aside from the San Antonio Spurs, to topple the Heat from their throne. The Magic are …

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Mar 04

Preview: Orlando Magic at New Orleans Hornets

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at New Orleans Hornets Date: March 4, 2013 Time: 8:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: New Orleans Arena Records Magic: 16-44 Hornets: 21-39 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Andrew Nicholson Nikola Vucevic Hornets: Greivis Vasquez Eric Gordon Al-Farouq Aminu Anthony Davis Robin Lopez Advanced stats Magic: …

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Jun 30

2010-2011 Player Evaluation: Ryan Anderson

Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images 2010-2011 regular season Ryan Anderson Games Played 64 Minutes Played 22.3 adj. +/- +8.29 net +/- +4.8 statistical +/- +4.27 PER 19.0 WARP 8.5 Win Shares/48 .217

Jun 29

2010-2011 Player Evaluation: Brandon Bass

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images 2010-2011 regular season Brandon Bass Games Played 76 Minutes Played 26.1 adj. +/- +3.54 net +/- -1.8 statistical +/- -1.22 PER 15.9 WARP 2.1 Win Shares/48 .154

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