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Apr 08

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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Apr 03

Thursday’s Magic Word

How often are the Magic searched on Google compared to the other 29 teams in the NBA? Not that much. During Orlando’s blowout loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, Tobias Harris only played 21 minutes. Was that intentional? Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post entertains the idea: “Given the Magic’s rebuilding situation, fans will …

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Mar 31

Nikola Vucevic named East Player of the Week

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic’s Nikola Vucevic was named the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, Mar. 24, through Sunday, Mar. 30. It marks the first time that Vucevic has been awarded with the league’s top weekly honor. Vucevic led …

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Mar 09

Grades: San Antonio Spurs 121, Orlando Magic 112

AP Photo/Darren Abate   San Antonio Spurs 121 Final Recap | Box Score 112 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 7-18 FG | 2-3 3P | 3 REB | 4 AST | 17 PTS | -16 Afflalo wasn’t bad in his second game back from a sprained right ankle, but it’s never a great thing when a …

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Mar 08

Preview: Orlando Magic at San Antonio Spurs

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at San Antonio Spurs Date: March 8, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Magic: 19-44 Spurs: 45-16 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Spurs: Tony Parker Danny Green Kawhi Leonard Tiago Splitter Tim Duncan Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Feb 28

HoopIdea: Putting the 4-pointer into practice

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images The odd prospect of a 4-point shot in the NBA has many writers envisioning the scenario and wondering how teams would be affected. The whole story is gaining more traction than it ought: it’s tough to watch this video and say the NBA president of basketball operations (Rod …

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Jan 07

Grades: Los Angeles Clippers 101, Orlando Magic 81

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images   Los Angeles Clippers

Jan 03

Orlando waives Hedo Turkoglu

Photo by Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have waived forward Hedo Turkoglu, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Turkoglu has appeared in 897 regular season games during his NBA career with Sacramento, San Antonio, Orlando, Toronto and Phoenix, averaging 11.9 ppg., 4.2 rpg. and 3.1 apg. in …

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Jan 02

Magic to wear Hardwood Classics jerseys

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: In celebration of the Magic’s 25th anniversary season and to honor the rich history of Orlando Magic basketball, the team will don the original jersey, the signature black, pinstriped jersey with throwback team logos worn through the 1989-94 seasons starting with the January 4 …

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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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