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Nov 26

Preview: Golden State Warriors at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Golden State Warriors at Orlando Magic Date: November 26, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Warriors: 11-2 Magic: 6-10 Probable starters Warriors: Stephen Curry Klay Thompson Harrison Barnes Draymond Green Andrew Bogut Magic: Victor Oladipo Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Warriors: Pace: …

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Aug 07

2009: The year of Jameer Nelson

Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images Looking back at Jameer Nelson’s 10-year tenure in Orlando, the 2008-09 season will forever remain his finest year in a Magic uniform. For 42 magical games, Nelson was a pick-and-roll assassin that shot the ball with deadly efficiency. Nelson’s brief transformation in becoming a basketball savant actually began in the …

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Mar 21

A closer look at Victor Oladipo’s defense

AP Photo/Matt York The players that we consider the NBA’s best defenders — at perimeter positions, at least — are usually those who guard the ballhandler well: the Tony Allens, the Paul Georges, and the Andre Iguodalas of the league. Perhaps players feel particularly pressured to guard the ball well, since everyone is always watching …

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Mar 19

Grades: Golden State Warriors 103, Orlando Magic 89

Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images   Golden State Warriors 103 Final Recap | Box Score 89 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 2-7 FG | 0-0 3P | 1 REB | 1 AST | 4 PTS | -18 This was Afflalo’s worst performance of the season. Matched up against one half of the Splash Brothers …

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Mar 18

Preview: Orlando Magic at Golden State Warriors

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Golden State Warriors Date: March 18, 2014 Time: 10:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Oracle Arena Records Magic: 19-48 Warriors: 42-26 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Warriors: Stephen Curry Klay Thompson Harrison Barnes Draymond Green David Lee Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Jan 09

Examining Victor Oladipo in the pick-and-roll

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images Victor Oladipo is a rookie guard, still only 21 years old, so he’s struggled a little bit with the pick-and-roll, the predominate action NBA teams run after the implementation of zone defenses and the end of hand-checking. As such, ‘Dipo’s success or failure in the NBA can …

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Dec 31

Grades: Golden State Warriors 94, Orlando Magic 81

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Golden State Warriors

Dec 31

Preview: Golden State Warriors at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Golden State Warriors at Orlando Magic Date: December 31, 2013 Time: 5:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Warriors: 19-13 Magic: 10-20 Probable starters Warriors: Stephen Curry Klay Thompson Andre Iguodala David Lee Andrew Bogut Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Tobias Harris Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Warriors: Pace: …

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Oct 25

Examining the Magic’s cap situation

Source: ShamSports.com With all kinds of new harsh taxes and roster building limitations based on how a team spends its money, salary cap management is becoming ever more important. This isn’t an issue for the Orlando Magic yet, as they’re largely stocked with young guys still on cheap deals that are preset. But there are …

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Apr 12

The Awards Ballot

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images With the regular season winding down and the postseason just a mere six days away, I figured I’d do what other writers have been doing lately — reveal my awards ballot. I know that I’m not a member of the Pro Basketball Writers Association, which means I do …

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