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Dec 11

Poor late-game execution dooms Magic

AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack ORLANDO, Fla. — If there’s one thing to take away from Courtney Lee’s buzzer-beater in Memphis, it’s that a lot can happen in 0.3 seconds, let alone 0.8 seconds. Coach Jacque Vaughn was aware of the choices the Wizards had on the game’s final possession with the score tied at 89. …

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Dec 09

3-on-3: Best Magic player of the season so far

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin With a month and a half of the season in the books, let’s take a look at the hot topics so far. 1. Best Magic player of the first month and a half of the season. Joe Atmonavage: Nikola Vucevic. It’s clearly been Vucci Mane. The fourth-year big man is averaging …

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Dec 05

The similarities between O’Quinn and Gortat

AP Photo/Ben Margot Kyle O’Quinn missed 15 of the Magic’s first 16 games of the regular season because of a sprained left ankle. Since returning to the rotation on November 26, O’Quinn has put up modest numbers off the bench, averaging 8.5 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 1.2 blocks per game in 15.7 minutes per …

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Dec 03

Video: Stephen Curry hits game-winning 3-pointer

Dec 02

Preview: Orlando Magic at Golden State Warriors

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Golden State Warriors Date: December 2, 2014 Time: 10:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Oracle Arena Records Magic: 7-12 Warriors: 14-2 Probable starters Magic: Victor Oladipo Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Channing Frye Kyle O’Quinn Warriors: Stephen Curry Klay Thompson Harrison Barnes Draymond Green Andrew Bogut Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Nov 28

Evan Fournier taking advantage of his opportunity

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images The Orlando Magic acquired Evan Fournier from the Denver Nuggets for Arron Afflalo (and the 56th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, which turned out to be Devyn Marble) in a draft day trade in June. The trade confused many people because it was basically a swap of two players …

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Nov 26

Grades: Golden State Warriors 111, Orlando Magic 96

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Golden State Warriors 111 Final Recap | Box Score 96 Orlando Magic Tobias Harris 6-10 FG | 4-6 FT | 10 REB | 2 AST | 16 PTS | -24 Harris hustled at both ends of the floor, which is more than can be said about a …

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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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