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Feb 18

3-on-3: Is Kevin Durant right about the media?

Photo by Otto Kitsinger/NBAE via Getty Images With All-Star Weekend over, me and two other TrueHoop Network writers take a look back at the first half of the season and forecast the conference finals. We also offer our opinion on Kevin Durant’s controversial comments about the media. This 3-on-3 originally appeared on 48 Minutes of …

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Dec 15

Grades: Toronto Raptors 95, Orlando Magic 82

AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette   Toronto Raptors 95 Final Recap | Box Score 82 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 6-13 FG | 1-3 FT | 2 BLK | 9 REB | 13 PTS | -8 Although Vucevic outplayed Jonas Valanciunas head-to-head in their latest battle, which has been the norm between the two players …

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Dec 15

Preview: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors Date: December 15, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Air Canada Centre Records Magic: 10-16 Raptors: 18-6 Probable starters Magic: Victor Oladipo Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Raptors: Kyle Lowry Terrence Ross Landry Fields Amir Johnson Jonas Valanciunas Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Nov 11

Grades: Toronto Raptors 104, Orlando Magic 100

Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images   Toronto Raptors 104 Final Recap | Box Score 100 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 8-16 FG | 2-5 FT | 8 REB | 6 AST | 18 PTS | +7 There was one possession in the third quarter that shows how good Vucevic has become. On this particular …

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Nov 11

Preview: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors Date: November 11, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Air Canada Centre Records Magic: 2-5 Raptors: 6-1 Probable starters Magic: Elfrid Payton Evan Fournier Tobias Harris Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Raptors: Kyle Lowry DeMar DeRozan Terrence Ross Amir Johnson Jonas Valanciunas Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Nov 04

Grades: Chicago Bulls 98, Orlando Magic 90

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images   Chicago Bulls 98 Final Recap | Box Score 90 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 9-22 FG | 1-1 3P | 13 REB | 2 AST | 19 PTS | -7 Vucevic got off to a relatively quick start, scoring eight points in the first quarter and showing off …

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Nov 02

Grades: Toronto Raptors 108, Orlando Magic 95

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Toronto Raptors 108 Final Recap | Box Score 95 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 7-11 FG | 0-2 FT | 12 REB | 4 AST | 15 PTS | -24 In the Magic’s first two regular games, Vucevic whipped out some moves that Magic fans haven’t seen before. …

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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 31

Monday’s Magic Word

John Schuhmann of NBA.com: “Nikola Vucevic averaged 22.7 points and 14.3 rebounds as the Magic beat two playoff teams (Portland and Charlotte) and almost knocked off another (Toronto) last week. With Vucevic a key piece, the consensus is that the Magic “won” the Dwight Howard trade, but they still have the league’s worst record (41-115, …

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Mar 31

Grades: Toronto Raptors 98, Orlando Magic 93

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Toronto Raptors 98 Final Recap | Box Score 93 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 3-9 FG | 1-4 3P | 2 REB | 2 AST | 8 PTS | +1 Leading up to the All-Star Game, Afflalo and DeMar DeRozan were both in the running to be named …

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