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Feb 24

Grades: Toronto Raptors 105, Orlando Magic 90

AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young   Toronto Raptors 105 Final Recap | Box Score 90 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 4-12 FG | 3-4 FT | 3 STL | 4 REB | 11 PTS | -13 Not the best game for Vucevic. The only silver lining is that he didn’t get outplayed by his counterpart …

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Feb 23

Preview: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors Date: February 23, 2014 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Air Canada Centre Records Magic: 17-40 Raptors: 30-25 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Victor Oladipo Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Nikola Vucevic Raptors: Kyle Lowry DeMar DeRozan Terrence Ross Amir Johnson Jonas Valanciunas Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Feb 10

Monday’s Magic Word

As the trade deadline nears, Arron Afflalo’s name keeps popping up as a player the Orlando Magic could possibly trade but only if “they get a significant talent in return.” John Schuhmann of NBA.com: “All of a sudden, the Magic have won three straight games and are one of four teams (Denver, Portland and Toronto …

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Jan 30

Grades: Toronto Raptors 98, Orlando Magic 83

Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images   Toronto Raptors 98 Final Recap | Box Score 83 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 4-11 FG | 2-2 FT | 3 REB | 1 AST | 10 PTS | -12 Terrence Ross did yeoman’s work defensively against Afflalo. He hounded him everywhere and used his length to disrupt …

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Jan 29

Preview: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors Date: January 29, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Air Canada Centre Records Magic: 12-34 Raptors: 23-21 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Victor Oladipo Arron Afflalo Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Raptors: Kyle Lowry Greivis Vasquez Terrence Ross Amir Johnson Jonas Valanciunas Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Jan 20

Grades: Orlando Magic 93, Boston Celtics 91

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 93 Final Recap | Box Score 91 Boston Celtics Arron Afflalo 7-16 FG | 4-5 FT | 13 REB | 6 AST | 20 PTS | -2 It wasn’t Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier, but Afflalo and Jeff Green had themselves quite the duel that went into …

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Dec 26

The pros and cons of trading Arron Afflalo

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic — similar to the Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, Charlotte Bobcats and a host of other Eastern Conference teams — are wedged between a tank job and the very real possibility they make the playoffs in a flat-lining East. This is both good and bad — …

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Oct 09

The tragedy of Hedo Turkoglu

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Back in 2009, I had a more-than-casual interest in LeBron’s Cavaliers. My buddy and I watched almost every game of the playoffs that year in a small bar here in Chattanooga, and we both felt that we were watching something special. The Cavs had annihilated Detroit and Atlanta, …

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Oct 01

Tuesday’s Magic Word

The Orlando Magic began training camp today. One of the major storylines to come out from the first day is Tobias Harris logging minutes primarily at small forward. Bradford Doolittle and Amin Elhassan of ESPN Insider think Jameer Nelson is better off as a third guard for another team. Doolittle believes Nelson is best served …

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Sep 06

The dunk heard ’round the world

Photo by Getty Images Before his dunk on Shawn Bradley, before 13 in 35, before 62, and before 2003, Tracy McGrady wowed everyone with his self alley-oop dunk in the 2002 NBA All-Star Game in Philadelphia. It was an iconic play that will forever be remembered every All-Star weekend as one of the defining moments …

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