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Apr 10

Grades: Orlando Magic 115, Brooklyn Nets 111

AP Photo/John Raoux   Orlando Magic 115 Final Recap | Box Score 111 Brooklyn Nets Arron Afflalo 9-16 FG | 5-8 FT | 4 REB | 5 AST | 25 PTS | -14 This was Afflalo’s best game in about a month and it could have been even better. He missed a few free throws …

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Mar 13

A Magic dynasty and what could have been

Photo by Fernando Medina/Getty Images By the end of the 1995-96 season, it was clear the Orlando Magic had one of the youngest, most promising cores in the league — of the five guys who logged over 30 minutes per game that season, the average age of them was 26. Their past two seasons included …

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Feb 26

Prospect Profile: Andrew Wiggins

Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images Wiggins’ 2013-14 stats at Kansas PPG RPG APG TS% PER 16.3 5.8 1.6 56.2 21.0 Andrew Wiggins was the presumptive top pick going into his freshman year at Kansas, but in what is becoming a yearly tradition with one-and-done prospects, he hasn’t lived up to the hype. Worse yet, he’s …

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Jan 10

Grant Hill and the future Orlando can’t predict

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images A historic impending draft — combined with intriguing free agent opportunities during the summer — has the faithful fans in Orlando uttering two of the ugliest words in sports. Next year. Every strategy within the organization has been put in place to culminate with an explosion back into success. …

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Nov 01

Appreciating T-Mac

Photo by Fernando Medina-NBAE via Getty Images There really isn’t a fresh angle to take when writing about the impact that Tracy McGrady had in Orlando that hasn’t already been covered. He’s being honored tonight at Amway Center, and the Magic faithful will likely roar like a pack of lions for one of the most …

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Oct 11

How to graciously root for a loser

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images I’m a Buffalo Bills fan. I know I’m writing for a basketball blog, and this is the second time I’ve mentioned a different team sport, but if you’ll bear with me for a second, it’ll come together shortly. The Bills — if you don’t know — haven’t made …

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Oct 10

Thursday’s Magic Word

Sean Fennessey of Grantland is excited about Victor Oladipo: “He is a treasure to watch; he appears to be driving himself insane on every possession, consumed by the need to be ubiquitous. He is Ed Reed and Benedict Cumberbatch and a frothing roadrunner all rolled into one.” What’s the best-case scenario for the Orlando Magic …

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Oct 10

Magic to honor Tracy McGrady on November 1

AP Photo/Scott Audette Via Orlando Magic press release: As a part of the Orlando Magic’s 25th anniversary season-long celebration the team will honor former Magic All-Star Tracy McGrady at the Magic’s November 1 home opening night matchup vs. the New Orleans Pelicans, tip-off set for 7 p.m. In addition to being honored at center court, …

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Oct 03

Thursday’s Mini-Magic Word

Get to know Kris Joseph, who was one of four players invited to Magic training camp. Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post: “Free-agent signee Jason Maxiell will become the second player in Magic history to wear no. 54, following Horace Grant. And if Maxiell gets his way, he’ll also don Grant’s familiar and iconic goggles, …

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Sep 06

T-Mac Week recap

September 2 T-Mac and 62, by Nate Drexler September 3 Tracy McGrady and unaccountable greatness, by Spencer Lund September 4 2003: A magical odyssey, by Jacob Frankel September 6 The dunk heard ’round the world, by Eddy Rivera

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