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Oct 28

Grades: New Orleans Pelicans 101, Orlando Magic 84

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images   New Orleans Pelicans 101 Final Recap | Box Score 84 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 7-15 FG | 1-2 FT | 4 BLK | 23 REB | 15 PTS | -3 If it wasn’t for Anthony Davis’ historic night in the Pelicans’ season home opener, more people would …

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Oct 28

Great expectations for Orlando’s rookies

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Magic franchise is starting to form what will be its core group for the foreseeable future. A few veterans, such as Luke Ridnour and Willie Green, will be interchanged for others like them in the next few years. But other than the occasional tinkering, there isn’t room …

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Oct 26

Magic exercise contract options on four players

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have exercised their fourth-year team option on the contracts of Evan Fournier, Maurice Harkless and Andrew Nicholson, while also exercising their third-year team option on the contract of Victor Oladipo, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms …

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Oct 24

Victor Oladipo out indefinitely due to facial fracture

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo will be out indefinitely after suffering a facial fracture in practice Thursday, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Oladipo, who was evaluated Thursday afternoon, will undergo a corrective surgical procedure on Saturday. He was injured after taking an …

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Oct 22

The ramifications of Nikola Vucevic’s extension

Photo by David Manning-USA TODAY Sports According to the Orlando Sentinel’s Josh Robbins, the Orlando Magic and Nikola Vucevic have agreed to a four-year, $53 million extension. The timing of the extension doesn’t come as a huge surprise. The Magic had until October 31 to reach an agreement with Vucevic. If not, he would’ve been …

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Oct 21

Tuesday’s Mini-Magic Word

Andrew Nicholson, after spending too much time on the perimeter last season, is getting back to being the low post savant he was in his rookie year. Magic players are eager for the regular season to begin. Bill Simmons of Grantland on the Magic: “I like these dudes. I like watching Harris, Oladipo and Nicholson. …

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Oct 17

The cloudy futures of Vucevic and Harris

Photo by Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports The NBA’s new 9-year, $24 billion TV deal, set to kick in for the 2016-17 season, is going to change the landscape of the league in the coming years. The current deal, signed in 2007, raked in $930 million annually for the NBA from ESPN and Turner Sports. With the …

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Oct 13

Player Profile: Channing Frye

Photo by Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 13.6 6.5 1.5 .552 12.9 +1.2 Two years ago, Channing Frye received news that put his basketball career — and possibly his life — at jeopardy when it was discovered he had an enlarged heart. But after sitting …

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Oct 09

Thursday’s Magic Word

Even though he won’t be able to play in Friday’s preseason game against the Pacers in Indianapolis, Victor Oladipo — a former Indiana Hoosier — is looking forward to the road trip. Coach Jacque Vaughn will likely deploy a different starting lineup versus Indiana. A touching story by John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com on Devyn Marble’s …

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Oct 08

Player Profile: Willie Green

Photo by Andrew Fielding-USA TODAY Sports Frankel’s 2014-15 per 36 projections PPG RPG APG TS% PER ASPM 12.2 3.7 2.7 .468 7.2 -3.5 The 33-year-old shooting guard was picked up by the Magic after getting waived by the Clippers, and will be paid the veteran’s minimum ($1.4 million) this season. Green is entering his 12th …

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