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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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Mar 20

Grades: Phoenix Suns 109, Orlando Magic 93

Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images   Phoenix Suns 109 Final Recap | Box Score 93 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 6-10 FG | 5-5 FT | 3 REB | 1 AST | 20 PTS | -15 After a horrendous performance (four points on 2-for-7 shooting) against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, Afflalo bounced back with …

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Mar 19

Preview: Orlando Magic at Phoenix Suns

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Phoenix Suns Date: March 19, 2014 Time: 10:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: US Airways Center Records Magic: 19-49 Suns: 38-29 Probable starters Magic: Victor Oladipo Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Kyle O’Quinn Nikola Vucevic Suns: Eric Bledsoe Goran Dragic P.J. Tucker Channing Frye Miles Plumlee Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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Mar 17

Monday’s Magic Word

Marc Stein of ESPN.com: “Among the reasons why I refuse to get all worked up about Philly’s horrific second half and whether that should affect Michael Carter-Williams’ rookie of the year campaign: Victor Oladipo’s Magic have racked up exactly one win since the All-Star break against teams other than Philly. One.” Chad Ford of ESPN …

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Mar 13

Grades: Denver Nuggets 120, Orlando Magic 112

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Denver Nuggets 120 Final Recap | Box Score 112 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 10-18 FG | 2-5 3P | 1 REB | 2 AST | 24 PTS | -4 There were a few times in the third quarter when the Magic ran 1-2 pick-and-rolls for Nelson and …

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Mar 11

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Harkless has tantalized Magic officials from the moment the team acquired him in Aug. 2012 in the four-team trade that revolved around Dwight Howard. At almost 6-feet-10, Harkless possesses a rare blend of height, long arms and explosiveness that one day could make him a matchup nightmare on both …

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Mar 05

Victor Oladipo named East Rookie of the Month

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo was named the Kia NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for games played in February, the NBA has announced today. This is the second Rookie of the Month honor for Oladipo this season, as he also earned …

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Mar 03

Monday’s Magic Word

The Rookie of the Year race is heating up between Michael Carter-Williams and Victor Oladipo as the regular season winds down, but don’t expect the Magic to campaign for Oladipo’s candidacy. John Schuhmann of NBA.com: “Two games against the Sixers helped the Magic get within one of last season’s win total. They outscored Philly 60-35 …

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Mar 02

Preview: Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic Date: March 2, 2014 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Sixers: 15-44 Magic: 18-43 Probable starters Sixers: Michael Carter-Williams James Anderson Hollis Thompson Thaddeus Young Henry Sims Magic: Ronnie Price Victor Oladipo Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Sixers: Pace: 100.1 …

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Mar 01

Preview: Orlando Magic at Miami Heat

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Miami Heat Date: March 1, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: AmericanAirlines Arena Records Magic: 18-42 Heat: 41-14 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Victor Oladipo Maurice Harkless Tobias Harris Nikola Vucevic Heat: Mario Chalmers Dwyane Wade LeBron James Shane Battier Chris Bosh Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 93.8 …

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