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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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Feb 12

Grades: Orlando Magic 89, New York Knicks 83

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 89 Final Recap | Box Score 83 New York Knicks Nikola Vucevic 12-20 FG | 4-6 FT | 18 REB | 0 AST | 28 PTS | +12 It’s easy to get enamored with Vucevic’s 28 points (and 18 rebounds), but he nearly gave it …

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Feb 10

Grades: Washington Wizards 96, Orlando Magic 80

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images   Washington Wizards 96 Final Recap | Box Score 80 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 6-10 FG | 2-2 FT | 8 REB | 1 AST | 14 PTS | -14 Vucevic had a modest game, in part because Marcin Gortat did a good job of neutralizing him offensively …

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Feb 09

Preview: Orlando Magic at Washington Wizards

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Washington Wizards Date: February 9, 2015 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Verizon Center Records Magic: 16-38 Wizards: 32-20 Probable starters Magic: Elfrid Payton Victor Oladipo Aaron Gordon Channing Frye Nikola Vucevic Wizards: John Wall Bradley Beal Paul Pierce Nene Hilario Marcin Gortat Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 94.1 …

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Feb 06

Jacque Vaughn failed to live up to his potential

AP Photo/Jason DeCrow When the Magic named Jacque Vaughn as their new head coach in July 2012, making him the NBA’s youngest head coach at the time (then 37), the hiring was met with a mix of skepticism and optimism. Not much was known about Vaughn from a coaching standpoint, aside from the fact that …

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Jan 15

Tobias Harris to be featured on NBA Inside Stuff

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images Via NBA TV press release: NBA TV’s NBA Inside Stuff presented by Samsung Galaxy will debut a new episode Saturday, Jan. 17, at noon ET featuring Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris and his mother, Lisa Harris. The two will reflect on the story of Harris’ grandfather, John …

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Jan 07

Poof! Magic’s playoff hopes disappear

AP Photo/John Raoux The Magic opened the 2014-15 NBA season playing 19 of their first 28 games on the road. During that stretch, Orlando was 10-18 and No. 9 in the Eastern Conference — two games back of the Nets and the eighth seed. In fact, the Magic’s record could have been better, having lost …

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Dec 14

Grades: Orlando Magic 100, Atlanta Hawks 99

AP Photo/John Raoux   Orlando Magic 100 Final Recap | Box Score 99 Atlanta Hawks Nikola Vucevic 9-13 FG | 0-0 FT | 11 REB | 1 BLK | 18 PTS | +9 It was nice to see Vucevic back on the floor after missing the previous six games with a lower back sprain. It …

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Dec 10

Grades: Washington Wizards 91, Orlando Magic 89

AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack   Washington Wizards 91 Final Recap | Box Score 89 Orlando Magic Victor Oladipo 7-16 FG | 1-3 3P | 6 REB | 3 AST | 17 PTS | -6 With 16.0 seconds left and the score tied at 89 apiece, the Magic ran a 1-3 pick-and-roll with Oladipo and Willie …

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Nov 19

What Aaron Gordon’s injury means for the Magic

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic were on the receiving end of some bad news over the weekend. Aaron Gordon, their prized possession from this year’s draft, was ruled out indefinitely after fracturing the fifth metatarsal in his left foot. Gordon found out about the injury following the Magic’s loss to the …

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