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Arron Afflalo's season is over. The Orlando Magic shooting guard injured his right hamstring Friday night, and he'll miss the team's last 12 games of the season, according to beat writer Josh Robbins.
Afflalo will be treated with rest and physical therapy. In 64 games, Afflalo averaged 16.5 points (shooting 43.9 percent from the field and 85.7 from the line), 1.13 3-pointers, 3.7 rebounds, 3.2 assists, .6 steals and .2 blocks while playing 36 minutes.
The guy to own is Maurice Harkless. The rookie was already starting at small forward. Friday night he exploded for 25 points (11-of-18 shooting), two 3-pointers, nine rebounds, an assist, four steals and four blocks. In his last five games, Harkless is averaging 16.2 points, 1.4 3-pointers, 6.8 rebounds, .4 assists, 3.8 steals and 1.4 blocks.
Beno Udrih is also in for an increased role. In 15 games since getting traded to the Magic, Udrih is averaging 8 points, .33 3-pointers, 1.5 rebounds, 4.9 assists, .7 steals....
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The Orlando Magic will end this season on a down note with news that they’ve lost their leading scorer, Arron Afflalo. The guard injured his right hamstring ending his season. The Magic’s current record is 18-52 and with 12 games left in the season, the playoffs weren’t ever a remote possibility.
Afflalo has been diagnosed with a strained hamstring, and team officials plan...
Arron Afflalo’s season ended Friday night when he left the game with a strained hamstring. He will not play in any of the team’s final 12 games.
According to the Orlando Sentinel:
Arron Afflalo, the Orlando Magic’s leading scorer, will miss the team’s final 12 games this regular season after he injured his right hamstring Friday night, team officials said.
Arron Afflalo will miss the final 12 games of the season with a strained hamstring, the Orlando Magic announced Saturday.
Afflalo injured his hamstring when he pulled up a little lame going after a loose ball in the second quarter of Friday's loss to Oklahoma City. He stayed on the floor for an extended period of time, holding his right hamstring before Doron Lamb and Al...
Arron Afflalo led the Magic in scoring this season.
Jameer Nelson has won the Rich and Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award, the Magic and the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation announced at tonight's 23rd Annual Black Tie and Tennies Charity Gala.
The award recognizes the community efforts of players off the court to "enhance others' lives." The past award winners are a who's who of Magic greats and include...
ORLANDO, Fla. The Miami Heat are accustomed to being the unstoppable force instead of being largely powerless to stop somebody else.
Thats why it would be so devastating to the Orlando Magic if center Nikola Vucevic were to miss his third game in a row Monday night.
Vucevic has had at least 20 points and 20 rebounds in both meetings this season between the Magic and the Heat....
ORLANDO, Fla. It wasnt long ago when the Oklahoma City Thunder found themselves going through what the Orlando Magic are now.
As rough as things have been for the Magic, at least they didnt have to endure a 1-12 start that prompted a coaching change in 2008. Rob Hennigan, the Thunders newly appointed director of collegeinternational player personnel, could have been forgiven at...
After scoring 25 points against the Orlando Magic, Kevin Durant spoke about the toughness of the Orlando Magic,his thoughts about Maurice Harkless,and the job GM Rob Hennigan is doing.
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Moe Harkless struck the Thunder for a career high 25 points last night and the rookie added 9 rebounds, 4 steals, 4 blocks and hit 3 threes. I’ve been pushing Moe for a while now, so this performance was a long time coming. Maurice is averaging a mediocre 10.7 pts and 5.4 rebounds over the past two weeks, but what really raises my fantasy eyebrow is the 3 steals a game. Do you...
Dwight Howard’s triumphant return to Orlando after forcing a trade incites anger from fans.
Dwight Howard gave Orlando fans a taste of what they were missing on Tuesday night, scoring 39 points and pulling down 16 rebounds in a Lakers victory at the Amway Center, Orlando’s new arena formerly known as “The House That Dwight Built.”
The fans were menacingly loud and booed every...