Found April 16, 2013 on Orlando Magic Daily:
With the season coming to a close, the NBA's awards season is picking up full steam. Magic fans will be paying close attention this year even with a 20-61 record and possibly the worst record in the league. Nikola Vucevic is one of the major candidates for the Most Improved Player award. His candidacy has been picking up steam as he continues to pour in double doubles and rack up incredible statistics. In the eight games since returning from his concussion, Vucevic is averaging 18.1 points and 15.5 rebounds per game. That includes more than five offensive rebounds per game. He has stepped his game up, recording two of his four 20-20 games in that stretch. These performances are just part of the reasons why Vucevic is considered one of the favorites, along with Paul George and Jrue Holiday (two All Stars, mind you), for the award. For David Aldridge of NBA.com, Vucevic is the choice: But Vucevic gets the nod for doubling his points and rebounds over his rookie sea...
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