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ORLANDO, FLA Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic was named to the 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, an All-Star event featuring rookies and second-year players selected by NBA assistant coaches. The game will be played during the NBA All-Star break in Houston on Friday, Feb. 15.
Vucevic ranks fifth overall and leads all second-year players in rebounding at 11.2 rpg. He is in the top 10 of second-year players in field goal percentage, shooting .522 and in scoring at 11.9. He is the only sophomore player in the NBA averaging a double-double.
From the sophomore class, Vucevic will be joined by Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers), Kenneth Faried (Denver Nuggets), Brandon Knight (Detroit Pistons), Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio Spurs), Chandler Parsons (Houston Rockets), Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors), Tristan Thompson (Cleveland Cavaliers), and Kemba Walker (Charlotte Bobcats).
Anthony Davis and Damian Lillard will lead a group of rookies made up of Harrison Barnes (Golden State War...
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Nikola Vucevic was named to the BBVA Compass Rising Stars game as one of the top first and second-year players in the NBA on Wednesday, joining a roster pool that includes All-Star Kyrie Irving, dynamic rebounder Kenneth Faried and sharpshooter Klay Thompson. I really is a just reward for Vucevic after standing out in the first half of the Magic's season.
Vucevic is one of...
Orlando Magic forward Glen Davis is out for the rest of the season with a broken left foot. Davis suffered the injury in the first quarter of the Magic's 113-97 loss to New York Knicks, as reported by Josh Robbins the Orlando Sentinel.Already having to go through a rebuilding season with the loss of Dwight Howard, the Magic have now lost on of their best players along with...
There may not be a player in the league with a more uncertain future than J.J. Redick. Yes, Rudy Gay might get traded and Boston has no idea where that team might go after Rajon Rondo's injury. Before the season though, no player seemed more certain to get moved than Redick.
Everyone seemed to recognize that.
That has changed somewhat though as the season has gone on...
Glen Davis will undergo surgery on Friday to repair a fractured fifth metatarsal in his left foot, and Orlando Magic officials expect him to miss eight to 12 weeks, leaving his return by the end of the season in serious doubt.
Davis suffered the injury during the fourth minute of Wednesday night’s loss to the New York Knicks. As the Magic ran down the court to transition into...
Glen "Big Baby" Davis suffered a broken foot Wednesday Night against the New York Knicks. Davis who already missed 11 games with a shoulder injury, might now have to miss the raminder of the season, but we'll wait for official reports before we throw that out there.The injury came early in the 1st quarter, and Davis finished the night playing only 4 minutes, going 1...
"Big Baby" Glen Davis broke his foot in Wednesday's loss to the New York Knicks. Davis played four minutes (two points and three assists).
No word on how long he's going to be out, but this could be the end of Big Baby's season. Magic beat writer Joshua Robbins says it's unclear if the injury will require surgery.
This could be a chance for Gustavo...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Orlando forward Glen Davis broke his left foot in the first half against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.
Davis played 4 minutes, 20 seconds and scored the Magic's first basket before being taken out of the game. It was not clear how he was injured.
"You never want to see a teammate injured," Orlando guard JJ Redick said after the Magic lost...
The Magic got to spend three days in the New York area and had two chances to get big wins against two good opponents. Each game, Orlando did a lot of things right and had a fantastic opportunity to score the two wins.
Unfortunately, there just was not enough of the good for 48 minutes and the team's depth and inability to keep things going with the bench players in. And...
Knicks 113 Magic 97
Knicks overcome a sluggish defensive effort in the 1st half to overpower the undermanned Orlando Magic 113-97. The Knicks add a win to the column and are now 28-15. The Orlando Magic got off to a hot start, but could not stop the Knicks in the 4th which is the Magic’s Achilles heel.
Things That Looked Good:
- Melo breaks Richie Guerin’s record...
New York City, N.Y.
(14-30) vs. (27-15)
Time/TV: 7:30 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Knicks by 9
Tickets: $34-$34,950 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Lost 99-89 in Orlando on Nov. 13; Lost 114-106 in Orlando on Jan. 5; Tonight in New York City; March 20 in New York City