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Magic seek patience as youth develops

ORLANDO, Fla. -- From general manager Rob Hennigan to coach Jacque Vaughn down to the players who finished out the season, the Orlando Magic insist they have improved from the year before. But going from 20 to 23 victories doesn't represent the type of accelerated growth that makes those around the NBA sit up and take notice. And when Hennigan was asked Thursday what Magic fans...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Rob Hennigan’s Orlando Magic 2014 Exit Interview

Here’s Orlando Magic General Manager Rob Hennigan answering a lot of important questions as the franchise moves into a key period that is the 2014 offseason. As always with ‘Henny’ there was a plethora of information to be digested in regards to the draft, evaluating Jacque Vaughn, how the team met his benchmark goals, what may happen with Arron Afflalo and Jameer Nelson, and...
Via Magic Basketball Online
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Magic Musings: Orlando finishes off season with home loss to Indiana

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Orlando Magic ended their season the same way it began in late October, with a loss to the Indiana Pacers. Although the Pacers rested three of their regular starters with the playoffs starting this weekend, they had more than enough firepower to post a 101-86 victory over the Magic, who again saw several of their reserves play more than usual. In addition to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic's Jameer Nelson will not play versus Pacers

The Orlando Magic enter the final game of the 2013-2014 season tonight against the Indiana Pacers following a 108-95 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Monday night. The Magic will play tonight without guard Jameer Nelson, who is out with groin injury. Victor Oladipo wll start and expect Doron Lamb, Ronnie Price and E'Twaun Moore to see significant time off the bench. Mike...
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Magic Wands: vs. Pacers

Orlando, Fla. (55-26) vs. (23-58)    Time/TV: 7 p.m./FSFlorida Line: Magic by 4 Tickets: $14-$774 on VividSeats Season Series: Pacers 97, Magic 87 in Indianapolis on Oct. 29; Pacers 98, Magic 79 in Indianapolis on Feb. 3; Magic 93, Pacers 92 in Orlando on Feb. 9; Tonight in Orlando Pace Off. Rtg. Def. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR Indiana 95.0 101.4 96.8 49.0 24.8 15.9 29...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Season finale might be Jameer Nelson's last game with the Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic's game tonight at Amway Center will close their 2013-14 season. It also could mark the end of the team's Jameer Nelson era. Nelson might not be with the franchise next season. Although he's about to complete just the second year of a three-year contract, his salary for the 2014-15 season is only partially guaranteed. If the Magic waive him before July...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson on his future ☆

“I do think about it a lot, but I don’t know what the future holds. I don’t know the plan. I just have to be patient and see that they are going to do because it’s the team’s option (with his contract). “I would definitely like to stay with the Magic, but it’s a business and it’s up to these guys,’’ Nelson said. “I haven’t talked to them much about (the plan...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic guard Jameer Nelson out in loss to Nets

The Orlando Magic lost to the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday by the score of 97-88. The loss was the second straight for the Magic, who fell to 23-57 on the season. The Magic played without center Nikola Vucevic, who has been ruled out of the final few games of the season. They also played without point guard Jameer Nelson, who missed the game with a sore groin.  Mike via Wikimedia...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Brooklyn's barrage of 3s sinks Orlando

With Nikola Vucevic and Jameer Nelson unavailable, the Orlando Magic more than held their own for the first two quarters against the playoff-bound Brooklyn Nets. The third quarter was another matter.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Brooklyn's barrage of 3s sinks Orlando

Despite having both Nikola Vucevic and Jameer Nelson unavailable, the Orlando Magic more than held their own for the first two quarters against the playoff-bound Brooklyn Nets. The third quarter was another matter. The Nets, who gave up 115 points in a loss at Orlando last week, unleashed a barrage of 3-point field goals at halftime and withstood a challenge by the Magic early in...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Orlando Magic Lose to the Nets

The Orlando Magic fell to the Brooklyn Nets 97-88 on Sunday night in Brooklyn.  The Magic really played well in this one, all things considered.  If not for being on the wrong end of a 13-0 run in the middle of the 3rd quarter, this game was very even throughout.  Orlando was led in scoring by Tobias Harris with 18 points off the bench.  Jameer Nelson and Nik Vucevic sat this...
Via Magic Basketball Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards – Orlando Magic Postgame Interviews

Jameer Nelson couldn’t deny that he was fighting for more rebounds than usual in the 2nd half. You would too if you had Jason Maxiell reminding you about being close to a triple-double in your ear every few seconds. Orlando players were worn out from Washington’s physicality, and the frustration of having lost all 4 season meetings to the Wizards. Jameer Nelson:   Click below...
Via Magic Basketball Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Offense Stagnates as Wizards Win with Dominant 4th Period

The Orlando Magic looked solid for three quarters against the Washington Wizards, and then the wheels came off the bus in the 4th period as Orlando fell 96-86. With the defeat, combined with the Charlotte Bobcats loss against the Boston Celtics, Orlando has sole control of the 3rd-worst record in the league. Meanwhile, the Wizards now leapfrog Charlotte back into the 6th seed in...
Via Magic Basketball Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Orlando goes cold down stretch in loss to Washington

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Orlando Magic's newfound ability to close out games in the fourth quarter disappeared Friday night, as did their modest two-game winning streak. The Washington Wizards, looking to avoid a possible first-round playoff matchup against either the Miami Heat or the Indiana Pacers, held the Magic to 16 points over the final 12 minutes and came away with a 96-86...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

E’Twaun Moore wants to stay with Magic

The Orlando Magic have had a very rough past few seasons, but they do have a bright future ahead of them with all of the young players on the roster. One of their younger players, E’Twaun Moore, has made it clear that he would like to return to Orlando and help make something happen in the future. According to Moore, he wants to stay in Orlando and wants to stick with the guys...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo, E'Twaun Moore lead Magic past Nets

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Arron Afflalo scored 25 points, E'Twaun Moore added 17 and the Orlando Magic held off a late rally to beat the Brooklyn Nets 115-111 on Wednesday night. Tobias Harris added 16 points and eight rebounds, and Jameer Nelson had 14 points and seven assists for Orlando, which won its second straight. Joe Johnson scored 31 points and Mirza Teletovic had 17 as...
Via Fox Sports Florida
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nelson leads way in ESPN’s new stat ☆

As the season has come to a close, there is discussion over who has been the “most valuable” player on the roster. Arron Afflalo, Nikola Vucevic and Victor Oladipo are likely the three players that come to mind. Jacque Vaughn will not name one — as you would expect — when he was asked about this past weekend: “I’m not sure if you can,” Vaughn said when asked if Vucevic...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet Jameer Nelson in Orlando Magic Q&A

“I still hear fans saying, ‘Thanks for staying.’ I think they appreciate who I am. Who I am is a professional in everything that I do. I try to always handle myself the same way no matter where I am and who’s around or not around.” –Jameer Nelson on his decision to stay with the Magic
Via Orlando Magic Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson, Arron Afflalo and Victor Oladipo to Meet Fans in Lake Nona

As a warm up to the final game of the season and Fan Appreciation Night on April 16, the Magic and Chase will team-up to offer fans the opportunity to meet Magic veterans Jameer Nelson and Arron Afflalo and Magic rookie Victor Oladipo at a new Chase branch in Lake Nona to sign autographs and take photos. The public is invited to attend this free event. WHEN: Tuesday, April 8, 2014...
Via Magic Basketball Online
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Orlando Magic at Charlotte Bobcats

  The Orlando Magic are coming off of a 119-98 blowout loss at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. The Charlotte Bobcats were also in action Wednesday night when they blew out the Philadelphia 76ers 123-93. These teams met in Charlotte back on December 11 and the Magic came away with a 92-83 victory behind 17 points from Jameer Nelson. They met again on January...
Via Magic Basketball Online
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Missed timeout, seconds sink Magic comeback

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Less than a minute into the third quarter Sunday night, the Orlando Magic found themselves down 21 points to the Toronto Raptors. But with less than nine seconds remaining, they were in a position to perhaps go into overtime for the second time this weekend and the eighth time this season. The Magic did a lot of things right over the final 24 minutes -- shooting...
Via Fox Sports Florida
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikola Vucevic scores 24 as Orlando tops Charlotte in 2OT

ORLANDO, Fla. -- A big early deficit and an opponent's hot shooting hand didn't faze Nikola Vucevic or the rest of the Orlando Magic. Vucevic scored 24 points and grabbed 23 rebounds, and Jameer Nelson had five points in overtime as the Magic edged the Charlotte Bobcats 110-105 on Friday night. Aaron Afflalo, who finished with 17 points, sent the game into overtime with a...
Via Fox Sports Florida
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Big night by Nikola Vucevic sparks Orlando comeback

ORLANDO, Fla. -- With the help of a 20-20 game from Nikola Vucevic, the Orlando Magic overcame a rough start against the Charlotte Bobcats for only their second overtime victory of the season. Vucevic's 24 points and 23 rebounds, along with two key baskets by Jameer Nelson in his return from a four-game absence, lifted the Magic to a 110-105 win. Down by 16 points in the first...
Via Fox Sports Florida
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic point guard Jameer Nelson looks to play Friday

Th Orlando Magic upset the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday by the score of 95-85.  The win improved the Magic's record to 20-52, last in the Southeast Division. The Magic played once again without point guard Jameer Nelson due to a sore left knee.  The good news is that Nelson is looking to be ready to play when the Magic host the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday.Mike via Wikimedia...
Via Sports Injury Alert
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Orlando bulldozes through visiting Trail Blazers

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Orlando Magic need to find a way to have the Portland Trail Blazers come to town more often. The Magic snapped a 12-game losing streak with a victory over the Blazers in February of last year. A similar scenario took place Tuesday night as 25 points from Tobias Harris and 22 from Nikola Vucevic helped lift them to a 95-85 win which stopped a slide that had reached...
Via Fox Sports Florida
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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