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Orlando Magic Trade Update: Andrew Nicholson and Caron Butler Added to the Deal
June 25th, 2013 at 2:13 PM
In recent trading rumors between the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Clippers, a new addition to the package deal has surfaced. According to trade rumors, the Magic have been planning to trade Aaron Affalo for Eric Bledsoe; however, the deal is believed to now include Magic power forward, Andrew Nicholson and possibly...

How Long Can the Orlando Magic Expect to Be in Rebuilding Mode?
May 15th, 2013 at 8:39 PM
This season, the Orlando Magic posted the NBA's worst record at 20-62, finishing one game behind their Southeast Division foes, the Charlotte Bobcats. As a result, they are assured of selecting either first, second, third or fourth in June's draft, with the best odds of earning the no. 1 pick. Nevertheless,...

Orlando Magic NBA Draft 2012 Review: Andrew Nicholson
May 12th, 2013 at 11:08 PM
The Orlando Magic made former St. Bonaventure Bonnie power forward Andrew Nicholson their first round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, taking the 6-foot-9, 250-pounder with the 19th pick. ***PHOTO1*** While Nicholson spent the majority of his rookie season coming off the bench, he did well enough that he earned a spot...

Orlando Magic Forward Hedo Turkoglu Could Find Himself on Open Market
April 20th, 2013 at 7:30 AM
It is quite obvious that Nikola Vucevic, Andrew Nicholson, Tobias Harris and several others will be sticking around as the Orlando Magic continue their rebuilding process over the upcoming seasons. One question mark that does remain is whether veteran forward Hedo Turkoglu will be around to see any more of...

Miami Heat Rest LeBron James and Chris Bosh, but Still Defeat Orlando Magic 105-93
April 18th, 2013 at 2:11 PM
With no LeBron James and Chris Bosh, who sat out the final game of the season for the Miami Heat, the Orlando Magic figured to have a better chance of defeating the Heat. Unfortunately, Dwyane Wade and Co. still had enough firepower to beat the Magic 105-93 on Wednesday night...

Orlando Magic Can’t Hold Fourth-Quarter Lead in Loss to Cleveland Cavaliers
April 7th, 2013 at 11:53 PM
Through three quarters, it appeared the Orlando Magic were going to knock off the Cleveland Cavaliers and earn their 20th win of the season. However, Cleveland got hot in the final period, ultimately defeating the Magic 91-85 on Sunday night at Quicken Loans Arena. ***PHOTO1*** "You've just got to be more selfish...

Orlando Magic Visit Youthful and Dangerous Cleveland Cavaliers
April 6th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
Of all the teams in the NBA, one of the few that can match the Orlando Magic's youth is the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are led by the likes of Kyrie Irving, Tristan Thompson and Alonzo Gee, all averaging double figures in scoring. On Sunday at Quicken Loans Arena, these two...

Orlando Magic Look to Right Ship Against Chicago Bulls
April 4th, 2013 at 8:00 PM
With only six games remaining in the season, the Orlando Magic are shorthanded and have seemingly nothing to play for. They have the second-worst record in the NBA ahead of only their Southeast Division foes, the Charlotte Bobcats, and it is quite clear that they are building for the future....

Following Win Over Washington Wizards, Orlando Magic Lose to Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets
April 2nd, 2013 at 11:08 PM
Time to get back to business here at Magic 101. It's time to catch up on the last three Orlando Magic games, with statistical leaders from each game that occurred between Friday and Monday. ***PHOTO1*** Friday, March 29th: Washington Wizards at Magic Orlando (19-54) defeated Washington 97-92 thanks to 30 points and 11...

J.R. Smith and Carmelo Anthony Lead New York Knicks Past Orlando Magic
March 21st, 2013 at 12:08 AM
After sitting out three games with a knee injury, Carmelo Anthony returned and teamed with J.R. Smith to lead the New York Knicks past the Orlando Magic 106-94 on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. ***PHOTO1*** "Any time you have a great scorer like that, it's going to be tough for you. Not one...

Indiana Pacers Thump Orlando Magic 95-73
March 20th, 2013 at 12:10 AM
Despite losing two of their previous three games, the Indiana Pacers were too strong for the Orlando Magic, defeating them 95-73 on Tuesday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse. ***PHOTO1*** Indiana (42-26) was led by 19 points from Paul George, with Gerald Green scoring 15 points to go with eight rebounds, Tyler...

Red-Hot Memphis Grizzlies Thrash Orlando Magic 108-82
March 3rd, 2013 at 9:36 PM
The Memphis Grizzlies are the hottest team in the Western Conference and the second hottest team in the entire NBA behind the Miami Heat, who are the only squad to defeat them in their past 10 contests. On this night, it was the Orlando Magic's turn to suffer the wrath of...

Game Previews: Memphis Grizzlies at Orlando Magic, Magic at New Orleans Hornets, Magic at Miami Heat
March 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Following a home matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday at the Amway Center, the Orlando Magic have a road contest against the New Orleans Hornets on Monday at New Orleans Arena and then visit the Miami Heat on Wednesday at American Airlines Arena. ***PHOTO1*** In a 98-91 loss to Miami on Friday, the Grizzlies (38-19)...

Tobias Harris Impresses Again, but Isn’t Enough to Help Orlando Magic Defeat Houston Rockets
March 1st, 2013 at 11:58 PM
Ever since coming over from the Milwaukee Bucks, Tobias Harris has looked like a man on the mission, reaching double figures in points in all four of his games with the Orlando Magic. Unfortunately, the Magic have won just one of those contests and this was not one of those games,...

Sharpshooting Orlando Magic Earn 98-84 Win Over Philadelphia 76ers
February 26th, 2013 at 11:53 PM
The Orlando Magic had lost five games in a row and 10 consecutive road games, but they stopped both of those streaks against the Philadelphia 76ers, making 53.9% of their shots en route to a 98-84 victory over the Sixers on Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center. ***PHOTO1*** "It feels great," said...

Shorthanded Orlando Magic Fall to Memphis Grizzlies
February 23rd, 2013 at 1:11 PM
After a whirlwind Thursday that saw the Orlando Magic part with longtime shooting guard J.J. Redick and three bench players, the Magic dressed just eight players a day later, as their four new acquisitions were not yet cleared to play and point guard Jameer Nelson was out with a strained left patellar...

Orlando Magic Take on Memphis Grizzlies and Cleveland Cavaliers
February 21st, 2013 at 9:00 PM
The Orlando Magic will begin the second half of their stretch of four games in five days when they travel to face the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday at the FedExForum. After that, the Magic will welcome the Cleveland Cavaliers to town on Saturday at the Amway Center. ***PHOTO1*** Memphis (35-18) holds the...

Late Run Propels Dallas Mavericks to 111-96 Win Over Orlando Magic
February 21st, 2013 at 1:40 PM
In a game of rallies, it was the Dallas Mavericks who made the last run. Clinging to a 94-90 lead in the fourth quarter, Dallas used a 17-0 run to put the final nail in the coffin of the visiting Orlando Magic, ultimately winning 111-96 on Wednesday night at the American Airlines Center. ***PHOTO1*** The Mavericks (24-29)...

Charlotte Bobcats Inch Closer to Orlando Magic After Defeating Them 105-92
February 19th, 2013 at 10:12 PM
If Orlando Magic fans were expecting to see their team come out of the All-Star break reinvigorated and playing at a higher level than ever, they were sorely disappointed after the Southeast Division's fourth-place Magic lost to the division's fifth-place Charlotte Bobcats 105-92 on Tuesday night at the Amway Center. ***PHOTO1*** "Bad...

Nikola Vucevic and Andrew Nicholson Both Have Productive Nights in BBVA Rising Stars Challenge
February 16th, 2013 at 1:29 PM
Although TEAM CHUCK blew out TEAM SHAQ for the second consecutive year, winning 163-135 in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night in Houston on the first night of All-Star Weekend, there were some bright spots for both squads, including the performances of Orlando Magic big men Nikola Vucevic and Andrew Nicholson. ***PHOTO1*** Vucevic,...