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Pelicans' Davis narrowly misses triple-double

Pelicans' Davis narrowly misses triple-double

ESPN.com Updated Oct 28 (3 days ago)
Anthony Davis had 26 points, 17 rebounds and nine blocks, and the New Orleans Pelicans opened the regular season with a 101-84 victory over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night.
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  • Anthony Davis dominates Magic, looks set for breakout season we…

    Anthony Davis dominates Magic, looks set for breakout season we all predicted (Video)

    yahoo.com Oct 29 (3 days ago)
    The run-up to the 2014-15 NBA season featured several steady storylines, including the return of LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Kobe Bryant's attempt to play at an elite level at 36 years old, and the Philadelphia 76ers' grand experiment of re…
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  • Report: Victor Oladipo Out For A Month After Surgery For Facial…

    Report: Victor Oladipo Out For A Month After Surgery For Facial Fracture

    dimemag.com nba.com ESPN.com Oct 25 (6 days ago)
    The Orlando Magic have no ambitions of contention in 2014-2015, but this is still supposed to be a season of major progress. In year three of its post- Dwight Howard existence, Jacque Vaughn’s team needs to take steps forward to ensure its heading the r…
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  • Dwight Howard On Return To Full Health: “I’m Getting There”

    Dwight Howard On Return To Full Health: “I’m Getting There”

    dimemag.com Oct 23
    Dwight Howard’s goofy personality, oft-ugly post game, and contentious departures from the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Lakers make it easy to forget that he’s still suffering ill-effects from 2012 back surgery. Recent praise from Houston Rockets teamm…
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  • Reports: Nikola Vucevic Agrees To Four-Year, $54 Million Extens…

    Reports: Nikola Vucevic Agrees To Four-Year, $54 Million Extension With Magic

    The Orlando Magic have finally locked-down at least one member of its promising young core long-term. According to multiple reports, the team has agreed with center Nikola Vucevic on a four-year, $54 million contract extension. Yahoo Sports’ Marc Spears…
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  • GIF: Dwight Howard Rises For Hammer Dunk On Luol Deng And Chris…

    GIF: Dwight Howard Rises For Hammer Dunk On Luol Deng And Chris Andersen

    dimemag.com Oct 21
    The only thing better than dunking on one opponent? Catching two. In the Houston Rockets’ exhibition against the Miami Heat on Tuesday night, Dwight Howard rose for a power dunk on both Luol Deng and Chris Andersen. Howard’s new Rockets and former Orlan…
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  • Talented youngsters try to speed up rebuilding process

    Talented youngsters try to speed up rebuilding process

    nba.com Oct 21
    Since their arrival, Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan and coach Jacque Vaughn have avoided making too many predictions about their team.
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  • GIF: Elfrid Payton Channels Magic Johnson By Dishing A Dime Whi…

    GIF: Elfrid Payton Channels Magic Johnson By Dishing A Dime While On His Behind

    dimemag.com Oct 16
    We were still stuck in the id phase of development when Magic Johnson was leading LA’s Showtime Lakers at the Old Forum under coach Pat Riley. That doesn’t mean we didn’t beg our parents for VHS tapes of him when we hit the ego stage of sentience. We re…
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  • Aaron Gordon Jumps Up & Around Flamengo Brazil Defender For…

    Aaron Gordon Jumps Up & Around Flamengo Brazil Defender For Power Dunk

    dimemag.com Oct 15
    It’s only a matter of time until Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon became a favorite of the NBA world. If he keeps making plays like this one, it will surely come sooner than even his biggest fans were anticipating. In his team’s exhibition game against…
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  • Hornets PG Walker injured vs. Magic

    Hornets PG Walker injured vs. Magic

    nba.com ESPN.com Oct 13
    Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker suffered a contusion on his left knee during Monday night's NBA preseason game against the Orlando Magic.
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  • Byron Scott wants his Lakers to shoot fewer three-pointers, whi…

    Byron Scott wants his Lakers to shoot fewer three-pointers, which makes sense to Byron Scott

    yahoo.com Oct 9
    Magic Johnson and Kobe Bryant hated Mike D’Antoni. Hated him. Absolutely despised what they saw as his opposition to bootstrap-pullin’, all out old school basketball, what with his runnin’ and gunnin’ and attempting to do whatever he could to pry a comp…
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  • Chris Bosh hasn't said a single word to LeBron James since Jame…

    Chris Bosh hasn't said a single word to LeBron James since James' move to Cleveland

    yahoo.com Oct 8
    We’re in a different era. We’re not stuck in the 1980s, when Larry Bird had to buy a second edition of his local newspaper in order to see what Magic Johnson put up in the Laker box score that missed deadline on the west coast. There are no Rolodexes to…
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  • BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Orlando Magic

    BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Orlando Magic

    yahoo.com Oct 7
    This is what happens when a rebuilding process is forced on you, and you fail to recognize as much. The Orlando Magic walked away from the Dwight Howard trade as the clear winners, but that’s not saying a whole heck of a lot. Worse, because the Magic’s …
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  • Magic's Oladipo, Frye out with MCL sprains

    Magic's Oladipo, Frye out with MCL sprains

    The Orlando Magic will be missing a pair of projected regular-season starters for their preseason opener.
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  • Here we go again: Warriors, Magic, Rockets unveil new sleeved a…

    Here we go again: Warriors, Magic, Rockets unveil new sleeved alternate jerseys for 2014-15 season

    yahoo.com Sep 30
    It's been two seasons since the NBA and apparel partner Adidas introduced short-sleeved jerseys into teams' uniform rotations, and it seems like the only thing expanding as quickly as the number of squads wearing the new duds has been the complaints abo…
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  • Here we go again: Warriors, Magic, Rockets unveil new sleeved a…

    Here we go again: Warriors, Magic, Rockets unveil new sleeved alternate jerseys for 2014-15 season

    yahoo.com Sep 30
    It's been two seasons since the NBA and apparel partner Adidas introduced short-sleeved jerseys into teams' uniform rotations, and it seems like the only thing expanding as quickly as the number of squads wearing the new duds has been the complaints abo…
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  • Magic has respect for Ferry following meeting

    Magic has respect for Ferry following meeting

    ESPN.com Sep 23
    In a series of tweets, NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson said he met with embattled Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry and said he respected and appreciated Ferry's apology.
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  • Bulls sign former Magic guard Moore

    Bulls sign former Magic guard Moore

    nba.com Sep 18
    The Chicago Bulls have signed former Orlando Magic guard E'Twaun Moore.
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  • Teams’ Latest Twitter Contest Is #NBADramas

    Teams’ Latest Twitter Contest Is #NBADramas

    dimemag.com Sep 17
    The increasingly active and humorous Twitter accounts of NBA teams are at it again. We’ve already shown you our favorite #NBASitcoms and #NBAMovies; now it’s time for some #NBADramas. Here are some miscellaneous notables this time around: Good Wall Hunt…
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  • Charles Barkley blames his 'rift' with Michael Jordan on his cr…

    Charles Barkley blames his 'rift' with Michael Jordan on his criticism of the former Charlotte Bobcats

    yahoo.com Sep 4
    Basketball Hall of Famers Charles Barkley and Michael Jordan have a decades-long friendship that is probably the most documented and detailed in NBA history. Sure, Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell had their good times toward the end, and Larry Bird and…
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  • Maurice Harkless Says Magic Have “A Chance To Make The Playoffs…

    Maurice Harkless Says Magic Have “A Chance To Make The Playoffs”

    dimemag.com Sep 2
    The lack of balance between the Western and Eastern Conferences still exists. There are at least 11 quality teams in the West, each of whom would expect to make the playoffs if it resided in the East. As is, though, even 2013-2014 postseason teams like …
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  • Video - Monster Night For Davis 01:47

    Monster Night For Davis

    Oct 28
    Anthony Davis went off for 26 points, 17 rebounds and 9 blocks as the Pelicans defeated the Magic 101-84.
  • Video - Rockets Rally To Edge Magic 00:44

    Rockets Rally To Edge Magic

    Oct 22
    James Harden scored nine points in the Rockets' 90-89 win over the Magic.
  • Video - Magic Top Heat In Overtime 01:06

    Magic Top Heat In Overtime

    Oct 7
    Chris Bosh and Luol Deng each scored 18 points in the Heat's 108-101 preseason loss to the Magic.
  • Video - Oladipo Hits Backward Half-Court Shot 00:15

    Oladipo Hits Backward Half-Court Shot

    Sep 29
    Orlando Magic shooting guard Victor Oladipo sinks a great half-court shot while standing backward.

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  • Sources: Burks, Jazz agree to 4-year deal

    Oct 31
    The Utah Jazz have agreed to a contract extension with guard Alec Burks worth $42 million over four years, sources told ESPN.com.
  • Windhorst: Cavs fall flat in LeBron's return

    Oct 31
    The Cavs fell flat in their opener after months of hype. But LeBron and Co. were glad to just get it over with, writes Brian Windhorst.
  • Oklahoma City Thunder's West path gets trickier without Russell Westbrook

    Oct 31
    Without a margin for error in the unforgiving West, the Thunder are winless and now perhaps starless, with Russell Westbrook joining Kevin Durant in street clothes.
  • Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio Spurs might not receive extension by deadline

    Oct 31
    There is a strong likelihood that Friday's midnight deadline for contract extensions for first-round picks from the Class of 2011 will pass without a new deal for reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, according to league sources.