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Dime Q&A: Kyle O’Quinn On His Role With Orlando, KG & F…

Dime Q&A: Kyle O’Quinn On His Role With Orlando, KG & Full-Grown Beards

dimemag.com Updated 6 hours ago
It is not easy for young players to adjust to the NBA, let alone endure seasons of losing and injuries that can derail all future plans. Yet, after two up-and-down seasons in Orlando, Kyle O’Quinn appears to have come into his own, both with his play on…
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  • Counting Down The Top 10 Moments From NBA Christmas Day: 7-5

    Counting Down The Top 10 Moments From NBA Christmas Day: 7-5

    dimemag.com 11 hours ago
    The NBA isn’t like other professional sports in America; they play on Christmas. Not only do they play, but the games on the national holiday signal a focal point for most NBA observers and a day when it’s finally appropriate to take stock of the first …
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  • GIF: Kelly Olynyk Shows Off Surprising Hops With Dunk On Kyle O…

    GIF: Kelly Olynyk Shows Off Surprising Hops With Dunk On Kyle O’Quinn

    dimemag.com Dec 17 (5 days ago)
    Kelly Olynyk, high-flier? Evidently. Watch the short-armed, normally ground-bound Boston Celtics big man launch from just inside the dotted line for a dunk on Kyle O’Quinn in his team’s 109-92 win over the Orlando Magic. Can’t say we saw that one coming…
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  • GiF: Kyle Lowry’s Handle Beguiles Victor Oladipo

    GiF: Kyle Lowry’s Handle Beguiles Victor Oladipo

    dimemag.com Dec 16 (7 days ago)
    Second year guard Victor Oladipo has been one of the better perimeter defenders since coming into the league. He’s big, and he’s blocked some big names who thought they could take advantage of a young fella. That’s what made this third quarter sequence …
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  • Jeanie Buss: Tanking Is “Unforgivable” And “Doesn’t Belong In A…

    Jeanie Buss: Tanking Is “Unforgivable” And “Doesn’t Belong In Any League”

    dimemag.com Dec 12
    Maybe if those within the Los Angeles Lakers organization had a better grasp of their team’s reality, they’d be more inclined to admitting the merits of tanking. In wake of Magic Johnson saying that he hopes the purple-and-gold “lose every game,” owner …
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  • Nick Young to the tank-happy Magic Johnson: 'Chill out for a mi…

    Nick Young to the tank-happy Magic Johnson: 'Chill out for a minute'

    yahoo.com Dec 11
    By now, it’s been proven that Magic Johnson is just about as duplicitous as it gets when it comes to his on-record opinion about the Los Angeles Lakers. Johnson rode former Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni for two years without showing a scintilla of class, c…
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  • GIF: Elfrid Payton Hits Dewayne Dedmon For Monster One-Handed O…

    GIF: Elfrid Payton Hits Dewayne Dedmon For Monster One-Handed Oop

    dimemag.com Dec 10
    We’ll bet a somewhat sizable portion of our readers haven’t heard of Elfrid Payton. Fewer still of the rookie’s Orlando Magic teammate Dewyane Dedmon. But highlights don’t know names, either. Watch the relatively anonymous pair connect on a massive alle…
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  • Bradley Beal nails game-winning buzzer-beater as Washington dow…

    Bradley Beal nails game-winning buzzer-beater as Washington downs Orlando (Video)

    yahoo.com Dec 10
    Bradley Beal did not have his flashiest game on Wednesday. He primarily stayed in the background as his Washington Wizards took on the Orlando Magic, watching as John Wall (21 points, 11 assists) continued his fantastic season, stepping aside while Nene…
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  • Scott wants Lakers to win now, unlike Magic

    Scott wants Lakers to win now, unlike Magic

    Magic Johnson wants the Los Angeles Lakers to lose for their own good.
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  • Magic Johnson pleased athletes using 'their voice'

    Magic Johnson pleased athletes using 'their voice'

    nba.com Dec 9
    Magic Johnson praised recent activism by professional athletes on Tuesday and called for more conversation among government, law enforcement and black leaders.
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  • Watch LeBron “Magic” James Notch Another Double-Double In Win O…

    Watch LeBron “Magic” James Notch Another Double-Double In Win Over Raptors

    dimemag.com Dec 6
    After putting up 19 points and 12 assists against the Knicks in Cleveland’s 90-87 win, LeBron James put up another double-double against the Eastern Conference’s best when the Cavs defeated the Raptors Friday night, 105-91. The four-time MVP is 6-8 and …
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  • Magic praises LeBron: Athletes must speak up

    Magic praises LeBron: Athletes must speak up

    ESPN.com Dec 5
    Decades after he started to become known just as much as an advocate for AIDS and HIV awareness as he was for being a basketball player, Magic Johnson challenged today's athletes to use their platform to take up a cause. And he commended LeBron James.
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  • Magic's O'Quinn fined for flagrant foul on Clippers' Griffin

    Magic's O'Quinn fined for flagrant foul on Clippers' Griffin

    nba.com Dec 4
    Orlando Magic forward Kyle O'Quinn has been fined $15,000 for making excessive contact above the shoulders with Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, it was announced Thursday by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations.
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  • Freudian Slip? Chris Paul Gets Tongue Tied While Discussing Win…

    Freudian Slip? Chris Paul Gets Tongue Tied While Discussing Win Over Magic

    dimemag.com Dec 4
    The Los Angeles Clippers have won six consecutive games after easily dispatching of the Orlando Magic last night. Means of the team’s latest victory? If you’re to believe the theories of Freud, Chris Paul inadvertently revealed the surprising justificat…
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  • Stephen Curry hits fantastic winning 3 to extend Warriors strea…

    Stephen Curry hits fantastic winning 3 to extend Warriors streak to 10

    Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has been one of the most exciting players in the NBA for several years now, but in 2014-15 he has made a strong case for MVP consideration. The league's best shooter entered Tuesday night's game against th…
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  • Watch Steph Curry Hit Game-Winning Pull-Up Three With 2 Seconds…

    Watch Steph Curry Hit Game-Winning Pull-Up Three With 2 Seconds Remaining

    dimemag.com Dec 3
    MVP! MVP! MVP! The Golden State Warriors trailed the Orlando Magic by two when Stephen Curry took a pass and began up the floor. You know what happened next. Orlando had a chance to win after Steph’s heroics while in-bounding the ball with just over two…
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  • Watch Gerald Green Lob It Off The Backboard To Himself For The …

    Watch Gerald Green Lob It Off The Backboard To Himself For The Slam

    dimemag.com Dec 1
    Orlando might have gotten a 93-90 win over the Suns on Sunday night, but Gerald Green got the play of the weekend when he found himself stuck near the free throw line. Having already picked up his dribble, Green pivoted around Victor Oladipo and threw i…
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  • Cat & Mouse: Steph Curry Bamboozles Victor Oladipo Before D…

    Cat & Mouse: Steph Curry Bamboozles Victor Oladipo Before Draining 3

    dimemag.com Nov 27
    There aren’t many players on the level of Warriors point guard Stephen Curry. He showed off his mastery on the court last night in one sequence where the Magic’s strong defensive guard Victor Oladipo played the mouse to Steph’s cat. ‘Dipo is one of the …
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  • Rookie Stars Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker Face-Off For First T…

    Rookie Stars Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker Face-Off For First Time Tonight

    dimemag.com Nov 26
    Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain. Larry Bird and Magic Johnson. LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker? The stars of the 2014 rookie class have a long, long way to go to live up those storied (and ongoing) individual rivalri…
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  • LeBron James proves he doesn't stink in win over Magic

    LeBron James proves he doesn't stink in win over Magic

    With the Cleveland Cavaliers riding a four-game losing streak and sitting two games under .500 in an uneven start to a season many expected to result in a championship, LeBron James made headlines Monday by summing up his team's troubles in two words: &…
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  • Magic erase 23-point deficit to stun Hornets

    Magic erase 23-point deficit to stun Hornets

    ESPN.com Nov 21
    Magic erase 23-point deficit, beat Hornets 105-100
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  • Magic's Gordon undergoes foot surgery

    Magic's Gordon undergoes foot surgery

    nba.com Nov 21
    ORLANDO -- Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon underwent a successful surgical procedure Friday to repair a fractured fifth metatarsal in his left foot, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced.
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  • Video - Jazz Down Magic 01:00

    Jazz Down Magic

    Dec 19
    The Jazz beat the Magic 101-94 for their first two-game winning streak of the season.
  • Video - Who Will Be Rookie Of The Year? 05:17

    Who Will Be Rookie Of The Year?

    Dec 18
    With Jabari Parker out for the season, David Thorpe says it is Andrew Wiggins' award to lose.
  • Video - Celtics Take Down Magic 00:56

    Celtics Take Down Magic

    Dec 17
    Kelly Olynyk scored 15 points off the bench in the Celtics' 109-92 win.
  • Video - Raptors Roll Magic 01:07

    Raptors Roll Magic

    Dec 15
    The Raptors beat the Magic 95-82 for their third straight win.

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