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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 Updated 16 hours ago
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

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    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 (5 days ago)
    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 (6 days ago)
    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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  • Crawford, Clippers open road trip with rout

    Crawford, Clippers open road trip with rout

    ESPN.com Nov 19
    Jamal Crawford had 22 points and Chris Paul added 16 points and nine assists as the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Orlando Magic 114-90 Wednesday night.
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  • GIF: Stephen Curry Channels Magic Johnson With Around-The-Back …

    GIF: Stephen Curry Channels Magic Johnson With Around-The-Back Dime In LA

    dimemag.com Nov 17
    The Warriors rolled the Lakers at Staples Center Sunday night, 136-115, and that was even after the Lakers outscored them by 15 in the fourth quarter. It wasn’t even close, so Stephen Curry — who finished with 30 points and 15 assists in less than 30 mi…
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  • Magic Rookie Aaron Gordon Fractures Bone In Left Foot, Out Inde…

    Magic Rookie Aaron Gordon Fractures Bone In Left Foot, Out Indefinitely

    Just one day after the Orlando Magic’s best young player returned to the lineup, another very promising one is leaving it. Rookie forward Aaron Gordon fractured a bone in his left foot during Orlando’s loss to the Washington Wizards on Saturday and is o…
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  • Should J.R. Smith have passed to Carmelo Anthony for Knicks' la…

    Should J.R. Smith have passed to Carmelo Anthony for Knicks' last shot vs. Magic?

    yahoo.com Nov 13
    Trailing by two with 3.5 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter on Wednesday night, the New York Knicks had one last chance to get level with the visiting Orlando Magic. Or, if moved by bold forces, they could look for a 3-pointer that would deliver a …
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  • J.R. Smith Ends Game With A Very J.R. Smith Shot

    J.R. Smith Ends Game With A Very J.R. Smith Shot

    deadspin.com Nov 13
    The Knicks lost 97-95 to the Orlando Magic last night, and this here was the final play of the game. I'm not going to assume that this isn't the play Derek Fisher drew up, but Carmelo Anthony's frantic calling for the ball would seem to indicate that J.…
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  • J.R. Smith Forgets About ‘Melo On Brick At Buzzer As Knicks Los…

    J.R. Smith Forgets About ‘Melo On Brick At Buzzer As Knicks Lose Sixth Straight

    dimemag.com Nov 13
    The Knicks lost to the Magic 97-95 last night, their sixth straight game we can lump into the loss column. But with 3.5 seconds left, down two, they had the ball and a chance to either tie it up, or win it with a three-pointer. J.R. Smith took the inbou…
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  • Channing Frye: Magic 'close to winning ... still [expletive] lo…

    Channing Frye: Magic 'close to winning ... still [expletive] losing'

    yahoo.com Nov 12
    For three quarters on Tuesday, the Orlando Magic stunned the Toronto Raptors, punching above their weight class and taking the fight directly to the Eastern Conference-leading Dinos at the Air Canada Centre. A Magic team that had struggled this season t…
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  • Report: Ricky Rubio Suffers “Significant” Ankle Sprain; Out Sev…

    Report: Ricky Rubio Suffers “Significant” Ankle Sprain; Out Several Weeks At Least

    When Ricky Rubio crashed to the floor in agony after turning his left ankle during his team’s loss to the Orlando Magic last night, it was easy to assume the worst. The Minnesota Timberwolves maestro couldn’t walk off the floor on his own power, and rep…
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  • Tobias Harris hits the buzzer-beater to lift Magic over Sixers …

    Tobias Harris hits the buzzer-beater to lift Magic over Sixers for 1st win (Video)

    yahoo.com Nov 5
    Wednesday night's matchup between the visiting Orlando Magic and host Philadelphia 76ers did not spark much interest among NBA diehards. Both teams entered the contest with 0-4 records, a mark of the talent on offer and the franchises' priorities during…
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  • Delusional Magic Johnson Calls Lakers “Exciting,” Kobe MVP-Wort…

    Delusional Magic Johnson Calls Lakers “Exciting,” Kobe MVP-Worthy In Tweets

    dimemag.com Nov 5
    The Los Angeles Lakers have lost their first fives games of the 2014-2015 season, and Kobe Bryant is averaging 24.4 shots to get his 27.6 points per game. But ever the optimist, Magic Johnson still really likes this team. Unfortunately, the blind nepoti…
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  • Watch Pint-Sized Aaron Brooks Pack The Shot Of Seven-Foot Nikol…

    Watch Pint-Sized Aaron Brooks Pack The Shot Of Seven-Foot Nikola Vucevic

    dimemag.com Nov 5
    Chicago Bulls reserve guard Aaron Brooks had 53 career blocks in six seasons coming into 2014-2015. Last night against the Orlando Magic, the diminutive University of Oregon product managed what has to be his most impressive swat to date. Watch the 6-0,…
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  • Bulls' Rose, Noah to miss game with Magic

    Bulls' Rose, Noah to miss game with Magic

    The Chicago Bulls were without Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah for their game Tuesday night against the Orlando Magic.
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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
    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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  • Pelicans' Davis narrowly misses triple-double

    Pelicans' Davis narrowly misses triple-double

    ESPN.com Oct 28
    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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  • Report: Victor Oladipo Out For A Month After Surgery For Facial…

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

    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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  • Video - Curry Leads Warriors Past Magic 00:58

    Curry Leads Warriors Past Magic

    Nov 26
    Stephen Curry scored a game-high 28 points in the Warriors' 111-96 win over the Magic.
  • Video - Cavs Get Out Of Funk 01:25

    Cavs Get Out Of Funk

    Nov 24
    The Cavs snapped a four-game slide behind LeBron James' double-double of 29 points and 11 assists in a 106-74 win over the Magic.
  • Video - James: 'Effort Was There' 00:39

    James: 'Effort Was There'

    Nov 24
    LeBron James and Kevin Love credit the Cavs' effort for ending their four-game losing streak.
  • Video - Heat Top Magic 01:36

    Heat Top Magic

    Nov 22
    Chris Bosh had 32 points to help the Heat to a 99-92 win over the Magic.

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    Nov 26
    Brian Windhorst and Tim Legler on Chicago's plan for Derrick Rose and how his injuries are affecting his teammates.
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    Nov 26
    Carmelo Anthony's back -- like the New York Knicks themselves -- is in bad shape. Brian Windhorst with the painful details
  • Los Angles Lakers granted $4.85 million disabled player exception for Stev…

    Nov 25
    The Los Angeles Lakers have been granted a $4.85 million disabled player exception by the NBA for Steve Nash, who is out for the season with a back injury, league sources told ESPN.com.
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    Nov 24
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