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Jameer Nelson

After playing four seasons at St. Joseph's University near his hometown of Chester, Pa., Jameer Nelson was drafted by the Denver Nuggets and immediately traded to the Orlando Magic in 2004. As a senior in college, he was the National Player of the Year. He quickly became one of the leaders of the Magic as the starting point guard, teaming with center Dwight Howard to set a new course for the franchise.
After playing four seasons at St. Joseph's University near his hometown of Chester, Pa., Jameer Nelson was drafted by the Denver Nuggets and immediately traded to the Orlando Magic in 2004. As a senior in college, he was the National Player of the Year. He quickly became one of the leaders of the Magic as the starting point guard, teaming with center Dwight Howard to set a new course for the franchise. « Show less

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  • Magic waive Nelson, Lamb

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update2: Adds Magic claim Green Magic waive Nelson, Lamb The Orlando Magic waived guard Jameer Nelson after 10 seasons, the team announced Monday. The Magic also waived guard Doron Lamb. Nelson will become an...
  • NBA roundup: Kidd expected to sign deal with Bucks

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Kidd expected to sign deal with Bucks Newly acquired Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd will sign a three- or four-year contract, according to multiple reports Monday. The Bucks fired coach Larry Drew after agreeing to...
  • Orlando Magic don't expect to make a major splash in free agency

    Orlando Magic don't expect to make a major splash in free agency
    At some point on Tuesday, perhaps as early as 12:01 a.m., the Orlando Magic will call LeBron James' agent to see if James has any interest in joining the Magic in free agency. Once the Magic are rebuffed — and even the Magic expect to be...
  • Orlando Magic waive combo guard Doron Lamb

    Orlando Magic waive combo guard Doron Lamb
    The Orlando Magic have waived third-year combo guard Doron Lamb. Lamb, 22, had struggled to garner consistent playing time with the Magic since the team acquired him, Tobias Harris and Beno Udrih from the Milwaukee Bucks in a trade for J.J. Redick,...
  • Point is, Magic's Jameer Nelson should be appreciated

    Point is, Magic's Jameer Nelson should be appreciated
    The average age of the Orlando Magic roster will drop to day-care levels when the club, as expected, says goodbye soon to Jameer Nelson. Jameer couldn't be more out of place on the Baby Magic if he had stumbled into a Big & Tall Men's Store. The Magic...
  • Here are some possible free-agent targets for the Orlando Magic

    Here are some possible free-agent targets for the Orlando Magic
    The 2014 NBA free-agency period is just hours away. Teams may begin contacting free agents at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, but no new free-agent deals can be signed — and no trades can be completed — until July 10. The Magic are going to need to...
  • Riley, Heat move beyond kid stuff

       It was nearly 1 a.m. Friday morning. Pat Riley's voice was thin, his presence not nearly as commanding as when the Miami Heat president previously addressed the media a week earlier, at a far saner hour.    He had just obtained UConn guard Shabazz...
  • After the selection of Elfrid Payton, what's the Magic future of Jameer Nelson?

    After the selection of Elfrid Payton, what's the Magic future of Jameer Nelson?
    Does Jameer Nelson have a future with the Orlando Magic? The Magic’s draft-night trade to acquire Louisiana-Lafayette point guard Elfrid Payton seems to indicate that Nelson won’t have a long-term future with the team. Payton appears all...
  • The Orlando Magic must make roster decisions in the near future

    The Orlando Magic must make roster decisions in the near future
    The Orlando Magic have to make some significant roster decisions in the next few days and weeks, and those decisions could involve the team releasing several players, most notably veteran point guard Jameer Nelson. This list highlights every...
  • Magic add defense with draft surprises

    Magic add defense with draft surprises
    Dwight Howard is long gone, but his presence lingers whenever the Magic are on the clock on draft night. The Magic received three first-round picks, along with six players, in the 2012 trade for Howard. His absence also assures them of more losing and...
  • Orlando Magic face difficult choices as the 2014 NBA Draft approaches

    Orlando Magic face difficult choices as the 2014 NBA Draft approaches
    The Orlando Magic have reached their most important day since they traded Dwight Howard almost two years ago. The 2014 NBA Draft is crucial. "It's important," Magic GM Rob Hennigan said. "Every draft's going to be important for us. We need to make...