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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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  • Five members of the Orlando Magic have baseball backgrounds

    Five members of the Orlando Magic have baseball backgrounds
    One of the best moments of Jameer Nelson's athletic career occurred far away from a basketball court. On Aug. 20, 2009, Nelson and a few of his Orlando Magic teammates took batting practice at Citizens Bank Park before a Philadelphia Phillies game against...
  • Undone by 13 second-half turnovers, the Magic fall to the Wizards 96-86

    Undone by 13 second-half turnovers, the Magic fall to the Wizards 96-86
    Welcome to the bizarre world of the NBA, where a team can lose a game but potentially benefit in the long run because of that loss. On Friday night, the Orlando Magic lost on the court but may have won off the court — all at the same time....
  • Magic lose to the Nets 97-88, clinching worst road record in team history

    NEW YORK — If you didn’t watch any of the game on TV and only looked at the final score — the Brooklyn Nets beating the Orlando Magic 97-88 at Barclays Center — the temptation would be to assume the Magic suffered yet another...
  • Orlando Magic shut down Nik Vucevic for the rest of the season

    NEW YORK — Orlando Magic center Nik Vucevic will not play for the rest of the season, coach Jacque Vaughn said before Sunday night's 97-88 loss to the Brooklyn Nets. Vucevic had missed the Magic's four previous games because of a sore left...
  • Magic's Jameer Nelson won't play against the Blazers

    Magic's Jameer Nelson won't play against the Blazers
    Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson will miss his fourth consecutive game when the Orlando Magic host the Portland Trail Blazers tonight at Amway Center, coach Jacque Vaughn said after the Magic completed their shootaround this morning. Nelson and...
  • Jameer Nelson receives MRI on his sore left knee

    Jameer Nelson sat out his fourth consecutive game when the Orlando Magic hosted the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night, but Nelson received some positive news on his sore left knee earlier in the day. Nelson underwent an MRI exam, and the exam...
  • Magic's Jameer Nelson is slated to play against the Bobcats

    Magic's Jameer Nelson is slated to play against the Bobcats
    The Orlando Magic expect to have Jameer Nelson in the starting lineup when they host the Charlotte Bobcats tonight, Magic coach Jacque Vaughn said. Nelson has missed the Magic’s last four games with a sore left knee. The veteran point guard...
  • Jameer Nelson returns to the floor and to the Magic's starting lineup

    Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson returned to the court Friday against the Charlotte Bobcats after he had missed the four previous games with a sore and swollen left knee. Coach Jacque Vaughn started Nelson at point guard, where Nelson began the...
  • Nik Vucevic's ankle injury looked much worse than it is

    Fortunately for the Orlando Magic, the left-ankle injury Nik Vucevic suffered Friday night against the Washington Wizards wasn't as severe as it looked. Early in the third quarter, Vucevic set a screen above the arc for Jameer Nelson. But Vucevic wasn't...
  • All-area boys basketball: Berry looks forward to another challenge at UNC

    All-area boys basketball: Berry looks forward to another challenge at UNC
    Joel Berry II isn't counting down one-and-done days as he looks ahead to college basketball. Instead, the North Carolina-bound point guard eagerly anticipates the pageantry of basketball on Tobacco Road, and rising to another level in his evolution....
  • Dewayne Dedmon: "It's a great feeling to have a home now"

    Dewayne Dedmon: "It's a great feeling to have a home now"
    OAKLAND, Calif. — Dewayne Dedmon couldn't be happier these days. On Monday, the rookie center signed with the Orlando Magic for the remainder of the season, and his contract also will give him the opportunity to make the Magic's roster next...