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Victor Oladipo

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  • Firing of Vaughn: A setback for Magic's plan

    Firing of Vaughn: A setback for Magic's plan
    As expected, the Magic have fired coach Jacque Vaughn, a setback for the franchise’s rebuilding plan. The Magic (15-37) replaced Vaughn with lead assistant James Borrego on Thursday. Whether Borrego can rally the team enough to keep the job is...
  • Bulls' Nikola Mirotic earns spot in Rising Stars game

    Bulls' Nikola Mirotic earns spot in Rising Stars game
    Bulls rookie forward Nikola Mirotic was named Wednesday as one of 20 players who will compete in the Rising Stars Challenge during the NBA All-Star weekend in February. For the first time, the game featuring first- and second-year players will pit the...
  • Ex-Bruin Zach LaVine to compete in NBA slam-dunk event

    Ex-Bruin Zach LaVine to compete in NBA slam-dunk event
    Former UCLA guard Zach LaVine posted an incredible, though unofficial, 46-inch vertical leap before he was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 13th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. He'll need every bit of that lift Feb. 14 when he competes in the...
  • Victor Oladipo will compete in All-Star Weekend's slam dunk contest

    Victor Oladipo will compete in All-Star Weekend's slam dunk contest
    The NBA has made it official: Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo will be one of four players who will participate in All-Star Weekend's slam dunk contest Feb. 14 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Minnesota...
  • NBA roundup: Pelicans win fourth straight, gain ground in playoff bid

    NBA roundup: Pelicans win fourth straight, gain ground in playoff bid
    Anthony Davis had 32 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots, and the New Orleans Pelicans stretched their season-long winning streak to four games with a 99-74 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night in New Orleans. Ryan Anderson...
  • Orlando Magic's defense is getting worse

    Orlando Magic's defense is getting worse
    Playing defense the right way is tough work. Sound defense requires effort, grit and selflessness. The Orlando Magic appear to lack those intangibles right now. The Magic have allowed eight consecutive opponents to score at least 100 points, and the...
  • Elfrid Payton encouraged that he avoided a serious knee injury

    Elfrid Payton encouraged that he avoided a serious knee injury
    Although the Orlando Magic suffered a painful loss to the New York Knicks on Friday night, the Magic can take solace that their prized rookie point guard, Elfrid Payton, escaped a serious injury. Payton hurt his left knee when he landed after he made...
  • Orlando Magic lose to the New York Knicks 113-106

    Orlando Magic lose to the New York Knicks 113-106
    NEW YORK — Jacque Vaughn entered Friday with 151 regular-season losses as the Orlando Magic’s head coach. After almost all of those losses, he conveyed an almost serene and understanding tone during his postgame news conferences, picking his...
  • Basketball Monday: Riller scores 53 as Ocoee prevails

    Basketball Monday: Riller scores 53 as Ocoee prevails
    The first time Ocoee's Grant Riller seemed to do anything wrong in Monday night's Ocoee Great 8 championship game came with 7 minutes, 11 seconds remaining. That was when he missed two free throws. Other than that it was difficult to find any flaws as...
  • Magic's untouchables: Vooch, Oladipo, Payton

    Magic's untouchables: Vooch, Oladipo, Payton
    Trade winds have been blowing in the NBA for some time this season. Magic GM Rob Hennigan is no stranger to making deals. The Magic could use a rim-protecting power forward (who couldn't?) and a go-to wing (Andrew Wiggins, we never knew ye). Here's my...
  • Rookie Gordon close to returning

    Rookie Gordon close to returning
    Magic rookie SF Aaron Gordon is days away from playing again after being sidelined since mid-November. Gordon, the Magic's No. 4 pick in the draft last June, had surgery to repair a fracture in his left foot Nov. 21 in Charlotte, N.C. Gordon, 6-feet-...