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Brian Shaw Interested In Magic Head Coaching Job

Mar 6, 2015 10:54 AM

Brian Shaw has interest in the head coaching job of the Orlando Magic if it becomes available.

Shaw was fired this week by the Denver Nuggets before the end of his second season with the franchise.

Karl replaced George Karl and was a bad fit.

Shaw played three seasons with the Magic (1994-95 to 1996-97) before retiring after the 2002-03 season.

He served as an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Lakers and the Indiana Pacers.

Brian Schmitz/Orlando Sentinel

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Devyn Marble To Miss 4-6 Weeks With Detached Retina

Mar 4, 2015 4:36 PM

Devyn Marble is expected to miss approximately 4-6 weeks due to a detached retina in his left eye, the Orlando Magic announced.

Marble is in his rookie season.

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Magic Working On Trade Of Andrew Nicholson

Feb 12, 2015 4:28 PM

Andrew Nicholson has been made available by the Orlando Magic in trade talks, according to sources.

The Magic are working with Nicholson's agent, Mark Bartelstein, on finding a trade partner.

Nicholson was the 19th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.

Marc Stein/ESPN

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Warriors, Hawks, Blazers In Top-10 On Both Offense, Defense

Feb 12, 2015 12:50 PM

The Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks and Portland Trail Blazers enter the All-Star break as the only three teams in the NBA ranked in the top-10 in both offense and defense.

Fourteen other teams are in the top-10 in either offensive or defensive efficiency.

The Chicago Bulls ranked second in defensive efficiency last season and 28th on offense, but they are currently 9th on offense and just 13th on defense.

Teams that contend for a championship in the NBA typically are in the top-10 in both categories, or are particularly dominant on one end of the floor.

The current top-10 in efficiency differential consists of the Warriors, Hawks, Clippers, Mavericks, Blazers, Grizzlies, Raptors, Spurs, Rockets and Cavaliers.

The old/young distinction is based on the average age of players who play 15 or more minutes per game.

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Scott Skiles Emerges As Serious Candidate For Magic

Feb 5, 2015 12:43 PM

Scott Skiles is a serious candidate to eventually become head coach of the Orlando Magic.

Skiles played for the Magic during his playing career.

Skiles was most recently head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks following stints with the Chicago Bulls and Phoenix Suns.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

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Magic Fire Jacque Vaughn, James Borrego To Become Interim Head Coach

Feb 5, 2015 12:10 PM

Jacque Vaughn has been fired as head coach of the Orlando Magic.

Vaughn's job has been in danger for over a week as the Magic have struggled this season.

The Magic are currently in the middle of a 10-game losing streak.

James Borrego is expected to become interim head coach of the Magic.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

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Andrew Wiggins, Elfrid Payton Named Rookies Of The Month

Feb 4, 2015 7:51 PM

Andrew Wiggins and Elfrid Payton have been named the NBA Rookies of the Month for January.

Wiggins has won the award in every month of the season.

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Magic Reassign Devyn Marble To D-League

Feb 2, 2015 1:39 PM

The Orlando Magic have reassigned Devyn Marble to the Erie BayHawks of the NBA D-League, the team announced Monday.

Marble has made one prior appearence in the D-League.

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Scott Skiles, Mark Jackson Candidates For Magic Head Coaching Job

Jan 30, 2015 5:51 PM

If the Orlando Magic eventually fire Jacque Vaughn as head coach, sources say Scott Skiles and Mark Jackson are two candidates.

Skiles most recently was head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks and was a member of the Magic during his playing career.

Jackson is currently a broadcaster with ESPN following his dismissal last season by the Golden State Warriors.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

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Magic Could Soon Fire Jacque Vaughn

Jan 30, 2015 6:51 AM

The Orlando Magic are close to firing Jacque Vaughn as head coach.

“It isn’t a matter of ‘if,’ anymore, but ‘when,'” a source close to the decision-making process told Yahoo Sports about Vaughn’s fading job security.

 

The Magic have lost 13 of 15 games.

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reported that the Magic “haven’t ruled out making an in-season coaching change.”

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

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Giannis, Oladipo, Mason Plumlee Confirmed For Dunk Contest
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Victor Oladipo and Mason Plumlee will participate, while Zach LaVine could also be added.

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Average NBA Franchise Valuation Now More Than $1 Billion
There are now 11 NBA teams worth at least $1 billion, compared to three a year ago.

Kurt Badenhausen/Forbes

Jacque Vaughn Not Worried About Job Security
The recent struggles of the Magic have triggered team officials to search for the root causes of the problem.

Josh Robbins/Orlando Sentinel

Ben Gordon: My Game Is Back
Ben Gordon is averaging 7.5 points in 15.5 minutes per game.

Brian Schmitz/Orlando Sentinel

Elfrid Payton Not Trying To Emulate Rondo's Game
Elfrid Payton's rookie numbers compare to Rajon Rondo's rookie season in 06-07.

Josh Robbins/Orlando Sentinel

Aaron Gordon Out Indefinitely With Fracture In Foot
Aaron Gordon fractured the fifth metatarsal in his left foot during Saturday night’s game.

Josh Robbins/Orlando Sentinel

Tobias Harris Has Interest In Signing With Knicks
Tobias Harris hopes that the Knicks will pursue him in restricted free agency.

Adam Zagoria/The Knicks Blog

Victor Oladipo Out Indefinitely With Facial Fracture
Victor Oladipo was injured after taking an inadvertent elbow during a practice drill.

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Nikola Vucevic, Magic Agree Upon Four-Year, $54M Extension
RealGM's Shams Charania reports that Nikola Vucevic's deal is fully guaranteed with no option seasons.

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RealGM Radio: Arturo Galletti On NBA Season Over-Unders
In this two-part episode, host Daniel Leroux and Arturo Galletti of BoxScoreGeeks go through the over-unders for all 30 NBA teams for the 14-15 season.

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Ridnour Beginning To Consider End Of Career
Luke Ridnour signed a one-year, $2.75 million deal with the Magic and the team has an option for 15-16 when he will be 34.

Brian Schmitz/Orlando Sentinel

RealGM Radio: On The Southeast Division With Galletti, Minton
Daniel Leroux, Arturo Galletti and Patrick Minton talk in-depth about the major offseasons for the Heat and Hornets, as well as small but important summers for the Wizards, Hawks and Magic, talk about their favorite moves and preview the upcoming season.

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Warriors Trade Seth Curry's D-League Rights To Erie BayHawks
Erie will provide Santa Cruz a first round pick in the 2015 NBA D-League Draft and the rights to guard Scott Suggs.

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Victor Oladipo Suffers Sprained MCL
Victor Oladipo return will be dependant on how his knee responds to treatment.

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Channing Frye Suffers Sprained MCL
Channing Frye doesn't have a timetable for when he will return to the court.

Evan Dunlap/Orlando Pinstriped Post

Tobias Harris Hopeful To Reach Contract Extension With Magic
Tobias Harris is confident in his fit with the Magic.

Brian Schmitz/Orlando Sentinel

Zoran Dragic In Talks With Heat, Spurs, Mavericks, Magic
Zoran Dragic informed teams of the Oct. 5 buyout deadline in the language of his contract with Unicaja Malaga of the European League, a source told RealGM.

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Jay Hernandez Hired By Magic As Assistant Coach
Jay Hernandez established Pro Hoops, Inc. in 2004, a basketball training service based in New York for teams and individuals seeking to improve their performance.

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Magic Name Bill Peterson Head Coach Of BayHawks
The Magic have named Bill Peterson as head coach of its D-League team, the Erie BayHawks.

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Magic Sign 2nd Round Pick Devyn Marble
Devyn Marble was the 56th overall pick of the 2014 NBA Draft.

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