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2 hrs ago | MSNBC

Tobias Harris, eligible for contract extension, wants to stay with Magic

The Magic's cap sheet is so clean, they could sign Ben Gordon for $9 million, and anyone who criticized the offer - raises hand - had to admit the griping was likely only theoretical. Channing Frye is the only player the Magic are committed to paying more than a rookie-scale contract in 2015-16.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Tobias Harris, NBA Players, Ben Gordon, Phoenix Suns, Nikola Vucevic, Channing Frye

7 hrs ago | Mavs Moneyball

Ellis and Parsons make appearances in SI's Top 100

In the first set of rankings -- 100-51 -- both Monta Ellis and Chandler Parsons make appearances. 2013-14 statistics a 19.0 PPG, 5.7 APG, 3.6 RPG, 45.1 FG%, 33.0 3P% a 16.8 PER, 4.9 Win Shares, 1.9 RAPM Ellis hasn't changed much in the last year, but a chance to play for a first-rate coach alongside a superstar scorer has clarified his optimal role.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, NBA Players, Monta Ellis, Chandler Parsons

7 hrs ago | CU Independent

Mile High nostalgia: On former Buff Chauncey Billups

As I'm sure many of you know, NBA great Chauncey Billups decided to end to his long and illustrious career last week. Here, a look back at the life of our fellow Buffalo, who may be the greatest athlete to come out of Colorado.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Pistons, NBA Basketball, Chauncey Billups, NBA Players, Aaron Gordon, University of Colorado NCAA, NCAA Women's Basketball, NCAA Sports, Colorado Buffaloes Women's Basketball

9 hrs ago | Pounding the Rock

Kawhi Leonard - Coast to Coast

In the 18th installment of the "best of" series we'll look at Kawhi Leonard take it the length of the floor to get his points. Kawhi Leonard has become quite the weapon in transition.

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Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks, Brandon Knight, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Arron Afflalo, Denver Nuggets, Kenneth Faried, San Antonio Spurs

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Rant Sports

Predicting the Orlando Magic's Player Rotation In 2014-15

Dating back to the Dwight Howard debacle, the Orlando Magic have struggled to sustain even the slightest bit of relevance. The Magic have ended up in the bottom three in total wins in two consecutive seasons, which has played in their favor a bit.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Aaron Gordon, NBA Players, Elfrid Payton, Kyle O'Quinn, Phoenix Suns, Victor Oladipo, Channing Frye

Orlando Pinstripe Post

FIBA World Cup 2014: Evan Fournier, France finish third

Orlando Magic guard Evan Fournier earned a medal in 2014 FIBA World Cup play as France defeated Lithuania for third place. The United States toppled Serbia, 129-92, to earn gold.

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Horse and Hound

Blenheim 2014: Francis Whittington nets first CCI3* title

Great Britain's Francis Whittington showjumped clear on Easy Target to triumph in Blenheim Horse Trial's CCI3* this afternoon . The duo piled the pressure on overnight leader William Fox-Pitt.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Magic Newcomers: Introducing Ben Gordon

That's the whopping number of new players expected to check into the Orlando Magic's 2014-15 training camp on Sept. 30 at Amway Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Jameer Nelson, Ben Gordon, Victor Oladipo, Evan Fournier, Denver Nuggets

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Wiz of Awes

Washington Wizards Links: It's Nene's Birthday

Apr 11, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; Washington Wizards forward Nene Hilario waves to the crowd as the Wizards beat the Orlando Magic 96-86 at Amway Center. Hilario finished with a team-high 17 points.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Nene Hilario, NBA Players, Otto Porter Jr., Victor Oladipo

The Orlando Sentinel

Harris looking for Magic contract extension

Every player reaches some kind of crossroads, and Magic forward Tobias Harris is looking both ways as he steps into the 2014-15 season. Harris will get an idea how the Magic value him, perhaps before the regular season begins.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Tobias Harris, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Jameer Nelson, Channing Frye, Denver Nuggets, Arron Afflalo

Fri Sep 12, 2014

BleacherReport

Lithuania vs. France: 2014 FIBA 3rd Place Game Live Stream and Preview

For Lithuania and France, the journey is far from over at the 2014 FIBA World Cup after losses in the semifinals. Saturday, the two sides will meet in the 3rd Place Game for one final fleeting shot at glory on the international stage before the United States takes on Serbia in the final.

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MSNBC

Serbia holds off furious French comeback, wins to advance to gold medal game vs. USA

They had to beat Italy in the seventh place game at EuroBasket last summer to even qualify for this summer's World Cup. When they got to Spain this summer in pool play where they were a pedestrian 2-3 and not looking like a team to fear.

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USA Today

Watchability: Are young Magic ready to dazzle?

The young and talented Magic could be fun, if they can figure out how to stay competitive. But with that not assured, they come in 26th on our NBA Watchability Rankings.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Elfrid Payton, Aaron Gordon, Victor Oladipo, NBA Players, Evan Fournier, Nikola Vucevic, Denver Nuggets

Wiz of Awes

NBA Southeast Division Preview: Orlando Magic

Apr 11, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris reacts to a call in the first half as the Washington Wizards beat the Magic 96-86 at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: David Manning-USA TODAY Sports Before the start of NBA training camp, we'll be doing Q&A pieces with writers and editors who cover each team from the Southeast Division, respectively.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Aaron Gordon, NBA Players, Tobias Harris, Elfrid Payton, Victor Oladipo, Nikola Vucevic

Thu Sep 11, 2014

BleacherReport

What's Behind Kenneth Faried's Leap?

When the Denver Nuggets drafted Kenneth Faried , he was already known as a ferocious rebounder. It was the rest of his game that was lacking.

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Dunking with Wolves

FIBA World Cup: Spain shocked by France, Team U.S.A. to face Lithuania today

Feb 1, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol and Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center. The Lakers defeated the Timberwolves 111-100.

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MLive.com

Stan Van Gundy and Otis Smith relationship: New roles seen as right...

Stan Van Gundy and Otis Smith may have flipped job titles, but that's how they want it as the two friends and colleagues with the Orlando Magic try and create a pipeline of talent to the Detroit Pistons from the new NBA-Development League team, the Grand Rapids Drive. Smith was named coach of the Drive last week in what was a Detroit-Grand Rapids game of match the personnel with the title.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

BasketballElite.com

CP3 Elite Guard Camp 2014

I was fortunate to be able to scout the annual Chris Paul Elite Camp for the 5th straight year this year. Living in Winston-Salem, NC has its advantages, one of which is not having to travel far to catch the event, put on by Chris Paul and company.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Elfrid Payton, Isaiah Thomas, Sacramento Kings, NBA Players, University of North Carolina NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Charlotte 49ers NCAA Basketball

Dunking with Wolves

NBA Talent Rankings: How the Timberwolves stack up against other young teams

Welcome to Part Two of DWW's NBA Talent Rankings. Part One, including the explanation for the rankings as well as teams ranked from #10 through #6, can be found here .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Victor Oladipo, NBA Players, Elfrid Payton, Aaron Gordon, Tobias Harris, Nikola Vucevic

Hardwood Paroxysm

NBA Trivia Tuesday but on a Wednesday

Feb 5, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; Detroit Pistons small forward Josh Smith and point guard Brandon Jennings react and put their hands on there head against the Orlando Magic during the second half at Amway Center. Orlando Magic defeated the Detroit Pistons 112-98.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Josh Smith, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players, Jason Maxiell

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