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21 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Predicting the Most Improved NBA Teams for the Upcoming Season

It's the time of year when "the roster looks great on paper!" becomes an operative phrase.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, Kenneth Faried, Jusuf Nurkic, Arron Afflalo, JaVale McGee, Gary Harris, NBA Players

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Ex-Hoosier Oladipo 'works' to scratch the NBA surface

Victor Oladipo still lives in the gym. Does that surprise you? He still works way past the norm.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Cody Zeller, Victor Oladipo, NBA Players, Elfrid Payton

Rant Sports

Orlando Magic Hope Defense Will Carry Them in 2014-15

When the Orlando Magic were one of the dominating teams in the Eastern Conference, Orlando was an offensive juggernaut.

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

The Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Magic, Casey Anthony, Citrus Bowl: weekend topics

The guest list for this weekend's public-affairs programs include some of Central Florida's biggest names.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Entertainment, Television

BleacherReport

2014-15 NBA Rookies Under the Most Pressure to Succeed Right Away

Every NBA rookie faces some degree of pressure to prove he belongs. For a select few prospects, however, the temperature is on a different level, as they're expected to succeed in the early going.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Philadelphia 76ers, Elfrid Payton, Aaron Gordon, Victor Oladipo, NBA Players

Tue Aug 26, 2014

BleacherReport

Ranking the 5 Deepest Teams in the NBA

The San Antonio Spurs 2013-14 title run was a testament to the value of unheralded virtues like teamwork and passing, a reminder that teams can win in this league without a trio of superstars in the primes of their careers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs

Orlando Pinstripe Post

Short fanpost

Thats the first pick in the last two years plus the somewhere between the 18th-25th pick? in next years draft.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Sports, NBA Basketball

YourErie

BayHawks Name Peterson as New Head Coach

Orlando, FL -- The Orlando Magic have named Bill Peterson as head coach of its D-League team, the Erie BayHawks, "We are excited to welcome Bill and his family," said Hennigan.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dirk Nowitzki (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Denver Nuggets: Will Afflalo bring some magic back with him?

The last time Arron Afflalo wore a Denver Nuggets uniform, Al Harrington , Nene Hilario , and the Birdman Chris Anderson were still on the roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, Kenneth Faried, Arron Afflalo, JaVale McGee, NBA Players, Ty Lawson, Danilo Gallinari

Rant Sports

Victor Oladipo is Ready to Lead Orlando Magic

When the Orlando Magic picked up Victor Oladipo in the 2013 NBA Draft, the Magic knew exactly who they were getting.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Victor Oladipo, NBA Players

New York Post

Did Minnesota pull off the best superstar trade of this era?

As last season wore on and it became obvious the Timberwolves were going to miss the playoffs for the sixth time in Kevin Love's six-year NBA career, it was hard to fathom how Minnesota could get anywhere near market value in return for their want-away star.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Love, NBA Players, New Orleans Hornets

Ball in Europe

The Dream Team's children

The now elder statesmen of international hoops often speak about the influence the Dream Team had on them but what about the players who were born in the wake of that defining event in international basketball? Emmet Ryan looks at the most interesting young players at the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonas Valanciunas, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets

Orlando Pinstripe Post

NBA offseason 2014: Orlando Magic get positive assessment

Between the signing of Ben Gordon ; the selecting of Aaron Gordon over players like Dante Exum and Julius Randle ; and trading up to acquire the NBA Draft rights to Elfrid Payton , the Orlando Magic made several surprising moves over the summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Ben Gordon, Aaron Gordon, NBA Players, Elfrid Payton, Phoenix Suns, Victor Oladipo, Channing Frye

Sat Aug 23, 2014

BleacherReport

NBA Power Rankings, Post-Kevin Love Trade

At long last, the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Cleveland Cavaliers can make it official.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Philadelphia 76ers, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Boston Celtics

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Star Tribune

Chart: NBA stars changing markets

The Timberwolves' forthcoming trade that will send Kevin Love to Cleveland is the NBA's fifth in the last three years in which an unhappy star forced his way to a bigger market or better team before he could leave as a free agent.

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Related Topix: Sports, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, New Jersey Nets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Lakers

BleacherReport

How Long Before Orlando Magic Catch Eastern Conference by Surprise?

It's around this time each summer when NBA prognosticators posit a handful of teams worth keeping half an eye on - not contenders, not guaranteed bottom-dwellers, but the purgatory-bound upstarts with the potential to shake things up a bit.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Andrew Nicholson, Kyle O'Quinn, Aaron Gordon, Tobias Harris, NBA Players, Jameer Nelson

Nugg Love

Nuggets Rank 10th in 2014-2015 Salaries

Feb 18, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; A general view of the Denver Nuggets logo on the court before the game between the Denver Nuggets and the Phoenix Suns at Pepsi Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, Ty Lawson, NBA Players, Kenneth Faried, Arron Afflalo, JaVale McGee, J.J. Hickson

Big East Coast Bias

Providence's Tyler Harris Growing Into Big East Star

Tyler Harris played a critical role for Providence last season, and now looks to build upon his success in Rhode Island.

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Related Topix: Tyler Harris, Kadeem Batts, Bryce Cotton, Sports, Providence Friars NCAA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Providence College NCAA, NBA Basketball

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BleacherReport

Setting Odds for 2014-15 NBA Rookie of the Year

The 2014-15 NBA Rookie of the Year race feels pretty wide-open. This was one of the deeper classes of recent memory, and there are multiple talented young players who should receive heavy minutes this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves

BleacherReport

The 6 Biggest Whiffs from 2014 NBA Free Agency

Amid the flurry of NBA activity this offseason, a number of moves grabbed headlines but never materialized to anything more.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns, Miami Heat

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