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October 7, 2014 Updates
October 6, 2014 Updates

Projected regular-season starters Victor Oladipo and Channing Frye are out indefinitely after suffering sprained knee ligaments, Orlando Magic coach Jacque Vaughn said Monday. Oladipo, a second-year guard, sprained the medial collateral ligament in his right knee after landing awkwardly during a scrimmage on Friday. Frye, a free agent pickup, suffered the same injury in his left knee during a scrimmage. Both players will miss Tuesday's preseason opener against Miami. ESPN.com

Oladipo suffered the injury when he landed following a play at the rim during a scrimmage Friday, but Oladipo completed the scrimmage. He was scheduled to practice on Saturday, but the team sent him to have an MRI because his knee was sore. The MRI revealed the sprain. “It’s tough,” Oladipo said a few minutes ago. “But, again, it’s a part of basketball. It happens. At the end of the day, I’ve just got to figure out how to stay close to my team and get better away from the court, whether it be watching film or watching the games or just improving myself mentally. It’s going to be huge.” Orlando Sentinel

October 5, 2014 Updates

Fournier also has hit it off with Magic center Nik Vucevic, who grew up in Belgium speaking French. "He's a good offensive player: smart with a good basketball IQ," Vucevic says. Now, Fournier thinks he can prove himself. "I'm very excited because I know I'm going to handle the ball," he says. "That's what I like to do. In Denver, I was more of a stationary shooter, and that's not what I do best. So I'm very happy." Orlando Sentinel

October 4, 2014 Updates

``He’s a very competitive individual and he wants to win. Whether it’s a one-on-one drill or a five-on-five scrimmage, his ability to compete and raise the level of competitiveness of his teammates with his passion, we’ve definitely been able to see that,’’ Vaughn said. ``Part of his aggressiveness is a mindset of putting the ball on the (floor) and wanting to get it into the defense and make plays. He has an ability to get into the paint. He has the size to do it. He has some natural instincts of what to do once he gets to the rim. So I’ve been very pleased with that.’’ NBA.com

October 3, 2014 Updates

Frye suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee when he bumped knees with teammate Ben Gordon during practice Thursday. Although team officials and Frye are relieved that an MRI exam didn’t show major damage, it’s unclear how severe the sprain is and it’s unclear how much time Frye will miss. Orlando Sentinel

"I don't know the severity,” Frye said this morning. “I don't really ask those questions. I feel pretty good. I know it's injured right now, but at the same time, I just want to take it day-by-day. I know it's super-cliché. But with knee things especially this time of year, I don't want anything nagging. I don't want any excuses for the year. “It’s a freak accident. It could’ve been way worse. I’m pretty impressed at how quickly they got me assessed, and now they’re starting to get me on some different things to help with it all, and I’m pretty confident that with the way I take care of my body I could be all right.” Orlando Sentinel

October 2, 2014 Updates

The results won’t start becoming public until next Wednesday when the Hornets play their first exhibition in Philadelphia. But the head coach sounds encouraged. “I’ve never seen anybody’s shooting mechanics change more drastically, in the year or so Mark has worked with him,” Steve Clifford said Monday. “He’s not Dell Curry, and that’s important for him to understand and us to understand. He’s played one way his whole life. Mike has always caught it and said, ‘I’ll drive it or pass it.’ Now he has more ability to shoot the ball. “If he can get to that point where he makes some shots, he’ll have a much different career.” Charlotte Observer

September 30, 2014 Updates
September 29, 2014 Updates

The Orlando Magic unveiled today new alternate Pride Jersey home uniforms, which will serve as the team's fourth uniform to go along with their home white, road blue and alternate black pinstripe uniforms. The sleeved, adidas Pride Jersey is made out of engineered mesh in Magic silver to represent “steel” – a rigid, unbending and relentless symbol of unity created to invoke a sense of “pride” and an unyielding commitment to competing at the highest level. NBA.com

 

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