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The Magic released Nelson on June 30, before the remaining $6 million of his $8 million salary for the 2014-15 season became fully guaranteed. The decision to part ways was mutual. Nelson had grown tired of the rebuilding and the losing. "I wish them nothing but the best of luck," Nelson said. "It wasn't a bitter situation when I left here. It wasn't when I left Dallas. I'm not a guy who'll hold grudges or anything. Obviously, I felt things could've been done different, but that's not for me [to say]. My job is to play no matter who's out there. Just go play." Orlando Sentinel

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The comfort Fournier has gained in Orlando doesn’t mean he was eager to leave Denver. “I was so mad [after the trade], I was upset,” he said. “But I think it’s human, when you’re traded I don’t think you realize what’s going on. It’s just, ‘Oh, they don’t want me anymore.’ After two or three hours I talked to my agent and I realized it was a great trade for me against a guy [Afflalo] that averaged 18 points a game, so it means I have some value. So I was very excited.” Boston Globe

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Vucevic, Fournier’s closest friend on the team, said he was impressed by the toughness displayed by the Frenchman. For Fournier to miss only the time it took to get the stitches, Vucevic said it shows the third-year guard’s dedication to his teammates. ``He didn’t (back off) and he was very aggressive. (Him possibly shying away from contact) was on my mind too because it’s only normal when you have an injury like that to be less aggressive, but he still had a couple of nice dunks and drives,’’ Vucevic said. ``He’s a tough guy to come back in Toronto and Boston and he didn’t take any time off even though it was a big cut. It could have been a big issue and it shows that he’s tough and he’s committed to this team. ``I guess I can’t really talk trash about his ponytail anymore.’’ NBA.com

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Just a couple nights ago Orlando lost at the buzzer on a Bradley Beal alley-oop. Saturday night the Magic were down one with 3.4 seconds to go after Tobias Harris split a pair of free throws (then forced a Hawks miss). They inbounded the ball to Tobias Harris out top, who drives left and goes up at the elbow, draining the rainbow. NBCSports.com

December 11, 2014 Updates

"I think Kyle O'Quinn has a bright future in this league," Gortat said before his Washington Wizards played the Magic at the Amway Center on Wednesday. "He's just got to continue to work on everything he does, and obviously he can knock down some shots from outside. He's a physical big man who can rebound the ball, but at the end of the day, he has to get inside, play something on the post and try to fight. "Having a guy like Nik Vucevic on the team kind of reminds me of the same situation like I had with Dwight Howard. I just wish him all the best." Orlando Sentinel

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If only T-Mac could find a team that agrees with him. Even Williams, who fondly remembers the back-to-back NBA scoring titles McGrady had for his Magic a decade ago, sighs softly when asked about the comeback. "Tracy has milked every bit of basketball talent out of his body," Williams says. "There's nothing left." Bleacher Report

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His agents no doubt will remind league executives about that number when he becomes a restricted free agent in July. Because he'll be only 25 years old and because he plays two positions — including center, where there is a dearth of talent — he could command a big payday. "I approach it the same way as if I knew how much I'll make next year," O'Quinn said. "I'm big on my faith, and I think God has a plan for me. And whatever happens, happens." Orlando Sentinel

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THE TOP 50 PLAYERS IN MAGIC HISTORY

Two dominant big men and a couple of flashy perimeter players top the Magic's list.

   

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