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Nikola Vucevic thrives as focal point for Magic in victory

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The last time Nikola Vucevic topped the 30-point mark before Sunday night was one month, one coach and one philosophy ago. The Orlando Magic's leading scorer and rebounder this season has made his mark far more frequently at the offensive end than the defensive end. So the defense-first approach the past six games under coach James Borrego would not appear to impact...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikola Vucevic powers Magic past 76ers

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Nik Vucevic had 31 points and 14 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic beat the Philadelphia 76ers 103-98 on Sunday night for their first three-game winning streak of the season. Victor Oladipo scored 17 points for the Magic, who nearly squandered a 12-point lead in the final five minutes. Willie Green had 16 points, and Channing Frye finished with 15. JaKarr Sampson...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet Vucevic and Payton at Downtown Food & Wine Festival on Saturday

The Orlando Magic along with center Nikola Vucevic and rookie point guard Elfrid Payton will head out to Lake Eola to meet fans for the Downtown Food & Wine Festival this afternoon (Saturday February 21st). There will be a Magic booth on the corner of Robinson Street and Rosalind Avenue. The Magic Dancers and Southwest Airlines Flight Crew will be present at the event as...
Via Magic Basketball Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Vucevic visits Orlando City practice, gets autographed Kaká jersey

Nikola Vucevic, the Orlando Magic's leading scorer and rebounder, took to social media Tuesday to thank Kaká for giving him a personally autographed Orlando City soccer jersey. The native of Brazil and former FIFA World Player of the Year is the marquee player for a team which is less than a month away from making its MLS debut. Kaká attended last Wednesday night's Magic victory...
Via Fox Sports Florida
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2015 NBA most unappreciated team

Point Guard: Brandon Knight, Milwaukee Bucks Bucks Point Guard Brandon Knight Knight has burst onto the scene this year under new Bucks coach Jason Kidd. Knight was better known for getting posterized by DeAndre Jordan, and for getting his ankles broken by Kyrie Irving in the Rookie-Sophomore game. Since coming to Milwaukee as a sign-and-trade for Brandon Jennings, Knight has...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Stout defense, Nikola Vucevic's strong offense a winning recipe for Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Nikola Vucevic began the season by grabbing 23 rebounds in a game the Orlando Magic lost. He headed into the NBA's lengthiest All-Star break ever by pulling down 18 more in an all-too-rare Magic victory. The league's seventh-leading rebounder helped out in more areas than that Wednesday night. Not only did Vucevic have a game-high 28 points in an 89-83 win over the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Nikola Vucevic helps Magic head into All-Star break on winning note

ORLANDO, Fla. -- It's hardly the same as a .500 record overall, but the Orlando Magic are going into the All-Star break with a .500 mark under interim head coach James Borrego. Nikola Vucevic's 28 points and 18 rebounds Wednesday night helped lift the Magic to an 89-83 victory over the New York Knicks, owners of worst record in the NBA at 10-43. The Magic had lost 12 of their previous...
Via Fox Sports Florida
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikola Vucevic Threw the Hammer Down on Pau Last Night

It’s been an unexpected rough stretch for the Bulls lately as they have dropped three of four, including two at home in games they were favored by double digits. None of this has been the fault of Pau Gasol who has been playing out of his mind, but he got absolutely destroyed by Nikola Vucevic last night: That’s a vicious hammer. Check out Pau stumbling over afterwards like...
Via Sports Mockery
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Nikola Vucevic is 11th in East Frontcourt All-Star Voting

This just in: Nikola Vucevic has been really good for the Orlando Magic. The franchise center has averaged 18.1 ppg and 11.3 rpg on 52.6 FG% in 29 games so far this season. It’s appropriate to point out that Vooch deserves strong All-Star Game consideration, something that the 24-year-old has wanted to accomplish during his NBA career. There’s two ways of playing in the New...
Via Magic Basketball Online
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Join Nik Vucevic’s Cause and Donate to Balkan Floods Relief Aid

Serbia as well as Bosnia and Herzegovina – the two Western Balkan countries - have recently been hit by the worst floods scene in that area in the last 120 years. An outpouring of resources from various countries and public figures around the globe is underway. The Orlando Magic joins center Nikola Vucevic in his efforts to raise funds for flood victims. Both countries neighbor...
Via Magic Basketball Online
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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