Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


Heat-Magic Postgame Locker Room Interviews

  This current era of Orlando Magic basketball seems to have one franchise that they just absolutely can’t overcome no matter the circumstances. Unfortunately, it’s their in-state rivals the Miami Heat. Nikola Vucevic had another enormous night against the Heat. This loss at Amway Center saw similar defensive and 3-pointer shooting struggles that occurred in Wednesday’s defeat...
Via Magic Basketball Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

4 Takeaways from Heat-Magic

Read what stood out most from the Magic’s 99-92 home loss to the Heat. Vucevic Has His Way When asked about Nikola Vucevic’s growth as a player before the game, Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra joked that he would already be an All-Star if every game had been against Miami last year.  Vooch played the role of Heat killer again and exploited Miami’s obvious rebounding deficiencies...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers: Magic’s Nikola Vucevic “Is An All-Star”

Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic may be the best NBA player nobody knows about. Well almost nobody. Clippers coach Doc Rivers was so impressed with his 19-point, 14-rebound performance (neither of those numbers are within seven of his season high) against Los Angeles that he gave him some love after the game, via John Denton of the Magic’s official site: “Vucevic is an all...
Via Standing O Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

CBS Sports Rates Nikola Vucevic #1 NBA Center

Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images CBS Sports has a special formula that rates NBA players. Guess who is their #1 ranked center? Orlando Magic big man Nikola Vucevic. Anthony Davis remember is a power forward, but it’s interesting that Vooch is rated higher than even DeMarcus Cousins. The rankings are based off of a total player-rating system based on various offensive...
Via Magic Basketball Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic fight through turnovers by finding comfort

There is no denying that the Magic have one pretty big problem to solve in the early part of the season. The numbers do not lie here — the Magic are committing 18.0 turnovers per game for 25th in the league (notably tied with the Spurs for small sample size theater) and are 25th in the league in turnover ratio at 18.2 percent. This will be an issue throughout the season it seems...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lottery Player Spotlight: Nikola Vucevic

The fourth-year center is averaging double figures in points and rebounds for the third consecutive season. The Orlando Magic haven’t begun the 2014-15 season with a bang, but center Nikola Vucevic has provided plenty of fireworks so far. Two weeks removed from signing a four-year, $53 million contract extension, the 24-year-old big man is lighting up opposing teams, posting averages...
Via The Lottery Mafia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic roughed up in loss to Bulls

Nikola Vucevic had things pretty easy in the first half. Pau Gasol was not able to keep Vucevic from getting to his spots and working to put the ball in the basket. Here was Vucevic showing all the improvement and all the wrinkles added to his game over the summer that has made him the team’s top offensive option through four games this season. Vucevic was seemingly a deep well...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic make Nikola Vucevic extension official

The Magic and Nikola Vucevic have officially agreed to a contract extension. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. However several outlets have reported the deal is worth $53 million over four years. The extension terms will kick in starting next season. The usually stoic Vucevic was comparatively beaming in talking to the media at shootaround Wednesday after the...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nikola Vucevic signs 4-year, $53M extension with Orlando Magic

According to Yahoo! Sports, the Orlando Magic and center Nikola Vucevic have reached terms on a four-year, $53 million contract extension. The 23-year-old averaged 14.2 points and 11.3 rebounds for the Magic last season. By finalizing the deal, the Magic prevent Vucevic from becoming a restricted free agent next summer. He’s thought to be a key piece of the franchise’s future...
Via Basketball Bicker
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Vucevic signs 4 year, $53M extension with Magic

According to Yahoo! Sports, The Orlando Magic and Center Nikola Vucevic have reached terms on a four year, $53 million contract extension. The 23 year old averaged 14.2 points and 11.3 rebounds for the Magic last season. By finalizing the deal, the Magic prevent Vucevic from becoming a restricted free agent next summer.  He’s thought to be a key piece of the franchise’s future...
Via Basketball Bicker
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Report: McCoy to start over RG3

Braxton Miller headed to Oregon?

The century's 10 most one-sided college football rivalries

Pierce: C's Big Three like 'Holy Trinity'

Maclin unhappy with Cooper comments

Post-Week 13 CFB Playoff projection

What has Masai Ujiri built in Toronto?

How L.A. should replace Hanley

Lester, Red Sox still talking contract

Why each NFL team should be thankful

Could Kentucky beat the 76ers?

Greatest college football rivalries

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.