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Victor Oladipo Dunks Are Great…Especially in Slow Motion

Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo saw his first action inside Amway Center on Monday for the first time since last season. Sure it was in an open practice. Sure Oladipo didn’t actually scrimmage or participate in 5-on-5 drills due to ‘Dipo recovering from his sprained MCL. But the 22-year-old unleashed some outrageous dunks while wearing a knee brace. Slams that you don’t...
Via Magic Basketball Online
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2014/15 Orlando Magic: Rising Up

(Victor Oladipo by Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)   It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that the upcoming season will be their best ever. While some teams will surely be rising up, the same amount will be rising down, with the rest floating along treading water (rising sideways). Since we at The Hoops Manifesto are always...
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Magic News: Orlando to pick up options on four players

According to Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel, the Orlando Magic will be picking up the 2015/16 team options for four key young prospects on the team. The total amount of money being given to the following players is around $12.75MM.An obvious point, but the Magic will pick up their 15-16 options on Oladipo, Fournier, Harkless & Nicholson before the 10/31 deadline— Josh...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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Victor Oladipo back on the court, but when will he return?

The Magic had an open practice Monday at Amway Center. The team went through a light practice as Jacque Vaughn and the team got the fans involved and put on a good show for the estimated 2,000 that appeared and filled the lower bowl. The question remained on the new face who was on the floor. Not quite a new face, but it has been a while since he had practiced with the team — or...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
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Victor Oladipo shows up at Magic practice, but prognosis for full return unclear

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Victor Oladipo was quick to note that Monday night marked the first time he had taken a shot on the Orlando Magic's home court since the end of last season. How soon it will be before he takes one in an actual game setting remains unclear. The hour-long open practice held by the Magic in front of close to 2,000 fans at the Amway Center was most noteworthy by...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Magic Interviews After the Open Practice

The Orlando Magic revealed a few things during their open practice on Monday night. Victor Oladipo seems to be close to returning, but there’s no timetable. I wouldn’t rule him out in being ready for the regular season opener. Kyle O’Quinn has the green light to shoot 3-pointers as long as defense and the rest of his game doesn’t fall off. Here are some interviews following...
Via Magic Basketball Online
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Magic Entertain Their Fans at Open Practice

For a lot of Orlando Magic fans inside Amway Center on Monday night, the team’s free open practice meant it was their first or second time seeing this group of Magic players in action. The Magic came out throwing t-shirts to the fans. Then they stretched, did some lateral drills, zig-zagged across the parquet floor, and got to dribbling and shooting drills for the first half...
Via Magic Basketball Online
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Magic Injury Update: Victor Oladipo has sprained MCL in right knee

The Orlando Magic are coming off a dismal 23-59 record in 2013-2014. Looking to improve in nearly every phase of the game, the Magic tip off the preseason tonight against the Miami Heat. The Magic will be without guard Victor Oladipo, who has a sprained MCL in his right knee.  Mike  via Wikimedia CommonsAs reported by Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel, Oladipo sprained his...
Via NBA Injury News
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Magic's Victor Oladipo day-to-day with sprained MCL in right knee

The Orlando Magic will be without Victor Oladipo for their preseason opener Tuesday night at Miami after the second-year guard sprained the medial collateral ligament in his right knee. The injury happened during a scrimmage Friday, one day after forward Channing Frye suffered a sprained MCL in his left knee. Oladipo completed the scrimmage but had an MRI done on the knee Saturday...
Via Fox Sports Florida
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic’s Victor Oladipo Sprains MCL In His Right Knee

Victor Oladipo sprained his MCL in a team scrimmage on Friday night and he will not play on Tuesday night. He finished the scrimmage on Friday even after the injury. On Saturday, he had some soreness and it led to the team giving him an MRI. The team has not given a prognosis or revealed the severity of his sprain. Oladipo came into training camp with a lot of momentum and would...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss
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