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  1. Nelson says he has new Magic deal

    Henry Abbott

    From news services: Jameer Nelson is staying with the only NBA team he has ever known. The free-agent point guard told the Orlando Sentinel on Thursday that he has reached agreement with the Orlando Ma...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  2. Noted: Jared Sullinger's absence

    Henry Abbott

    Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Sport David Thorpe says "any NBA team could use a player like Jared Sullinger," but Sullinger won't be at the draft. Nobody wants to be the next Rashard Lewis or Jameer Nelson, invited to a primo seat at the draft, surr...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  3. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: "When the final buzzer sounded, Jason Richardson clasped both sides of his head. Jameer Nelson pumped his right fist and turned toward Dwight Howard. The two co-captains exchanged high-fives. Coach Stan Van Gundy...

    Blog | March 04, 2011
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: "Chauncey Billups still gives Jameer Nelson and the Magic fits at age 34. He probably will reach out from the grave to jolt Jameer out of a sound sleep when he retires. I've said it before and I'll say it again:...

    Blog | March 02, 2011
  5. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Is Rajon Rondo looking a little slower than normal to you? Perhaps related: Jameer Nelson is figuring out the pick and roll against Boston. And the Celtics have a new play, one feature of which seems to be making things a bit easier on Rondo physical...

    Blog | May 27, 2010
  6. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: "The Orlando Magic were perhaps due some luck in the land of the shamrocks. And with two minutes, 42 seconds left in their season, point guard Jameer Nelson tossed up a 3-point shot that somehow banked in off th...

    Blog | May 25, 2010
  7. Jameer Nelson, Home Runs and Leadership

    Henry Abbott

    Remember Adonal Foyle, talking on video in the hallway of the Magic locker room, just after the Lakers had beaten them to win the title? He was sad. There could have been a hundred reasons: He wouldn't be getting a ring for instance, and the futu...

    Blog | August 21, 2009
  8. The Upside of Falling Down

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Jrue Holiday drops ... and might be better for it. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images As recently as a few weeks ago, Jrue Holiday was a projected top 10 pick. A good number of observers felt that an...

    Blog | June 26, 2009
  9. Two Possessions That Will Keep Magic Fans Awake

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz The Orlando Magic don't have an unstoppable one-on-one player who can manufacture points out of thin air. When they want something, they have to execute. And for the better part of eight months, they've demonstrated a...

    Blog | June 12, 2009
  10. Stan Van Gundy's Star Search

    Henry Abbott

    An early theme of these Finals has been bad Magic guard play. The needs are many -- Rafer Alston's shooting, J.J. Redick's finishing, Jameer Nelson's timing and Courtney Lee's aggression -- could all use improvement. All have looked s...

    Blog | June 09, 2009
  11. Orlando's Heavy Rotation

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Stan Van Gundy entered the NBA Finals with a full menu of options at point guard, shooting guard, and small forward. With Jameer Nelson's return from injury, Van Gundy now has, count 'em, four legitimate options at th...

    Blog | June 08, 2009
  12. What to Expect from Jameer Nelson?

    Henry Abbott

    Brain Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel writes: Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson looks to be closer to playing in the NBA Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers as observers said he was flying down the floor, running with the second team in Tues...

    Blog | June 02, 2009
  13. Echoes of the 2004 Draft

    Henry Abbott

    You notice there are a lot of 2004 draftees around in these playoffs? Dwight Howard was the first pick. Ben Gordon was third. Andre Iguodala was ninth, Josh Smith 17th, J.R. Smith 18th, and Jameer Nelson was the 20th. Sasha Vujacic was 27th, Anderson...

    Blog | June 02, 2009
  14. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Matchup problems are a two-way street, you know. For Magic fans, this trip up the mountain feels a whole lot different. And it's time for certain GMs to make some tough decisions about their 2010 free agents. Bill Bridges of Forum Blue &am...

    Blog | June 02, 2009
  15. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The Magic bask in the warm glow of their ECF upset, while Cleveland is forced to do some serious soul-searching. The Sixers opt for a tried-and-true choice to propel them forward. And what should the Knicks do about their fan favorites -- both free a...

    Blog | May 31, 2009
  16. Seven Reasons to Fear the Orlando Magic

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz I've heard the rap on the Orlando Magic. They're essentially a jump-shooting team. They don't hit the offensive glass, and don't have a go-to guy on the wing who can manufacture points in crunch time. In short...

    Blog | April 06, 2009