Age: 28 Height: 7-0 Weight: 260 lbs School: USC
Aaron Gordon and the Orlando Magic added to Miami's rising level of frustration. Gordon scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Nikola Vucevic finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds and the Magic rode the strength of a big third quarter to take control and beat the Heat 105-90 on Tuesday night. Gordon had 16 of his points in the third as Orlando outscored Miami 30-12, the Magic turning what was a four-point halftime deficit into a 14-point lead.
Nikola Vucevic knew he faced a challenge against Phoenix Suns rookie Deandre Ayton in the post on Friday night. Vucevic deployed his veteran experience against this year's top overall draft pick and finished with 25 points and 15 rebounds as the Orlando Magic defeated the Suns 99-85. The game is so fast,'' Vucevic said.
If you are in a league that allows for substitutions during the week Nikola Jokic is a bad value the rest of the week. He has a market rank of #2 while his projection (rest of week 7) rank is #29. When compared to other centers in week 8, DeAndre Jordan (81.8 FP), Enes Kanter (112.6 FP), Nikola Vucevic
Below is a look at Sunday's action, beginning with Vucevic. Orlando Magic forward Nikola Vucevic has been a solid front court option for the franchise since he was acquired from Philadelphia during the summer of 2012, but in 2018-19 he's on pace to produce the best season of his NBA career.
The Magic had swept the season series against the Los Angeles Lakers once in Orlando's first 29 seasons in the NBA. In a span of eight days, the Magic did it for the second time. Nikola Vucevic had 31 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists and Terrence Ross made a go-ahead lay-up with 34 seconds left