The Orlando Magic downed the Atlanta Hawks at home today thanks to this wild turnaround buzzer-beater from Nikola Vucevic. This is eerily similar to a game Vucevic hit back in November against the Lakers. Maybe the Magic should make their whole offense out of Nik Vucevic turnaround jumpers?
Jazz center and large Frenchman Rudy Gobert sent a semi-hot, cryptic tweet two days ago:
I don’t think this is what the Magic drew up—and if it was, really?—but it was good enough to beat the Lakers, and advance to 4-5.
Pau Gasol is having his best season in a couple of years, suggesting that his recent demise wasn't about physical ability but the psychic torture that the Mike D'Antoni-Dwight Howard-Old Kobe Bryant-Nick Young Los Angeles Lakers imposed upon him. But one of the cool things about the NBA is that almost everybody is…
After Wednesday's win against the 76ers, Glen Davis and Nikola Vucevic carved a postgame turkey to maintain the Magic's tradition. Well, actually, Glen Davis ripped off one of the legs with his bare hands while Vucevic cut off a small piece to white meat to nibble on. Big Baby loves his turkey (and macaroni).
The Heat got lucky. They got all the rolls, all the whistles, and the winner, a LeBron James layup with three seconds left, came off a timeout that was never called. It's almost a paradox: You get all the breaks when you're the type of team that can win 16 in a row, but you also don't win 16 in a row without getting…