Category Archives: Orlando Magic

Playoff Updates at Hickory High

New video breakdowns over at Hickory-High.com, so go check it out.

Bulls-Sixers

Pacers-Magic

Clippers-Grizzlies

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New Posts at Hickory High on Thunder-Mavericks and Pacers-Magic

Video breakdowns of the Thunder-Mavericks and Pacers-Magic Game 1s are up at Hickory-High.com, go check it out!

Indiana Pacers vs Orlando Magic

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Dallas Mavericks

 

 

First Round Series Previews at Hickory High

There’s a ton of great NBA Playoff info at Hickory High.  Video and statistical previews abound.  You’ll get more great tidbits there than anywhere else.  Go check it out:

East

Chicago Bulls vs Philadelphia 76ers

Miami Heat vs New York Knicks

Indiana Pacers vs Orlando Magic

Atlanta Hawks vs Boston Celtics

West

San Antonio Spurs vs Utah Jazz

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Dallas Mavericks

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets

Memphis Grizzlies vs Los Angeles Clippers

New Post at Hickory-High.com on Orlando’s Playbook

Go check it out!

The Orlando Magic have one of the best pick-and-roll rosters in the league: an agile, strong finisher in the middle, surrounded by great shooters. However, a team can only run so many straightforward pick-and-rolls before the defense catches on. One other way Stan Van Gundy utilizes Dwight Howard and his sharp shooting teammates is by running staggered, off-ball screens.

And there’s a lot more interesting stuff over there, too.

Can Gilbert Arenas Solve the Grizzlies’ Point Guard Problems?

The Grizzlies have signed Gilbert Arenas to become the solution to their backup point guard woes.  Since they traded Greivis Vasquez prior to the season, the Grizzlies have played Josh Selby and Jeremy Pargo as backups to Mike Conley.  That experiment hasn’t quite worked out, as neither player has a PER over 5.  In their push for a top seed, Memphis can’t waste time waiting for their young backups to develop.  Their offense has struggled to produce without Mike Conley on the floor.  Let’s take a look at how the veteran Arenas can fit in with the Grizzlies on offense.

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