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Jameer Nelson

After playing four seasons at St. Joseph's University near his hometown of Chester, Pa., Jameer Nelson was drafted by the Denver Nuggets and immediately traded to the Orlando Magic in 2004. As a senior in college, he was the National Player of the Year. He quickly became one of the leaders of the Magic as the starting point guard, teaming with center Dwight Howard to set a new course for the franchise.
After playing four seasons at St. Joseph's University near his hometown of Chester, Pa., Jameer Nelson was drafted by the Denver Nuggets and immediately traded to the Orlando Magic in 2004. As a senior in college, he was the National Player of the Year. He quickly became one of the leaders of the Magic as the starting point guard, teaming with center Dwight Howard to set a new course for the franchise. « Show less

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  • Tuesday's roundup: Dunbar girls suffer first loss

    Michelle Wright scored 21 points, but Dunbar's girls basketball team suffered its first loss of the season Tuesday at the BBOWS Holly n’ Hoops Tournament at McDonogh. The Poets committed 29 turnovers and fell to Archbishop Carroll (D.C.), 68-40....
  • Roundup: No. 9 Edmondson boys beat No. 10 Centennial, 62-59

    The No. 9 Edmondson boys basketball team had been trailing the entire game to No. 10 Centennial at the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials Board 290 Mixer at Northwestern. But the Red Storm made a defensive adjustment, subbing in...
  • National Basketball Association roundup

    (The Sports Xchange) - First overall pick Andrew Wiggins signed a four-year deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but his future with the team remains in doubt. Wiggins, who receives $5.5 million under the terms of the deal, is the subject of ongoing...
  • Magic 'home-grown' formula needs to work in rebuilding process

    Magic 'home-grown' formula needs to work in rebuilding process
    The Orlando Magic will be the most environmentally-friendly sporting team on the planet next season. They will play in the beautiful Leed Gold certified Amway Center, which uses 20 percent less energy and 40 percent less water than arenas of similar...
  • Mavericks, Cavaliers among NBA's off-season big winners

    The Dallas Mavericks are easily one of the big winners outside of Cleveland this wild off-season. Not only did they secure a dependable big man in acquiring Tyson Chandler in a trade with the New York Knicks, but they also picked up what they expect is a...
  • Heat sign Luol Deng, bring back Mario Chalmers, Birdman

    Heat sign Luol Deng, bring back Mario Chalmers, Birdman
      He won't be asked to be LeBron James. For that loss, there is no replacement part. But Sunday's addition of Luol Deng makes the Miami Heat closer to whole than might have been expected after James' Friday's free-agency move to the Cleveland Cavaliers....
  • Orlando Magic need Victor Oladipo to step into a leadership role

    Orlando Magic need Victor Oladipo to step into a leadership role
    The Orlando Magic didn't need Victor Oladipo to be a team leader last season. Veteran Jameer Nelson served as the team's leader. But, lately, the expectations for Oladipo have changed. The team has waived Nelson and traded away 28-year-old Arron...
  • Curry looking to make a name for himself

    Curry looking to make a name for himself
    He has the basketball bloodlines. He has a sweet jump shot that's ingrained in the family DNA. And he'll do anything to carve a niche in the NBA, including crossing several time zones to play more summer-league hoops. Seth Curry is having to take the...
  • Magic's kiddie corps needed Channing Frye

    Magic's kiddie corps needed Channing Frye
    The Magic just didn't pay for Channing Frye's basketball services. They are paying him to run their daycare, too. As any parent knows, finding the right person to watch your kids is money well spent. You can't put a price on the maturity and...
  • Ben Gordon: 'You always want to go somewhere where they want you'

    Ben Gordon: 'You always want to go somewhere where they want you'
    Even when you’re a 31-year-old NBA veteran, it’s nice to go somewhere you’re wanted. That’s how Ben Gordon feels about the Orlando Magic. Two years removed from being sent from the Detroit Pistons to the Charlotte Bobcats as...
  • ASK IRA: Is the amnesty impact of Mike Miller overstated?

    ASK IRA: Is the amnesty impact of Mike Miller overstated?
    Q: If Mike Miller were still on the roster, regardless of the NBA Finals outcome to this just-completed season, would we still be in wait mode with LeBron James? Is this mainly about that decision to amnesty a player he obviously wanted to keep? -- John....
  • Kobe move likely altered free agency

    Kobe move likely altered free agency
    The star who will come out of the free-agency period smelling like a rose and other assorted floral arrangements was never a free agent. Kobe Bryant didn't make it to the open market. The Los Angeles Lakers insisted he take nearly $50 million for...