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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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  • Orlando Magic end losing streak by beating the Boston Celtics 93-91

    Orlando Magic end losing streak by beating the Boston Celtics 93-91
    After their losing streak reached 10 games, Orlando Magic players and coaches realized something fundamental needed to change. Not X's-and-O's, but something intangible. Players and coaches talked together when they gathered for practice Saturday....
  • Schmitz's Take: Magic curiously shorten bench, win

    Schmitz's Take: Magic curiously shorten bench, win
    Oddly enough, for a team not going to the playoffs, the Magic used a playoff rotation Sunday. In fact, playoff teams normally go with more than just seven guys in a game. But the Magic badly wanted to beat the Celtics and stop a 10-game losing streak....
  • Magic halfway to turning a corner?

    Magic halfway to turning a corner?
    Of all the places she could have been Sunday, Miss America attended the Magic's game against the Boston Celtics. Nothing says lottery love like Magic-Celtics, meaning we can dispense of this beauty-is-in-the-eye-of-the-beholder stuff. The Magic broke...
  • Celtics' Brad Stevens praises Magic rookie Victor Oladipo

    Celtics' Brad Stevens praises Magic rookie Victor Oladipo
    Sunday's game between the Orlando Magic and the Boston Celtics was the first time the teams had played each other since they faced off on Nov. 8 and Nov. 11. So Celtics coach Brad Stevens was in a good position to evaluate the growth of the Magic's...
  • Magic hope to break a 10-game losing streak when they play the Celtics on Sunday

    Magic hope to break a 10-game losing streak when they play the Celtics on Sunday
    The Orlando Magic need a win badly. A loss Sunday night to the Boston Celtics at Amway Center would extend the Magic's losing streak to 11 games, which would become the team's second-longest losing streak since the beginning of last season. "We can'...
  • If Will Muschamp had been fired, he'd be new FSU defensive coordinator

    If Will Muschamp had been fired, he'd be new FSU defensive coordinator
    Running off at the typewriter … Why would Florida State defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt leave the Seminoles after one season — and a national-championship season at that — to make a lateral move to Georgia? Hard to figure, but one...
  • Game in Orlando was a homecoming for Bobcats' coaches and staffers

    Game in Orlando was a homecoming for Bobcats' coaches and staffers
    Friday night's game between the Orlando Magic and the Charlotte Bobcats at Amway Center felt like a homecoming for eight members of the Bobcats' basketball operations staff. Bobcats coach Steve Clifford, associate head coach Patrick Ewing and...
  • Horace Grant: Don't take anything for granted

    Horace Grant: Don't take anything for granted
    Perhaps no former Magic player represents the franchise's best of times more than Horace Grant. Grant was arguably the most important acquisition in franchise history. Without him, the Magic would have never reached their first NBA Finals, in 1995. He...
  • Jameer Nelson apologizes for his Sam Cassell Dance

    Jameer Nelson apologizes for his Sam Cassell Dance
    Jameer Nelson on Friday apologized to anyone he offended when he did the Sam Cassell Dance after he made a clutch, game-tying shot during the Orlando Magic’s emotional triple-overtime loss Wednesday night to the Chicago Bulls. The NBA fined Nelson...
  • Schmitz's Take: Will Magic say goodbye to Jameer Nelson?

    Schmitz's Take: Will Magic say goodbye to Jameer Nelson?
    The midway point of the season is nearing, and the 10-29 Magic have decisions to make the rest of the way. What do they need to do? We've suggested that they start rookie Victor Oladipo at point guard, taking the next step in their experiment. We've...
  • NBA fines Magic's Jameer Nelson $15,000 for doing the Sam Cassell Dance | Video

    NBA fines Magic's Jameer Nelson $15,000 for doing the Sam Cassell Dance | Video
    The NBA has fined Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson $15,000 for making an obscene gesture immediately after he made a game-tying shot with 11.2 seconds remaining in regulation of Wednesday night’s 128-125 triple-overtime loss to the Chicago...
  • Jameer Nelson says Victor Oladipo is "faster than a hiccup"

    Jameer Nelson says Victor Oladipo is "faster than a hiccup"
    Victor Oladipo scored a career-high 35 points Wednesday night in the Orlando Magic’s heartbreaking 128-125 triple-overtime loss to the Chicago Bulls. Because the game went into three extra periods, there’s a temptation to assume that Oladipo...