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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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  • Jameer Nelson misses sixth consecutive game

    Jameer Nelson misses sixth consecutive game
    Point guard Jameer Nelson missed his sixth consecutive game on Sunday, sitting out when the Orlando Magic lost 108-82 to the Memphis Grizzlies at Amway Center. Nelson has a bruised patellar tendon in his left knee. "He's day-to-day," Magic coach...
  • Magic vets cleared to play tonight with the NBA trade deadline looming

    Magic vets cleared to play tonight with the NBA trade deadline looming
    DALLAS — J.J. Redick, Jameer Nelson, Arron Afflalo and all of the Magic’s healthy players are cleared to play for the Orlando Magic when they face the Dallas Mavericks tonight at American Airlines Center, Magic coach Jacque Vaughn said minutes...
  • Jameer Nelson on his knee injury: 'Hopefully, it's not too serious'

    Jameer Nelson on his knee injury: 'Hopefully, it's not too serious'
    DALLAS — Jameer Nelson is hoping for the best after he hurt his left knee late in the Orlando Magic’s 111-96 loss to the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center. Nelson suffered the injury as he drove against Darren Collison with 4:49...
  • Magic say Jameer Nelson has a strained patellar tendon

    Magic say Jameer Nelson has a strained patellar tendon
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Jameer Nelson has been diagnosed as having a strained patellar tendon in his left knee, Orlando Magic officials announced today. The team would not specify the severity of the strain, whether the tendon was stretched or torn....
  • MRI provides welcome news on Jameer Nelson's left knee

    MRI provides welcome news on Jameer Nelson's left knee
    An MRI on Saturday of Jameer Nelson's injured left knee yielded some positive news for the Orlando Magic. Coach Jacque Vaughn said the exam revealed a contusion in the knee, not the preliminary diagnosis of a strain of the patellar tendon. Nelson...
  • Arron Afflalo sits out Magic shootaround and is unlikely to face the Celtics

    Arron Afflalo sits out Magic shootaround and is unlikely to face the Celtics
    BOSTON — Arron Afflalo didn’t participate in the Orlando Magic’s shootaround this morning at TD Garden because of his strained left calf, and he’s unlikely to play when the team faces the Boston Celtics tonight. Afflalo...
  • Magic have decisions to make with the NBA trade deadline a month away

    Magic have decisions to make with the NBA trade deadline a month away
    Some of the most interesting action involving the Orlando Magic these next few weeks will occur away from the basketball court. It will transpire during phone conversations, via email messages typed over BlackBerrys and, perhaps, in Amway Center...
  • Jameer Nelson breaks Magic career assists record

    Jameer Nelson breaks Magic career assists record
    PORTLAND, Ore. — People have labeled Jameer Nelson for years. He's heard it all: that he's "too small" to be an effective NBA player, that he's a "shoot-first" point guard, that he's "injury prone." People now can call him something else:...
  • Hedo Turkoglu will face the Raptors tonight, but Jameer Nelson won't play

    Hedo Turkoglu will face the Raptors tonight, but Jameer Nelson won't play
    The Orlando Magic have activated Hedo Turkoglu for tonight's game against the Toronto Raptors, and he will play for the first time since he suffered a broken left hand in the season-opener Nov. 2. But Turkoglu won't have an easy transition. Starting...
  • Jameer Nelson returns to the Magic lineup after his hip injury

    Jameer Nelson returns to the Magic lineup after his hip injury
    The Orlando Magic continue to have a crowded injury list, but the team welcomed back two key members of their rotation when they hosted the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night. Jameer Nelson returned to the starting lineup after he sat out two games with a...
  • Amway Center crowd gives Ryan Anderson a warm greeting | Video

    Amway Center crowd gives Ryan Anderson a warm greeting | Video
    Ryan Anderson received a warm — but not overwhelming — greeting Wednesday night, when the Orlando Magic hosted Anderson's New Orleans Hornets. Anderson entered the game with 4:51 remaining in the first quarter, prompting many in the crowd to...
  • Jameer Nelson thinks he let officiating bother him too much in Sacramento

    Jameer Nelson thinks he let officiating bother him too much in Sacramento
    PHOENIX — Jameer Nelson would be the first person to tell you that he needs to set an example to younger players as the Orlando Magic's starting point guard and as one of the team's co-captains. That's why he brought it up after his team lost to...