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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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  • The Orlando Magic don't have -- and won't have -- team captains this season

    The Orlando Magic don't have -- and won't have -- team captains this season
    In a change from recent seasons, no player on the 2013-14 Orlando Magic roster has been designated a team captain. Coach Jacque Vaughn didn’t name anyone a captain for this season, and he said he has no plans to do so in future weeks. Vaughn...
  • Magic's Jameer Nelson misses his third consecutive game

    Magic's Jameer Nelson misses his third consecutive game
    LOS ANGELES — Point guard Jameer Nelson missed his third consecutive game when the Orlando Magic faced the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night. Nelson and coach Jacque Vaughn said Nelson has a sore left knee. "It's getting better," Nelson said...
  • Magic's road woes worsen with 103-94 loss to the Lakers

    Magic's road woes worsen with 103-94 loss to the Lakers
    With the game already far, far out of reach, Arron Afflalo received an inbounds pass and sprinted down the court to attempt one final shot before time expired Sunday night. He went up for a layup as Kent Bazemore contested the shot, and the ball rattled...
  • Jameer Nelson receives MRI on his sore left knee

    Jameer Nelson receives MRI on his sore left knee
    Jameer Nelson sat out his fourth consecutive game when the Orlando Magic hosted the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night, but Nelson received some positive news on his sore left knee earlier in the day. Nelson underwent an MRI exam, and the exam...
  • Jameer Nelson returns to the floor and to the Magic's starting lineup

    Jameer Nelson returns to the floor and to the Magic's starting lineup
    Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson returned to the court Friday against the Charlotte Bobcats after he had missed the four previous games with a sore and swollen left knee. Coach Jacque Vaughn started Nelson at point guard, where Nelson began the...
  • Orlando Magic rally falls short in 112-109 loss to the Atlanta Hawks

    Orlando Magic rally falls short in 112-109 loss to the Atlanta Hawks
    The Orlando Magic played one of their best 12-minute stretches of the entire season Wednesday night. From the final minute or so of the third quarter until the final minute or so of the fourth, a group primarily made up of youngsters Tobias Harris,...
  • Hurt by Nik Vucevic's ejection, the Magic lose to the Suns 109-93

    Hurt by Nik Vucevic's ejection, the Magic lose to the Suns 109-93
    PHOENIX — Nik Vucevic must have felt helpless most of Wednesday night. After he picked up his second technical foul late in the first quarter, resulting in an automatic ejection, he watched on TV from the locker room as his Orlando Magic teammates...
  • Orlando Magic fall to the Detroit Pistons 103-87

    Orlando Magic fall to the Detroit Pistons 103-87
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — The Detroit Pistons set the tone against the Orlando Magic on the game's opening possession. Brandon Jennings launched a long-range shot, and teammate Andre Drummond grabbed the offensive rebound. It foreshadowed the rest...
  • Jason Maxiell returns to his "second home," The Palace of Auburn Hills

    Jason Maxiell returns to his "second home," The Palace of Auburn Hills
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Jason Maxiell has walked into The Palace of Auburn Hills hundreds of times since the Detroit Pistons selected him in the 2005 NBA Draft. Tuesday morning was different than all the rest. The Orlando Magic's bus pulled into...
  • Raptors beat Magic 98-83 to spoil Nik Vucevic's return

    Raptors beat Magic 98-83 to spoil Nik Vucevic's return
    TORONTO — The Orlando Magic suffered in the 12 games Nik Vucevic missed this month because of a concussion. Their rebounding lagged. Their defense faltered. Their team shooting percentage fell. But as valuable as the 7-foot center is to the Magic,...
  • Magic's Jameer Nelson sits out Friday's practice with a sore left knee

    Magic's Jameer Nelson sits out Friday's practice with a sore left knee
    SALT LAKE CITY — Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson, who has been bothered by a sore left knee lately and sat out Wednesday's loss to the Phoenix Suns, did not practice with his teammates on Friday. Nelson has not been ruled out for...
  • Wizards beat the Magic 98-80 despite Arron Afflalo's solid night

    Wizards beat the Magic 98-80 despite Arron Afflalo's solid night
    WASHINGTON — The Orlando Magic didn't want to start their road trip like this. Carved up by John Wall. Lit up by Trevor Ariza. And Nik Vucevic banged up. On a night rookie Victor Oladipo played his first NBA game in his home area, the Magic...