Orlando Magic

Position
G
 
Jersey
14
Name  Jameer Nelson
Born  2/9/1982
Height  6-0
Weight  190
College  Saint Joseph`s
7/24/2014 8:16:00 PM
Description: Former Magic point guard Jameer Nelson has signed a two-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks.
Insight: Nelson will join a crowded backcourt with point guards Raymond Felton and Devin Harris. Considering all three have had their share of injuries it might be wise for the Mavericks to keep them all. Nelson averaged 12.1 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 7.0 apg last season in Orlando but lost his job to a youth movement.
 
6/30/2014 7:16:00 PM
Description: The Magic have waived point guard Jameer Nelson, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
Insight: The Magic will go with a starting backcourt of rookie Elfrid Payton and 2013 No. 2 overall pick Victor Oladipo after waiving Nelson and trading Arron Afflalo last week. Nelson will likely sign with a contender.
 
4/16/2014 5:51:00 PM
Description: Orlando point guard Jameer Nelson won't suit up Wednesday against Indiana. SOURCE: John Denton, OrlandoMagic.com
Insight: He's been out with a groin injury. Victor Oladipo (13.9 ppg, 4.1 apg, 4.1 rpg) started at point guard Monday against Chicago and should do the same on Wednesday.
 
4/14/2014 6:37:00 PM
Description: Magic guard Jameer Nelson (groin strain) will not play Monday, according to John Denton of orlandomagic.com.
Insight: It's his second straight absence. Victor Oladipo and E'Twaun Moore will see more playing time.
 
4/14/2014 2:23:00 PM
Description: Magic guard Jameer Nelson (groin strain) missed Sunday's game and is questionable for Monday's game against Chicago.
Insight: His absence would open up more playing time for Victor Oladipo and E'Twaun Moore.
 
4/13/2014 5:08:00 PM
Description: Magic guard Jameer Nelson (groin strain) will miss Sunday's game against the Nets, according to John Denton of orlandomagic.com.
Insight: Nelson has shot under 40 percent from the field for the second straight season and averaged 12.1 ppg, 7.0 apg, 3.4 rpg and 2.0 3pg. His absence will open up more playing time for Victor Oladipo and E'Twaun Moore.
 
3/31/2014 3:51:00 PM
Description: Magic guard Jameer Nelson appears to be all right after chipping four of his teeth Sunday against Toronto. SOURCE: Brian Schmitz, Orlando Sentinel
Insight: He saw a dentist on Monday. Nelson (12.3 ppg, 6.9 apg) should be active for Orlando's next game Wednesday versus Cleveland.
 
3/28/2014 11:25:00 AM
Description: Orlando point guard Jameer Nelson (sore left knee) will start on Friday.
Insight: Nelson missed the last four games but said he is aiming to play Friday against the Bobcats. Victor Oladipo has been running the point with E'Twaun Moore as his backup.
 
3/26/2014 11:57:00 AM
Description: Orlando point guard Jameer Nelson's MRI revealed no structural damage in his sore left knee, according to Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel.
Insight: Nelson missed the last four games but says he is aiming to play Friday against the Bobcats. Victor Oladipo has been running the point with E'Twaun Moore as his backup.
 
3/25/2014 2:02:00 PM
Description: Orlando point guard Jameer Nelson, who has missed three games with a sore left knee, will also miss Tuesday's game against Portland.
Insight: Victor Oladipo (15.2 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 4.6 apg as a starter) will continue to start at the point and is a viable fantasy option.
 
3/25/2014 9:30:00 AM
Description: Orlando point guard Jameer Nelson, who has missed three games with a sore left knee, is questionable for Tuesday's game against Portland.
Insight: Victor Oladipo (15.2 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 4.6 apg as a starter) will continue to start at the point if Nelson sits again and is a viable fantasy option.
 
3/23/2014 8:32:00 PM
Description: Orlando point guard Jameer Nelson will be sidelined for the third game in a row Sunday against the Lakers. SOURCE: Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel
Insight: He's been battling a knee injury. Victor Oladipo (13.9 ppg, 4.1 apg, 4.3 rpg) will grab another start at point guard.
 
3/22/2014 4:44:00 PM
Description: Magic guard Jameer Nelson (knee) will sit out Saturday against the Jazz, according to Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel.
Insight: Nelson missed Wednesday's game with a sore left knee and isn't ready to return yet. He has a chance to play Sunday, however. Victor Oladipo started at the point Wednesday and E'Twaun Moore played 20 minutes off the bench.
 
3/22/2014 11:18:00 AM
Description: Magic guard Jameer Nelson missed Wednesday's game and Friday's practice because of a sore knee and is questionable for Saturday's game against Utah.
Insight: Victor Oladipo will take over at point guard if Nelson can't go. He's second among rookies in scoring at 13.8 ppg, though he's struggled with his shooting percentage over the past two games (9-for-27).
 
3/19/2014 9:21:00 PM
Description: Magic guard Jameer Nelson is out for Wednesday's game in Phoenix because of a sore knee. SOURCE: John Denton, OrlandoMagic.com
Insight: Victor Oladipo will take over at point guard. He's second among rookies in scoring at 13.8 ppg. Tonight marks Nelson's eighth absence of the season.
 
3/8/2014 1:20:00 PM
Description: Orlando guard Jameer Nelson didn't play Wednesday's game due to an illness, but will return Saturday, according to beat writer Josh Robbins.
Insight: Rookie Victor Oladipo (sore ankle) will not play so Nelson could have a big day.
 
3/8/2014 11:56:00 AM
Description: Orlando guard Jameer Nelson didn't play Wednesday's game due to an illness, but could return Saturday.
Insight: Rookie Victor Oladipo (sore ankle) also sat out the last game and both have a good chance of playing Saturday.
 
3/5/2014 6:07:00 PM
Description: Orlando guard Jameer Nelson won't be active for Wednesday's game against Houston. He's out with an illness. SOURCE: Magic on Twitter
Insight: Rookie Victor Oladipo (sore ankle) is also sitting this one out. The Magic's starting backcourt should feature Ronnie Price (1.8 ppg) and E'Twaun Moore (6.3 ppg).
 
3/5/2014 12:47:00 PM
Description: Magic point guard Jameer Nelson will be a game-time decision Wednesday due to an illness.
Insight: Nelson missed Sunday's game with a sore calf and now he's sick again. He played through a sinus infection at the end of February and may still be dealing with it.
 
3/2/2014 5:19:00 PM
Description: Magic point guard Jameer Nelson will not play Sunday against the Sixers due to a sore calf, according to Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Insight: Nelson has had a terrible run as of late, putting up double-digit points just once in his last 12 games while shooting 32.4 percent in that span. Ronnie Price, E'Twaun Moore and Victor Oladipo will handle the point in his absence.
 

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