Orlando Magic

Position
C
 
Jersey
9
Name  Nikola Vucevic
Born  10/24/1990
Height  7-0
Weight  250
College  USC
12/17/2014 9:46:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the loss to the Celtics.
Insight: Vucevic continues to be a double-double machine as he has two double-doubles in three games since returning from his back injury. The game he missed the double-double, Vucevic had nine rebounds. The Magic center continues to be a top option at his position.
 
12/13/2014 9:57:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in his return to the lineup on Saturday.
Insight: It was Vucevic's first game since Nov. 30 as he missed the last six games with a back injury. Vucevic didn't get a ton of shot attempts, 13, but his 69.2 percent helped Vucevic earn the double-double. He should be put back into starting fantasy lineups.
 
12/13/2014 6:57:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic will start on Saturday against the Hawks.
Insight: Vuecvic will replace Kyle O'Quinn in the starting lineup. He along with Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo will lose opportunities with Vuecvic back in the lineup.
 
12/10/2014 5:35:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic (back) will not play on Wednesday.
Insight: He was thought to be ready to play, but Vucevic will miss his fifth consecutive game. Kyle O'Quinn will continue to see a bumb in value.
 
12/10/2014 1:19:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic (back) will be a game-time decision according to orlandomagic.com.
Insight: All signs point to him playing, but owners must check back Wednesday night to double check. Vucevic is a must-start if he is active.
 
12/6/2014 8:28:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic (back) is out on Saturday.
Insight: This will be the fourth straight game Vucevic will miss. Kyle O'Quinn will continue to see an increase in value.
 
12/5/2014 7:49:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic will not play again on Friday.
Insight: Vucevic missed Wednesday's game as well. Kyle O'Quinn will again get the minutes at center.
 
12/3/2014 9:35:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic will not play Wednesday due to back spasms.
Insight: Kyle O'Quinn will start at center and see an extended run.
 
12/2/2014 10:30:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic will not play Tuesday due to back spasms.
Insight: Kyle O'Quinn will start at center and see an extended run.
 
11/29/2014 9:20:00 AM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic scored a team-high 16 points in a loss to the Pacers on Friday night.
Insight: He also had seven rebounds, three blocks, one steal, and two turnovers. Vucevic is averaging 18.7 ppg, 11.9 rpg, and shooting 51 percent from the field.
 
Hot11/22/2014 9:38:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic was absurd, yet again.
Insight: He was 12-of-24 from the floor and 9-of-11 from the line for 33 points. Vucevic also had 17 rebounds, one assist, and one block. He is one of the best centers in the league.
 
11/17/2014 9:48:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic posted his sixth double-double of the season, in Monday's win over the Pistons.
Insight: He had 25 points and 14 rebounds, and has simply been a dominating force for fantasy owners. Enjoy the ride.
 
11/9/2014 7:28:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic posted another double-double in Sunday's loss to the Nets.
Insight: He had a great game with 27 points and 12 rebounds, and is turning out to be one of the best options, at the center position.
 
11/4/2014 10:45:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic posted a double-double in Tuesday's loss to the Bulls.
Insight: Same old story, as Vucevic continues to make fantasy owners happy. He had 21 points and 13 rebounds, but did commit six turnovers.
 
10/30/2014 9:38:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic posted a double-double in Thursday's loss to Washington.
Insight: He had 23 points and 12 rebounds, and will provide those type of numbers all season long.
 
10/27/2014 4:38:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic should continue to average a double-double this season.
Insight: He averaged 14.2 points per game and 11.0 rebounds per game last season, along with shooting 51 percent from the field. As a result, owners can start Vucevic at the center position with extreme confidence.
 
10/21/2014 7:54:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic has signed a four-year contract extension.
Insight: It is worth $53 million, which is a nice pay day for Orlando's starting center. Owners should take Vucevic early in drafts, and have fun while he fills stat sheets.
 
4/13/2014 5:06:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic (Achilles) is done for the season, according to John Denton of orlandomagic.com.
Insight: Vucevic (14.2 ppg, 11 rpg) will end up missing the final seven games of the season. The 23-year-old averaged a double-double for the second straight season.
 
4/11/2014 1:40:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic is expected to miss Friday's game against Washington.
Insight: He's still bothered by a sore Achilles. At this point, it's probably safe to assume that Vucevic won't play again this season, though he is traveling with the team. That leaves Kyle O'Quinn (5.8 ppg, 5.2 rpg) is getting about 28-30 minutes per game.
 
4/9/2014 11:12:00 AM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic won't be in action Wednesday versus Brooklyn. SOURCE: John Denton, OrlandoMagic.com
Insight: He's been bothered by a sore Achilles. At this point, it's probably safe to assume that Vucevic won't play again this season. That leaves Kyle O'Quinn (5.7 ppg, 5.2 rpg) and Andrew Nicholson (5.4 ppg, 3.3 rpg) as the team's best low post options.
 

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