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Nikola Vucevic Appreciation Thread

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Re: Nikola Vucevic Appreciation Thread 

Post#61 » by drsd » Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:44 am

sChOlaRlY_Magi wrote:
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drsd wrote:Vučević finished 4th in Magic games played at 591. Fournier and Gordon are in the top-10.


1. Nick Anderson 692
2. Jameer Nelson 651
3. Dwight Howard 621
4. Nikola Vučević 591
5. Pat Garrity 513
6. Darrell Armstrong 502
7. Hedo Türkoğlu 497
8. Dennis Scott 446
9. Evan Fournier 435
10. Aaron Gordon 428


That is, imo, maybe the perfect spot for Vuc. I actually ♡ it.


And I am a huge D.A. fan!!!




I love the ePat is still at #5


This is a top-10 play for me in Magic history

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Re: Nikola Vucevic Appreciation Thread 

Post#62 » by sChOlaRlY_Magi » Fri Mar 26, 2021 12:01 pm

drsd wrote:
sChOlaRlY_Magi wrote:
sChOlaRlY_Magi wrote:
That is, imo, maybe the perfect spot for Vuc. I actually ♡ it.


And I am a huge D.A. fan!!!


+1,000 And 1's!

I love the ePat is still at #5


This is a top-10 play for me in Magic history

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Post#63 » by OrlDave » Fri Mar 26, 2021 1:52 pm

Haven't posted in a couple years, but I was always a Vooch supporter. Even have a Vooch jersey (and AG so both get retired sadly). I am extremely sad to see him leave, but I'm happy that it happened after he became an all star a second time. No he wasn't Shaq or Dwight, a guy who you build a team around, but he was easily the most offensively skilled big man we've ever had on the team. He was loyal, taking what was probably a pay cut to stay with us and funny and seemed like a generally good guy all the way around. That management couldn't add another player or players in a decade to star along side him shouldn't be placed on his shoulders.

I wish him the best in Chicago, except this year where I selfishly hope they end up with the 5th pick (don't judge me ).

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Post#64 » by RookieStar » Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:23 pm

OrlDave wrote:Haven't posted in a couple years, but I was always a Vooch supporter. Even have a Vooch jersey (and AG so both get retired sadly). I am extremely sad to see him leave, but I'm happy that it happened after he became an all star a second time. No he wasn't Shaq or Dwight, a guy who you build a team around, but he was easily the most offensively skilled big man we've ever had on the team. He was loyal, taking what was probably a pay cut to stay with us and funny and seemed like a generally good guy all the way around. That management couldn't add another player or players in a decade to star along side him shouldn't be placed on his shoulders.

I wish him the best in Chicago, except this year where I selfishly hope they end up with the 5th pick (don't judge me ).

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Same dude! Hope Vuc does a solid and implodes that team THIS season (lol)
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Post#65 » by basketballRob » Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:25 pm

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OrlDave wrote:Haven't posted in a couple years, but I was always a Vooch supporter. Even have a Vooch jersey (and AG so both get retired sadly). I am extremely sad to see him leave, but I'm happy that it happened after he became an all star a second time. No he wasn't Shaq or Dwight, a guy who you build a team around, but he was easily the most offensively skilled big man we've ever had on the team. He was loyal, taking what was probably a pay cut to stay with us and funny and seemed like a generally good guy all the way around. That management couldn't add another player or players in a decade to star along side him shouldn't be placed on his shoulders.

I wish him the best in Chicago, except this year where I selfishly hope they end up with the 5th pick (don't judge me ).

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Same dude! Hope Vuc does a solid and implodes that team THIS season (lol)
They have a crazy schedule ahead. 18 road games 11 home games . The next 10 in 10 different cities.

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Post#66 » by BadMofoPimp » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:41 pm

Optimus_Steel wrote:Good, loyal guys like Vuc don't come around often. Wish him great team success, he clearly deserves it. Hope we bring him back at some point.

Who can't forget that 20/20 game he had against the Heatles?

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Remember that 1st game in LA after the Dwight trade when Magic won and Vucevic outplayed Dwight.
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Post#67 » by BadMofoPimp » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:44 pm

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Read on Twitter


Almost brought a tear to my eye. One of my favorite Magic players all time. Sad to see him go but he deserves better than what the Magic had to offer.
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Post#68 » by BadMofoPimp » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:48 pm

Ironically, I will be working in Chicago next week . . .
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Re: Nikola Vucevic Appreciation Thread 

Post#69 » by RookieStar » Sat Mar 27, 2021 12:09 am

BadMofoPimp wrote:
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Read on Twitter


Almost brought a tear to my eye. One of my favorite Magic players all time. Sad to see him go but he deserves better than what the Magic had to offer.


Damn... im sad. Personally , he probably is the player I am.most attached to and never soured on because despite being multiple all star, he never asked for a trade despite our team being a dumpster fire.
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Post#70 » by Knightro » Sat Mar 27, 2021 6:53 pm

Read on Twitter


Play well big fella. But not too well!
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Post#71 » by MartinsIzAfraud » Sat Mar 27, 2021 6:59 pm

Read on Twitter


Definitely a mutual decision
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Post#72 » by basketballRob » Sat Mar 27, 2021 6:59 pm

Hopefully Vuc will be okay. I know he's way out of his comfort zone.

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Post#73 » by Kent » Sat Mar 27, 2021 7:34 pm

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Read on Twitter


Play well big fella. But not too well!


He has the love for this team that we always hope to have in a Magic player.

He will go down as one of our best no matter how you slice it.

Much love back to you, Vooch. All the best!
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Post#74 » by UCF » Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:01 pm

That video is tough to watch. In an ideal world he would have played for us until retirement.
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Post#75 » by RookieStar » Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:11 pm

YEah.. heartbreaking. Well, we will def welcome him with open arms if he is looking for his next contract. As long as it isn't the MAX Id be willing to sign him up when he hits FA

Now do us a solid Vuc and get us a top-10 pick
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Post#76 » by Magicfanatic82 » Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:30 pm

By all accounts it appears we had input from the guys on landing spots. If thats the case, it makes the situation easier. Vets will know even if things go bad we will handle it professionally.
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Post#77 » by RookieStar » Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:36 pm

Yup, FA will know that if they sign with us and if it won't work out, we will do right by them.
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Post#78 » by The Real Dalic » Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:39 pm

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Play well big fella. But not too well!

This got me. I will always be seriously grateful to what he brought to this team and it means a lot that a player of his caliber actually loved it here as much as he did. True loyalty till the very end.

This sucks.
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Post#79 » by Bensational » Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:56 pm

Knightro wrote:
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Play well big fella. But not too well!


Oh man, that is a knockout to the feels. You don’t get many players reacting that way about a team. What a dude.
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Post#80 » by 3ddman23 » Sat Mar 27, 2021 9:03 pm

Gonna miss vooch. I really thought he would be out longest tenured player when it was all said and done.

With that being said i still think he may be the first magic player who's number gets retired.

When does his jersey start going on sale? cause I want to buy one before they are impossible to find.
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