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Nikola Vucevic
PPG RPG APG
17.3 7.5 2.8
Team: OrlandoHeight: 7-0 Born: 10/24/1990
Position: F-CWeight: 260 Birthplace: Morges, Switzerland
College: USCDraft: 1st Round 16th pick by 76ers (2011)


Latest News
Nov. 21 7:19 AM PT8:19 AM MT9:19 AM CT10:19 AM ET15:19 GMT23:19 8:19 AM MST10:19 AM EST19:19 UAE16:1910:19 ET9:19 AM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored 25 points Monday on 11-of-19 shooting as the Orlando Magic lost to the Indiana Pacers 105-97. Vucevic grabbed 13 rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -9 in his 28:57 on the floor. He added one block and one steal. Vucevic went 3 of 6 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Vucevic had struggled in his previous four games, averaging just 11.8 points and shooting 40.4 percent.
Nov. 18 7:20 PM PT8:20 PM MT9:20 PM CT10:20 PM ET3:20 GMT11:20 8:20 PM MST10:20 PM EST7:20 UAE (+1)04:2022:20 ET9:20 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored eight points Saturday as the Orlando Magic lost to the Utah Jazz 125-85. Vucevic pulled down two rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -7 in his 23:51 of playing time. He added two blocks and three steals.
Analysis: The seven-foot Vucevic went 2 of 3 from 3-point range but managed to miss 7 of 8 from inside the arc.
Nov. 16 7:27 AM PT8:27 AM MT9:27 AM CT10:27 AM ET15:27 GMT23:27 8:27 AM MST10:27 AM EST19:27 UAE16:2710:27 ET9:27 AM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored 11 points Wednesday, going 5 of 11 from the field, as the Orlando Magic fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 99-94. Vucevic pulled down 10 rebounds and dished out four assists, tallying a plus-minus of -9 in his 31:07 of playing time. Vucevic went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
Nov. 14 10:23 PM PT11:23 PM MT12:23 AM CT1:23 AM ET6:23 GMT14:23 11:23 PM MST1:23 AM EST10:23 UAE07:231:23 ET12:23 AM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored 20 points Monday on 7-of-13 shooting as the Orlando Magic fell to the Golden State Warriors 110-100. Vucevic grabbed five rebounds and had four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -4 in his 26:45 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Vucevic went 2 of 5 from 3-point range.
Analysis: After averaging a modest 11.3 points through Orlando's first three November games, Vucevic has stepped it up to 17.8 during a four-game surge in which he's 8 of 20 from behind the 3-point line. His rebounding numbers have been a bit down this month, though, as he's averaging 5.9 over those seven contests.
Nov. 12 11:43 PM PT12:43 AM MT1:43 AM CT2:43 AM ET7:43 GMT15:43 12:43 AM MST2:43 AM EST11:43 UAE08:432:43 ET1:43 AM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored eight points Saturday on 4-of-12 shooting as the Orlando Magic fell to the Denver Nuggets 125-107. Vucevic grabbed six rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -18 in his 23:54 on the floor.
Analysis: Vucevic was a terror during the season's opening week, but he's been pretty ordinary thus far in November. The Orlando big man is averaging a respectable but unspectacular 14.2 points and six rebounds in six games this month, and he's managed a paltry two blocks over his last eight contests.
Nov. 10 8:31 PM PT9:31 PM MT10:31 PM CT11:31 PM ET4:31 GMT12:31 9:31 PM MST11:31 PM EST8:31 UAE05:3123:31 ET10:31 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored 19 points Friday on 6-of-13 shooting as the Orlando Magic defeated the Phoenix Suns 128-112. Vucevic pulled down seven rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +16 in his 26:25 on the floor. He added one block. Vucevic went 3 of 6 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Vucevic is still lacking a bit in the rebounding department but has totaled 43 points on 15-of-29 shooting - including 6 for 12 from deep - with four steals in his last two games. Vucevic is averaging 7.7 rebounds after he grabbed 10.4 last season.
Nov. 8 7:20 PM PT8:20 PM MT9:20 PM CT10:20 PM ET3:20 GMT11:20 8:20 PM MST10:20 PM EST7:20 UAE (+1)04:2022:20 ET9:20 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored 24 points Wednesday on 9-of-16 shooting as the Orlando Magic defeated the New York Knicks 112-99. Vucevic pulled down five rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +16 in his 32:34 of playing time. He added one block and four steals. Vucevic went 3 of 6 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Vucevic had his most points since his 41-point effort in the second game of the season. Up next for the Magic is a trip to Phoenix on Friday to face a Suns team which regularly allows its opponents to score at will.
Nov. 5 6:34 PM PT7:34 PM MT8:34 PM CT9:34 PM ET2:34 GMT10:34 7:34 PM MST9:34 PM EST6:34 UAE (+1)03:3421:34 ET8:34 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored 13 points Sunday, going 6 of 15 from the field, as the Orlando Magic fell to the Boston Celtics 104-88. Vucevic pulled down 10 rebounds and dished out a season-high seven assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -5 in his 32:26 on the floor. He tacked on two steals. Vucevic went 1 of 4 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Vucevic came within three assists of his first career triple-double.
Nov. 3 5:47 PM PT6:47 PM MT7:47 PM CT8:47 PM ET0:47 GMT8:47 5:47 PM MST7:47 PM EST4:47 UAE (+1)01:4720:47 ET6:47 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored 14 points Friday, going 6 of 11 from the field, as the Orlando Magic fell to the Chicago Bulls 105-83. Vucevic pulled down three rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -11 in his 28:44 on the floor. He added one steal. Vucevic went 2 of 3 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Vucevic had a season-high five turnovers and has racked up nine giveaways in the last two games after totaling 10 in his first seven contests.
Nov. 2 6:07 AM PT7:07 AM MT8:07 AM CT9:07 AM ET13:07 GMT21:07 6:07 AM MST8:07 AM EST17:07 UAE14:079:07 ET7:07 AM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored seven points Wednesday, going 3 of 11 from the field, as the Orlando Magic topped the Memphis Grizzlies 101-99. Vucevic pulled down five rebounds and dished out four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +9 in his 31:47 of playing time. He added one steal. Vucevic went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Vucevic had his issues dealing with Marc Gasol inside, struggling offensively and committing four turnovers after having just 10 in his first seven games.
Oct. 31 6:40 AM PT7:40 AM MT8:40 AM CT9:40 AM ET13:40 GMT21:40 6:40 AM MST8:40 AM EST17:40 UAE14:409:40 ET7:40 AM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored 20 points Monday, going 9 of 17 from the field, as the Orlando Magic topped the New Orleans Pelicans 115-99. Vucevic grabbed eight rebounds and dished out three assists, tallying a plus-minus of +7 in his 32:49 of playing time. Vucevic went 1 of 2 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Vucevic is always an injury concern, but right now he look great. He's averaging 20.7 points and 8.9 rebounds through seven games.
Oct. 29 6:08 PM PT7:08 PM MT8:08 PM CT9:08 PM ET1:08 GMT9:08 6:08 PM MST8:08 PM EST5:08 UAE (+1)02:0821:08 ET7:08 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored 15 points Sunday on 6-of-17 shooting as the Orlando Magic fell to the Charlotte Hornets 120-113. Vucevic pulled down 11 rebounds and dished out three assists, tallying a plus-minus of -13 in his 32:43 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Vucevic went 2 of 8 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Vucevic notched his third double-double of the season and matched a career high with eight 3-point attempts, both coming this season. Vucevic was a double-double machine last season with 38 so those should be coming fairly frequently from here on out.
Oct. 27 7:24 PM PT8:24 PM MT9:24 PM CT10:24 PM ET2:24 GMT10:24 7:24 PM MST9:24 PM EST6:24 UAE (+1)04:2422:24 ET9:24 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored 15 points Friday on 6-of-9 shooting as the Orlando Magic defeated the San Antonio Spurs 114-87. Vucevic grabbed two rebounds and had three assists, tallying a plus-minus of +17 in his 22:56 on the floor. He added two blocks. Vucevic went 3 of 3 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Vucevic had a limited workload Friday as the Magic led by 27 at the half and the starters rested the entire fourth quarter.
Oct. 24 8:38 PM PT9:38 PM MT10:38 PM CT11:38 PM ET3:38 GMT11:38 8:38 PM MST10:38 PM EST7:38 UAE (+1)05:3823:38 ET10:38 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored 12 points Tuesday on 6-of-17 shooting as the Orlando Magic topped the Brooklyn Nets 125-121. Vucevic grabbed nine rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +16 in his 31:51 of playing time. He added three blocks. Vucevic struggled from 3-point range, coming up empty on all five of his attempts.
Analysis: Vucevic, who had been the Magic's most consistent player in their first three games, got off to a slow start. He was 3 for 10 from the field and 0 for 3 from 3-point range to finish the first half with just six points.
Oct. 21 7:58 PM PT8:58 PM MT9:58 PM CT10:58 PM ET2:58 GMT10:58 7:58 PM MST9:58 PM EST6:58 UAE (+1)04:5822:58 ET9:58 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored 23 points Saturday, going 11 of 16 from the field, as the Orlando Magic topped the Cleveland Cavaliers 114-93. Vucevic pulled down seven rebounds and dished out five assists, tallying a plus-minus of +28 in his 28:12 of playing time. He added three blocks and one steal. Vucevic went 1 of 3 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Vucevic scored a career-high 41 on Friday in Brooklyn. He's averaging 27.7 points and 10.7 rebounds in the first three games while shooting 68 percent overall (34 of 50) and 7 of 14 from deep.
Oct. 20 8:06 PM PT9:06 PM MT10:06 PM CT11:06 PM ET3:06 GMT11:06 8:06 PM MST10:06 PM EST7:06 UAE (+1)05:0623:06 ET10:06 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored 41 points Friday on 17-of-22 shooting as the Orlando Magic lost to the Brooklyn Nets 126-121. Vucevic grabbed 12 rebounds and had three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +15 in his 35:13 on the floor. Vucevic went 6 of 8 from behind the arc.
Analysis: This was a surprising career-best scoring effort for Vucevic. He's totaled 60 points and 25 rebounds in two games. If he's going to start knocking down 3-pointers, Vucevic could be a extremely enticing fantasy option.
Oct. 18 6:32 PM PT7:32 PM MT8:32 PM CT9:32 PM ET1:32 GMT9:32 6:32 PM MST8:32 PM EST5:32 UAE (+1)03:3221:32 ET8:32 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Vucevic scored 19 points Wednesday on 6-of-12 shooting as the Orlando Magic topped the Miami Heat 116-109. Vucevic grabbed 13 rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +11 in his 31:37 of playing time. He added two blocks and two steals.
Analysis: The veteran center has been a productive player for years, and this year will be no different. However, he's coming off his lowest scoring season (14.6 points per game) since 2013-14.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
11-12 Phi 51 15.9 5.5 4.8 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.6 .450 .375 .529
12-13 Orl 77 33.2 13.1 11.9 1.9 0.8 1.0 1.8 .519 .000 .683
13-14 Orl 57 31.8 14.2 11.0 1.8 1.1 0.8 2.0 .507 - .766
14-15 Orl 74 34.2 19.3 10.9 2.0 0.7 0.7 2.0 .523 .333 .752
15-16 Orl 65 31.3 18.2 8.9 2.8 0.8 1.1 1.9 .510 .222 .753
16-17 Orl 75 28.8 14.6 10.4 2.8 1.0 1.0 1.6 .468 .307 .669
17-18 Orl 17 29.5 17.3 7.5 2.8 1.0 0.9 1.8 .500 .413 .808
Career 416 29.8 14.7 9.8 2.1 0.8 0.9 1.7 .502 .347 .722

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
11-12 Phi  51 812 131 291 3 8 18 34 88 246 31 20 34 33 283
12-13 Orl  77 2559 461 889 0 3 86 126 273 917 143 61 79 141 1008
13-14 Orl  57 1812 353 696 0 0 105 137 185 626 104 60 47 112 811
14-15 Orl  74 2529 631 1206 2 6 164 218 238 810 147 54 54 148 1428
15-16 Orl  65 2037 533 1046 2 9 113 150 174 576 179 53 70 123 1181
16-17 Orl  75 2163 483 1031 23 75 107 160 176 779 208 76 74 117 1096
17-18 Orl  17 502 121 242 31 75 21 26 21 127 48 17 15 31 294
Career 416 12414 2713 5401 61 176 614 851 1155 4081 860 341 373 705 6101

Postseason Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
11-12 Phi 1 3.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 - .500
Career 1 3.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 - .500

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
11-12 Phi  1 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Career 1 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

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