Nikola Vucevic scored 26 points with 10 rebounds, two assists, two steals, one block and three 3-pointers in 33 minutes against the Bulls during a 97-91 win in Mexico City on Thursday.
Advice: He destroyed the Bulls late with 10 points in the final 5:05. The Magic still sit in the No. 8 spot in the Eastern Conference with a 1.5-game cushion over the ninth-place Heat, and the Magic get six of their next seven at home. Vooch is crushing as a first-round value in standard leagues, and his owners will be hoping his squad can stay in the hunt for a playoff spot.
Nikola Vucevic scored 26 points Thursday, going 11 of 21 from the field, as the Orlando Magic topped the Chicago Bulls 97-91. Vucevic pulled down 10 rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -3 in his 32:47 of playing time. He added one block and two steals. Vucevic went 3 of 6 from behind the arc.
Nikola Vucevic (ankle sprain) scored eight points (4-of-15 FG) with 16 rebounds, four assists, two steals and one blocked shot in 31 minutes Monday against the Mavericks.
Advice: Vucevic entered Monday's have having tallied a double-double in four consecutive games, but the run came to an end as he struggled mightily to make shots. In addition to the streak of double-doubles he had also shot 50% or better from the field in 12 straight games. Orlando doesn't play again until Thursday, which should give Vucevic some time to rest his sore ankle.
Nikola Vucevic (ankle sprain) is available to play and will start Monday's game against the Mavericks.
Advice: The fact that Vucevic was able to participate in portions of Sunday's practice despite injuring his ankle Friday was a good sign with regards to his availability for Monday. Also, he doesn't appear to be the subject of a minutes restriction either.
Nikola Vucevic scored eight points Monday, going 4 of 15 from the field, as the Orlando Magic lost to the Dallas Mavericks 101-76. Vucevic pulled down 16 rebounds and dished out four assists, tallying a plus-minus of -14 in his 25:59 on the floor. He added one block and two steals.
Nikola Vucevic (ankle sprain) participated in non-contact portions of Sunday's practice despite his injury.
Advice: Vucevic hurt his ankle in Friday's game, but played through the injury. The fact that he was able to practice is a great sign for his availability on Monday and he looks to be on track to play. Check back before tip-off for official confirmation.
Nikola Vucevic went to the locker room in the first half and returned in the second quarter, scoring 22 points with 10 rebounds, two assists and one 3-pointer in 26 minutes against the Pacers.
Advice: He didn't sound worried about it after the game. I don't think it's anything too bad. Hopefully, it won't keep me out at all and I'll get treatment and ice it and be good to go," he said. Vucevic has been on cruise control all season as one of the best value picks in drafts.
Nikola Vucevic scored 22 points Friday on 9-of-17 shooting as the Orlando Magic fell to the Indiana Pacers 112-90. Vucevic grabbed 10 rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -8 in his 25:38 of playing time. Vucevic went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
Nikola Vucevic scored 24 points Wednesday on 11-of-19 shooting as the Orlando Magic lost to the Denver Nuggets 124-118 in overtime. Vucevic pulled down 15 rebounds and dished out four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -9 in his 37:01 on the floor. Vucevic went 2 of 4 from 3-point range.
Nikola Vucevic scored 24 points with 15 rebounds, four assists and two 3-pointers during a 124-118 overtime loss to the Nuggets on Friday.
Advice: He loses both matchups against a fellow Nikola with Jokic putting on a passing clinic on the other end. The Magic had major free throw issues during this game and didn't get their first attempt from the line until the fourth quarter. As for Vucevic, he's been fairly consistent in all aspects, coming off a November with averages of 22.0 points, 11.5 boards, 3.6 dimes, 1.1 blocks, 0.9 steals and 1.3 treys. He's been a fantasy stud.