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Position
C
 
Jersey
9
Name  Nikola Vucevic
Born  10/24/1990
Height  7-0
Weight  250
College  USC
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.
 
4/5/2014 5:41:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic (Achilles) will not play Saturday, according to John Denton of orlandomagic.com.
Insight: Vucevic (14.2 ppg, 11.0 rpg) was a late scratch Friday night due to a soreness in his left Achilles and he'll miss his 20th game of the season Saturday.
 
4/5/2014 3:35:00 PM
Description: Orlando center Nikola Vucevic (Achilles) is questionable for Saturday's game, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
Insight: Vucevic (14.2 ppg, 11.0 rpg) was a late scratch Friday night due to a soreness in his left Achilles.
 
4/4/2014 8:07:00 PM
Description: Orlando center Nikola Vucevic was a last minute scratch Friday against Charlotte. SOURCE: Brian Schmitz, Orlando Sentinel
Insight: Vucevic (14.2 ppg, 11.0 rpg) is dealing with an Achilles injury. Friday marks the 7-footer's 19th absence of the season.
 
3/28/2014 9:58:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic was a monster on the glass Friday against Charlotte, finishing with 23 rebounds.
Insight: Vucevic added 24 points to record his first 20-20 game since Nov. 6.
 
3/23/2014 9:24:00 AM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic had 16 points, 13 boards, five assists and two steals Saturday at Utah.
Insight: Vucevic played 43 minutes after seeing just nine Wednesday at Phoenix. He appears to be recovered from his sprained ankle.
 
3/18/2014 5:57:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic will be active for Tuesday's game at Golden State. SOURCE: NBA.com
Insight: A sprained ankle limited Vucevic (14.1 ppg, 11.1 rpg) to eight points in his last outing. That ended his double-double streak at eight games in a row. We'll see if he can start a new streak Tuesday against the Warriors.
 
Hot3/18/2014 5:56:00 PM
Description: Orlando center Nikola Vucevic (ankle) will be a game-time decision Tuesday, according to Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel
Insight: Vucevic injured his ankle during Friday's game and went to the locker room, but he was able to return and played 37 minutes. He also participated in shootaround Tuesday and will probably play unless he suffers a setback in warmups. The center has produced 16 double-doubles in his last 21 games.
 
Hot3/17/2014 5:20:00 PM
Description: Orlando center Nikola Vucevic (ankle) will travel with the team to California for Tuesday's game against the Warriors, but his status is unclear, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
Insight: Vucevic injured his ankle during Friday's game and went to the locker room, but he was able to return and played 37 minutes. The center has produced 16 double-doubles in his last 21 games.
 
Hot3/14/2014 8:40:00 PM
Description: Orlando center Nikola Vucevic suffered a left ankle injury Friday and had to go to the locker room, according to John Denton of orlandomagic.com. However, he was able to check back into the game 20 minutes later.
Insight: Vucevic injured the same ankle in January and missed two games, but he appears to have avoided a major sprain this time.
 
Hot3/2/2014 8:48:00 PM
Description: Orlando center Nikola Vucevic had 18 points and 17 rebounds Sunday for his fourth straight double-double.
Insight: Vucevic has collected 11 double-doubles in his last 14 games and has picked up at least one steal in each of his last eight.
 

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