NBA Basketball

#9
Nikola Vucevic
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18.2 8.9 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
Apr. 9 10:36 PM PT11:36 PM MT12:36 AM CT1:36 AM ET5:36 GMT13:36 10:36 PM MST12:36 AM EST9:36 UAE07:361:36 ET12:36 AM CT4:36 - Vucevic poured in 29 points in his return to the starting lineup during Friday's win over Miami.
Analysis: Vucevic had come off the bench for the first four game since coming back from a groin strain. The standout center is averaging 23.0 points and 8.2 rebounds while shooting 63 percent from the field since returning.
Apr. 7 10:17 PM PT11:17 PM MT12:17 AM CT1:17 AM ET5:17 GMT13:17 10:17 PM MST12:17 AM EST9:17 UAE07:171:17 ET12:17 AM CT4:17 - Vucevic tallied 15 points and 13 rebounds off the bench in Wednesday's loss to Detroit.
Analysis: The Orlando big man has been in top form since returning from a groin strain that sidelined him nearly a month. Vucevic is averaging 21.5 points and 8.8 rebounds in four games since coming back.
Apr. 3 6:43 PM PT7:43 PM MT8:43 PM CT9:43 PM ET1:43 GMT9:43 6:43 PM MST8:43 PM EST5:43 UAE (+1)03:4321:43 ET8:43 PM CT0:43 - Vucevic had 25 points and 10 boards off the bench Sunday.
Analysis: Vucevic is a solid fantasy player when he can stay healthy.
Apr. 2 12:21 AM PT1:21 AM MT2:21 AM CT3:21 AM ET7:21 GMT15:21 12:21 AM MST2:21 AM EST11:21 UAE09:213:21 ET2:21 AM CT6:21 - Vucevic scored 22 points on 10-of-13 shooting in a 113-110 loss in Milwaukee on Friday night.
Analysis: Vucevic has a combined 46 points on 22-of-28 shooting in his first two games since returning from a strained right groin.
Mar. 9 2:05 PM PT3:05 PM MT4:05 PM CT5:05 PM ET22:05 GMT6:05 3:05 PM MST5:05 PM EST2:05 UAE (+1)23:0517:05 ET4:05 PM CT21:05 - Vucevic returned with 24 points Thursday from his strained right groin. He looked like he fit right in with a team that has suddenly found its footing after being eliminated from the playoff chase.
Analysis: The talented center missed his 13th straight game in Tuesday's matchup with Brooklyn.
Mar. 2 8:46 PM PT9:46 PM MT10:46 PM CT11:46 PM ET4:46 GMT12:46 9:46 PM MST11:46 PM EST8:46 UAE05:4623:46 ET10:46 PM CT3:46 - Vucevic finished with 24 points and seven rebounds in Wednesday's 102-89 win over Chicago.
Analysis: Vucevic is playing at another level, averaging 22.8 points over his last 10 games.
Feb. 29 9:10 PM PT10:10 PM MT11:10 PM CT12:10 AM ET5:10 GMT13:10 10:10 PM MST12:10 AM EST9:10 UAE06:100:10 ET11:10 PM CT4:10 - Vucevic scored 28 points in Sunday's win over Philadelphia.
Analysis: Vucevic is averaging 23.1 points over his last nine games.
Feb. 27 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET5:58 GMT13:58 10:58 PM MST12:58 AM EST9:58 UAE06:580:58 ET11:58 PM CT4:58 - Vucevic finished with 18 points and eight rebounds on Friday.
Analysis: He has averaged 22.5 points and 10.9 rebounds his last eight games.
Feb. 23 8:54 PM PT9:54 PM MT10:54 PM CT11:54 PM ET4:54 GMT12:54 9:54 PM MST11:54 PM EST8:54 UAE05:5423:54 ET10:54 PM CT3:54 - Vucevic finished with a season-high 35 points in Tuesday's win over Philadelphia.
Analysis: He's averaging 24.2 points and shooting 53.1 percent over his last six games.
Feb. 19 7:55 PM PT8:55 PM MT9:55 PM CT10:55 PM ET3:55 GMT11:55 8:55 PM MST10:55 PM EST7:55 UAE (+1)04:5522:55 ET9:55 PM CT1:55 - Vucevic logged his third straight double-double with 21 points and 12 rebounds on Friday.
Analysis: He has averaged 22.8 points and 11.8 rebounds in his last four games.
Feb. 9 9:20 PM PT10:20 PM MT11:20 PM CT12:20 AM ET5:20 GMT13:20 10:20 PM MST12:20 AM EST9:20 UAE06:200:20 ET11:20 PM CT3:20 - Vucevic burned Atlanta again with 28 points in Monday's 117-110 road win.
Analysis: One night after sinking the Hawks with a buzzer beater, Vucevic made 11 of 16 shots, grabbed 13 rebounds and dished out six assists.
Feb. 7 8:00 PM PT9:00 PM MT10:00 PM CT11:00 PM ET4:00 GMT12:00 9:00 PM MST11:00 PM EST8:00 UAE05:0023:00 ET10:00 PM CT2:00 - Vucevic hit a shot at the buzzer to beat Atlanta 96-94 on Sunday.
Analysis: Vucevic finished with 22 points and nine rebounds.
Feb. 1 7:03 PM PT8:03 PM MT9:03 PM CT10:03 PM ET3:03 GMT11:03 8:03 PM MST10:03 PM EST7:03 UAE (+1)04:0322:03 ET9:03 PM CT1:03 - Vucevic finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds in Monday's loss at San Antonio.
Analysis: Vucevic has averaged 15.4 points and 11.3 rebounds while posting eight double-doubles in his last nine games.
Jan. 30 10:05 PM PT11:05 PM MT12:05 AM CT1:05 AM ET6:05 GMT14:05 11:05 PM MST1:05 AM EST10:05 UAE07:051:05 ET12:05 AM CT4:05 - Vucevic finished with 14 points and eight rebounds in Friday's loss at Boston.
Analysis: The Orlando big man had a streak of six double-doubles end. Vucevic is still the most reliable fantasy contributor on a Magic team that's nose-dived in January.
Jan. 10 10:57 PM PT11:57 PM MT12:57 AM CT1:57 AM ET6:57 GMT14:57 11:57 PM MST1:57 AM EST10:57 UAE07:571:57 ET12:57 AM CT4:57 - Vucevic posted 23 points, nine rebounds and five assists in Saturday's loss to Washington.
Analysis: The Orlando big man had 20 points and 10 boards Friday against Brooklyn and has probably been the team's most consistent performer. He's averaging a solid 17.1 points and 8.3 rebounds this season.
Jan. 9 10:26 PM PT11:26 PM MT12:26 AM CT1:26 AM ET6:26 GMT14:26 11:26 PM MST1:26 AM EST10:26 UAE07:261:26 ET12:26 AM CT4:26 - Vucevic posted a double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds in Friday's win at Brooklyn.
Analysis: The rebounds were a welcome sight for Vucevic's fantasy owners, as he recorded just 10 total over his previous three games.
Dec. 31 9:00 PM PT10:00 PM MT11:00 PM CT12:00 AM ET5:00 GMT13:00 10:00 PM MST12:00 AM EST9:00 UAE06:000:00 ET11:00 PM CT3:00 - Vucevic had 20 points with nine rebounds Wednesday.
Analysis: Vucevic was outmuscled at times by the notoriously soft-as-Charmin Brook Lopez so this was a bit disappointing.
Dec. 29 11:28 PM PT12:28 AM MT1:28 AM CT2:28 AM ET7:28 GMT15:28 12:28 AM MST2:28 AM EST11:28 UAE08:282:28 ET1:28 AM CT5:28 - Vucevic had 28 points with eight rebounds and seven assists in the Magic's 104-89 win over New Orleans on Monday.
Analysis: Vucevic has reached 20 points in each of his last six games, averaging 23.7 while making 58.8 percent from the floor.
Dec. 27 10:32 PM PT11:32 PM MT12:32 AM CT1:32 AM ET6:32 GMT14:32 11:32 PM MST1:32 AM EST10:32 UAE07:321:32 ET12:32 AM CT4:32 - Vucevic logged 22 points, 10 rebounds and six assists in Saturday's loss to Miami.
Analysis: Vucevic's rebounding numbers are down a bit from past years but he's been really good lately, averaging 22.8 points and 9.4 rebounds over his last five games.
Dec. 24 10:11 PM PT11:11 PM MT12:11 AM CT1:11 AM ET6:11 GMT14:11 11:11 PM MST1:11 AM EST10:11 UAE07:111:11 ET12:11 AM CT4:11 - Vucevic had 21 points on 10-of-16 shooting in a 104-101 win over Houston on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Vucevic is averaging 23.0 points and shooting 59.2 percent in his last four games.
Dec. 20 7:29 PM PT8:29 PM MT9:29 PM CT10:29 PM ET3:29 GMT11:29 8:29 PM MST10:29 PM EST7:29 UAE (+1)04:2922:29 ET9:29 PM CT1:29 - Vucevic finished with 20 points and 11 rebounds in Sunday's loss to Atlanta.
Analysis: Vucevic is averaging 18.6 points and 9.0 rebounds in his last seven games.
Dec. 15 10:16 PM PT11:16 PM MT12:16 AM CT1:16 AM ET6:16 GMT14:16 11:16 PM MST1:16 AM EST10:16 UAE07:161:16 ET12:16 AM CT4:16 - Vucevic finished with 18 points, six rebounds and four assists on Monday.
Analysis: He made 8 of 13 shots and is shooting 58.5 percent in his last four games.
Dec. 10 10:52 PM PT11:52 PM MT12:52 AM CT1:52 AM ET6:52 GMT14:52 11:52 PM MST1:52 AM EST10:52 UAE07:521:52 ET12:52 AM CT4:52 - Vucevic continues to play well, finishing with 21 points and 11 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to Phoenix.
Analysis: He's totaled 39 points and 24 rebounds in his last two games.
Dec. 9 9:46 PM PT10:46 PM MT11:46 PM CT12:46 AM ET5:46 GMT13:46 10:46 PM MST12:46 AM EST9:46 UAE06:460:46 ET11:46 PM CT3:46 - Vucevic finished with 18 points and 13 rebounds in Orlando's 85-74 win at Denver on Tuesday.
Analysis: Vucevic is averaging 16.0 points and 10.6 rebounds over his last five games.
Nov. 15 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET5:58 GMT13:58 10:58 PM MST12:58 AM EST9:58 UAE06:580:58 ET11:58 PM CT3:58 - Vucevic made his second start back at center on Saturday, finishing with 19 points and 13 rebounds in a 108-99 loss at Washington.
Analysis: Vucevic came off the bench in one game after missing three due to injury. He seems fine to get back in your lineup.
Nov. 4 9:49 PM PT10:49 PM MT11:49 PM CT12:49 AM ET5:49 GMT13:49 10:49 PM MST12:49 AM EST9:49 UAE06:490:49 ET11:49 PM CT3:49 - Vucevic had 22 points and 13 rebounds Tuesday in New Orleans for his second straight double-double.
Analysis: Vucevic is averaging 18.3 points and 9.5 rebounds through four games.
Nov. 4 7:38 PM PT8:38 PM MT9:38 PM CT10:38 PM ET3:38 GMT11:38 8:38 PM MST10:38 PM EST7:38 UAE (+1)04:3822:38 ET9:38 PM CT1:38 - Vucevic is dealing with a sprained right knee.
Analysis: The team said his return to the court would depend on how he responds to treatment. Vucevic is averaging 15.8 points and eight rebounds per game this season.

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