Scott Skiles indicated, again, that Nik Vucevic (strained right shoulder) is day-to-day. There's no reason to risk aggravating it, though.
Pro Basketball Talk "Nikola Vucevic is more confident than ever and playing the best basketball of his life. Perhaps, it’s because the Magic gave him a four-year, $54 million contract extension last offseason. “It just kind of gives you a kind of peace of mind, to where you do what you do, and you don’t have to..." December 24
Orlando Sentinel "The Orlando Magic and the representatives for center Nik Vucevic are finalizing a contract extension that will add four years to his current deal and will run through the 2018-19 NBA season, industry sources told the Orlando Sentinel. The deal will pay Vucevic a total of $53 million over four..." October 22
Orlando Sentinel "Tobias Harris and Nik Vucevic made it clear Monday: Each said he wants to sign a contract extension with the Orlando Magic by the Oct. 31 deadline to do so. "Obviously, I want to be here," Harris, a 22-year-old forward, said during the Magic's annual media day at Amway Center. "But I think..." September 29
The Magic will be able to extend NVucevic's contract between July & Nov. 1. Vucevic said he wants to remain in ORL.
Vucevic, who has missed the past 4 games with a sore Achilles' tendon, won't play in final 3 games as #Magic play it safe with his injury.
Fox Sports Florida "While the Orlando Magic were delighted to have center Nikola Vucevic back last week from a 12-game absence due to a concussion, it also made for a difficult decision on the part of coach Jacque Vaughn. Tobias Harris, less than a week removed from scoring 28 points and grabbing a career-high 20..." February 04
Nik Vucevic is shooting after the Magic's shootaround but will not play tonight.
Hoops Rumors "Center Nikola Vucevic hasn’t shown the rapid growth this season that he displayed in a breakout campaign last year, but Magic GM Rob Hennigan nonetheless remains high on the 23-year-old, according to Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel (Twitter links). Vucevic is similarly enthused about a..." January 24
Magic C Nik Vucevic (concussion), by phone from Orlando, “I’m feeling better, but no time on when I can play. It’s in the doctor’s hands."
Nik and Afflalo will not play tonight
Orlando Sentinel "The Orlando Magic have decided to send Nik Vucevic home to Central Florida as he recovers from a concussion, a team official said Wednesday night. The Magic have three games remaining on their five-game road trip, and there was no realistic chance Vucevic would’ve completed the NBA’s concussion..." January 09
Pro Basketball Talk "During the third quarter of the Magic’s blowout loss to the Clippers Monday night, Nikola Vucevic went up to try and block a Blake Griffin shot, ended up getting flipped and took a hard fall where he landed on his side and his head hit the floor. Vucevic suffered a concussion and the Orlando..." January 07
Orlando Sentinel "Most people don't want to spend New Year's Eve with their left ankles covered with ice, and Orlando Magic center Nik Vucevic is no different. But Vucevic is thankful that he did. The quick treatment helped prevent the ankle sprain he suffered Tuesday night from swelling badly. Although..." January 03
Jason Maxiell will start in Nik Vucevic's place.
#Magic C Nik Vucevic just rolled his left ankle and it looks like a serious injury at first blush. He's in a lot of pain.
Nik Vucevic (ankle) will not play tonight. Neither will Tobias Harris. Everyone else is a go.
Nik Vucevic out for Magic vs. Rockets. Davis to start.
Nik Vucevic had an X-ray on his left ankle after the game tonight. No fracture. He walked out of the arena w/out crutches
Orlando Sentinel "With almost one month of the regular season completed, the Philadelphia 76ers’ Michael Carter-Williams and the Orlando Magic’s Victor Oladipo have emerged as the leading candidates for 2013-14 NBA Rookie of the Year honors. Carter-Williams probably leads that race. But Oladipo and his..." November 28
Orlando Sentinel "Maybe the Orlando Magic really have grown up. Especially their young starting center, Nik Vucevic. When the Magic lost a 19-point lead to the vaunted Los Angeles Clippers during the third quarter Wednesday night, the Magic seemed headed for a painful loss. But they recovered, and in the..." November 07
Orlando Sentinel "The Orlando Magic on Saturday will exercise their 2014-15 team options on Maurice Harkless, Tobias Harris, Andrew Nicholson and Nik Vucevic, the Orlando Sentinel has learned. Under NBA rules regarding former first-round draft picks, a team has until Oct. 31 before a player’s second season to..." October 26
Orlando Sentinel "Orlando Magic center Nik Vucevic finished fourth in the voting for the NBA’s 2012-13 Most Improved Player Award, trailing only winner Paul George of the Indiana Pacers, runner-up Greivis Vasquez of the New Orleans Pelicans and Larry Sanders of the Milwaukee Bucks. League officials announced the..." April 24
NVucevic (conc) hasn't yet been cleared medically to play in a game, but he's making progress. He's shooting hoops right now.
Orlando Sentinel "Nik Vucevic, who is recovering from a mild concussion he sustained on March 19, won't play when the Orlando Magic play the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night. Vucevic said Tuesday he wasn't scheduled to accompany the team to North Carolina, but he said he expects to play again this..." March 27
Nik Vucevic (concussion) won't be making the trip to Charlotte, but he expects to play again this season.
USA Today "The train rolled down the tracks on Jan. 23, 2006, from the mountain resort town of Kolasin in Montenegro to the coastal town of Bar. Nik Vucevic, father Borislav Vucevic, members of his youth basketball team and hundreds of others were on the train that began picking up speed and then more and..." March 25
Nik Vucevic (concussion) didn't participate in Magic shootaround. I don't envision him playing tonight.
Magic's Nik Vucevic, noted Heat rebounding killer, did not practice today, with league concussion policy putting Monday in doubt vs. Heat.
Magic rookie Kyle O'Quinn will get the first start of his NBA career tonight in place of Nikola Vucevic (illness). ORL faces #Thunder at 7.
Magic rookie Kyle O'Quinn will get the first start of his NBA career tonight in place of Nikola Vucevic (concussion).
CSN Philly "Three minutes. That’s how much playing time Nikola Vucevic got with the 76ers in last year’s playoffs. The Sixers won one playoff series (against the Bulls) and took the next series to seven games before losing to the Celtics. The Sixers played in 13 games in the postseason and Vucevic,..." February 17
Orlando Pinstriped Post "Jacque Vaughn knew Nik Vučević could shoot. That's the impression the Orlando Magic's head coach got from the time he spent watching Vučević before he became his coach. In seeing Vučević play collegiately at USC and in his first NBA season with the Philadelphia 76ers, Vaughn said Wednesday..." February 14
Orlando Pinstriped Post "Bovada.LV has released its odds for various NBA All-Star Weekend events in 2013, and they don't favor the Orlando Magic's representatives. Power forward Andrew Nicholson and center Nik Vučević earned selections to the Rising Stars Challenge, set for Friday, February 15th at 9 PM on TNT. The NBA..." February 13