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Nikola Vucevic

26-Year-Old    C    Orlando Magic

2016-17 NBA Stats

PTS

13.7

REB

9.8

AST

2.8

STL

0.9

BLK

1.0

2016-17 NBA ROS Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Vucevic missed a combined 17 games a season ago due to knee, groin and leg injuries, but when active, he remained one of the more productive fantasy centers around. Though he saw his numbers dip in most areas with coach Scott Skiles limiting his playing time a little more co...

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HT: 7' 0"   WT: 260 lbs   DOB: 10/24/1990  College: USC   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #16 Overall in 2011   Show ContractHide Contract

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Nikola Vucevic Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $53 million contract extension with the Magic in October of 2014.

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Vucevic registered 15 points (7-15 FG, 1-3 3Pt), eight rebounds, three assists and three steals over 33 minutes in Saturday's 114-107 loss to the Jazz.

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Nikola Vucevic NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 20 PHI 51 15.9 5.5 4.8 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.1 45.0 52.9 0.6 1.7 3.1 0.2 37.5 2.6 5.7 0.4 0.7
2012-13 21 ORL 77 33.2 13.1 11.9 1.9 0.8 1.0 0.0 51.9 68.3 1.8 3.5 8.4 0.0 0.0 6.0 11.5 1.1 1.6
2013-14 22 ORL 57 31.8 14.2 11.0 1.8 1.1 0.8 0.0 50.7 76.6 2.0 3.2 7.7 0.0 0.0 6.2 12.2 1.8 2.4
2014-15 23 ORL 74 34.2 19.3 10.9 2.0 0.7 0.7 0.0 52.3 75.2 2.0 3.2 7.7 0.1 33.3 8.5 16.3 2.2 2.9
2015-16 24 ORL 65 31.3 18.2 8.9 2.8 0.8 1.1 0.0 51.0 75.3 1.9 2.7 6.2 0.1 22.2 8.2 16.1 1.7 2.3
2016-17 25 ORL 43 28.0 13.7 9.8 2.8 0.9 1.0 0.3 47.2 62.2 1.6 2.2 7.6 0.9 28.2 6.2 13.0 1.1 1.7
Rest Of Season Projections 26 ORL 35 28.9 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Nikola Vucevic
2016-17 Projections 26 ORL 71 27.2 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Nikola Vucevic

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Nikola Vucevic NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 4 25.3 13.0 5.5 2.5 0.8 0.5 0.0 57.1 80.0 1.0 1.5 4.0 0.3 0.0 6.0 10.5 1.0 1.3
Last 14 Days 7 28.3 16.1 7.4 3.0 1.1 0.9 0.1 57.1 88.9 1.7 1.4 6.0 0.9 16.7 7.4 13.0 1.1 1.3
Last 30 Days 14 28.4 15.5 8.2 3.1 1.1 1.1 0.3 53.4 68.7 1.9 1.6 6.6 1.1 26.7 7.2 13.5 0.8 1.1
Last 5 Games 5 26.8 13.4 6.0 2.6 1.2 0.4 0.2 54.4 80.0 1.6 1.6 4.4 0.8 25.0 6.2 11.4 0.8 1.0
Last 10 Games 10 28.2 15.1 7.7 3.2 0.9 1.2 0.3 50.7 76.9 2.1 1.7 6.0 1.2 25.0 6.9 13.6 1.0 1.3
Last 20 Games 20 28.5 15.1 8.1 3.1 1.0 1.1 0.3 50.7 61.8 1.8 1.8 6.3 1.0 26.3 6.9 13.6 1.1 1.7

 

2016-17 NBA Game Log   Nikola Vucevic
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Jan 22 GSW 24 12 4 1 2 1 0 6 8 0 0 0 0 1 3 2
Jan 20 MIL 23 13 6 2 0 0 1 6 12 1 2 0 0 4 2 3
Jan 18 @NOP 26 10 8 5 0 0 2 4 9 2 2 0 0 0 8 2
Jan 16 @DEN 28 17 4 2 1 1 1 8 13 1 1 0 1 1 3 3
Jan 14 @UTA 33 15 8 3 3 0 4 7 15 0 0 1 3 2 6 4
Jan 13 @POR 32 30 10 4 1 2 1 13 18 4 4 0 0 1 9 1
Jan 11 @LAC 32 16 12 4 1 2 3 8 16 0 0 0 2 1 11 2
Jan 8 @LAL 26 19 7 4 0 2 1 8 17 2 4 1 4 2 5 2
Jan 6 HOU 28 9 12 1 0 1 3 4 15 0 0 1 1 5 7 3
Jan 4 ATL 30 10 6 6 1 3 5 5 13 0 0 0 1 0 6 2
Jan 2 @NYK 31 14 13 5 2 0 2 7 11 0 1 0 0 5 8 1
Jan 1 @IND 30 18 11 1 1 2 1 9 18 0 0 0 2 1 10 4
Dec 28 CHA 27 21 5 4 3 1 2 10 13 1 2 0 0 0 5 3
Dec 26 MEM 27 13 9 1 0 1 1 6 11 0 0 1 1 0 9 3
Dec 23 LAL 26 11 7 3 1 1 2 5 11 1 2 0 0 0 7 3
Dec 22 @NYK 27 10 5 6 1 0 1 4 11 2 4 0 1 3 2 4
Dec 20 @MIA 40 26 12 3 0 2 4 11 20 3 5 1 1 1 11 5
Dec 18 TOR 25 10 9 1 0 0 1 5 12 0 0 0 0 5 4 2
Dec 16 BKN 31 21 10 4 2 3 1 9 19 3 5 0 2 4 6 2
Dec 14 LAC Did Not Play
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Dec 13 @ATL Did Not Play
Dec 10 DEN Did Not Play
Dec 9 @CHA 23 7 4 2 1 0 0 3 10 1 2 0 0 0 4 3
Dec 7 BOS 27 12 10 2 2 0 4 5 14 2 2 0 2 1 9 1
Dec 6 @WAS 25 10 10 6 1 0 0 4 9 2 2 0 2 3 7 3
Dec 4 @DET 28 16 8 2 0 2 1 8 14 0 0 0 1 0 8 0
Dec 2 @PHI 27 12 11 5 1 1 1 5 9 0 0 2 2 0 11 3
Dec 1 @MEM 30 18 11 0 0 3 1 6 15 5 5 1 3 2 9 1
Nov 29 @SAS 25 12 10 0 2 1 2 6 16 0 0 0 1 3 7 3
Nov 27 MIL 30 17 16 3 0 1 0 7 15 2 2 1 3 3 13 4
Nov 25 WAS 35 17 17 2 3 3 4 8 16 0 0 1 2 5 12 0
Nov 23 PHO 29 21 13 2 1 1 0 10 15 1 2 0 0 2 11 2
Nov 21 @MIL 28 8 11 2 0 1 3 4 12 0 0 0 1 3 8 3
Nov 19 DAL 26 12 12 1 0 0 1 5 16 2 2 0 1 1 11 0
Nov 16 NOP 27 10 14 0 0 3 1 5 12 0 2 0 0 3 11 1
Nov 14 @IND 25 2 12 1 0 1 3 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 12 4
Nov 13 @OKC 19 4 7 3 0 0 0 2 10 0 0 0 0 4 3 4
Nov 11 UTA 26 4 8 3 0 0 0 2 12 0 0 0 1 2 6 1
Nov 9 MIN 30 24 14 6 0 1 0 11 19 1 2 1 1 6 8 3
Nov 7 @CHI 23 11 6 5 1 0 0 5 8 1 2 0 0 0 6 2
Nov 5 WAS 26 6 9 1 0 1 0 3 6 0 2 0 0 2 7 1
Nov 3 SAC 29 10 9 3 2 0 3 4 11 2 6 0 0 4 5 2
Nov 1 @PHI 31 24 14 4 1 1 1 11 16 2 3 0 0 5 9 4
Oct 29 @CLE 25 11 9 1 0 0 4 5 8 1 2 0 0 2 7 2
Oct 28 @DET 26 7 14 3 1 0 1 3 12 1 2 0 0 4 10 0
Oct 26 MIA 36 17 14 3 2 0 1 7 14 3 4 0 0 5 9 3
Nikola Vucevic Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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True Shooting Percentage

49.4%

True Shooting % in 2016-17

In 2016-17, Nikola Vucevic has a true shooting percentage of 49.4%.

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Nikola Vucevic NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 20 PHI 51 36.0 12.5 10.9 1.4 0.9 1.5 0.1 45.0 52.9 1.5 3.9 7.0 0.4 37.5 5.8 12.9 0.8 1.5
2012-13 21 ORL 77 36.0 14.2 12.9 2.0 0.9 1.1 0.0 51.9 68.3 2.0 3.8 9.1 0.0 0.0 6.5 12.5 1.2 1.8
2013-14 22 ORL 57 36.0 16.1 12.4 2.1 1.2 0.9 0.0 50.7 76.6 2.2 3.7 8.8 0.0 0.0 7.0 13.8 2.1 2.7
2014-15 23 ORL 74 36.0 20.3 11.5 2.1 0.8 0.8 0.0 52.3 75.2 2.1 3.4 8.1 0.1 33.3 9.0 17.2 2.3 3.1
2015-16 24 ORL 65 36.0 20.9 10.2 3.2 0.9 1.2 0.0 51.0 75.3 2.2 3.1 7.1 0.2 22.2 9.4 18.5 2.0 2.7
2016-17 25 ORL 43 36.0 17.6 12.6 3.6 1.1 1.3 0.3 47.2 62.2 2.0 2.9 9.7 1.2 28.2 7.9 16.8 1.4 2.2
Rest Of Season Projections 26 ORL 35 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Nikola Vucevic
2016-17 Projections 26 ORL 71 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Nikola Vucevic

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Nikola Vucevic NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 20 PHI 51 812 283 246 31 20 34 3 45.0 52.9 33 88 158 8 37.5 131 291 18 34
2012-13 21 ORL 77 2559 1008 917 143 61 79 0 51.9 68.3 141 273 644 3 0.0 461 889 86 126
2013-14 22 ORL 57 1812 811 626 104 60 47 0 50.7 76.6 112 185 441 0 0.0 353 696 105 137
2014-15 23 ORL 74 2529 1428 810 147 54 54 2 52.3 75.2 148 238 572 6 33.3 631 1206 164 218
2015-16 24 ORL 65 2037 1181 576 179 53 70 2 51.0 75.3 123 174 402 9 22.2 533 1046 113 150
2016-17 25 ORL 43 1203 587 421 120 37 42 11 47.2 62.2 67 96 325 39 28.2 265 561 46 74
Rest Of Season Projections 26 ORL 35 1010 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Nikola Vucevic
2016-17 Projections 26 ORL 71 1933 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Nikola Vucevic

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Nikola Vucevic NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2011-12 20 PHI 51 15.9 46.2 45.5 8.4 8.9 0.9 7.9
2012-13 21 ORL 77 33.2 53.4 51.9 11.6 11.5 1.0 20.8
2013-14 22 ORL 57 31.8 53.6 50.7 10.7 11.5 0.9 20.4
2014-15 23 ORL 74 34.2 54.8 52.4 9.2 9.3 1.0 23.2
2015-16 24 ORL 65 31.3 53.1 51.1 12.7 8.7 1.5 21.3
2016-17 25 ORL 43 28.0 49.4 48.2 15.4 8.6 1.8 19.0
Rest Of Season Projections 26 ORL 35 28.9 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Nikola Vucevic
2016-17 Projections 26 ORL 71 27.2 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Nikola Vucevic

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Nikola Vucevic: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Vucevic scored 30 points (13-18 FG, 4-4 FT) and added 10 rebounds, four assists, two blocks and a steal in 31 minutes during a 115-109 win over Portland on Friday.

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Vucevic will remain in the starting lineup for the foreseeable future, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Vucevic put up 16 points (8-16 FG, 0-2 3Pt), 12 rebounds, four assists, two blocks and a steal in 31 minutes during Wednesday's 105-96 loss to the Clippers.

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Vucevic will start at center in Wednesday's game against the Clippers, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Vucevic registered 19 points (8-17 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 2-4 FT), seven rebounds, four assists, two blocks and one steal across 26 minutes in a 111-95 loss to the Lakers on Sunday.

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Vucevic scored 18 points (9-18 FG, 0-2 3Pt) while adding 11 rebounds, two blocks, an assist and a steal in 30 minutes off the bench during Sunday's 117-104 loss to the Pacers.

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Vucevic posted 21 points (10-13 FG, 1-2 FT), six rebounds, four assists, three steals and a block across 27 minutes during Wednesday's 120-101 loss to the Hornets.

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Vucevic supplied 26 points (11-20 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 3-5 FT), 12 rebounds, three assists and two blocks across 40 minutes in a 136-130 double-overtime win over the Heat.

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Vucevic (back) returned from a three-game absence and double-doubled in Friday's 118-111 win against the Nets, as he tallied 21 points (9-19 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 3-5 FT), 10 rebounds, four assists, three blocks and two steals across 31 minutes.

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Vucevic (back) will play in Friday's game against the Nets, John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com reports.

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Vucevic (back) will sit out Wednesday's game against the Clippers, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Vucevic (back) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Hawks, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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2015-16

Narrowly missing an All-Star berth, Vucevic turned in the best season of his career after signing a four-year extension last summer. In a career-high 34 minutes per game over 74 contests, Vucevic averaged 19.3 points, 10.9 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 0.7 steals, and 0.7 blocks while shooting 52 percent from the field and 75 percent from the foul line. He was one of 17 players to shoot at least 50 percent from the field and 75 percent from the line last season. The 24-year-old Montenegrin remained a prolific and rabid mid-range shooter, hoisting 460 shots from that zone, and an incredible rebounder, recording 45 double-doubles, fifth most in the NBA. Vucevic continued to struggle on defense, allowing opponents to convert 54 percent of their shots at the rim, the catalyst behind former interim coach James Borrego slotting Dewayne Dedmon into the starting lineup. His free-throw rate declined because of his propensity to hoist from mid-range and ineptitude at establishing post position on offense. The Magic welcome experienced head coach Scott Skiles to the sidelines this season, and Vucevic has proven he's the optimal choice at starting center.

2014-15

Nikola Vucevic is entering his fourth NBA season. The 24-year-old center averaged 14.2 points, 11.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.1 steals, and 0.8 blocks in 32 minutes over the course of 57 games last season. Vucevic shot 50 percent from the field on 12.2 attempts per game and 77 percent from the free-throw line on 2.4 attempts per game. Playing two fewer minutes per game, his stats across the board showed little statistical improvement, with the exception of an eight percent increase in free-throw shooting, becoming one of fifteen centers to shoot better than 50 percent from the field and 75 percent from the free-throw line last season. Vucevic cemented his reputation as a prolific rebounder, possessing the 10th best rebounding rate last season (27.6 percent) and finishing eighth in rebounds per game. His 36 double-doubles in only 57 games left him tied for fifth in the Eastern Conference, with Nikola Pekovic recording the next most double-doubles (23) for those with fewer than 60 games played (54). Vucevic is close to automatic outside of 16 feet (44 percent mid-range), a three percent improvement from his previous season. The one flaw in his game remains his defense, where he allowed opponents to shoot 56 percent at the rim, manifesting itself into a mediocre block rate.

2013-14

Vucevic was one of the true breakout fantasy options last season. After playing a limited role in Philly as a rookie, Vucevic was sent to Orlando as part of a seemingly under-whelming package in the three-team Dwight Howard trade. A rebuilding Magic squad wasted no time making Vucevic a significant part of the rotation, enlisting him as the team's starting center from Day 1. The 22-year-old big man responded with averages of 13.1 points, 11.9 rebounds and 1.0 block in 33 minutes per game. He showed marked improvements in his shooting efficiency (52 percent from the floor, 68 percent from the line) during his sophomore campaign, and given his 75-percent shooting clip from the charity stripe during his collegiate career, there's still some room for growth. He's a double-double machine with a polished low-post game and decent jump shot and should continue to thrive as one of Orlando's new building blocks.

2012-13

The 16th overall pick in the 2011 draft put together a decent but under-the-radar rookie season for the Sixers last year. He finished with averages of 5.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 0.7 blocks in just 16 minutes per game. Those numbers donít jump out of the box score, but his per-36 minute averages of 12.5 points, 10.9 rebounds and 1.5 blocks do hint at his potential. And that potential could be realized as soon as this season thanks to an offseason trade to the Magic. As part of the Dwight Howard deal, Vucevic lands on a rebuilding Magic team that will be desperate for production in the low post. He has great size (7-0, 260) while also possessing a strong face-up jumper and a decent feel around the basket. Like many young players, Vucevic still needs to work on his efficiency, as he shot just 45 percent from the floor and 52.9 percent from the free-throw line. At 22, Vucevic will probably need a couple of years to reach his full potential, but heíll have plenty of opportunities to earn a significant role in Orlando. Donít forget his name when targeting breakout candidates for your fantasy frontcourt.

2011-12

The first-round draft pick (16th overall) will have an opportunity to play some significant minutes at center. Coach Doug Collins has mentioned that he expects Vucevic to get about 15 minutes per game, but if Spencer Hawes continues to struggle with his inconsistency, Vucevic could capitalize on the opportunity to earn more floor time. Collins likes his mobility, his feel around the post, and his strong jump shot. He could provide fantasy value in deeper leagues.