Found September 18, 2012 on
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Last week, reports surfaced that Patrick Ewing turned down an offer to coach the Knicks’ D-League team. ”Patrick has paid his dues,” a source told ESPN NY. “He was a little insulted.”
Ewing has been an assistant coach for eight seasons, with the Washington Wizards, Houston Rockets and, most recently, the Orlando Magic. Despite that time in position, Ewing was turned down by Portland and Charlotte this offseason after interviewing for their head coaching vacancies. Many thought he had the inside track in Charlotte with Michael Jordan running the show. Instead, MJ brought in St. John’s assistant Mike Dunlap- a candidate whom spent very little time in the league.
Furthermore, the Knicks announced that Hakeem Olajuwon will be working with the team during training camp. The Dream is a long-time friend of head coach Mike Woodson, and spent time with Amar’e Stoudemire this past offseason. Once again, Ewing is passed over and the irony is the man that stood in his way of the ’94 title is th...
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A fan of the Orlando Magic is suing the team for its use of her likeness in a team marketing campaign without her consent.
Thirty-year old Orlando Magic fan Kristi Slavin has her face and upper body on buses, light-post banners and a tourist magazine because someone in the Magic marketing department thinks she’s pretty. And apparently she isn’t flattered – or she’s going for the American dream and looking to make a quick buck.
Slavin and her attorney Hank Hornsby have filed a suit seeking...
So the Orlando Magic are being sued for using a photo of a female fan all across the city in a new marketing campaign….without her permission.
Here’s an excerpt from a local newspaper:
“The lawsuit, filed last month by Winter Park attorney Hank Hornsby, contends the Magic profited from the commercial and promotional use of (Kristi) Slavin’s face and body, but the team neither...
#29 - Orlando Magic2011/12 Record: 37-29, lost first round of playoffs2012/13 Projected Record: 20-62, no playoffs
Key Additions:Andrew Nicholson - Power Forward/CenterArron Afflalo - Shooting GuardAl Harrington - Power ForwardGustavo Ayon - CenterMoe Harkless - Small ForwardKey Departures:Dwight Howard - CenterRyan Anderson - Power ForwardJason Richardson - Shooting...
We all knew the Orlando Magic would never receive a favorable return for Dwight Howard.
OK, maybe we didnt know for certain -- but that sure seemed to be the chatter among opposing NBA front-office types.
The longer the Magic held onto Howard, it was widely assumed, the less talent they would obtain. And not just because the Magics new GM is barely older than the water boy.
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick have a soft spot for former Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy and once we caught wind of this news, we had to report it.According to Joshua Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel, Stan recently was named to the board of directors for a zoo:No word on exactly what Stan will be doing but hopefully he'll bring this sort of enthusiasm to the job: ...
Orlando: Draft Grade Grade B-
(19) Andrew Nicholson, PF; (49) Kyle O’Quinn, C
With the future of Dwight Howard uncertain the Magic had no choice but two draft to big man in this draft.
Nicholson is a big that can score both inside and out. He is a pretty good three pointer shooter for being a big man. The only question with him is his strength. He was the Atlantic...
The Magic's entire roster has made its appearance in ESPN's second annual ranking of the 500 players that populate the NBA ... and we have not even reached No. 50 ... or No. 60.
According to the panel of experts from ESPN who undertook this massive project once again, Arron Afflalo is Orlando's top player, coming in at 80th in the list. Jameer Nelson is second at 102nd...
Believe it or not, we are less than one month away from the first Magic preseason game. Orlando will open training camp on October 1 and open the preseason in Mexico City against New Orleans on October 7. So how will we get ready? By counting down to the beginning of the season on November 2 against Denver. Let's continue:
That can only mean one thing!
Get your shades...
In a recent interview with ESPN’s Ric Bucher, Dwight Howard makes his stance known regarding all the drama that happened with the Orlando Magic last season that carried into this summer. The center states that he cannot really cater to everyone, but has made the right decisions along the way. Howard said,
I don’t have any regrets, you know. I think everything happened...
If there truly are races Ryan Newman circles on his calendar at the beginning of each season as races where he and his No. 39 Aspen Dental team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) should be the class of the field, there’s no doubt one of those is this weekend.
After all, New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon has been the site of three (September 2002 and 2005 and July 2010) of Newman’s...