Found October 01, 2012 on Orlando Magic Daily:
PLAYERS: Jacque Vaughn
TEAMS: Orlando Magic
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: Today is the unofficial start of basketball season. No more voluntary workouts or unofficial team get-togethers. Today, the Magic begin to get down to work and prepare for the 2012-13 season. Today is Media Day. You can follow along Media Day with the Orlando Magic's live stream of the event. This is the first time the Magic will be together in one place and together preparing for the season. Official practices do not start until tomorrow, but this is the chance for the media to get their introduction to everything new about the Magic. And there is a lot that is new. The trade in August has completely reshaped the franchise and this is definitely a n...

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Vaughn excited for 'fresh energy' with Magic

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Magic remain full of expectation

As every member of the Magic filed through media day -- whether it be the media scrum or's live broadcast of the media day -- the same message continued to come up. Yes, the Dwight Howard saga was a bit of a distraction last year. But there is no ill will among his former teammates. Just because Dwight Howard is gone, does not mean the Magic are destined...

31 Days to Tip Off: Who will start at center?

Believe it or not, we are about a month away from Opening Night. Orlando opened training camp on October 1 and open the preseason in Mexico City against New Orleans on Saturday. So how will we get ready? By counting down to the beginning of the season on November 2 against Denver. Let's continue: It is the first day of practice and Jacque Vaughn only has five days to figure...

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Whatever happens this season, the Magic are doing their best not to refer to it as a rebuilding year. Despite undergoing easily the most massive offseason shake-up in franchise history the included the trade of all-star Dwight Howard, there is still a lot of optimism among the players, coaching staff and front office entering training camp Tuesday. New coach Jacques Vaughn says...

Magic will mostly miss Dwight Howard's farting abilities

The Orlando Magic will miss a lot of things Dwight Howard brought to the court, but they will mostly miss his farting abilities. Glenn Davis told Orlando Sentinel's Josh Robbins: "The thing we're going to miss most about Dwight," Davis said. "Is his farting ability." "A great farter," he contined. "He can fart. He can fart loud -- the loudest...

Doc Rivers Exchanged Texts With Keegan Bradley After U.S. Ryder Cup Loss, Disinvites Ian Poulter From Celtics Games

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Whenever the Celtics visit the Orlando Magic, professional golfer Ian Poulter gets prime seats at the Amway Center and makes a stop in the visitor's locker room. The next time Poulter drops in, though, he might receive a chilly reception. Poulter and Celtics coach Doc Rivers both make their offseason homes in the Orlando area, and their shared love of golf has...

Dwight Howard is a first team All-NBA farter

The Orlando Magic are surely going to miss Dwight Howard’s low-post presence.  A good majority of their offensive sets were run through Howard on the block.  Of course, they’ll also miss his ability to clean the glass (league-leading 14.5 rebounds per game last season) and his shot-blocking prowess (2.15 blocks per game, good for third in the NBA).  But that isn’t what they’ll...
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