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:
J.J. Redick and Dwight Howard won the Rich and Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award last season for their tireless work in the community. Along with that reward comes a $50,000 check to donate to a charity of the recipient's choosing.
Redick distributed half of that amount this week, donating $25,000 to Orlando's Russell Home for Atypical Children through the recently established J.J. Redick Foundation. The Russell Home provides a home for children and families of severely handicapped children. You can learn more about the Russell Home and the wonderful work they do at their Web site: http://www.russellhome.org/ .
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