Found September 24, 2012 on Orlando Magic Daily:
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: Slowly but surely, Magic fans will get to know all the new players on their team. There is one player in particular who already has a cult following. That would be Christian Eyenga. Orlando acquired Eyenga in the Dwight Howard trade from Los Angeles. Eyenga really cut his teeth in his rookie year with the Cavaliers in 2011 after being drafted with the 30th pick in the 2011 draft. Still, this seems like a whole lot more buzz than a guy who scored 6.9 points per game on 42.5 percent shooting. Cavaliers fans like Eyenga a lot though. Or at least they did back when he was on the team and he earned his "Skyenga" nickname with his athleticism and dunks ...
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