Found April 22, 2013 on Orlando Magic Daily:
TEAMS: Orlando Magic
On Monday, the Orlando Magic unveiled to the city of Orlando the outlines of its plans to build an entertainment complex across the street from Amway Center. The plan would build additional hotel, retail and business space in downtown Orlando on the location where Orlando's Police Department is currently headquartered. Alex Martins told the Orlando City Council that there is enough demand to move forward with the $100 million plan (h/t Mark Schlueb of the Orlando Sentinel): There is great and exciting opportunity for a sports-and-entertainment district right in that core," Martins said. "There is demand in downtown Orlando for all these components, in addition to additional residential." This was always part of the plan for the Magic. When Orlando was reviewing the best way to build its stadium, it looked out how FedExForum helped revitalize Beale Street and how Los Angeles built L.A. Live around the Staples Center. Indeed, the Barclays Center was also...

What Went Right: Rob Hennigan

Over the next few weeks Orlando Magic Daily will be taking a look at the things that went right and wrong this season as Orlando ended its season with its first Lottery season in six years. When Rob Hennigan took over the job as general manager of the Orlando Magic a little more than a year ago, he had a lot on his plate. There was still a discontent superstar with an...

Tobias Harris cracks trade value column

Bill Simmons delayed his annual trade value column which for fans has become an unofficial ranking of the best players in the NBA. The list is Simmons' attempt to take into account both a player's skill and his value in dollars and cents to determine who would be traded for whom straight up. The No. 2 player would be traded only for the No. 1 player, and so on and so forth...

Value Keepers: Men in the Middle

Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/ Getty Images NA Nikola Vucevic, Orlando | Final Ownership: 98% | 2012-2013 ADP: 143 During the draft process, knocks on Vucevic were centralized on his questionable explosiveness and lack of foot speed. It’s safe to proclaim that his skill level and instincts have far and away superseded any perceived weaknesses. Post-All Star Break Vucevic averaged...
Magic News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.