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The NBA's trade season officially opened on December 15 with all the contracts signed this summer opened for trading (there are still several contracts signed using Bird Rights that do not become available for trades until January 15).
The rumor mill is beginning to churn again. And Orlando will be involved. Rob Hennigan has made as much clear and the team has that extremely useful trade exception to help facilitate deals too. The Magic are working too hard to clear the decks and begin building fromt he ground up in a certain fashion not to consider dealing Redick.
The thing is Redick is playing extremely well. The expanded responsibility and his new role in the offense have led Redick to post a career year. He is averaging a career-high 14.2 points per game and 5.7 assists per game. He is shooting a career-best 44.7 percent from the floor. He has a PER of 15.8 (also a career high) and is posting a career-best 26.0 percent assist rate. All this even with a dramatic incre...
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It did not take long for the first trade rumors to start taking shape after the December 15 opening of the trade season. The Magic figured to be a big part of many trade discussions thanks to the "transition" the franchise is in after Dwight Howard's departure.
That has meant anyone is on the table as the Magic try to figure out what kind of team and franchise they...
The Orlando Magic received a scare when Glen Davis was fouled and dislocated his left shoulder late in Wednesday's victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday.
On Thursday, an MRI revealed a shoulder sprain. The injury will keep Davis sidelined four to six weeks, but will not require season-ending surgery.
"After further evaluation by our medical staff, Glen Davis has...
The Orlando Magic have announced that they could be without big man Glen Davis for four to six weeks due to a shoulder injury reports John Denton of NBA.com.The injury will not require surgery, but could keep Davis out of action for four to six weeks, although there is no definitive timetable for his return. A MRI conducted on Thursday showed no structural damage in Davis’ shoulder...
Rumors of Glen Davis' demise may have been greatly exaggerated. The Magic received some very encouraging news Thursday, a day after Davis was writhing in pain and holding his shoulder late in a win over the Wizards on Wednesday.
Everyone feared the worst, but Rob Hennigan announced that Davis suffered a shoulder sprain and there was no structural damage to his shoulder.
The final two possessions for the Magic summed up their night and erased any warm feelings from a 10-0 run that turned what might have been a runaway fourth quarter into a tight battle.
Down by three points, J.J. Redick got into the paint and tried a risky pass to Gustavo Ayon. Ayon fumbled the ball away for the Magic's 17th turnover of the game. A missed DeMar DeRozan...
Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan said in a statement today that Glen Davis has been diagnosed with a left-shoulder sprain and that an MRI exam revealed “no significant structural damage.”
“He will be treated non-operatively,” Hennigan said in the statement. “Treatment will include rest and subsequent strengthening of the muscles around his shoulder. His return...
magic 90 wizards 8312/19/2012 - Amway Center, Orlando, FLESPN BoxscoreNBA.com Game Highlights
Tonight’s Wizards MVP is Nene, who played an excellent game off the bench for Washington. In 24 minutes of play, Nene posted 20 points on 8-10 shooting and pulled down two rebounds.
On a night where Washington was clearly offensively challenged, it would have been...
Fans of the Orlando Magic came into this season feeling pretty dubious, to say the least. There isn't much star power on this team and not a single marquee name can be found on our roster. Somehow, the Magic have managed to do the unexpected: win games. They are currently 12-13, good for 3rd in the Southeast Division. This puts them a half a game ahead of the LA Lakers, the...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- J.J. Redick scored 17 points and fellow reserve E'Twaun Moore had 15 on Wednesday night, leading the Orlando Magic to a 90-83 win over the Washington Wizards.
Redick had four 3-pointers in leading Orlando to its fourth straight win. Arron Afflalo had 15 points for the Magic.
Nene had 20 points off the bench for the Wizards, who lost their fifth in a row...
Former Celtic Glen "Big Baby" Davis seemed to be pretty badly injured last night during the Magic's win over the Wizards. And while Big Baby was never a star player for the Celtics, he has taken on a leading role in Orlando, making his injury a scare for his teammates.
From Comcast Sports New New England:
Davis, the team's leading scorer and
Looking for the posterization of Friday night in the National Basketball Association? Then, you need to check out this clip of Toronto Raptors rookie Terrence Ross.After an Ed Davis miss, watch as Ross skies over J.J. Redick for the epic throw-down:
Whenever a team’s highest usage player gets injured, you can expect a serious dip in that team's production. On Wednesday night, in the last-minute of a victory over the Washington Wizards, Glen “Big Baby” Davis fell to the ground screaming in agony. It was later diagnosed as a left should sprain, an injury that generally takes between 4 to 6 weeks to recover from. Davis...
Game time: 7 p.m. ETTV: FOX Sports Florida
While Andrea Bargnani and Kyle Lowry remain sidelined, the Toronto Raptors are surprisingly playing their best basketball of the season.
The Orlando Magic are too, though extending their four-game winning streak may be tough without Glen Davis.
The visiting Magic won't have their starting power forward for the first time this season...
(12-13) vs. (8-19)
Time/TV: 7 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Raptors by 3.5
Tickets: $7-$292 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Lost 97-86 in Toronto on Nov. 18; Tonight in Toronto; Dec. 29 in Orlando; Jan. 24 in Orlando
There was a giddiness in the Magic locker room following Monday's win over the Timberwolves. This win just felt good. It took a special effort and revealed a lot about this Orlando team.
There is, of course, just one question left to answer: Yes, this team can compete day-to-day and game-to-game, but is this is a .500 team, is this a winning team? Is this a Playoff team?...