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I try to keep my Orlando Magic homerisms to a minimum around these parts because people complain about it, but one of the greatest moments of my life as a sports fan came this summer when the Magic got the Philadelphia 76ers to take Jason Richardson. Thatâ€™s not a knock on the 6ers, by any means. My beef was always with Otis Smith for giving J-Rich that stupid 4-year deal before last season, but the rumor was that Smith only did it because Dwight Howard told him to. This is just my roundabout way of saying that the Magic now have two more wins than I expected them to have before December.That said, I donâ€™t have any hard feelings toward J-Rich, because itâ€™s not his fault that Otis loved handing out horrible contracts to the point that the Magic had to give away the best center in the game to any team that was willing to take on Chris Duhonâ€™s ridiculous contract. So it sucks that Richardson was injured in the opening minutes of last nightâ€™s 6ers loss against the red hot New York Knicks...
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Jason Richardson of the Philadelphia 76ers had a run in with a cameraman who was filming underneath the basket, and the cameraman won. Check out the below video of the incident, and notice that the cameraman continues doing his job like nothing happened. I am not saying that the cameraman is exactly like the band from Titanic, but pretty cool nonetheless. via The Score Article...
Jason Richardson left Sundayâ€™s game between the Philadelphia 76ers and New York Knicks after just 107 seconds after spraining his ankle when he accidentally stepped on a cameraman situated courtside at Madison Square Garden.
Richardson, who is in his first season with the Sixers, was driving to the hoop and missed a layup that was defended by Carmelo Anthony. His momentum took...
DeQuan Jones made his season debut Sunday night, scoring two points on one-for-three shooting. The 16 minutes were more of a cameo as Jacque Vaughn clearly felt more comfortable with Jones and the experience he had gained in the preseason and in practice.
Maurice Harkless should be set to join the roster and get his first court action very soon. Kyle O'Quinn has seen some...
Personally, I feel bad for Philadelphia 76ers guard Jason Richardson who injured his left ankle on Sunday against the New York Knicks.Richardson was cutting to the basket for a lay-up and as he was looking back to see if he made the shot, he tripped over an outstretched foot of a cameraman under the basket:Clearly, the cameramen should be moved back a bit but this play is just bad luck all around.
While uncertainty still surrounds the Orlando Magic and Phoenix Suns after major offseason changes, both teams appear to have gained some confidence with wins under their belts.
Orlando's season-opening victory, however, came at a cost.
Hoping to overcome Hedo Turkoglu's absence, the Magic try for a fourth consecutive win over the visiting Suns on Sunday night.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- J.J. Redick scored 24 points, Arron Afflalo and Glen Davis each had 22 points, and Nikola Vucevic added 18 points and 13 rebounds as the Orlando Magic rallied to beat the Phoenix Suns 115-94 Sunday night.
The Magic trailed by as many as 13 points early in the second half, but used a 40-point third quarter to build as much as a 21-point cushion in the fourth...
Jason Richardson and Andrew Bynum.credit: media.philly.com
76ers shooting guard Jason Richardson recently suffered a sprained ankle after stepping on a cameraman, which is a blow to a team that is already without star center Andrew Bynum. For some, this may seem like a fairly ordinary injury, and an event that is part of the game. After all, as fans, we all want the best media coverage...
ORLANDO - The Orlando Magic may have lost their superstar, but they have found a balance that has carried them to a surprisingly good start this season. The rebuilding Magic had five players score at least 15 points Sunday night, leading them to an impressive 115-94 victory over the Phoenix Suns. The post-Dwight Howard era has begun with a 2-0 start. J.J. Redick led the charge...
(1-1) vs. (1-0) Â Â
Time/TV: 6 p.m./FSFlorida
Line:Â Magic by 1.5
Tickets: $5-$308 on Vivid Seats
Season Series:Â Tonight in Orlando; Dec. 9 in Phoenix
Dwight Howard is gone and two of their starters have already been injured, but the Orlando Magic are off to a perfect start.
They'll try to keep it that way when they hit the road for the first time.
Orlando goes for its first 3-0 start in three years on Tuesday night when the Chicago Bulls try to avoid their first set of back-to-back home losses since that same season.
(2-0) vs. (2-1) Â Â
Time/TV: 8 p.m./FSFlorida
Line:Â Bulls by 9
Tickets: $10-$225 on Vivid Seats
Season Series:Â Tonight in Chicago; Jan. 2 in Orlando; April 5 in Chicago; April 15 in Orlando