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PLAYERS: Nerlens Noel
TEAMS: Orlando Magic
As day one of the Orlando Summer League got started today, we got our first look at Philadelphia 76ers Nerlens Noel. On the first possession of the game, Noel got the first touch and found his way to throw down a big slam dunk against the Orlando Magic: Nice jam for Nerlens! *** Nerlens Noel big slam at Orlando Summer League [gifdsports] Noel image courtesy of Getty Images

Ben Gordon hoping to resurrect career with Magic

The Orlando Magic agreed to a contract with shooting guard Ben Gordon earlier this offseason, and it is one of the more intriguing signings thus far. Gordon is hoping that he will be able to resurrect his career this season with the Magic, and he believes that he has a fairly good situation to do just that. He used to be one of the most lethal bench scorers back in his days with...

Magic Begin Summer League with Win Over Sixers

The Orlando Magic kicked off Summer League with a 83-77 victory the Philadelphia 76ers. Under the points system, Orlando collected 6 points. Four from winning and two by winning the second and third quarters. Victor Oladipo played both point guard and shooting guard and led Orlando with 18 points and 6 rebounds. Roy Devyn Marble may have been the best Magic rookie on the day with...

Jason Maxiell Waived by Magic

It has been anticipated, the Orlando Magic have officially waived Jason Maxiell as reported by the Orlando Sentinel’s Josh Robbins. The Magic have waived Jason Maxiell, as expected. — Josh Robbins (@JoshuaBRobbins) July 4, 2014 Orlando waived Maxiell prior to July 10th, which means that Jason is owed none of the $2.5 million he would have made for the ’14-’15 season. The...

Magic-Sixers Summer League Postgame Interviews

The Orlando Magic got off on the correct foot on Saturday, winning their first Summer League contest against the Philadelphia 76ers. Magic Assistant Coach Wes Unseld Jr. is at the helm as Head Coach, and seemed to be pleased overall with his team’s energy and defensive output in securing the win. Victor Oladipo discussed how his fellow rookies performed, his love of the BIG 10...

Watch: Magic’s Aaron Gordon Blocks and Catches Shot

The Orlando Magic took Aaron Gordon with the No. 4 pick in last week’s NBA Draft, and he wasted little time before showing off for his new team. While his offensive game is still a work in progress, his defensive abilities should make him an immediate impact player for Orlando. During his first summer league game, Gordon not only emphatically blocked a shot, but he caught it as...

Orlando Magic Daily Twitter Mailbag: It’s pronounced Gor-don

Thursday was my birthday! As my gift to you, my loyal readers, I decided to open things up for a Twitter mailbag! I will hopefully be doing this quasi-regularly since I get a lot of questions on Twitter. So drop me a line. Twitter not your thing? E-mail me at Now let’s dive into some questions! @OMagicDaily How old are you and who are the starting five for...

OPSL GM1: Close But No Cigar

A promising and competitive showing was seen from the 76ers yesterday as they played their first game against the home team, the Orlando Magic in the opening day of the Orlando Pro Summer League.  The Sixers were defeated by the Magic 83-77 but a lot can be taken away from the first game down here in sunny Florida. First, Nerlens Noel had his NBA debut and it didn’t take long...

Nerlens Noel’s First Bucket for the Sixers Was An Effortless Dunk (Video)

After tearing his ACL in his left knee while playing at the University of Kentucky in 2013, former UK star Nerlens Noel has finally made his debut for the Philadelphia 76ers in a Summer League game against the Magic on Saturday. Good news for the Sixers!

Magic Waive Jason Maxiell

The Orlando Magic have waived veteran forward Jason Maxiell. #Magic have waived forward Jason Maxiell, GM Rob Hennigan announced today. Maxiell played in 34 games last season. — John Denton (@JohnDenton555) July 4, 2014 The Orlando Magic have officially waived Jason Maxiell. STORY: – Pic: — Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) July...

Longstanding rookie Nerlens Noel is ‘very excited’ to finally earn paychecks as a Philadelphia 76er

Philadelphia 76ers rookie Nerlens Noel is “very excited” to finally make his professional debut this autumn. Noel, who was taken sixth overall out of Kentucky in 2013, hasn’t played competitively since tearing the ACL in his left knee 17 months ago. “I’m very excited,” said Noel, 20, the 2013 SEC Defensive Player of the Year. “I know there will be a lot of eyes on me...

Summer League Magic Player Preview: Vernon Macklin

The 2014 Orlando Summer League begins Saturday. We’ll be taking a look at some of the Magic’s squad invitees. The list is subject to change, but there are currently 19 men on Orlando’s roster. You already know about Victor Oladipo, Dewayne Dedmon, and last year’s second round selection Romero Osby who is back after being cut before the ’13-’14 season began and spending...

Orlando NBA Summer League Starts On Saturday

The NBA’s annual Summer League showcase of young talent kicks off in Orlando on Saturday with 10 teams going head-to-head for a week of games that ends on Championship Day Friday. The Magic, Celtics, Nets, Pistons, Rockets, Pacers, Grizzlies, HEAT, Thunder, and 76ers are participating in this closed to the public event that will be aired on NBA TV. Magic v. 76ers at 1pm – Saturday...

Day 1: 2014 Orlando Summer League, Part 2 (Orlando-76ers, Detroit-Houston)

Nerlens Noel was excellent, Nick Johnson made a splash, Pierre Jackson suffered a devastating injury and much more. Game 3: Orlando Magic 83 – 77 Philadelphia 76ers Orlando’s Rookie Rankings Roy Devyn Marble was the best rookie on the floor for Orlando, outperforming lottery picks Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton. Marble showed the ability to step out and shoot from outside (2...

Magic Wands: vs. 76ers

Orlando, Fla. (0-0, 0 Pts.) vs. (0-0, 0 Pts.)    Time/TV: 1 p.m./NBATV Line: No Line Tickets: Closed to Public Summer League Schedule: Saturday vs. Philadelphia; Monday vs. Houston; Tuesday vs. Memphis; Thursday vs. Boston; Friday is Championship Day Pace Off. Rtg. Def. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR Orlando – – – – – – – Philadelphia – – – – – ...

Nerlens Noel Shines in Debut Game; Pierre Jackson Injured.

After sitting out for a year with a torn ACL, it was clear that Nerlens Noel was eager to play some type of organized basketball game. Noel wasn’t messing around in this game against the Orlando Magic as his first NBA bucket was a slam dunk for the right side of the bucket. Though the […] The post Nerlens Noel Shines in Debut Game; Pierre Jackson Injured. appeared first on Sons...
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