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Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez has a affinity for the zany and wild, and that is a perfect description for the Orlando Magic mascot Stuff the Magic Dragon. As the Blazers take on the Magic in Orlando tonight, Robin Lopez and Stuff met before the start of the game where they appeared to be taunting one another: *** RoLo & Stuff talking a little noise pre-game in Orlando [Portland Trail Blazers] Lopez image courtesy of Getty Images


5 things we must see from Portland Trail Blazers down the stretch

Home Stretch It’s officially crunch time, and the Portland Trail Blazers have chosen an inopportune stretch to play their worst basketball of the 2013-14 NBA season. Following the team’s 95-85 loss to the abysmal Orlando Magic, the Blazers are just 3-8 in their last 11. The team began the season 24-5, but talks of a championship run have officially been replaced by fears of...

Grant Hill Orlando Magic ‘Legends Night’ Interview

Grant Hill is ready for closure with Magic fans, and so is the Orlando organization. ‘G-Hill’ is receiving his ‘Legends Night’ honor despite only playing 200 regular season and 4 playoff games in his 7-year tenure. For what it’s worth, the current basketball commentator provided an outstanding interview as G-Hill reflected back on his playing past. From believing that Tim...

LaMarcus Aldridge Seeks Quick Return to Aid Falling Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers are slowly falling in the playoff standings without All-Star big man LaMarcus Aldridge. If all goes well in Wednesday’s workout, Aldridge stated he will suit up against the Atlanta Hawks Thursday night. Chris Haynes of reports: “I say I’m trying to go no matter what [against Atlanta on Thursday] but if I look good enough to play [in Wednesday’s...

Magic point guard Jameer Nelson looks to play Friday

Th Orlando Magic upset the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday by the score of 95-85.  The win improved the Magic's record to 20-52, last in the Southeast Division. The Magic played once again without point guard Jameer Nelson due to a sore left knee.  The good news is that Nelson is looking to be ready to play when the Magic host the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday.Mike via Wikimedia...

Despite ups and downs in Orlando, Grant Hill has some fond Magic memories

A recurring theme among many of the people honored by the Orlando Magic during the franchise's 25th anniversary is what might have happened if the team that reached the NBA Finals in 1995 stayed intact for several seasons thereafter. Then there's the subject of what might have been after that with Grant Hill. Hill, who will be recognized Tuesday night by the Magic following...

Portland Trail Blazers – Orlando Magic Postgame Interviews

The odd success at home for Orlando continued Tuesday evening as the Magic found a way to hold an outstanding Blazers offense to just 85 points on 37.2% shooting. Sure LaMarcus Aldridge didn’t play, but let’s ignore the details. What’s important is that the Magic are some how 16-18 at Amway Center despite still owning the third worst record in the NBA. Enjoy an in-depth Victor...

Victor Oladipo breaks Mo Williams ankles with crossover

Throughout his first year in the league rookie Victor Oladipo of the Orlando Magic has showed that with his blend of athleticism and aggressiveness he is destined to have a long career in the NBA. Tonight as the Magic were at home against the Portland Trail Blazers, the rookie Oladipo gave the veteran Mo Williams a taste of the floor as he crossed him over and broke Williams’ ankles...

Blazers assign Allen Crabbe to D-League

The Portland Trail Blazers have assigned rookie guard Allen Crabbe to the NBA Development League’s Idaho Stampede, it was announced today by General Manager Neil Olshey. Crabbe, 21, is averaging 2.1 points, 0.3 rebounds, 0.3 assists and 5.1 minutes in 14 games for the Trail Blazers this season. Acquired by Portland in a draft day trade with Cleveland, Crabbe was the 31st overall...

Fantasy Perspectives: Comparing Victor Oladipo and Dwyane Wade

Rob Foldy/USA TODAY In the 2013 NBA Draft, the Orlando Magic selected guard Victor Oladipo with the second overall pick. He is a combo guard who succeeded in college due to his intense athleticism and defensive prowess. It’s a description that could have been applied to another player coming out of college 10 years ago, Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade. When the Heat drafted...

Orlando Magic Pay Tribute to Grant Hill with Art Portrait (Picture)

Before the Orlando Magic upset the Portland Trail Blazers Tuesday night, 95-85, the Magic organization paid tribute to Grant Hill with a lavish art piece. During his years with the Magic, Hill averaged 16.4 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game while making two NBA All-Star appearances. The post Orlando Magic Pay Tribute to Grant Hill with Art Portrait (Picture) appeared...

Trail Blazers-Magic Preview

The slumping Portland Trail Blazers came up just short against the two-time defending champs, but they appear to have a good chance to regroup before leaving Florida.

Orlando Magic break 9-game losing streak against Portland Trail Blazers

The Orlando Magic broke a nine game losing streak on Tuesday night, defeating the Portland Trail Blazers 95 to 85. It was home sweet home for the Magic, who returned from a four game West Coast swing on Monday and looked re-energized being back in front of friendly fans. Portland led by six points with 7:02 remaining in the second quarter before Orlando went on an uncharacteristic...

Portland F LaMarcus Aldridge, Orlando G Jameer Nelson out with injuries

Portland forward LaMarcus Aldridge and Orlando point guard Jameer Nelson have been ruled out for Tuesday night's game. 

LaMarcus Aldridge May Return Thursday Versus Hawks

Disaster. This one word has described the Trail Blazers performances after LaMarcus Aldridge injured his back against the San Antonio Spurs. In their last 11 games, the Blazers have won just three games, and are currently on a three game losing streak. Aldridge’s presence is […] The post LaMarcus Aldridge May Return Thursday Versus Hawks appeared first on The League News.

Jameer Nelson out for Magic against Trail Blazers

Portland forward LaMarcus Aldridge and Orlando point guard Jameer Nelson have been ruled out for Tuesday night's game.
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