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Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports that Jameer Nelson will not play tonight in the Magic's home finale against the Bulls. And with just one more game reamining, the sprained ankle he suffered on March 29 appears to have claimed the remainder of his season.
This is not so surprising since the Magic have devoted the latter half of this season to developing young players. If the Playoffs were still a possibility, it is likely that Arron Afflalo and Glen Davis would be working through their rehabs much quicker to try and contribute. That is obviously not the case.
So what do we make of Jameer Nelson's ninth season in the NBA?
Nelson was perhaps haunted somewhat by a three-year $25.2 million contract he signed in the offseason. After the Dwight Howard mess, the Magic opted for some continuity and kept the veteran point guard who has been part of the Magic organization for nearly a decade.
The move was motivated perhaps more by the desire to have a vetera...
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Orlando, Fla. (April 15, 2013) In celebration of the Orlando Magics silver season, the team has unveiled a commemorative 25th Anniversary logo. This additional look celebrates the past, incorporates the present and previews the future. As the team and the Magic brand continues to grow, the logo meshes the original pinstripe jersey design with the...
The Orlando Magic will commemorate their 25th anniversary as a franchise next season with a new logo and throwback jerseys.
According to Brian Schmitz, Orlando Sentinel:
The Magic will celebrate their 25-year anniversary as an NBA franchise next season with a new logo and also wear throwback replica jerseys from their 1989-90 expansion season.
“The logo celebrates the great 25...
With the season coming to a close, the NBA's awards season is picking up full steam.
Magic fans will be paying close attention this year even with a 20-61 record and possibly the worst record in the league. Nikola Vucevic is one of the major candidates for the Most Improved Player award. His candidacy has been picking up steam as he continues to pour in double doubles and...
The Magic will close their 24th home season Monday night against the Bulls with the usual pomp and circumstance that comes with the final game of the season. Well, maybe not the usual as the Magic will miss the Playoffs for the first time since 2007.
It was a difficult season as Orlando cratered to the bottom of the standings, but there was a lot for fans to still be excited...
Two former Magic players who have been out of the NBA all season have found homes and will play in the Playoffs this year.
The Spurs signed Tracy McGrady for the remainder of the season after the former all star spent the season in the Chinese Basketball Association, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports. The Knicks also added Quentin Richardson, whom the Magic waived in...
The Orlando Magic is set to officially unveil 25-year anniversary commemorative patches during the team's season finale against the Chicago Bulls.
The New York Knicks announced Tuesday they signed veteran swingman Quentin Richardson for the remainder of the season. Q-Rich has yet to play in the 2012-13 season, which means he’s eligible for the playoffs. Richardson played for the Knicks from 2005 to 2009, and most recently suited up for the Orlando Magic last season.
Of course, the signing wouldn’t be complete without a...
(43-37) vs. (20-60)
Time/TV: 7 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Bulls by 4
Tickets: $41-$161 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Magic lost 99-93 in Chicago on Nov. 6; Magic lost 96-94 in Orlando on Jan. 2; Magic lost 87-86 in Chicago on April 5; Tonight in Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Carlos Boozer scored 22 points, Luol Deng added 18 and the Chicago Bulls snapped a two-game losing streak with a 102-84 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday night.
The win, which was the Bulls' fifth straight over the Magic, also keeps alive their hopes of catching of Atlanta for the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference. They conclude their regular-season...
The Magic's home finale mirrored their season in so many ways.
There was the hot start led by surprising energy from players no one expected to do anything. There was Nikola Vucevic slipping by Carlos Boozer for an offensive rebound and put back. There was Tobias Harris splitting the double team and going in for an emphatic dunk. There was Maurice Harkless driving to the...
The Knicks announced that they have signed free agent swingman Quentin Richardson. Richardson, 33, last played in the 2011-2012 season with the Orlando Magic where he averaged 4.5 points and 2.6 rebounds in 18 minutes per game.
Richardson previously played with the Knicks from 2005 until 2009.
Celtics beat-up on the Orlando Magic last night, 120-88. C’s are now resting up for “Fan Appreciation Night” at TD Garden on Tuesday. Tip-off for the final home game of the regular season is at 8pm EST. Boston wil play the Pacers, and no word yet on who Doc will play/rest.
Check out some pics & GIFs from last night’s win via HoopChina..