Washington Wizards – Orlando Magic Postgame Interviews

Jameer Nelson couldn’t deny that he was fighting for more rebounds than usual in the 2nd half. You would too if you had Jason Maxiell reminding you about being close to a triple-double in your ear every few seconds. Orlando players were worn out from Washington’s physicality, and the frustration of having lost all 4 season meetings to the Wizards. Jameer Nelson:   Click below...
Via Magic Basketball Online
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Experience a Magic game with Google Glass

The Magic experimented with Google Glass a bit in a partnership with CrowdOptic at last night’s game against the Nets. During the game several Magic personalities wore Google Glass to give fans in attendance a different view of the game. Like the above video shows, Jason Maxiell wore Google Glass during pregame warmups, giving fans the chance to get a first-hand look at life as...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Maxiell more than a supportive teammate

Jason Maxiell's wife, Brandi, is appearing on this season of VH1's Basketball Wives. That is usually something I try to ignore. And, reading some of Brandi's comments, it seems like some of the participants could do without the cattyness and "drama" drummed up on that show. Maxiell is not the typical participant on the show. She said she is going on...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Maxiell gets physical in first start with Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Jason Maxiell saw plenty of unusual things during his eight years with the Detroit Pistons before signing with the Orlando Magic over the summer. But what he witnessed Friday night in his first start as a member of the Magic might have topped them all. Center Nikola Vucevic, one of the NBAs most improved players last season, fouled out of the Magics 97-91 preseason...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Maxiell wants Horace Grant goggles

FanBase.com At some point last season, Jason Maxiell suffered a detached retina. He underwent surgery to correct the problem at Easter. For extra protection, Maxiell said he will most likely wear some form of protective eyewear. Maxiell is also ready to become the first player to wear No. 54 since Horace Grant. So, of course, the natural question was whether Maxiell would...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Magic sign free agent big man Jason Maxiell

The Orlando Magic have signed free agent big man Jason Maxiell, adding a veteran presence to an injury-depleted front court. General manager Rob Hennigan announced the signing Thursday. The 30-year-old Maxiell comes from Detroit, where he appeared in 72 games last season. He was drafted in 2005 and has spent his entire eight-year NBA career with the Pistons. The 6-foot-7 Maxiell...
Via AP on Fox
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Maxiell underwent surgery for a detached retina

Jason Maxiell's season is over.  The Detroit Pistons' forward underwent season-ending surgery to repair a detached retina.  He had been suffering from blurred vision says the release on NBA.com, but the team and Maxiell did not think much of it.  He had tried eye drops, but when that didn't work, Maxiell went to a specialist. The specialist diagnosed the condition...
Via NBA Injury News
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Maxiell out for season after eye surgery

Detroit Pistons forward Jason Maxiell will miss the rest of the season after surgery to repair a detached retina. Maxiell began complaining of blurry vision last week and didn't travel with the team for Sunday's loss at Chicago. He stayed home in Detroit to visit a specialist, who diagnosed the injury. Detroit's first-round pick in the 2005 draft, Maxiell has spent...
Via AP on Fox
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

POTD 11/16/12: Jason Maxiell on Big Baby

To see Jason Maxiell coming at you — all six feet, seven inches, and 260 pounds of him — I imagine it would be something like looking down the barrel of a fired cannon.  You know an extremely large and powerful projectile is headed your way, and that it’s coming so fast that you’ll be very lucky to avoid it, and that there’s a grave possibility that you’re about to face...
Via NBA 24/7 365
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Maxiell lifts Pistons over Hawks, 86-85

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- If Jason Maxiell gets traded in the next week, no one will be happier than the Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks play the Pistons two more times this season, but they are already sick of Maxiell. The power forward is averaging 19 points and 10 rebounds against the Hawks this season, including 19 points and had 12 boards in Detroit's 86-85 victory Friday night....
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

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