Nick Anderson and Pat Williams were only choice for Hall of Fame

When the Magic announced there would be a Hall of Fame formed in the Amway Center at the beginning of the year, it was clear who would be the first players and executives to be honored. It could only be the original Magic men. Pat Williams was the driving force for forming the team. There is no Orlando Magic without. No Orlando Arena. Maybe not even an Orlando as we know it. Downtown...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
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Orlando Magic Take Tanking To New Level, Score On Own Basket (Video)

Think the Boston Celtics’ season has been frustrating? Be thankful you’re not a basketball fan in Orlando. The Magic head into the final week of the NBA regular season with a record of 23-57 — good for third-to-last place in the league standings — and suffered the ignominy Sunday of scoring on their own basket during a 97-88 loss to the Brooklyn Nets. Dewayne Dedmon and Kyle...
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Orlando Magic: Grading And Analyzing The Season

Orlando Magic: Grading and Analyzing the Season By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content… Record: 23-56 13th in East Analysis: There was plenty of young talent coming into the season for the Magic but the inconsistencies and almost ineptitude on the offensive end led to a bottom third finish in the East. The playoffs were never a possibility but I expected more from a team with...
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Magic Musings: Brooklyn's barrage of 3s sinks Orlando

Despite having both Nikola Vucevic and Jameer Nelson unavailable, the Orlando Magic more than held their own for the first two quarters against the playoff-bound Brooklyn Nets. The third quarter was another matter. The Nets, who gave up 115 points in a loss at Orlando last week, unleashed a barrage of 3-point field goals at halftime and withstood a challenge by the Magic early in...
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Game Preview: Orlando Magic at Brooklyn Nets

The Orlando Magic were defeated by the Washington Wizards 96-86 on Friday night. The Nets were also in action Friday night, falling to the Atlanta Hawks 93-88. These two teams met back on November 3 in Orlando. Led by 19 points and 12 rebounds from Nikola Vucevic and 17 points and 11 rebounds from Andrew Nicholson, the Magic blew out the Nets 107-86. They played again on January...
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Growing pains in crunch time continue for youthful Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. -- It's a certainty that many of the least experienced players on the Orlando Magic are going to get thrown into tight late-game situations as the season winds down. Which players? That can be a mystery. In the fourth quarter of their 96-86 loss Friday night to the Washington Wizards, the Magic used some lineup combinations which were a bit out of the ordinary for...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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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
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Arron Afflalo not enough as Magic fall at home to Wizards

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Nene scored 17 points and Bradley Beal added 16 as the Washington Wizards overcame a sluggish offense and beat the Orlando Magic 96-86 Friday night. John Wall had 10 points and 12 assists for the Wizards, who ended a two-game losing streak. Trevor Booker finished with 14 points and Marcin Gortat had 12. Arron Afflalo led Orlando with 19 points, but the Magic...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Magic lead Wizards 29-17 after one quarter

So… much… fancy… passing. Tobias Harris behind the back to Oladipo for the reverse layup in transition. #Magic trouncing the #Wizards. — Orlando Magic Daily (@OMagicDaily) April 11, 2014 The Magic dominated the first quarter with some scary efficient offense and defense good enough to make the Wizards miss most of their shots. It was highlighted by that fancy fast break...
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Magic's Nikola Vucevic out versus Wizards

The Orlando Magic defeated the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday by the score of 115-111. The win was the second straight for the Magic, who are now 23-55 on the season. The Magic were once again without center Nikola Vucevic, who was out with a sore Achilles' tendon for the third straight game.  Dewayne Dedmon started at center and four points, nine rebounds and two blocked shots...
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No Nikola Vucevic once again

Nik Vucevic will not play tonight vs. the @WashWizards, but he will travel with the @Orlando_Magic on their upcoming road trip. — Dan Savage (@Dan_Savage) April 11, 2014 Nikola Vucevic will miss his fourth consecutive game with a sore left Achilles. The Magic have gone 2-1 in games without him in this stretch. Vucevic will travel with the team to Brooklyn and Chicago, but with...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
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E’Twaun Moore wants to stay with Magic

The Orlando Magic have had a very rough past few seasons, but they do have a bright future ahead of them with all of the young players on the roster. One of their younger players, E’Twaun Moore, has made it clear that he would like to return to Orlando and help make something happen in the future. According to Moore, he wants to stay in Orlando and wants to stick with the guys...
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Tobias Harris sleeps on trainer’s table in Magic locker room

The grind of the NBA season can take it’s tool on the players for each team and apparently, Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris is feeling that burn. Earlier today, Orlando Magic forward Andrew Nicholson caught his teammate taking a cat nap on one of the training tables. Apparently, Tobias had a long night of watch Law and Order: SVU and playing Titanfall: Looks like a late night...
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Arron Afflalo, Orlando Magic look to finish season strong

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Although Arron Afflalo led the Orlando Magic in scoring with 25 points Wednesday night in their 115-111 victory over the Brooklyn Nets, it was something he did that didn't register in the box score which might have stood out most. Afflalo dove on the floor for a loose ball in front of the Magic bench during the first quarter with the sort of energy that wouldn...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Orlando Magic Unveil Hall of Fame, Induct Nick Anderson & Pat Williams

Nick Anderson will never be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts. It’s unknown if Anderson’s #25 jersey will be raised to the arena rafters and be retired. One thing is certain, Nick Anderson was down right honored and emotional to be part of the inaugural class of the brand new Magic Hall of Fame. Nick is Orlando’s #1 draft...
Via Magic Basketball Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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