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Monthly Archive: March 2010

Mar 31

Magic Host 2010 Playoff Theme Song Challenge Featuring Ryan Anderson

Via the Orlando Magic: The Magic are hosting a contest for one fan to create the official ‘Blue and White Ignite’ theme song for the upcoming 2010 NBA Playoffs. Magic forward Ryan Anderson is using his musical talents and providing the Magic with one of his instrumental beats to post on www.orlandomagic.com for fans to download, …

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Mar 31

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Adonal Foyle gives the Magic State of the Union address: “I’m here to report that with respect to the Orlando Magic team, the state of our union is strong. The team has been performing at an absolutely wonderful pace – obviously demonstrated by our victories. And the emergence of Vince [Carter] as the force we …

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Mar 31

Magic Relaunch OrlandoMagic.com

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic have re-launched their team Web site, OrlandoMagic.com.  The new site features a homepage that is aligned with the fan-embraced “Be Magic” campaign and is focused on providing a legendary user experience with added features to engage fans and an improved interface that is clean and easy to navigate. …

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Mar 31

Interview with Keith Boyarsky and Alex Rucker of the Toronto Raptors, Part II

Here’s Part II of my interview (click here to read Part I) with Keith Boyarsky and Alex Rucker, statistical consultants for the Toronto Raptors. In this segment, I go one-on-one with Alex about Hedo Turkoglu. _______ As Hedo Turkoglu gets older, do you anticipate that his role will change with the Toronto Raptors? Do you …

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Mar 30

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Tania Ganguli of the Orlando Sentinel: Vince Carter sat out Tuesday’s Orlando Magic practice with a sprained right big toe. He remains listed as day-to-day and Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy said he doesn’t know whether Carter will be available to play on Thursday against the Dallas Mavericks. [...] Carter is aiming to be back …

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Mar 30

Interview with Keith Boyarsky and Alex Rucker of the Toronto Raptors, Part I

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Hedo Turkoglu has been dominating the headlines the past few days around the blogosphere and not for the right reasons. Whether it’s been his inability to produce at a satisfactory rate vis-à-vis his hefty contract, his indifference to show up and do his best on the job, and …

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Mar 29

Monday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “Magic coach Stan Van Gundy said after Sunday’s game that he didn’t expect Mickael Pietrus or Vince Carter to be out too long with injuries. The Magic’s next game is Thursday in Dallas, and Carter might be able to return from a sprained right toe he sustained in Sunday’s win …

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Mar 29

Orlando Magic Black Tie and Tennies Charity Gala Raises Over $400,000 for Central Florida Youth

Via the Orlando Magic: On Saturday, March 20, the Orlando Magic held their 20th annual Black Tie and Tennies Charity Gala at the JW Marriott-Orlando Grande Lakes. Through the Orlando Magic and the McCormick Foundation match, the event raised over $400,000 for the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation (OMYF).  Magic players, coaches, talent and fans participated …

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Mar 18

Recap: Orlando Magic 110, San Antonio Spurs 84

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE When you’re a team that holds Tim Duncan to his worst shooting percentage game of his career, odds are you’re going to win the game. And that’s what happened last night, as the Orlando Magic defeated the San Antonio Spurs by the score of 110-84 in …

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Mar 18

Media Log: Orlando Magic 110, San Antonio Spurs 84

I was able to speak with head coach Stan Van Gundy amongst the media, as well as talk with Jameer Nelson, Marcin Gortat, Rashard Lewis, Matt Barnes, and Dwight Howard after the Orlando Magic defeated the San Antonio Spurs by the score of 110-84. Stan Van Gundy Rashard Lewis got things going in the first …

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