April, 2010 | Magic Basketball - Part 9

Monthly Archive: April 2010

Apr 09

Friday’s Magic Word

Great post from Tania Ganguli of the Orlando Sentinel: “After signing a No. 12 jersey, Magic center Dwight Howard helped 21-year-old Brandon Young from Apopka put it on, then invited Young to join his daily post-practice (or post-shootaround) drills. Young has cerebral palsy. He’s blind in his left eye. He has a box implanted in his …

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Apr 09

“Blue and White Ignite” – Magic First Round Playoff Tickets On Sale Saturday, April 10

Via the Orlando Magic: Single game tickets for the first round of the 2010 Orlando Magic playoffs, presented by Bright House Networks, will go on sale to the general public Saturday, April 10 at 10 a.m. Orlando’s playoff schedule will be announced following the conclusion of the regular season. Tickets are available for purchase: Online at www.orlandomagic.com …

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Apr 08

Thursday’s Magic Word

Tania Ganguli of the Orlando Sentinel: “Magic General Manager Otis Smith can see both sides of the discussion about whether or not NBA players should dedicate so much of their summers to playing for their countries. He understands the struggle of players with limited free time. Mostly, he supports it because playing for your country is …

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Apr 08

Video Highlights: J.J. Redick and Jason Williams

Things started out slow for the Orlando Magic against the Washington Wizards in last night’s game. The Magic were up only six against the Wizards at halftime but the action picked up in the second half, as J.J. Redick, Jason Williams, and the rest of the bench for Orlando put on a show for the …

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Apr 07

Recap: Orlando Magic 121, Washington Wizards 94

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE There isn’t much the Orlando Magic have to play for after winning the Southeast Division title for a third consecutive season and locking up the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference … aside from having the chance to catch the Los Angeles Lakers in the …

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Apr 07

Preview: Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic

7:00 EDT | Sun Sports 24-53 @ 54-23 Pythagorean Record: 26-51 Pythagorean Record: 56-21 Pace: 91.6 (21st) Pace: 92.1 (18th) Offensive Rating: 104.0 (25th) Offensive Rating: 110.4 (8th) Defensive Rating: 109.0 (18th) Defensive Rating: 102.9 (3rd) Amway Arena | Wizards lead season series 2-1

Apr 07

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel: “Dwight Howard is a better defensive center than Bill Russell. Matt Guokas, the color analyst on Orlando Magic telecasts on Sun Sports and Fox Sports Florida, said that on the air last week and I wrote a column about it over the weekend. As you might expect I have been getting hammered …

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Apr 07

Orlando Magic are Southeast Division Champions for a Third Straight Year

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: The Southeast Division all theirs and the Atlanta Hawks and Boston Celtics no longer a concern in the standings, the Orlando Magic now have their sights set on trying to catch the Los Angeles Lakers. The Magic clinched their third consecutive Southeast Division …

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Apr 06

Celebrating Amway Arena

Via the Orlando Magic: With just a few regular season home games remaining and the Orlando Magic moving into Amway Center next season, the team is celebrating some of the greatest moments in Amway Arena history. To commemorate the last regular season in Amway Arena, the Orlando Magic are announcing a week-long tribute beginning Wednesday, …

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Apr 06

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Orlando Magic shooting guard Vince Carter tweaked his tender right big toe during Tuesday afternoon’s practice. But Carter told me a few minutes ago that the injury is not serious and said that he’ll be able to play Wednesday against the Washington Wizards. Magic coach Stan Van Gundy originally told reporters that Carter …

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