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Monthly Archive: October 2010

Oct 28

Some Odds and Ends About the Amway Center

Fernando Medina/OrlandoMagic.com Via ESPN Stats and Information: The [Orlando] Magic moved into a new building this year. Their home opener was Oct. 28 against the Wizards. Last season, they were at Amway Arena and in the offseason, Orlando moved 10 blocks to Amway Center. Amway Arena Amway Center Square footage 367,000 875,000 Width of seats …

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Oct 27

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “Did you know that tonight is, in effect, the start of the [Orlando] Magic‘s playoff push? Forget the calendar. Stan’s blueprint is designed so the Magic at times prepare for the postseason during the regular season, from developing young players to experimenting with certain schemes to seeing that aging Vince Carter …

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Oct 27

The Orlando Magic Return to the Familiar Underdog Role

Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images Via John Hollinger of ESPN Insider: Virtually every set of predictions lists one of three teams as champion: the Lakers, Heat or Celtics. I’m wondering if this consensus is missing the boat on reality, and I’m not just saying that because the Heat and Lakers looked somewhere south of dominant …

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Oct 27

The Orlando Magic’s Journey Begins Tomorrow

Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: City officials and Orlando Magic employees have spent weeks making sure that Amway Center will be ready for its first NBA regular-season game this Thursday. But even after countless dry runs and four preseason exhibitions, no one can definitively answer a fundamental question: Just how loud will the …

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Oct 26

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Point guard Jason Williams practiced fully with the Orlando Magic on Tuesday and could be activated for the team’s season opener on Thursday. […] Williams underwent arthroscopic surgery on Sept. 30 to clear debris out of his left knee. He’s expected to back-up starter Jameer Nelson and free-agent signee Chris Duhon …

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Oct 26

Where Do the Orlando Magic Stand As of Today?

Via John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: Will Anthony and Paul be traded and swing the balance of power in the NBA? How bad does Anthony want out of Denver? The franchise has been trying to get him to sign a $66 million extension for months and he’s turned his nose up at it. But I give ‘Melo …

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Oct 26

Orlando Magic Commence the 2010-11 Season in Grand Fashion With Inaugural Game in Amway Center

Photo by Fernando Medina Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic will make their season debut in the new Amway Center when they face the Washington Wizards on Thursday, October 28. Gates open at 6 p.m., while fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 7:55 p.m. for pregame festivities. To celebrate this momentous …

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Oct 26

2010-2011 NBA Blog Previews: Southwest Division

Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images Enjoy. Grizzlies:  Straight Outta Vancouver | 3 Shades of Blue | SBN Recap Hornets: At the Hive | Hornets247 | SBN Recap Mavericks: MavsMoneyball | The Two Man Game Rockets: The Dream Shake | SBN Recap Spurs: Pounding the Rock | Project Spurs | SBN Recap All Previews at SBNation

Oct 25

Monday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade all pooling their talents is unseemly or just unfair … unless they do it in your town, of course. […] Remember the summer of 2000, when the [Orlando] Magic boldly toyed with signing their own Big Three — Tim Duncan, Grant Hill …

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Oct 25

Orlando Magic to Televise 19 Games in Spanish

Via the Orlando Magic: For the first time in team history, the Orlando Magic will broadcast 17 home games and two road games in Spanish. The home games will be produced by Sun Sports and Fox Sports Florida, while the road contests will be produced by the local Fox Sports regional network. The broadcasts will …

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