October, 2010 | Magic Basketball - Part 4

Monthly Archive: October 2010

Oct 21

Orlando Magic Waive Stanley Robinson

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic have waived forward Stanley Robinson, President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Otis Smith announced tonight after the Magic’s preseason game vs. Dallas. Orlando’s roster now stands at 14 players. Selected in the second round (59th overall) of the 2010 NBA Draft by Orlando, Robinson (6’9”, 210, 7/14/88) played in …

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Oct 20

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: “Many Orlando Magic observers, including some of us here at the Orlando Sentinel, were a bit skeptical when Stan Van Gundy said both Ryan Anderson and Brandon Bass would play every night. While both players earned playing time this preseason, it just didn’t seem logical or plausible for Van Gundy to …

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Oct 20

Preview: Dallas Mavericks at Orlando Magic

7:00 EDT | NBA TV 55-27 @ 59-23 Pythagorean Record: 49-33 Pythagorean Record: 61-21 Pace: 92.5 (17th) Pace: 92.0 (18th) Offensive Rating: 109.2 (10th) Offensive Rating: 111.4 (4th) Defensive Rating: 106.3 (12th) Defensive Rating: 103.3 (3rd) Amway Center | 2010-2011 NBA Preseason

Oct 20

Welcome the Newest Addition to the NBA Blogosphere

Please welcome the newest addition to the NBA blogosphere. This is not hyperbole. I’m convinced, at this very moment in time, that this is going to be one of the greatest ideas ever conceived in quite a while. Everyone envisions a basketball blog as nothing more than written type, with videos and podcasts serving as …

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Oct 20

Checking Up on Adonal Foyle’s New Role With the Orlando Magic

Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: Adonal Foyle recently endured the toughest day of his working career. More difficult than a playoff defeat. More painful than knee surgery. More demanding than facing Shaquille O’Neal or David Robinson in their primes. On Sept. 28, Foyle watched the Orlando Magic practice for the first time since …

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Oct 19

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Head coach Stan Van Gundy: “I haven’t talked to Pat in a long time, certainly not since any of that. I didn’t take it as big of a deal as what everybody else did. He was upset about some of the things said about some of the players that he now has. I honestly did …

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Oct 19

The Game That Started All This Commotion About Dwight Howard

_______ I’d like to send a shout-out to @buttermpancakes on Twitter for compiling this video a few days ago.

Oct 19

The 1995 Houston Rockets: A Template For a Championship

Elaine Thompson/AP Photo The blogosphere is a fascinating place. It really is. When people read something so profound, so enlightening, they want to share this newfound treasure they’ve found to the rest of the world. Or at least try. This is one of those cases. At FreeDarko, some of the best writers in the NBA universe …

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Oct 18

Recap: Orlando Magic 102, Atlanta Hawks 73

BOX SCORE The more things change, the more they stay the same. The Atlanta Hawks have a new head coach and a new philosophy on offense, but none it mattered. Despite those subtle changes, the Orlando Magic were able to extend their pre-season winning streak to 20 games after defeating the Hawks by the score …

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Oct 18

Monday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Stan Van Gundy has conducted countless practices during his coaching career, but he rarely has held a team workout quite like the one that unfolded Sunday afternoon inside Amway Center. An announced crowd of 8,516 people streamed into the new building and watch the Orlando Magic run a 5-on-4 transition drill and …

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